The tradition of carving faces into vegetables dates to the Celts. As part of their autumnal celebration, they wanted to light the way to their homes for the good spirits, so they carved faces into vegetables such as turnips and squash. A light was placed within the hollowed out vegetable.
Everyone knows Sextant Properties but do you know what a sextant is?
More than three million people visit Corsica each year, drawn by the mild climate and some of the most diverse landscapes in all Europe. Nowhere in the Mediterranean there are beaches finer than the island’s perfect half-moon bays of white sand and transparent water, or seascapes more dramatic than the red porphyry Calanches of the […]
For most of its life, the Pyrenees-Orientales region (formerly called Roussillon) of Languedoc was Spanish, only reverting to France in 1659. Since then it has retained a distinctively Catalan flavour, with Catalan spoken widely, and the Sardana dance, Bullfights and Paschal rituals still performed. The food too has a Spanish flavour, with spicy chorizzo and […]
Bastille Day is a day of celebrations of French culture. Many large-scale public events are held, including a military parade in Paris, as well as communal meals, dances, parties and fireworks.
The Lot is in the region now known as Occitanie. Aptly named, it has it all. It is the department where the transition from the cooler, wetter north to the dry, hot south is encapsulated. The honey-coloured walls, steep roofs and small, flat tiles of the houses and pigonniers of the north part of the […]
On 1st of April, France will also take part in the celebration of Easter along with the entire world. It is an important day for the Christian community, as it marks the day when Jesus Christ came back to life, after he was mercilessly crucified on the wooden cross.
The holiday season is just around the corner. Both schools and offices are closed. It is the right time to go out on a special trip with your family. If you love the snow and desire to take part in winter adventure sports, then one place that will meet all your requirements is the Megève […]
Christmas is all about following old traditions and getting along with family members to enjoy a good time. An essential and age-old culture that we have been following for centuries is carving a full roast Turkey to celebrate the spirit of Christmas.
There is no doubt about the fact that France is a beautiful country. Thanks to the development of tourism industry, more and more people can afford to take a trip to this amazing country that is not only known for its architecture and delicious cuisines. If you have the thirst to check out new countries […]