Born and raised in Kansas, I moved to France in 2014 to make my lifelong dream a reality. I'm passionate about travel (especially within my adopted country), French culture, and the expat experience.
Becoming a Freelancer or Self-Employed Worker in France
Find out all you need to know about freelancing in France, including registering your business, taxes and social security, and tips for finding your first clients.
The Complete Guide to Paris in Winter
Thinking about an off-season adventure? If you’re not sure whether Paris should be your destination, read on to find out what it’s like in the city in winter...
Fun From France
Fun From France is a blog to help French learners find music, movies, books & more all en français.
The Best Places to Live in France
Are you ready to start a new French life but unsure where to move? Read on to discover the best places to live in France.
10 Songs You're Sure to Hear at a French Karaoke Soirée
A karaoke night in France is a true cultural experience. So you can be prepared, and maybe even join in, these are the 10 songs you're sure to hear »
Copywriting & editing for music export platform, Lighthouse
Copywriting and editing for music export platform, Lighthouse by Compass Music. Copywriting and microcopy for the platform as well all transactional and marketing emails.
Managing editor and writer for music industry blog The Logbook on Lighthouse
Content management, editorial coordination, writing, and editing for music industry blog Lighthouse, a collection of local insights and actionable advice on international music markets including guest articles, expert interviews, and exclusive music export tools.
Driving in France
We explain everything you need to know about driving in France, from getting a driver’s license to learning about road rules, penalties, and more.
Paris in Spring
Whether you're wondering about the weather in Paris in the spring, where to find the best blossom hunting, or how to pack for your upcoming trip, we're covering it all here!
Doctors in France: appointments, prescriptions, and more
Nervous about going to the doctor in France? Find out where to find one, what to expect, and how to prepare for your first appointment.
It may not be the most fun part of expat life in France, but learning to navigate the French healthcare system is an important part of your new life. Thankfully, France’s universal healthcare system is among the best and most affordable in the world. Although the terminology and paperwork involved can be a bit confusing, the rest is relatively straightforward...
Create, coordinate, edit, proofread, and publish all editorial content for Urbansider.com, an English-language travel blog and city guide for Paris, France.
10 Things to Do if You're Stuck in Paris this Summer
While millions of tourists flock to Paris in the summer months, it seems nearly all of the capital city’s usual inhabitants head for the hills, spending their fantastically French five-week paid vacation basking in the sunlight on the beaches of the French Riviera or heading abroad to discover new cities, cultures, and landscapes. But we can’t all be so lucky, and indeed a few of us are left behind to battle the hordes of travelers and oftentimes stifling heat here between the Haussmannian buildings.
[Quiz] Where to Stay in Paris
Wondering where you should stay in Paris? This quick quiz will let you know which part of the city best suits you! Scroll down to find out which neighborhood would make your perfect Parisian pied à terre!
Visiting Paris During Protests
What you need to know when Parisians take to the streets.
With the Yellow Jacket protests making news around the world, many are wondering if it's still safe to visit Paris. If you’re a bit nervous about coming to the capital, here’s some local insight and practical information to let you know what everyday life is really like in the city when Parisians go on strike.
Product Demo Video for Lighthouse by Compass Music
Product Demo Video for music export platform Lighthouse by Compass Music