The Carnival of Dunkirk

When we speak about Carnival, we often think about Rio or Venice. With that said, in France, there is one carnival that’s a little bit different than others, where the stars are not artists or dancers but the locals themselves! It is celebrated in the area of Dunkirk and lasts for multiple weekends in February.… Read More

Paris-Plages: A Beach in Paris

A beach in Paris? Is this even possible? Yes, it is! In 2002, Paris ran temporary artificial beaches along the Seine for the 1st time and they have been doing it every summer ever since.

Well, even though a lot of Parisians leave the city during summer, the rest of them stay in the capital with the many tourists that are visiting.… Read More

Top 5: Sports in France

France ranks 5th in the world for sports after the United States, Russia, China and Germany.

  • Soccer is by far the most popular French sport with 2 Million players.
  • Tennis, which has half the amount of players is actually a British adaptation of a French medieval game: Le jeu de paume.
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