Daughter: “Mama, what is “Je Suis Charlie?” ME: “Um” Daughter: Are the bad people in Paris going to come here where we live? (We live in France by the way). My daughter was asking about the events on the 7th of January where 17 people were killed by what some are saying was a terrorist attack. Unless […]
If you plan on being in France on New Years eve and are invited to a New years dinner (dîner de la Saint Sylvestre) or new years eve party where food is served than you better prepare yourself for certain things, particularly the weird French food. In France, New Years Eve, known as La Saint-Sylvestre or […]
One of the easiest and funnest ways to learn about French culture and customs while living in France is to get to know your neighbours. Luckily their is an annual gatherine called La Fête Des Voisins or Neighbours day where you can.
Ascension Day in France is yet another religious holiday you should watch out for in the month of May even if you are not Christian or Catholic because it’s also a public holiday where many of the services and businesses you rely on shut down. What to expect on Ascension Day? In France, Ascension […]