Why Carved Pumpkins Are A Symbol Of Halloween

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.

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What To Do In France In October

Looking for something to do in France this month? The start of autumn brings lovely hues of red, orange and yellow to France along with a crisp chill to the air. Here are some of the top events you might want to attend on your October trip to France.

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Where can you celebrate Halloween in France this year?

Long established in Ireland, the UK and the US, it would be fair to say that Halloween is not quite as widely celebrated in France as abroad. However, change is afoot, albeit slowly, and each year more events crop up for young and old alike to celebrate the autumnal feast. We’ve made a round-up of […]

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