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Intraduisible #25 Spleen

Publié le 18 July 2018

"Spleen" is a 19th century word that describes a kind of melancholy, profound boredom and overall dissatisfaction coined by French poet, Charles Baudelaire. Read More

August 2018 Events

Publié le 18 July 2018

We have found these great deals for various festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in Paris and beyond this August! … Read More

Discover… Corsica

Publié le 18 July 2018

Why not use the summer holidays to get out of L'Hexagone and discover Corsica, the stunning Mediterranean island. Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #20

Publié le 18 July 2018

Served by line 13 of the Parisian metro, Liège is a relatively quiet station, next to Saint Lazare train station on the border of the … Read More

Le Festival des Jardins

Publié le 18 July 2018

The ‘Festival des Jardins’ is a horticultural festival that takes place in Chaumont-sur-Loire. The festival has been held every summer since 1992. Read More

Confit de Canard

Publié le 18 July 2018

Have a go at making this traditional French dish from scratch with our simple recipe! … Read More

Day Trip to the Loire Valley

Publié le 16 July 2018

Why not take the opportunity to explore a discover a new area of France by going to the Loire Valley, complete with stunning châteux and … Read More

Intraduisible #24 Coup de

Publié le 26 June 2018

'Coup de [qqc]' is a useful French phrase to describe those sudden, out-of-the-blue moments that trigger a certain feeling, such as love or tiredness. Read More

July 2018 Events

Publié le 25 June 2018

We have found these great deals for various festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in Paris and beyond this July! … Read More

Day Trip to Giverny

Publié le 25 June 2018

Why not take this fantastic opportunity to discover Giverny, a charming little town made famous by Monet. Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #19

Publié le 25 June 2018

Served by line 1 of the Parisian metro, Louvre-Rivoli is a bustling station on the northern side of the Seine, next to the world famous … Read More

Avignon Festival

Publié le 25 June 2018

The Festival d'Avignon, or Avignon Festival, is an annual arts festival held in the French city of Avignon every summer in July. Read More

Crème Brûlée

Publié le 25 June 2018

Have a go at making your own crème brûlée from scratch with our quick and easy recipe! … Read More

Intraduisible #24 Ras-Le-Bol

Publié le 22 May 2018

Ras-le-bol is a French phrase used to emphasise frustration or annoyance. For example, when you are so fed up with something or someone. Read More

June 2018 Events

Publié le 22 May 2018

We have found these great deals for various festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in Paris and beyond this June! … Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #18

Publié le 22 May 2018

Served by line 7 of the Parisian metro, Pont Neuf is a bustling station on the northern side of the Seine, next to the Pont … Read More

Fête de la Saint-Jean

Publié le 22 May 2018

The Fête de la Saint-Jean is an annual celebration that always falls on 24 June. The celebration commemorates the birth of John the Baptist and … Read More

Salmon Rillettes

Publié le 22 May 2018

Have a go at making your own salmon rillettes from scratch with our quick and easy recipe. Read More

Le 1er mai (1st May)

Publié le 23 April 2018

1st May in France, commonly known as May Day, is a public holiday associated with the lily of the valley flower, which dates back to … Read More

May 2018 Events

Publié le 23 April 2018

We have found these great deals for various festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in Paris and beyond this May! … Read More

Discover… Bayeux

Publié le 23 April 2018

Why not explore Bayeux, a small city in the north of France and home of the world-famous Bayeux Tapestry. Read More

Niçoise Salad

Publié le 23 April 2018

Have a go at making your own salade niçoise from scratch with our quick and healthy recipe. Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #17

Publié le 23 April 2018

Served by line 12 of the Parisian metro, Abbesses is a bustling station on the western side of the butte (hill) of Montmartre in the … Read More

Baby Blague #1 – French Joke

Publié le 3 April 2018

Baby blagues are a collection of jokes aimed at French children, chosen by Babylangues. Although they are childish jokes, they still make the French laugh! … Read More

April Events

Publié le 22 March 2018

We have found these great deals for various festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in Paris and beyond this April! … Read More

Discover… Avignon

Publié le 22 March 2018

Why not explore Avignon, a town in the south of France filled with stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites. Read More

Intraduisible #22 Dizaine

Publié le 22 March 2018

The French noun une dizaine is modified by the suffix ‘-aine’, which is used to convey the idea of an approximation in quantity. Read More

Blagues Carambar #9 – French Joke

Publié le 22 March 2018

The Carambar is a quintessentially French sweet. This chewy caramel candy has almost become a national image of France. The Carambar is a quintessentially French … Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #16

Publié le 22 March 2018

Served by lines 3 and 11 of the Parisian metro, Arts et Métiers station is a quiet stop tucked away in the pleasant streets of … Read More

Easter in Martinique

Publié le 22 March 2018

In Martinique, Easter is very different to the traditional European holiday. Be prepared to eat curry and watch crab racing! … Read More

French song – Soulman

Publié le 22 March 2018

Soulman is the second track on the eponymous album by Ben l’Oncle Soul. It’s a simple, catchy song about Ben declaring himself as a ‘soulman’. Read More

Macarons

Publié le 22 March 2018

French macarons have a reputation for being difficult to make; follow our recipe to enjoy macarons at home and you'll see it's not so hard! … Read More

March events

Publié le 26 February 2018

Discover the unusual festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in Paris and beyond this March. Read More

Intraduisible #21

Publié le 26 February 2018

The verb mitonner, which means ‘to cook up slowly’, can also be used in an informal context to talk about someone who is preparing or … Read More

La Fête du Citron

Publié le 23 February 2018

The theme of this year’s Fête du Citron is Bollywood, so if you take a trip to the town of Menton, you might see colourful … Read More