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The Earful Tower: Paris

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

May 27, 2019

This week's episode features Janet Hulstrand, an American in France who has just written a book called Demystifying the French. 

Of course, we talk about a lot more than just rudeness, but it kinda all boils down to one big question: Are the French rude - or is it the Americans? 

Have a listen and let me know what you...

May 23, 2019

Bonus episode!

It's Camille from French Today talking about how to learn French quickly and efficiently.

One of the big takeaways is that everyone is different: Some want to learn French simply to pass an exam, others want to move to France, while some are just learning for the pleasure of being able to read a book or...

May 19, 2019


This week it's Cara Black, author of the Murder in Paris series - 19 books about fictional detective Aimee Leduc. Her newest one is out June 4th, Murder in Bel Air, and her first one, Murder in the Marais has been the subject of the Book Club this month.

Here we chat about her books, how Cara would dispose of my...

May 13, 2019


This week I was off gallivanting around Stockholm and I was very intrigued to see some serious links between France and Sweden.

Whether it's the French general who became a Swedish king, the Swedish count who was perhaps the lover of Marie Antoinette, or the ways the Vikings changed the scope of the French...

May 6, 2019

This week’s podcast guest is American Matt Kepnes from the hit travel website Nomadic Matt. And believe it or not, he’s recently moved to Paris.

I invited him into the studio to discuss some of the things he has struggled with in his first few months in the French capital.

We discuss the difficulties of joining...