NEW: Book review by Catherine!

NEW: Book review by Catherine!

The Black Presidency by Michael Eric Dyson In The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America, author Michael Eric Dyson asks if Barack Obama is the President of Black America. For Dyson, he is not. This […]
Election-Year Drama: These Americans Are Crazy

Election-Year Drama: These Americans Are Crazy

Living In The US During Election Year: These Americans Are Crazy In April 2015, Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy. Just three months later, I entered a chance to join her for dinner on the campaign trail. At the time I […]
How does a French-German expat feel about the Second Amendment?

How does a French-German expat feel about the Second Amendment?

Culture Shock Over America’s Love For Guns Last May, I tried to explain to my countrymen the role of guns in America. It’s a difficult subject but essential for understanding an important aspect of American culture: personal freedom. But what […]
Etats-Unis – Mon quotidien avec les armes à feu

Etats-Unis – Mon quotidien avec les armes à feu

Mon quotidien avec les armes à feu aux Etats-Unis En mai dernier, je parlais du Deuxième Amendement qui, grosso modo, spécifie que la possession et le port d’armes sont un droit constitutionnel ancré dans l’ADN des Etats-Unis. Mais qu’est ce […]
France’s BurkiniGate – It’s About More Than Racism

France’s BurkiniGate – It’s About More Than Racism

BurkiniGate – It’s About More Than Racism Since the middle of August, it’s been a hot topic in the international media: the burkini ban on French beaches. Seldom have I read so many untruths about my native country. Time to […]
A Last Travel Post Before Going Back To Business As Usual

A Last Travel Post Before Going Back To Business As Usual

It looks like posting outside of my routine is a good idea. Thanks to everyone who asked me to keep up my travel posts during the summer. Today’s post is dedicated to Oxford, MD where I spent most of the […]
How I took a break from my family… and from the blog

How I took a break from my family… and from the blog

I always struggle to find good topics for the blog during the summer. Or Spring break. Or Christmas time. My children are off from school for these holidays, and time becomes a spare commodity. I’ve tried with sharing other’s articles, […]
Immigration – How does Germany Compare to the US?

Immigration – How does Germany Compare to the US?

Immigration – How does Germany Compare to the US? In a 2014 OECD ranking, Germany was the second most popular migration destination in the world, just after the United States. But how does Germany compare to the US in term […]
Do All Americans Live Like “Time is Money”?

Do All Americans Live Like “Time is Money”?

Do All Americans Live Like “Time is Money”? Washingtonians hurry all the time. It’s the same in big cities like Miami, Chicago, and Los Angeles. New York is famously known as “the city that never sleeps.” After 3 years of […]
Comment vivre avec le Time is Money Américain?

Comment vivre avec le Time is Money Américain?

Les habitants de Washington courent sans arrêt, de même qu’à Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, etc… New York est connue comme la ville qui ne dort jamais. Quel choc en arrivant aux Etats-Unis ! Mais aujourd’hui, ma vision du “Time is […]
Hidden Fees On Your Purchases In The United States

Hidden Fees On Your Purchases In The United States

Hidden fees in the United States? I recently had an experience with AT&T that is very common in the United States. Here, sellers provide very little information about the price. It’s therefore up to you to ask them about any […]
I’m Quite Shaken by the Attacks in France and Germany

I’m Quite Shaken by the Attacks in France and Germany

I’m Quite Shaken by the Attacks in France and Germany I’m struggling to find my words today. Once again, France and Germany have been the sites of new attacks , and these events leave me feeling helpless, depressed, and sad. […]

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