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Expats We Love: Nhan

Surprisingly (or maybe not), the Paris blog is a popularly growing trend.  In fact, when I launched A La Prochaine, I had no idea my love for French culture had such a widespread share. Naturally, I sprung to connect with these bloggers because well… they […]

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Expats We Love: Corey

When people ask why I love Paris as much as I do, often my answer involves a slew of stutters and fragmented points:  History… err…lifestyle…oops, no… bridges…ah… esthetic… art… baguettes. Baguettes!  Unfailingly, a tsunami of ideas rush my brain faster than I can manage to […]

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Expats We Love: Véronique

In the creation of this blog, personally connecting with other bloggers and francophiles was a top priority. Nearly a year later, and that hasn’t changed! Chatting France with anyone is definitely fun, but when that same enthusiasm is reciprocated, the feeling is downright magical.  As […]

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Expats We Love: Diane

  If you are an avid À La Prochaine reader, then you might have ascertained that I started this blog for a variety of reasons. Every week it seems I list a new one.  Today, I’m adding yet another:  People.  Even with strong introverted tendencies, […]

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Dior-Schmior

Part III Today, I want to have some fun at the expense of Vegas tourist retail. For the literal readers- this post is dripping with sarcasm. As you might recall from yesterday’s post, I noted the …unique… retail situation at the Paris Hotel and Casino […]

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Midnight in… Paris?

Part II My eyes may have burned from the resident cloud of cigarette smoke, but I could still see.  Was this a colossal joke?  Goofy replicas and caricatures of iconic French art and architecture clumsily strewn around a… a… casino? In the distance, and over […]

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Oh La La Las Vegas

Part I “Do you want to go to Vegas?” Josh asked. “Vegas? Yeah. Sure,” I agreed. “Paris is offering a deal for rooms.  It’s pretty cheap.” “Sounds good.  Let’s do it!” Voila.  A vacation was born.  On a whim, my husband and I booked a […]

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A Day at… La Fromagerie

Coucou! La Fromagerie, or the cheese shop, is one of the many unique delights that makes France so charming.  Admittedly, buying cheese in France can be daunting.  They are experts. There’s a formula to purchasing and serving cheese, and it seems like a fine art […]

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A Day at… La Fleuriste

Coucou! Today, ALP presents the second in our fun series A Day at… with illustrator, Emily Dumas.  Boston has been dreary, rainy, and cold.  Frankly, I’d like to see more color, more sunshine, and more flowers! Let’s turn that around with taking a trip to the […]

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A Day at …

Bon soir! Are you well? I hope so! A very special announcement tonight for you, my dear friends. Even in the infancy of this blog, I have quickly learned that one of the most wonderful outcomes of publishing one’s ideas and interests is connecting with […]

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