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Eat, See, Do: How to make French friends

Eat, See, Do: How to make French friends

17 February 2015   0 comments
There's a foreigner in the room, do you think it saw me? Expat Anna Krahn explains how to be the 'awkward foreigner' and still make French friends.
5 realities of expat relationships

5 realities of expat relationships 10 February 2015

Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.
A guide to dating the French

A guide to dating the French 10 February 2015

Dating French men and woman is for charmers who want intelligent conversations and cultural exchange; but avoid stereotypes. Here's some dating advice to help you find love in France.
International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic? 5 February 2015

Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?
Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages 13 January 2015

After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

23 December 2014
There's no better time to celebrate than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares their personal favourite Christmas traditions, and reflects on 2014.

An expat wife: Why rituals are important for expat families

23 December 2014
Maria Foley explains why family rituals are so important for giving expats some much-needed familiarity and a sense of belonging.
Flip-Flop France: France's little differences

Flip-Flop France: France's little differences 16 December 2014

From the lack of small talk to grandmas in high-heels, US expat Sasha Steiner lists some French things she may never get used to.
Flip-Flop France: A guide to eating in France

Flip-Flop France: A guide to eating in France 2 December 2014

Sasha Steiner provides tips for eating in France, and how expats can still find most of the ingredients to make their favourite foods in France.
Bilingual Family: Passing on a mother's tongue

Bilingual Family: Passing on a mother's tongue 3 November 2014

Raising bilingual families means a 'mother tongue' and a 'mother's tongue' are not always the same. Teaching both preserves a part of family history and unity, as Annika discovered.
Let’s get physical: Europe and public displays of affection

Let’s get physical: Europe and public displays of affection 8 October 2014

Europeans have vastly different 'langauges of love' - what's the social norm for public and private intimacy where you live?
101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: Moving abroad

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: Moving abroad 22 September 2014

Want to learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime? Then this guide is for you.
I was an expat wife: Why being a Third Culture Kid sucks (sometimes)

I was an expat wife: Why being a Third Culture Kid sucks (so... 9 September 2014

Growing up abroad opens many doors but, as Maria Foley discusses, living between cultures isn't always the easiest path.
I was an expat wife: The 10 best things about being an expat wife

I was an expat wife: The 10 best things about being an expat... 27 August 2014

Maria Foley contemplates the top ten best things about being an expat wife.
Flip-Flop France:  20 signs you're becoming French

Flip-Flop France: 20 signs you're becoming French 18 August 2014

From doing laundry to six-hour family lunches, living in France soon affects your approach to everything.

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