Learn what family life in France is like, with facts about marriage, children, work-life balance and more.
Living in France
Wondering what life is like in France? Whether you are planning on living abroad or just dreaming about the French way of life, get ready to hear about our adventures in daily life, family life, and learning French. The mistakes expats make, the cost of living, we uncover the truth about living in Paris.
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Find out the meaning of the fleur de lis and its history. From its history and roots in France, to its use in the U.S. and other countries around the world.
One of the most unexpected holidays in France is November 1st. It is an old Christian tradition known as All Saints' Day and is actually an official holiday in France. All shops, schools, government offices, and businesses are closed, and…
Get to know the most famous French saints, including their history, places named after them, and more.
Get to know the patron saints of Paris, including their history, places named after them, and more.
Find out about the history of the Frankish Empire, from Clovis to Charlemagne, interesting facts and more.
Learn about the history of Gaul (France), its Celtic tribes and traditions, famous Gallic leaders, the conquest by the Romans, interesting facts and more.
Find out about the history of the Roman conquest of Gaul (France), from Julius Caesar to Constantine, interesting facts and more.
Learn about Anne of Brittany, the Duchess who would become Queen of France twice and fight to maintain Bretagne's independence.
Find out about the different regional flags of France, their origin and history, and why many of them are still flying high today.
Find out how the French flag came about, the symbolism of the colors, its history during the revolution, and much more.
Get the facts about the French currency. From the origins of the livre under Charlemagne, the history of the franc coins, the euro in France, and much more.
Get the facts about the Franco-Prussian war of 1870, including the main antagonists, the lead-up to the war, and its aftermath.
Find out the history of the Occitan language, its origin in southern Europe, famous dialects like Provençale, and why it is endangered today.
Get the facts about the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting. From its history, how it ended up at the Louvre Museum, and more.