8 episodes

A blended family unpacking and exploring the adventure of moving to France, embracing change and learning together. We'll be sharing the podcast with other expats and world travelers that we meet along the way, to hear their stories and help us learn why they to have chosen to wander!

Transplanted to France Allison Sacleux

    • Society & Culture

A blended family unpacking and exploring the adventure of moving to France, embracing change and learning together. We'll be sharing the podcast with other expats and world travelers that we meet along the way, to hear their stories and help us learn why they to have chosen to wander!

    Gateau des rois, snowshoeing and 200 year old houses

    Gateau des rois, snowshoeing and 200 year old houses

    Chatting about gateau des rois, the fève and who gets to be king or queen for the day. The glories of living in a 200 year old farm house during the winter. Also, my first time snowshoeing and not dying! 

    As promised here are some links from our show:

    My Instagram for the pictures of the gorgeous Aubrac plateau covered in snow:

    https://www.instagram.com/ally_sacleux/

    Blog post about where the heck is Lozere! :

    https://francetravelmakers.com/home/trips-for-summer-2021/where-is-lozere/

    The webcam at our ski station :

    http://www.aubrac-sud-lozere.com/webcam/ 

    • 23 min
    Deconfinement, Snow and the Aubrac Plateau!

    Deconfinement, Snow and the Aubrac Plateau!

    In the show will be chatting about the beginning of France is deconfinement and what that means for its citizens. Also the prospect of snow in Lozere, which by the way has the same population density as Montana… Fun fact of the day! And why we need to go to the Aubrac plateau to find snow and why they have the best beef in France.

    You can find me on Instagram at @ally_sacleux or Ally Sacleux (@ally_sacleux) • Instagram photos and videos

    If you’d like to be featured on the show feel free to send me a message on Instagram

    • 19 min
    The Voyaging Mom: Colette Moine talks about traveling full time with kiddos!

    The Voyaging Mom: Colette Moine talks about traveling full time with kiddos!

    French born and trilingual Colette is a free spirited adventurer that started traveling from her early childhood. She dropped anchor in the Galapagos islands where she is a recognized guide and leader into the Scuba diving world.

    She now has jumped on a mission to travel the world with her 2 boys and is doing so by leading free souls into creating a leveled nomadic lifestyle thru her online commUnity .

    You can join her Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thevoyagingmum/

    Her personal Facebook profile is: https://www.facebook.com/colette.moine

    If you'd like to be featured on the podcast please email me at allysacleux@gmail.com

    • 41 min
    Paris, Normandy & the Loire Valley!

    Paris, Normandy & the Loire Valley!

    Bonjour y’all! If you’ve been following along with us on Instagram and Facebook you probably read that we are hosting a trip to France Summer 2021!

    Culinary, Castles, and Culture tour, will be arriving in Paris with a few days to spend there. Then making our way into Normandy, the Emerald Coast and the Loire Valley.

    We will be eating in gourmet restaurants and staying in castles and renovated bourgeois mansions, hence the name culinary and castles tour. We have several wine tastings planned in the Loire valley as well as visits to Leonardo da Vinci‘s chateau complete with replicas of his work displayed in the garden and indoors. We will be traveling with two 9 passenger vans. It will be a small group of 12 or less people because we want to give our travelers the “local’s only” tour of France.

    You can view the full PDF here:  shorturl.at/axINW

    Youtube video of my husband, Patrick and I talking about the trip can be found : https://youtu.be/lxCTHpHZhj0 

    My Instagram with an album of our trip photos: https://www.instagram.com/ally_sacleux/ 

    If you’re interested feel free to shoot us an email: allysacleux@gmail.com

    • 18 min
    From Houston to Bordeaux Christina Rougerie, tells us about her Tour du France, why France's government will pay you to learn French and what made her youngest children's transition to France easier!

    From Houston to Bordeaux Christina Rougerie, tells us about her Tour du France, why France's government will pay you to learn French and what made her youngest children's transition to France easier!

    Houston expat and interior designer, Christina Rougerie, has lived in France for 3 years. She arrived with her husband and children in Bordeaux , but have since lived in a few different cities. She shares her visa experience, how her career path has shifted during COVID-19 and her favorite place in France. 
    You can find Christina on Instagram @christina.rougerie ( https://www.instagram.com/christina.rougerie/ ) , her design blog is https://www.christinarougerie.com/blog and her shop is https://seekcollection.com/ for those longing after beautifully crafted goods. 

    Connect with me on Instagram @ally.sacleux and if you'd like to be featured on the show send us a message!

    • 39 min
    Kids Takeover! What my 7 year old son and 10 year old daughter think about moving to France

    Kids Takeover! What my 7 year old son and 10 year old daughter think about moving to France

    Ever wonder how your children will adapt when you change countries? Listen in as Annika and JJ sound off on their favorite discoveries when moving to France, whether they liked the Eiffel tower or not, and if Roquefort is too strong for their taste buds!  

    • 20 min

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