Francophonie Day

Francophonie Day

March 20 is the International Francophonie Day (literally the international day set to celebrate French language). To commemorate this day, a whole event has been created called the “Semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie” (French language Week). During this week, a lot of events are taking place around the world around the […]

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St Patrick's Day in France

How to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in France

St Patrick’s Day is a Christian feast which celebrates the patron saint of Ireland. It is celebrated on March 17 in Ireland but also everywhere in the world where an Irish diaspora exists. Let’s see how to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in France. St Patrick was Ireland’s evangelizer. He explained the Holy Trinity concept to […]

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International Women's Day in France

International Women’s Day in France

International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th of March. This day highlights the fight against inequalities women face everyday. It’s a day where women celebrate their progress and claim their rights. The UN created Women’s Day in 1977 as part of the 87 international days officialized by this organization. Let’s discover how to celebrate […]

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The César Award

The César Award

The César is an award ceremony in the French film industry organized by the Académie des Arts et Techniques, also called l’Académie des César. The Académie is composed of 4700 members, who then vote for the most remarkable movies, actors, directors, etc. of the year. The ceremony takes place each year in Paris. The award, […]

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Five romantic places to spend Valentine’s Day in France

Five romantic places to spend Valentine’s Day in France

Valentine’s Day can be very stressful rather than amusing if you do not know where to go… We listed for you 5 romantic places to spend Valentine’s Day in France. Café de l’Homme What is not romantic when it comes to have dinner in front of the Eiffel Tower? Le Café de l’Homme is a […]

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Emergence of a Responsible Real estate

The Emergence of a More Responsible Real Estate Investment

These days, when the consequences of global warming raise many concerns and as we witness the advent of ecological thinking, 8 out of 10 French people say they are considerate of environmental problems, or even very sensitive to them. But few act when it comes to minimizing their impact. With responsible real estate, however, a […]

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Candlemas

Candlemas

La Chandeleur is a Christian holiday celebrated on 2 February, 40 days after Christmas, in France. Explore the customs and history surrounding this festival. The festival’s name “Candlemas” or “candlelight festival” is from Latin origin: festacandelarum, from candela, meaning “candle.” Its name expresses the fact that Jesus is the world’s light. Apparently this holiday was […]

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Six Nations Tournament

The Six Nations Tournament is an annual rugby union competition held from February through March. The teams involved include England, Scotland, France, Wales, Ireland and Italy. The game is one of the world’s longest running sports competition. It was formed in 1882, and Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England were the original participating nations. In fact, […]

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TOP 5 Apartments for sale in the French Alps

After our Top 5 Skiing Destinations in France, let’s discover the Top 5 Apartments for sale in the French Alps! The French Alps are a mountain range that extends over the South-East of France, close to the Swiss-Italian border. Present in nine departments: Haute-Savoie, Savoie, Isère, Drôme, Hautes-Alpes, Alpes de Haute-Provence, Vaucluse and Var, Alpes […]

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The Nice Carnival

The Nice Carnival

The Nice Carnival is the third largest celebration of Carnival in the world, after the Venice and Rio carnivals. It takes place in February and brings together hundreds of thousands of people each year. HISTORY It is difficult to date the first celebration of Carnival, but the first mention of it is made by Charles […]

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