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French Film: Le Mépris

Publié le 26 January 2018

Jean-Luc Godard’s 1963 film Le Mépris was one of the first cinematic works to focus on the beauty of the filmmaking process itself, and not… Read More

Tarte Flambée

Publié le 23 January 2018

Tarte flambée, or flàmmeküeche in the Alsatian dialect, is a speciality of the region of Alsace. The dish is quite like a strange version of… Read More

Intraduisible #20

Publié le 23 January 2018

Derived from the noun nombril, meaning ‘navel’ or ‘belly button’, and the adjectival suffix -iste, the term nombriliste refers to someone who thinks only of… Read More

Le Carnaval de Paris

Publié le 23 January 2018

You have probably heard of Rio Carnival in Brazil, and Notting Hill Carnival in London, but what you may not know is that every year,… Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #14

Publié le 23 January 2018

Connecting the lines 1, 5 and 8 of the Parisian métro system, Bastille is a busy and important station which saw a massive 13,706,765 passengers… Read More

Discover … Tours

Publié le 23 January 2018

Located in Western France, on the banks of the Rivers Loire and Cher, Tours is a city which, through the years, has withstood much conflict… Read More

Le tourbillon de la vie

Publié le 23 January 2018

The song ‘Le Tourbillon de la vie’, sung by actress Jeanne Moreau in famous Nouvelle Vague film Jules et Jim, tells the story of a… Read More

February events

Publié le 22 January 2018

This month, communities, customs and cultures from all over the world come together in Paris in a collection of festivals, markets, parades and exhibitions. Read More


Publié le 22 January 2018

Coming to France is one thing, but getting a true insight into its heritage is another! Join us for a weekend away to the Normandy… Read More

Toolkit: Le Marché aux Puces

Publié le 22 January 2018

As well as being a world capital of haute couture, playing host to a multiplicity of stylish designer brands, Paris is also a great place… Read More