Tag Archives: France

8 Dos and Don’ts to be a Good Tourist in France


The vast majority of people never want to make any tourist mistakes when visiting a new country.  Most times offence is not intended, and many people feel terrible when they know they have done something silly or offensive.  With most countries having different social norms and expectations when it comes to behavior, it is very(…)

8 Phrases to Learn Before You Travel to France


Not only will French skills enhance your travel experiences in France and make getting around, eating, and drinking easier, but you will also be able to speak some of what is considered to be one of the most romantic languages across the world.  Despite some differences between the language variations, it will also come in(…)

How to Have a Lucky New Year Around the World


Fact: In Italy, people will wear red underwear on New Year’s Day as a symbol of good luck for the upcoming year.    Red: the color of blood, the Devil, and witchcraft. Red was a color banned from being used in clothing until the Middle Ages, when people in Europe (and in particular in Italy)(…)

11 Top Child-Friendly Places in Paris


France’s cultural and romantic capital city is often thought of as being the domain of lovers and couples.  There are, however, plenty of places to take the children when visiting this captivating city. Some of the best places in Paris for children are: 1. The Eiffel Tower Even kids cannot help but be impressed by the(…)

10 French Dishes for Children. Voila!


In France, food is serious business, it’s not something to be trifled with. That goes for all age groups – and your little ones will understand why after you introduce them to just a few of these child-friendly French specialities. If you decide to reside in France, you need to eat like they do, talk(…)

French Kisses, Fries and Toast Explained


Fact: French toast was not invented by French people. It’s true – French toast is a recipe that significantly predates France as a country. Originating sometime before the 4th century AD in Rome, so called “French” toast began as a way to not waste stale bread, instead soaking it in milk and fresh eggs and(…)