Beyond mushroom poisoning, there are many more dangers and challenges to mushroom hunting in France. Learn what they are, which tools you can legally use to forage for mushrooms and which wild mushrooms are the most sought after among French mushroom gatherers.
When you think of France what comes to mind? The Eiffel tower? A French baguette? Perhaps something less obvious like a sprig of lavender or a painting by Dégas? Whatever images your mind conjures up when you think of France, they can easily be captured in a French inspired tattoo. Here are over 25 photos of French themed tattoos to get your juices flowing.
According to United Nations World Tourism Organization, France has been the worlds most popular tourist destination for over 25 years. Let’s explore some of the things that make France such a popular travel destination.
In remembrance of the original Jack O’lantern, which were NOT carved out of pumpkins, try something so old it’s new. Carve a Turnip Jack O’Lantern for Halloween just like the Irish, Scots and Brits used to before bright orange pumpkins became the norm. Or do as the French do in the Northern parts of France […]
Ever wonder if the French actually eat fast food or if McDonalds is as popular in France as it is in America? YES. The French love their McDonalds Big Macs.But just how much do they love it compared to the rest of the world?
Want to know what it’s like to deal with French bureaucracy for an expat living in France? Here is one of our many irritating and frustrating experiences at the dreaded bureaucratic offic of the Prefecture of Montpellier to do a simple change of address. Grrrrrr.
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.