In Isabelle's (Diane Kruger) family, every first marriage has ended in divorce. To circumvent her family's curse Isabelle devises a plan; marry and divorce a complete stranger before wedding her faultless fiance Pierre. After her initial plan backfires she targets Jean-Yves, an adventurous yet quirky travel writer whom she tries to manipulate with her powers of seduction.
A series of misadventures beset them as they take on Africa and then Moscow in whirlwind succession, breaking Isabelle of her comfortable routine existence. Despite her best efforts to make him fall for her, things don't go to plan and Isabelle experiences the rush of life-on the edge. Will she discover that love doesn't always come in the perfect package?