The Best Apps to Learn French: Tested by an Expat

Heading into 2021, I am continuously thinking about the best apps to learn French. Learning French by app is the way I’ve learned French thus far. As an American Expat living in France, it’s been my go-to method of learning. I know what you’re thinking, how can you possibly learn French via an app. Well, the answer is simple. The best way to learn French is through an accessible and consistent method. You always have your phone on you. No matter where life takes you, your phone is still there. We can download any French learning app we want at the…

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How to find french blogs in English

Start: Find french blogs in English Since I was little, I’ve always had a fascination with the French culture and the French language. Naturally, when I married a Frenchman, my curiosity grew. Now here I am blogging all about France. Before I wrote my first blog, I decided to do some research on French blogs in English. How does someone find the best French blogs written in English today? What are the French blogs about today? Do people actually care to read French blogs in English? All of these questions were running through my head like wildfire.  You may also…

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Travel checklist for the South of France: Montpellier

Before I moved to New York in 2015, I never left the US. The furthest The Bird had traveled was to Disney World, and that was done in a car 😆. My then-boyfriend turned husband sprang the idea of visiting his family in Montpellier, France sometime in February 2016. Oh goodness… only a few months to get things in order. I never imagined a world in which: 1. I would be on a plane traveling across the Atlantic. 2. In a foreign country where I didn’t speak the language. 3. Meeting my potential in-laws! My brain was frantically trying to…

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