The Itchy Feet comic tells stories of language, culture, and travel from around the world. I usually can’t say much about the accuracy of the culture and travel stuff, but the language stuff is right on—the author has clearly had some education in linguistics.
For more about la bise:
Want to participate in a survey on how many kisses one gives to faire la bise (give the French cheek-kiss) in different parts of France, or just look up the survey results for your part of that beautiful country? Go to CombienDeBises.com. Click on a region to give your data, or mouse-over to see its survey results thus far.
Incidentally: my family is originally from Brittany, but we’ve been Parisian for a long time; we do the usual Ile-de-France two.