The fashion is actually the same every year, since Christmas Eve in France is traditionally a formal family party. Most of the time women wear a classic cocktail dress or suit. The outfit may have a touch of originality but should be kept formal, and makeup is worn a little heavier than their everyday look.… Read More
The Military Service (Service Militaire) is the name of the Conscription in France, which means “the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.”
It dates back to the French Revolution (1789), at the time of the National Guard and the “Levée en masse” (mass levy).… Read More
The grand prize for the best baguette in Paris has been awarded to Sami Bouattour, from the bakery Brun, located at 193 rue de la Tolbiac (Butte aux Cailles, XIIIe). The prize was awarded at the end of the competition, organized by the city of Paris at the Professional Chamber of Artisan Bakers in Paris (IVe).… Read More
One of the main differences between life in France and life in the US resides in the working world.
First, finding a job is a lot easier in the United States than it is in France but it is also a lot easier to lose your position.
The job search happens the same way in both countries except the resume is different.… Read More
Culturally, wine is known as the official French drink…is this cliché or reality?
It is true, French wine is famous for its quality. French people know it and enjoy it: They still are the world’s biggest wine consumers. Despite this, the new generation (18-34yo) has left the “Red” and “White” behind for the “Mousse”, beer!… Read More