The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #10

I know, you’re saying to yourself  “Oh God I have been living here for several months and I still need to discover french traditions ?” OF COURSE  ! 😜 France culture has plenty of aspects to discover ! So let’s see what you MUST DO BEFORE LEAVING FRANCE ! 😎 Eat french “crêpes” ! Wait,... Continue Reading →


The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #9

FRENCH EXPRESSIONS Here you will find the most used expressions by young French people in order to use them more easily in your daily life and to be the boss of French expressions "Un Charo" Someone who likes flirting with girls. For example a girl can see a man flirting with several girls during a... Continue Reading →

The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #8

Here are some tips that can help you to decide where to go for the next few weeks, France is full of treasure, feel free to discover some ... 😊 NICE Best means of transport : by plane (1h20) Nice is a wonderful place to visit. Situated on the French Riviera, it has everything you... Continue Reading →

The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #7

Most Famous French Films Qu’est ce qu’on a fait au bon dieu ? (2014) From the provincial Catholic bourgeoisie, are rather « old France » parents but they always had to be open-minded. However, the pills were very difficult to swallow when their first daughter married a Muslim, their second a Jew and their third... Continue Reading →

The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #6

The Gilets Jaunes (“yellow jackets”) As a brand-new expat here in France, you might have heard or seen people wearing yellow jackets striking (and sometimes breaking everything) every Saturday. So who are the gilets jaunes? How did the movement start? What consequences does it have? The Gilets Jaunes are people protesting against several governmental measures and... Continue Reading →

The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #5

Hello there! The Melting Potes are back with a fresh newsletter with VERY GOOD TIPS! We are really happy and proud to present you our collaboration with the association: Le Cannelé d'Adresses Le Cannelé d'Adresses is a Kedge association writing and publishing a free city guide of our beautiful Bordeaux for Kedgeurs but also all people of Bordeaux. They... Continue Reading →

The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #4

Christmas newsletter!!! In this newsletter #4, we wanted to tell you more about Xmas here in France and to talk a little bit about how to spend Christmas away from home as an expat. In the world, Christmas is mainly known as an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ in the Christian religion. It’s observed... Continue Reading →

The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #3

Famous clichés about French people and French way of life Have you ever wonder what clichés foreigners might have about your country or cultural behaviour? We did a little brainstorming of what we hear the most about French people and the French culture in general... We tried to give you the truth about it! ;)... Continue Reading →

The Melting Tips! – Newsletter #2

THE FRENCH SELECTIVE SORTING Pic from La Terre Vue du Ciel, an amazing book from the French photographer Yann Arthus Bertrand Today we’re going to talk about selective sorting! You all heard about it, but do you really know what it is and mostly how it works here in Bordeaux? First of all, do you... Continue Reading →

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