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Magazine France-Amérique

L'étiquette française sur toutes ses coutures

France Amerique Elizabeth New is interviewed about her trips to Paris where participants dine with French etiquette expert, Marie de Tilly.

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Dallas Morning News

My Town: Francophile Elizabeth New on where to find France in Dallas

Although Elizabeth New is a Dallas native, her heart belongs to France, specifically to Paris and Provence, where she spends as much time as possible.

"In my former life, I was a professor of French" at the University of North Texas, she says.

To combine the best of classroom experience with real-life appreciation for France, she created French Affaires, a company "celebrating travel, culture, language and l'art de vivre," according to the Web site (

The practical application is running the Web site, e-publishing a newsletter, or "plog, short for Paris and Provence blog," helping people plan travel in France, leading tour groups, hosting a book club and giving seminars in Dallas about all things French. We caught up with her during one of her stateside stays in East Dallas.

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