French

How the French Stole Christmas

For the past few years, I’ve been going to France to spend Christmas with my (very French) in-laws, and every year is an onslaught of six course meals, cousins in cocktail dresses, and cultural family outings… It’s a lot. And I’m the only one who seems to struggle to keep up.

Maybe some of you are going through some version of this too. Whether your beloved’s family comes from a different country or is just radically different from your own, holiday get-togethers can be relentless rounds of culture shock and ill-ease. But they can also be amazing…

How the French Stole Christmas

Welcome to New Orleans

Thinking of visiting New Orleans? Get to know the Big Easy a little better before you go with this introduction. Learn about the history of New Orleans, the traditions, and the best neighborhoods to visit while you’re there!

Welcome to New Orleans