Episode 17: Listen to Nicola Rose, an actor, film producer and director, “One of the things about France and Paris in particular is that there are all these hidden corners. And each of them has something that’s kind of hidden in a fold.”

  Welcome to Episode #17 of Profiles in Franceformation. I’m your host, Allison Grant Lounes, and today my guest is Nicola Rose, an actor, film producer and director whose films include Creative Block; Gabrielle; and Goodbye; Petrushka. While currently living in...

Episode 16: listen to my conversation with Summer Jauneaud, “It makes me happy to have visitors come here and fall in love with the place… I really want people to love it [France] as much as I do.”

Welcome to Episode #16 of Profiles in Franceformation. I’m your host Allison Grant Lounes and today we’ll be speaking to Summer Jauneaud, an American expat from Los Angeles living in the town of Amboise, located in the Loire Valley of France. Summer is the Loire...

Episode 14: Listen to David Sargent’s experience moving to France over 15 years ago and learning the differences between the American vs French way of doing things. “It’s not about language, it’s about culture.”

Welcome to Episode #14 of Profiles in Franceformation. I’m your host Allison Grant Lounes and today my guest is David Sargent. If that last name sounds familiar, it’s because David is married to Annie, the last guest I interviewed on our show. Today, David is...

Episode 13: our conversation with Annie Sargent, host of the podcast, “Join Us In France”, continues: “That’s the flag I claim, is the French person who can speak English and wants to talk about France the way French people see France.”

Welcome to Episode #13 of Profiles in Franceformation. I’m your host Allison Grant Lounes and today my guest is Annie Sargent. Annie is the creator and host of the podcast, Join Us in France. Our conversation with Annie is actually broken into two episodes, so be sure...

Episode 12: Learn how French native, Annie Sargent, host of the podcast, “Join Us In France” reintegrated back into French life and culture after living in the US for 16 years. “I could understand all of the words, but none of the concepts.”

Welcome to Episode #12 of Profiles in Franceformation. I’m your host Allison Grant Lounes and today my guest is Annie Sargent. Annie is the creator and host of the podcast, Join Us in France. Each week, she takes her listeners on a tour of various cities and towns in...