Meet Véro

Your best French friend in France

Bienvenue, chez Véro !

Bonjour !

Missing France? Planning a trip? Join fellow francophiles and travelers "chez Véro"!

Véro, France tour guide and French language instructor smiling an a French beach.

They say strangers in a foreign culture may only see what they know. 

France has been the most visited country in the world for decades and Paris is a city that continues to inspire many dreams. As a result, Paris and France have been the focus of a constant stream of publications, movies, products and services targeting  francophiles (and francophones) around the world, often in CliffsNotes format.

Véro, France tour guide and French language instructor smiling an a French beach.
A beautiful, sunny day in France with a chateau and reflection in the water

France with Véro aims to go one step (or two) deeper into exploring French life and culture in all its diversity, complexity and frequent contradictions. Managed by Véro, a French native, this community inspires, informs and will be a valuable resource when planning a trip or an extended stay in France. 

You'll know more on your next visit. Guaranteed.

Jeanne: “I’m parched. Let’s order a diabolo-fraise!”

Jeanne la Cane loves a refreshing diabolo-fraise on hot summer days.

I wear many hats and share content appealing to all learning styles and interests: Blogposts, photo essays, newsletters, in-person tours (in Tours, Loire Valley,) virtual tours (in Paris and beyond) and online French conversation classes. All these stories are inter-connected.

Long time members of the France with Vero community say that exchanging with Véro is like chatting with your best French friend, one who recognizes there are no silly questions and is very good at debunking outdated stereotypes about her homeland… while making them smile about it all. 

Join the fun. I hope you like it here, chez Véro.

Jeanne: “I’m parched. Let’s order a diabolo-fraise!”

Jeanne la Cane loves a refreshing diabolo-fraise on hot summer days.

Smiling Véro in a yellow sweater and beautiful scarf

Meet me virtually (or in person)

I love sharing French life and my native culture. I'm so happy to have you join me. Be sure to also visit me on social so you don't miss a thing.

Visit the Presse page for interviews, appearances, or booking info. Questions about classes or tours? Contact me, I am happy to answer.

Get to know more about my story

I am a  dual French-American national who grew up in France and has spent many years of her adult life navigating between two cultures, France and the United States. 

Through the English language, I fell in love with English-speaking cultures, the UK first, then the United States. 

After completing part of my college studies in Atlanta, Georgia, I moved to Seattle where I lived, studied, and worked for more than two decades before relocating permanently to France in 2019. 

The humble blog I launched from my suburban American kitchen more than a decade ago (“French Girl in Seattle”)  turned into a fast-growing Facebook community I still inform and interact with today. 

Along the way, this lifelong learner (and quick study!) acquired valuable skills in the corporate world and as an entrepreneur, skills I use every day while managing France with Vero. 

Most importantly, teaching has always been part of my life. It still is today whether I write, run virtual or in-person tours, or lead French conversation classes. If you enjoy learning about France, you’ve come to the right place. Bienvenue.

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Collage of Véro in Paris and other parts of France

YOU make the difference! Your insights, humor, knowledge, passion, and “je ne sais quoi”charisma attract followers and keep us coming back for more. ♥️

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You are a genuinely knowledgeable guide to the sites and culture of France. Because you have lived in the USA, you have a unique ability to compare and contrast life in the two nations—a real plus for American travelers. Plus, you are fun to follow, always upbeat, often humorous, and lively.

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