A Francophile Australian, Gemma King recently completed her PhD in French Cinema Studies at the University of Melbourne and the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. Having spent several years living in Paris, she writes for several sites including reviews the lesser-known museums of Paris on her blog, Les Musées de Paris.
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I’m a Canadian from Montreal who has followed her British man to Provence, France looking to enjoy a high quality of life and wonderful food. I’m trying to discover everything about my area of Provence and hope to give some insights through my blog CuriousProvence.
I am English though I was born and raised in Africa. I have lived as an expat almost all my life, but England is my favourite place in the world. I am a novelist. I now live in the Charente Maritime in France and have lived in Spain, Switzerland, Belize, New Caledonia and various parts of Africa.
Kim is a 30- something mother of two from Christchurch, New Zealand who was jolted out of her comfort zone by a huge earthquake under the city. She and her husband left their jobs and packed up the family to live for a year in Bordeaux. She is now a writer and blogger, exploring French villages and speaking French with a kiwi accent.
Chloe is from a small seaside town called Teignmouth in Devon. She studied Publishing and English Literature at the University of Loughborough and after graduating in 2010, she packed up her life and headed off to Paris to learn French. The plan was to return to England after 9 months but after falling in love with the city of lights (and a French man), she couldn’t leave.
Hi, I’m Julia Willard, owner of Falling Off Bicycles Photography and blogger there, too. I’ve lived in Paris for the past 7+ years with a year-long stint in Amsterdam and a few long trips back to my native United States. I get such a thrill out of wandering places that I know well and those that are new to me, and I always have my camera with me to snap away as I go.
I’m Amielle Christopherson, currently working at a small town newspaper in Alberta, Canada, but recently back from two years abroad. I stayed in both France and Spain as an au pair where I fell head over heels for both countries. While in France, I spent three months in Chartres, a mid sized city about 20 minutes from Paris and in Plateau d’Assy a town of about 500 people in the French Alps.
Marianne is an American expat from California who just recently moved to western France to work as an au pair for a year. She loves to experience new parts of France and learn more about the culture and is sharing her top tips with Insiders Abroad.