Do you or someone you know idolize French culture or have a romanticized vision of France? Here’s a look at what it’s really like living in France. Unfortunately, reality seldom measures up to the picture-perfect image we fall in love with. I should know.

Like most countries, France has its fair share of strange, unusual, and funny outdated laws that date back as far as the middle ages. Here are a few that stand out with links to research and official sources. 21 weird, strange, crazy, funny and

It doesn’t matter how prepared you think you are! Moving to France (or any new country for that matter) is going to be chock full of unexpected surprises. Some good, some bad. So here it is. If you’ve ever asked yourself, “SHOULD I MOVE

In France, greeting your French friends can be a complicated matter for foreigners. Rather than shaking hands, waving hello or hugging, you lean forward, touch cheeks and kiss the air while making a kissing sound with your lips. It’s called “La Bise.” Here is

Daughter: “Mama, what is “Je Suis Charlie?” ME: “Um” Daughter: Are the bad people in Paris going to come here where we live? (We live in France, by the way). My daughter was asking about the events in 2015 on the 7th of January,