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Paris' Best Parks and Gardens to Visit on Your Next Trip Paris may seem like a concrete jungle, but there are many more green spaces than the city reveals at first glance. Did you know that it has over 500 green spaces for you to stroll through and

5 Love Languages of the French The French are champions of love and are not ashamed to express it either. They do so with words, with customs and traditions that can help us all learn to love a little better. If you’re a fellow francophile and want to know

  What No One Tells You About There are a few collective experiences that expats go through but don’t necessarily talk or write about. One of the themes I want to highlight is the dynamic of visiting family in your motherland (for me that’s the US) as an expat

  2020 was a disaster to most when it comes to traveling, but there are some solid ways you'll always have Paris, no matter what year you visit! Unless you were in a coma all of last year, you’re more than aware of how much the world shook.

7 Things 'Emily in Paris' Got Wrong 'Emily in Paris', the latest Darren Star creation on Netflix is all the craze right now - and I bet that by now you've checked it out! So, are you wondering how true (or untrue) to real life the show is

7 Things 'Emily in Paris' Got Right 'Emily in Paris', the latest Darren Star creation on Netflix is all the craze right now. Americans are talking about the show. The French are scrutinizing it, and of course, the internet community is blowing up debating it! It's no surprise that

How to Au Pair in Paris: My Real First-Hand Experience    Photo Credit: Marissa Wu This first-hand account of au pairing in Paris by Marissa Wu, friend and fellow creative, will give you an understanding on au pair life in France and tips on how to au pair if you’re

Paris in August   Back in August of 2013, I stepped off of a plane in Paris and soon discovered the strange phenomenon that is Paris in August. Anywhere from mid-July to the end of August, Parisians are more or less taking time off to enjoy les vacances d’été (or summer

5 Tips to Plan Your Next Trip the Smart Way! As a traveler for over the last decade and having visited 18 countries and lived in three, I can say with confident assurance that when it comes to traveling, planning is the key to a successful trip. I've no

Part 5 Paris Expats: What Visa You Need to Move to France   Photo Credit: Marissa Wu   Introduction In his in-depth interview, Daniel Tostado, my friend and immigration attorney clarifies in simplified terms what visa you need if you're considering a move to France.  Daniel is an attorney-at-law for the New York bar