If you are among the 250 million people who visited the Eiffel Tower since its opening in 1889, you may have climbed the “Tall lady” staircases up to the second floor. But at the second floor it is mandatory to take an elevator if you are willing to access the third floor up to 234 m (1,063 feet) high to enjoy an amazing view of Paris and visit Gustave Eiffel’s office that has been rebuilt.… Read More
How do French people see the rest of the World?
Only speaking about their neighbors, here are their thoughts (with a lot of French humor) about those Others.
The Germans are the former great enemies that became best friends. They drink a lot of beer, mostly in October.… Read More
20% of the French households own a dog. If he is a male dog he is more likely to be named “Snoopy” and if she is a female, the most common name is “Lady”.
For more than 50 years, the favorite French dog breed has been the German Shepherd. Today, the Labrador Retriever, famous for his kindness, is the first choice of the families with children.… Read More
Every year in France, an American or Canadian Christmas movie becomes a big box office hit! This year the box office champion is “The night before – secret party”. But the all-time favorite Christmas movie is, for French people of all generations, Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”.… Read More