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Reverse Culture Shock: 8 Things That Are Irritating Me Since I Left France

Shanna and the baguette in front of Notre Dame

Most of the time, I hear people talking about going into “culture shock” when they arrive in a foreign country.  For me, when I left France, the culture shock that I experienced was the shock of returning to the United States.  There are so many things here now that never really irritated me before, but […]

Fabulous Friday Foto: The South of France – Endless Miles of Sun Kissed Coastline

Mediterranean, South of France

Ah, the beautiful coast line of the south of France on the Mediterranean ocean!  Perpetually blue water that looks to good to be true, kissing endless miles of beautiful beaches and dramatic coastline.  This looks even more inviting now than it did when I was visiting France in July (the cold weather is just setting in here […]

Waking up with Naked Men in Carcassonne France

Carcassonne Castle at night after Bastille Day fireworks

I awoke in Carcassonne France a little rough around the edges this morning surrounded by mostly naked men. Bastille Day in France had treated my very well.  I enjoyed it sitting along the edge of the river in Carcassonne France picnicking and drinking a little too much French wine while waiting for the spectacular fireworks show that was […]

A Carcassonne Guide – How to Save Money, Avoid the Tourists and Where to Get the BEST Photos!

Carcassonne Tips

Are you planning a trip to Carcassonne France?  This walled city in the South Western part of France will charm you in a big way.  I put together this Carcassonne guide based on my own experiences to help you figure out which Carcassonne hotels are best for budget travelers, what to do in Carcassonne, where to eat […]