So, you’re learning French… If you’re like many students, part of your motivation while you climb over its grammatical hurtles may be a desire to visit France–to stroll picturesque Parisian boulevards, meander through the lavender fields of Provence, or take a dip in crystalline waters of the French Riviera.… Read More
A challenge laid down for the architects of the time, that’s how this project starts. To build a 300 meter tall iron tower (980 ft.) for the 1989 Universal Exhibition. A crazy record that seems impossible to beat using the contemporary technology of that time.… Read More
The Louvre, the most visited museum in the world, has 38,000 works including the most famous: La Joconde. That being said, it also offers some unique and sometimes strange curiosities.
#1 Mummies: In the Egyptian wing, there is a mummy like no other.… Read More
Pablo Picasso was born in Spain in 1881. Yes you read that right, Spain. Now you may be wondering, why would we at The French Language Salon want to write about an artist that wasn’t French? In the early 1900s, Paris was known as the art capital of Europe – where a young Picasso made his home, and some of the most influential modern art of the 20th Century.… Read More