Find out how to say cheers in French. From the formalities and etiquette tips, as well as most importantly, how to avoid bad luck!
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 most interesting French superstitions and what people in France use to ward off bad omens and bring the good luck spirits home. If you are superstitious, that is!
Get to know the most famous French poems that have become much beloved classics. From renaissance times to modern poetry, with English translation.
Find out how many vacation days French people get, and how annual leave is calculated in France. From the history of protests to the present day.
Go beyond the Palace of Versailles and get the facts about the man who built it. The Sun King Louis XIV ruled France with an iron fist, indulging in questionable familial relations, scandals, and much more.
With a long and complicated history, the French are deeply patriotic when it comes to defending their country and their way of life. Through times of war and peace, France is rich in symbols that demonstrate a citizen's pride of…
Get to know the top French bands that have gained international acclaim. From rock, hip-hop, heavy metal, folk, pop groups, and more.
Get to know the facts about Joan of Arc, the fascinating Maid of Orleans who would capture the imagination of all of France. And find out how her image is being co-opted today.
From queens to commoners, and fighters to scientists, get to know the most famous French women who changed the course of history.
Get the facts about Napoleon Bonaparte and find out how a minor soldier from Corsica rose to become Emperor of the French, and inspire fear in the hearts of his enemies.
Find out interesting facts about the Paris metro, including its history, famous station names, safety, accessibility in the metro, and more.
Learn about Parisian architecture and the visionary architect Baron Haussmann who transformed Paris into the city that it is today.