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Lockdown is over in Hanoi ! A note to my fellow Frenchies

  To celebrate our 11th week of e-learning, the Government announced that the lockdown was finally over in Hanoi. We are beyond thankful to the Government for his management of Covid19. Our expat family has always feel safer in Vietnam than back home, because we knew there would be no discussion of the Government decisions. Collective interest always primes over the individual. People are not … Continue reading Lockdown is over in Hanoi ! A note to my fellow Frenchies

Back to school tomorrow !

After 95 days of holidays, the Attilas are finally on their way back to school !!! This year will be a bit special, as Mr Attila senior’s job is taking him out of Cebu, full time. At least it is “only” 6h away from us, so we will adapt and do “flexischooling“: 60% of school, 40% of homeschooling when we’ll visit him. I’ve been tossing with the idea … Continue reading Back to school tomorrow !

Road tripping: à Paris!

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/road-tripping/ Maelle and Leandre flew before they could walk. Typical Third Culture Kids: European by birth. Raised in Sri Lanka, Thailand, and the Philippines. Fluent in 3 languages (and a fourth in the making), their accents change depending on who they’re talking to. They are very good at calculating time difference, because they have to do it every time they want to Skype with their … Continue reading Road tripping: à Paris!

Learn THE word that will turn you into a real Parisian

  Today is Bastille Day and it makes me a little homesick… No firework in Cebu, no Cheese and wine party. I miss being surrounded by my overcomplaining fellow Frenchies, talking about life over bottles of wine, drinking real espresso, judging people by the way they dress, talk and by the books they read. I miss sarcastic people and flirting like it’s nobody’s business. I also … Continue reading Learn THE word that will turn you into a real Parisian

Prime symptoms of Mid life crisis ? 3 best rejuvenating experiences in Cebu

    Take a woman in her early forties. She is the typical extravert, who deeply cherishes her freedom. She loves her job, travels constantly and has the privilege to meet with fascinating people from all over the world. Now figure her as a full time Mum, no job opportunity in the neighborhood, thousands of miles away from a decent Apéro with her friends. Husband … Continue reading Prime symptoms of Mid life crisis ? 3 best rejuvenating experiences in Cebu