Learn about Saint King Louis IX, the only King of France to become a saint. From his personal life, crusades, accomplishments, 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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Learn about Marseille on the Mediterranean sea, famous for being the oldest city in France. From its history, interesting facts, and much more.
Explore the Avenue des Champs Elysées in Paris, from its history and construction, to its shops, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, and top attractions.
Get to know the history of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, from its construction, facts about the monument, famous marches, and commemorations.
Learn about Eleanor of Aquitaine, the woman who would become Queen of France and England. From her personal life, her family, accomplishments and more.
Learn about the Genevieve, an ordinary woman who became the patron saint of Paris. From her personal life, accomplishments, her influence on the King, and more.
Learn about Clovis I who united the Frankish tribes of Gaul to become King of France. From his personal life, conversion to Christianity, conquests, and more.
Find out how the locals celebrate April fool's day in France, its historical origins, and why it is called Poisson d'avril in French.
Learn about King Charlemagne who ruled much of Europe, having been crowned Holy Roman Emperor. From his personal life, family, achievements, and more.
Learn about François Ier (Francis 1 of France), one of the great renaissance French kings. From his personal life, his rivalries, his accomplishments and more.
Get to know Henri IV of France and Navarre, a man who became known as Good King Henry. From his family, his love life, his exploits and more.
Get to know some amazing facts about Catherine de Medici, the powerful Queen of France. With her history, her family life, her politics, and more.
Learn about Emperor Napoleon III of France, the nephew and heir of Napoleon Bonaparte. From his family life, his rise to President, his defeat, and more.
Get to know the most famous French female artists and painters, who are much acclaimed in France. From their personal stories, best known artwork, and more.
Listen to the top songs about Paris in French and English. From legendary singers and songwriters who have fallen in love with the City of Lights.
Find out how the locals celebrate New Year's eve in France, with typical French traditions, foods, and revelry.
Find out how Michel Nostradamus's real life tragedies and experiences led to him becoming one of the world's most famous astrologer, psychic, and foreseer.
Get the guide to giving flowers in France. From the significance of colors, flowers for the bride, for births, dinner parties, good health, and more.
Get to know the celebrated French female writers who are much acclaimed in France and around the world. From their personal stories, their most famous works, and more.