For the last 9 months, I’ve lived in Paris, France and coming home to Canada has really made me to appreciate my home country a lot more. As beautiful and glorious Paris really was, living there was horrifically difficult and definitely a different ball game than visiting this beautiful city. Here are my biggest frustrations:… Continue reading The Problems with France
After 8.5 months living in Paris, I've finally left the country that I have been having a love-and-hate relationship with. It has a really hard and difficult year - one of the toughest I have ever had to deal with - especially on my own and in a foreign country. I describe my year as… Continue reading Au Revoir France!
Earlier this month. I left France again on an amazing trip to Denmark with my students. It really came with a bit of luck and chance that my students were leaving to Denmark at the time I finished my contract to go meet their Danish pen pals for a cultural exchange and I kindly asked… Continue reading Neverending Battle
If you never learned French, you may not have realized how many English words have been derived from the French language, and only until I learned the language myself, it was like an ah-ha moment! If you go to a fancy restaurant, you'll see the menu with the word "bon appétit!" which means enjoy your… Continue reading The ‘Bon’ French Life
For many people in France, Paris is not the ideal location to live. It is known to be the hustling and bustling city, the business hub of the largest organizations in the country, the place where international partnerships happen. It is the large city, where there are millions of people running around at the speed… Continue reading Why Live in Paris?