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Weekend in Lille and Bruges

Publié le 25 October 2018

We’re advertising this month’s trip a little early, but it’s never too soon to get into the Christmas spirit! This weekend getaway is also a … Read More

La Toussaint

Publié le 25 October 2018

La Toussaint takes place every year on the 1st of November and is an important holiday of remembrance for French people and their families. Read More

Gateau Breton

Publié le 25 October 2018

Since November marks the centenary of the Armistice of the First World War, we thought why not explore a French recipe from the war period? … Read More

Middle French

Publié le 25 October 2018

Middle French is a period of the French language from about the 14th to the 17th century. It was preceded by the Old French period … Read More

Toolkit: Public transport

Publié le 25 October 2018

Being able to get yourself around is absolutely essential, so why not learn more about France’s public transport system? … Read More

Discover… Rouen

Publié le 25 October 2018

This port city sits on the Seine river in the Normandy region and has such an impressive collection of Gothic churches that Victor Hugo actually … Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #23

Publié le 24 October 2018

Get familiar with Champ de Mars, one of the ghost stations of Paris! It used to be on the line 8 and was opened in … Read More

Intraduisible #27 Cochonnerie

Publié le 1 October 2018

“Cochonnerie” is a very informal French term meaning "junk" or “rubbish”. Add this quirky expression to your vocabulary today! … Read More

Cassoulet

Publié le 1 October 2018

Cassoulet is a hearty stew from Toulouse. It is a combination of beans, sausages, pork and other meats. It is a regional specialty of the … Read More

Day Trip to Giverny

Publié le 1 October 2018

Take a day out to Giverny, the home and workplace of Monet. Here, you can see the famous gardens that inspired the 'Waterlilies' series. Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #22

Publié le 1 October 2018

Served by line 10 of the Parisian Metro and RER B and C, Cluny la Sorbonne is a metro station in the heart of the … Read More

Grand Raid Réunion

Publié le 1 October 2018

The tradition of Grand Raid: a treacherous race over a beautiful island. Would you be up to the challenge? … Read More

Day Trip to Normandy

Publié le 23 August 2018

Make Normandy your next getaway! Get ready to discover the chalk cliffs and towns that inspired Impressionists such as Monet and Boudin. Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #21

Publié le 23 August 2018

Served by lines 1 and 7 of the Parisian metro, Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre is a bustling station on the northern side of the Seine. Read More

French Song – ‘La Seine’

Publié le 23 August 2018

‘La Seine’ was released in 2011 as part of the soundtrack for the film ‘Un Monstre à Paris’. Its vocalists are the lovely Vanessa Paradis … Read More

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