Paris Syndrome A column by Kate Gavino

Learning to Live in France With(out) The Nose Wrinkle

My relationship with my French teachers became more like the ones I had with my therapists: I desperately wanted them to like me.

Feb 19, 2020
Living in Paris, I’m Just Another American—and the French Don’t Seem to Mind

My life as an American in Paris is a far cry from what the glamorous direct-to-DVD movies make it out to be. Still, that’s the story I tell.

Jan 15, 2020
Is “Paris Syndrome” a Real Thing?

When you don’t have sky-high expectations for Paris to begin with, the disillusionment you find in the City of Light is much more nuanced.

Dec 12, 2019