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  • Historic, lovely and delicious Parisian Bread and Pastry

    Historic, lovely and delicious Parisian Bread and Pastry

    The idea of Parisian Bread and Pastry is obvious, but these are exceptional and historical. Important for their history and longevity, these Bread and Pastry places, that one must visit, also have invented their special iconic pastry, loaf or decor. Stohrer Nicolas Stohrer, as the story goes, learned his trade as pastry chef in the […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Driving in France: what you need to know

    Driving in France: what you need to know

    Driving in France: what you need to know This article covers driving in France: paperwork, insurance, and how to obtain it. Buying a car. In case of accident. Items you are required to have in the car. If you are British, you may want to follow this link for regulations coming into place now that […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Valentine’s Day – When Cupid’s bow is fired…

    Valentine’s Day – When Cupid’s bow is fired…

    Valentine’s Day – When Cupid’s bow is fired… As far back as the early fourth century B.C., the Romans had celebrated an annual rite of passage for young men in honor of the god Lupercus. The names of willing young women were placed in a box and drawn at random by the young men. From […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • The Statue of Liberty in France

    The Statue of Liberty in France

    The Statue of Liberty, whose full name is Liberty Enlightening the World, was one of the greatest gifts ever given. The original was given by the people of France to the United States in 1886 and was installed in New York’s harbor but did you know there are lots of Lady Libertys in France today? […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • New albums : Melody Gardot & Thomas Dutronc

    New albums : Melody Gardot & Thomas Dutronc

    Melody Gardot’s new album came out 23 October : “Sunset in the Blue” includes the song  called “Little Something”, a duet with Sting! A lovely pop/electro duet… a different style for Melody! Madame Figaro says this album is “sans doute le plus beau des albums de cette année”.For those who don’t know her yet, Melody […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • How do you know you’re Becoming French?! 20 more ways

    How do you know you’re Becoming French?! 20 more ways

    How do you know you’re Becoming French?! 20 more ways When you… have an Opinel or three know that seeing and hearing a rumbling mass of military planes and helicopters in the Paris sky around July 11 is not an invasion but a rehearsal for the Bastille Day parade…  that Bastille Day not only is […]Read More - Lire la suite