Despite the anti-sentiment surrounding an American style Halloween and the fact that the concept of Halloween is relatively new to France, it is still celebrated in small pockets throughout France. Here are a few things you should know before hand which might make it more enjoyable.
In France, rather than translating Hollywood movie titles into French, sometimes film titles are converted to a more understandable “English” movie title. The results are usually OK but there seems to be an over use of certain words, especially the word “SEX”. The results can seem weird, funny or inappropriate to English speakers.
RSVP, it’s what you write on an invitation when you want a response from the invited person. But RSVP is a French acronym not an English one so why don’t the French use “RSVP” and why do so few French people understand it’s meaning? Discover the answer to these questions and learn what you should write on a French invitation instead of the letters RSVP.
If you’re considering a visit to Europe and you’re unsure or on the fence about whether you should travel Europe by train or not then you should read this article where I share 10 of the top reasons we chose train travel over the usual plane travel. This article is just one part of a […]
If you’re curious or plan on travelling across Europe by train and would like to learn more about it before you take the plunge than you should read this multi-part mini series. I’ll share everything I learned and give you some super helpful tips and advice.
If you’re keen on improving your French or learning more French words and phrases but want to avoid the embarrassment of accidentally sounding like a sex craved foreigner than read on. Here are 8 French expressions many English speakers use incorrectly and quick tips to help you say what you REALLY want to say in […]
It may come as a huge surprise to discover, once upon a time, the Super Bowl on two wheels we call the Tour de France, which requires athletes to be in top notch shape, used to be just a bunch of cigarette-smoking, booze-guzzling men riding on unpaved roads through the Alps.
Don’t look like a dunce! If you are going to visit or move to France, be sure to learn about the different types of cured meats which are very prevalent in French culture and French cuisine. Here are 8 types of cured meats to get you started.