Greetings from the American Girl

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Greetings from the American Girl
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Website Reviews » There are 17 reviews on Greetings from the American Girl

Kate
17:23 PM October 21, 2012

This blog is very honest and refreshing. I love reading about Lindsey's adventures in Paris!

Jayme
18:39 PM October 21, 2012

Greetings from the American Girl was one of the first *life in France* blogs I started reading before I moved to Paris; it quickly became (and remains) a favourite even though I am now back living in Canada.

Jan Frank
18:41 PM October 21, 2012

Absolutely! Greetings from the American Girl provides incredibily insightful observations from the view of an American Expat living in Paris. She describes her experiences (learning to be pastry chef, the pictures make your mouth water), useful tips(Quest for the best croissant) and adjustments (shaving your legs in a french shower/bath), to life abroad in a format that is both entertaining and often useful at the same time. The fun part is you never quite know what to expect. Except guaranteed that you will come away with a true flavor of the Paris experience. Thanks, always enjoy reading.

Jill Pettit
19:00 PM October 21, 2012

I loved reading your running blogs and look forward to reading more about this American Girl's adventures abroad now that you are in pastry school. Running and pastry, my two favourite things!

Anne
20:24 PM October 21, 2012

I love this blog! It's so much fun to follow Lindsey's adventures not just in Paris but all over Europe. And the pictures are fantastic. Reading this blog makes me want to move to Paris and live Lindsey's fabulous life.

Taylor
20:31 PM October 21, 2012

I love this blog! My favourite posts are in the travel section. The restaurant, hotel and attraction recommendations have been very useful. This summer we travelled Germany and Austria, and I followed all of your recommendations religiously. Did not disappoint! Remains my favourite expat blog to date.

Aurelie BALL
21:02 PM October 21, 2012

Being French but having lived overseas for many years it is fun to read what the foreigners have to say about your country. Greetings from the American Girl is very realistic and always fun to read! I have now moved away from France again and I am still reading this blog to see what she is up to and the pastry school is amazing!

Dee
23:58 PM October 21, 2012

This blog gives such great insight into life a Paris and beyond! I love getting to know the "American Girl" and hearing about all of her adventures. It's been so exciting watching her start a new chapter in her life (pastry school!) and I can't wait to hear more about it.

Janet
13:03 PM October 22, 2012

Greetings from the American Girl is the only blog I read on a regular basis. Lindsey's ability to welcome the reader to Paris by writing about "little" and "big" things and scenes of Paris sheds a perfect balance on "the city of lights." As Jan Frank mentioned, it IS fun not knowing what to expect!!

Meg Passaic
14:21 PM October 22, 2012

I love this blog!!! Linds is living the life I dream of since my first visit to Paris one year ago where I fell in love with the scenery,history,vibes and the FOOD! I look forward to her updates,experiences,impressions and humor.Go Lindsey!!!

Justine
18:31 PM October 22, 2012

With everything from food to travel, GftAG tells the tale of a young woman whose experiences leave us chuckling, wishing to hop on the first plane to Paris or (more often than not) wishing to try her latest recipe. It's informative, funny, relatable, smart, creative and easy to read with its variety of topics. I work in the entertainment industry (Starz Entertainment) where I'm always surrounded by scripts, novels and treatments, but Lindsey's blog is some of the best storytelling I have had the pleasure of reading on a regular basis. I think my favorite post is "The Wal-Mart of Paris" - we've all been in that position where we miss certain luxuries we don't realize we have until we DON'T have it.

Melanie
20:27 PM October 22, 2012

A few months ago when I went to visit Paris I spent countless time on the Greetings from the American Girl blog. It helped me plan out my trip and know what to expect during my first trip to Europe! I was able to plan out events and places I wanted to go while I was visiting! The bakery suggestions were particularly useful! This blog is insightful with a touch of humor. It always gives a fresh perspective on life and the goings on in the life of an American living in Paris. Will definitely keep following!

Lauren Passaic
23:22 PM October 22, 2012

This blog is awesome! It gives a hilarious idea of what it is like to be a young american in one of the most crazy cities in the world. She talks about it all...from learning the language to talking about how awful the dog poop situation is! Not to mention she has celiac disease and is trying to cope through life in a city full of delicious pastries! She seems like a really fun quirky lady!

Elizabeth
20:47 PM October 23, 2012

I love reading this blog! Lindsey is an incredible writer, and with her eloquent and humorous prose, I so enjoy reading about her wonderful, comical, and interesting adventures in Paris! She makes me want to live the fabulous life of an American Expat in Paris! Lindsey lives a very interesting life in Paris, and this blog is a great window into the joys, challenges, and every day occurrences of living abroad. She and her mari sure are adorable too! :) Can't get enough of this very fun blog!

K_sam
15:22 PM October 29, 2012

This is one of my favorite France blogs to read, and I always drool over all of the delicious pastries!

Mary Beth
18:37 PM October 30, 2012

The only way I can be in France is to live vicariously through Lindsey! Fun, informative and a sharp sense of humor. I love it!

Lauren
16:35 PM January 07, 2013

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! Reading this blog makes me yearn for more adventure in my life (not to mention more pastries...). Lindsey's way of describing her daily experiences abroad provide the audience with the sense of being there with her -- for the good, the bad, and the delicious! I also find this blog to be very informative. Lindsey's travel advice is sound and helpful when planning a trip. Plus, it makes me just want to give her a big bear hug. Yep.

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