Jeannie Longo, the Cycling Queen


She made a mark in the World of Cycling over many generations, from 1975 all the way through to 2012!
And her achievements are as impressive as her longevity.
In total, she has received 114 medals throughout her career, in 3 different fields.

Fun Fact: she was winning her first trophies while some of her latest competitors were not yet born.… Read More

The Incredible Story of the Eiffel Tower


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

Film & TV : Intouchables


The French movie “Intouchables” was released in 2011. This movie, directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, was met with great success across the entire world.

Driss, played by Omar Sy and Philippe, a billionaire played by Francois Cluzet meet during a job interview for a full time care giver position as the businessman became heavily handicapped after a paragliding accident.… Read More

The Alternative Paris


If you ask a tour of Paris with a guide, he will likely suggest to visit le Louvre, l’Arc de Triomphe, la Tour Eiffel and le Jardin des plantes. This is an awesome tour but also so classic ! Paris has many other facets to show you. This article is for people who are pretty curious, who love stories and gossip, and who are ready to discover the “unusual Paris”.… Read More