Nov 252009

(asked by Michelle from the US) This question starts out sounding like a personal “I met this French guy….” question, but I do have a cultural question at the end. Last autumn, I was in Paris for a week, and one day I was standing on a street corner, map in hand, completely lost. A man stopped to help me, and we ended up talking for about an hour (mostly about travel and American politics). During the conversation he told [Read the rest]

Nov 102009

(asked by Frou Frou from the Czech Republic) Ha, ha, Frou Frou! I know why you’re asking this question. You’re still shocked I praised French women in my answer to your last question, so you found the one question that you knew I would find no excuse for French women… You’re a sneaky one, aren’t you? So why is that?It’s pretty simple, but to understand that, you need to understand French women’s psychology (some people would say that it’s an [Read the rest]

Nov 012009

A special nepotistic post today (after all nepotism is back in fashion in France) to tell you about two blogs. First of all, let me introduce you the latest born of the growing list of the “Ask a [insert nationality here]” blogs . Today, please welcome about our “community”: Ask a Russian… Then, if you can read French, two of my friends just started this blogzine (or whatever you want to call it) I warmly advise you to read.It’s called [Read the rest]