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Bisous Bisous

It is something normal here to see two grown men greet eachother with a kiss on each cheek. To Faire les bises is somewhat more complicated then what I am used to. Most Latin@s/Latin-Americans greet each other with one kiss on the right cheek. Men DO NOT kiss each other to greet, unless it really […]

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Aladdin Pants

So, there is this new fashion. This has to be the ultimate sin in the name of Crimes of Fashion. Not only do young french women only wear only black (see previous post), but they wear this, and I have mostly seen in worn with those black velvet Vans. Huh? I mean at least most […]

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A Year in Provence

Poofie gave me this book, which she acquired from a little corner bookshop. It turned out that this book was also on my list to read to “prepare to study abroad” in Aix-en-Provence. So, I have decided to share my favorite extracts so as to understand the region and culture better: On the accent: ” […]

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