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  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

Un-Brie-lievable Pie   This French recipe is a sweet and savory twist on a classic French chicken pot pie. Named the Un-Brie-Lievable pie and truly Brie-licious is the invention of my friend Hannah and I when she was visiting Paris one chilly October a few years ago. I had just

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

Step-By-Step Voting By Absentee Ballot in the 2020 U.S. Elections    Photo Credit: Element5 Digital   If you're a US citizen living abroad but are eligible to vote, this post is for you. It will show you step-by-step how to register and vote from overseas. All of this information is official instruction

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

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

Part 4 Paris Expats: What it Means to Live in France   Photo Credit: Pierre Herman   Living in France, for me as an expat, means the opportunity of a lifetime. It means growth, maturity and culture clash - but not in a negative way - rather an intertwining of cultures. It's

Part 4 Paris Expat Series: What it Means to Live in France Hannah S.'s Full Interview Austinite, casting associate, writer and book cover designer, Hannah S. has always been a francophile at heart. When she was 12 years old she took her first French language class. Her first trip to