Today, at 8 am, the summer sales have started in France. All French girls have been waiting for the opening of shops this Wednesday 25th of June to rush into all clothing shops and to be the first to buy their favourite trousers, top or accessories that they already chose one week ago.
French summer sales: Bargain time is here!
Next Sunday, in the UK as well as in France, we celebrate the Father’s Day. For a long time, it used to be celebrated on the 19th of March, on the Joseph’s day, as a reference of the Christ’s father. The Father’s Day without any religious connotation has been created in the USA in 1912. It has been fixed on the 3rd Sunday of June.
Father's Day: Still haven't bought Dad a present?
The opening ceremony of the 20th edition of the World Cup will take place in a few hours. The beautiful spirit of Brazilian carnivals is known all over the world; we can all expect unforgettable memories.
Whose dreams will come true?
The Queen arrived in France yesterday for a 3-day state visit arranged to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Today, 6th June marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, which were to signal the beginning of the end of the Second World War.
Last month French mortgage interest rates have reduced once more and have reached an historic low level. A few hours ago, as analysts were expecting, the European Central Bank (ECB) has made their monthly decision on interest rates and given the comments that were made by Mario Draghi (The ECB president) to stimulate the Eurozone economy further.
Are you ready? Get on your bike and follow me! Here is our Sextant ‘Tour de France’ where we will discover French and British people’s favourite places and some of our nicest traditional properties in these lovely regions all over France.
Sextant ‘Tour De France’ in the Provinces!
On the 21st of June, the Fete de la Musique will be organised all over the French territory like every year. The specificity of this date is that it is the largest day of the year in the northern hemisphere and of course, the summer day! Good weather, good atmosphere and good music are expected, once again, for the 33e edition of this event.
Good weather, good atmosphere and good sounds for the Fete de La Musique!
A poor performance by the British pound made the euro look good but it was not really such a successful week for the single currency. It lost half a cent to the US dollar and was down by almost two cents against the Australian dollar.
The 67th edition of the glamorous and world-famous Cannes Film Festival began last Wednesday and will run until next Sunday, 25th of May.
Lights, Action, Camera! 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival
Who would say no to a trip to the French Riviera in May, to enjoy the sea, the sun and natural beauty of the region? In May, outside of the high season, the south of France really starts to come to life with beautiful weather and lots of events organised all over the region.
Monte-Carlo: an exceptional offer in an exceptional destination!