What’s So Good About France Anyhow?

I think we will all agree on one thing, and that is that France is not the most wonderful place in the world to live in. From rude people everywhere (supermarkets, government offices,etc), to dog poopy all over the streets, from men peeing all over public places, to only driving stick shift cars; it can…

Cannes La Bocca! The Best Beach In The South Of France

Last week my family and I went on a road trip from Montpellier to Monte Carlo~ Monaco. On the way there we stopped alongside the beaches on the cote de azur. All the beaches along the coast side were breathtaking, but none of the compared to La Bocca in Cannes.  La Bocca looks like a…

Why Saint Guilhem Le Desert Reminds Me Of Carmel By The Sea

These two towns remind me of each other so much even though they are so far apart; nine hours apart to be exact and in two totally and completely different countries. Saint Guilhem Le Desert is located in a southern part of France called L’Herault  and Carmel By The Sea is located just outside San…

What The Heck Is Lodeve? I Like It!

Lodeve, Where Is That? It is a charming small Ville in the south of France near Montpellier. I moved here about two months ago right at the end of summer. Even though is more windy now then when we arrived it still feels like summer. I love it here because the weather is the closest…

Love Living South

I have recently moved to the south of France to a small Village in the Languedoc Roussillon Region. I noticed the difference from Paris the first day i arrived! I am in love with the village life. People seem to be nicer here; I am not sure if it is because it’s a small village…

Why I Hate “The Parisian Way”

Don’t shoot me just yet and don’t get me wrong, i love Paris. But loving the language, the history, the monuments and the food has nothing to do with me hating on its stupid ways of doing pretty much anything that involves paperwork, accurate scheduling, and costumer service. Let me explain. Exhibit number one: The…

Am I In Paris?

What comes to mind when you think of Paris? Baguette, chocolate, wine, sex, cheese, amour?  Yes i think these are the most common things you might identify Paris with but the reality my friends is much more cloudy and dark than those pleasurable words i just wrote. Today was just another day in Paris dealing…