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Aix-en-Provence: Tips from a Local Expat

Aix-en-Provence is a beautiful city-commune in the South of France – and my new hometown.  Here are some tips for Tripping in Aix. What to do: Atelier Cézanne – Cézanne used to work here! Atelier Cézanne is a museum in … Continue reading

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MOVING TO FRANCE: Some Dos and Don’ts for the First Week

This week I joined my girlfriend in Aix-en-Provence in the south of France where I will be staying for at least a year. It’s been a crazy week, from the transatlantic flight to hectic transit in Paris and a 6 … Continue reading

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April Fools Day, a Worldwide Celebration

April Fools Day is celebrated yearly all around the world on April first.  It is a day of freedom to flout the status quo, maybe play a few pranks and even dress up in costume.  There are various theories on … Continue reading

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Beyond the Louvre: Four Paris museums whose names you may not know but whose collections you will never forget

Anne Schwartz, an American expat in Paris, shares with us four less-explored museums in the city of light. Forget the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay, and the Pompidou Centre. You’ve already seen the Mona Lisa, you can’t stand the thought of … Continue reading

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