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Expat with Kids in Paris · 3d ago

Some like it hot!

France has been hit by a heatwave... the first true one since we've moved to Paris. The kind when you get up in the morning and don't need to check the weather to decide what to wear... a su...
Expat with Kids in Paris · 6d ago

Elopement in Paris

Paris is, as we all know, the city of love. It is very lucky to have this reputation in my view because the locals are certainly as far referred from romance as you can possibly imagine. For...
Expat with Kids in Paris · 1W ago

Giving my boy roots and wings...

In Switzerland High School graduation ceremonies are not really part of the culture. I always read about these celebrations and have seen them in movie scenes but it never really hit home. I...
Expat with Kids in Paris · 2W ago

Ever heard of the Isle of Lewis?

When family calls and you need to escape to the Outer Hebrides for a few days...View from Granny's gardenA cold, invigorating shower to start the dayA wh
Expat with Kids in Paris · 2W ago

A step into St. Germain-des-Prés' past

The area around Saint Germain des Prés (and especially Saint Sulpice) is one of Paris' poshest parts. With neighbors that include Catherine Deneuve and Scarlett Johansson, it is the regular ...
Expat with Kids in Paris · 3W ago

Nurturing our Norwegian friendship

When Expat girl found out that her best friend was leaving Paris from one week to the next in 2013 she was heartbroken. I promised her that we would visit her BFF in Norway. Over the past fi...
Expat with Kids in Paris · 3W ago

First impressions of Norway

Expat with Kids in Paris · 1M ago

A rather disappointing Apple Photo tour

Call me cynic but Apple like all multinational consumer brands nowadays like to make you believe. Make believe you are a valued customer when what they really want is your loyalty and hence ...
Expat with Kids in Paris · 1M ago

My new friend the Chef Pâtissier

This week my vibe seems to be a little off with the Parisians. First, my internet breaks down for 36 hours then, today, I get turned away from an exhibition although I have a perfectly valid...
Expat with Kids in Paris · 1M ago

How much is 36 hours without internet worth?

Flying on a high over the past few days mainly thanks to high temperatures and sunny weather lulling me into thinking spring has finally hit the city, I was brought back to earth not only by...