La Chandeleur : A French Celebration!


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

Why is McDonald’s better in France?


If you have been to a McDonald’s restaurant in both countries, you most likely noticed huge differences.

  1. Restaurants are decorated nicer, look newer, and are better equipped in France.
  2. Menus are (much !) more elaborate, with a wider range of ingredients.
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