To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb? Episode 330

An Airbnb apartment: Airbnb pros and consAirbnb has had a huge impact on the tourist industry because it is so popular. But there is a dark side to Airbnb and there are lots of great alternatives. Let's talk about it!

A Conversation About Bread in France, Episode 324

Baguettes on a table: Bread in France episodeWhere does the obsession of French people with bread come from? How do you pick great bread when visiting France? Let's talk about it!

Growing Old in France, Episode 322

Senior's residence in Toulouse: growing old in France episodeWhat happens when people grow old in France? What services can they use? How well does their health insurance take care of them? Let's talk about it!

Starting a New Life in the Mayenne, Episode 320

The Mayenne River in Laval: New life in the Mayenne episodeThe Mayenne department in France is tucked between Paris and Normandy, off the beaten track and yet full of charm. In this episode Sarah Smith shares her experience moving to France and some of her favorite things to do around her new home.

House Hunting in France, Episode 318

Old stone house with rose bushes: House Hunting in France episodeWendy and her husband spent 10 weeks house-hunting in France. They were thinking about possibly starting a hospitality business in a touristy area. Is that something you're interested in also? This is a must-listen!

Best Practices When Preparing a Trip to France, Episode 317

Woman placing a pin on a map: Best Practices When Preparing a Trip to France episodeWhat are the best practices when preparing a trip to France? What are some things you should do ahead of time? Annie shares actionable tips.

Renovating Houses in France, Episode 314

The city of Uzès: renovating houses in France episodeMy guest Suzanne on today's episode has renovated several houses in the south east of France. She's learned a lot and shares her tips with us. In her case the renovations went smoothly. What was more difficult was making sense of the French real estate system!

Easiest and Hardest Words to Say in French, Episode 309

easiest and hardest words to say in FrenchAnnie and Elyse chat about the easiest and hardest words to say in French. Some of these are pretty funny, let's try them, shall we?

Annie and Elyse Chat About Emily in Paris, Episode 307

Annie and Elyse chat about Emily in ParisWhether you've binged Emily in Paris or turned your nose up at it, you'll enjoy this conversation with Annie and Elyse about the 2020 Netflix hit everyone loves to hate.

Walking the French Chemin de Compostelle, Episode 296

Women walkers on the chemin de Compostelle: walking the French chemin de Compostelle episodeLet's talk about walking the Chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostelle as a solo female traveler. My guest explains all the things you need to know to make it a wonderful experience