French Kisses and Sunsets

French culture is very intriguing. There is an intimacy about the interaction among the French people. For example, they greet each other with "la bise," a kiss on both cheeks. It is more than a greeting it’s an initiation of friendship. It breaks down a lot of the awkwardness of getting to know someone by … Continue reading French Kisses and Sunsets


Officially in La Ville Rose Toulouse has welcomed me with open arms! The hospitality I have received since my arrival has been exceptional. I have often heard that the French are rude (although many cultures tend to believe the same about Americans). However, I have experienced has been the complete opposite. Everyone I have met thus far has been … Continue reading Officially in La Ville Rose