When speaking a language, one can feel the “cultural baggage” that comes with it. For example, French culture is often associated with elegance and romanticism, and American culture to productivity and dynamism. The use of either languages influences our behavior and personality.… Read More
On July 14th, the tradition is that every French city should create the most beautiful firework show possible. Over the past few years, these shows have included music and have evolved in to real choreographed pyrotechnic shows.
Some cities have shown they have great imaginations and have created amazing fireworks shows which attract more and more people each year.… Read More
The most famous French artists are known all over the world. But these big names of the Arts did not only leave their work behind. Sometimes, their houses became museums that let us dive further in to their lives and their worlds.
Here is the first stop on our Artist’s house French tour.… Read More
In France, the “Baccalaureat” exam officially starts every year in mid-June. This exam is the gateway to college for French students who just graduated from “Le lycée”. It’s a much anticipated challenge for students who prepare this test, with more or less involvement, during the whole “Terminale” school year.… Read More
Every year on February 2nd, French people celebrate La Chandeleur. On this date, we used to cook crepes, that we would then flip in the skillet while holding a golden coin in the hand, which will bring us luck all year long.
Originally, crepes parties were part of a casual winter family routine that the Catholics picked as the celebration of Jesus Presentation to the Temple.… Read More