Monthly Archives: September 2014

Just Keep Swimming- Message for new TAPIFers

You might think “France? What’s so difficult about living in France? That would be a dream!” You’re not completely wrong. Living in France can be dreamy. Having just arrived, it probably is pretty dreamy right now. It’s probably not as … Continue reading

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Because macarons aren’t tempting enough

Get ready to drool, my fellow gourmands. Paris may have its macarons, but the south of France doesn’t fail in offering an array of sweet temptations. I succumbed to most of them. No regrets. These and so many more are what … Continue reading

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The Practical Things for TAPIF: What foods ARE typically American?

When you’re preparing to leave, sometimes you want to try to take ingredients for typically American (or wherever you’re from) foods. For me, it was hardest to figure out what a typically American food was beyond hot dogs and hamburgers. … Continue reading

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I’ve walked these paths

Let me take you on a ride to walk the paths I’ve traveled and meet the friends I’ve made. For your viewing pleasure, I present to you this interactive map of my travels during my 8 months with TAPIF. So … Continue reading

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