72 Hours in Barcelona: Things to See and Do

When it comes to traveling, some of us might not have the luxury of spending many days in one place. Whether it’s due to rushed planning or limited vacation time off from work, it can be hectic trying to research and cram in as much as possible into sightseeing a city or country. In the … Continue reading 72 Hours in Barcelona: Things to See and Do

A Guide to Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris

Last week was Bastille Day (aka "le 14 juillet") in France. As it goes with many independence days, there were fireworks featured in cities all over the country, the most-famous being in Paris. Considering that it falls in the middle of summer, during which tourist season is at its peak, the capital is packed with people who … Continue reading A Guide to Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris

How to Find Flights to France (on a budget!)

Alors... perhaps you've been thinking about traveling to France. Whether it's for leisure or work, nevertheless you're excited to be soon arriving in and living out your fantasy of la vie française. From the tempting smells of fresh baguettes to the easygoing, laissez faire lifestyle, you're envisioning just how wonderful your time will be abroad, and of course, you're counting the … Continue reading How to Find Flights to France (on a budget!)

How to Set Up Your Cellphone in France

Bonjour! It's been a long while since I've made a "TAPIF/living abroad" kind of post. I was actually a bit hesitant to do so, considering that for many of us, we've already been settled in France for several months now, some of us even leaving within the next month or so to return home! Nevertheless, … Continue reading How to Set Up Your Cellphone in France

How to Survive your OFII Appointment

Bonjour, tout le monde! You might think that, after getting your VISA and making it through stage/formation, you're finally ready to start living the life in France for the next few months. Not so fast. Before you can finally breathe again, there's one more *very important* thing you must do in order to officially (and legally) work … Continue reading How to Survive your OFII Appointment