10 must-read French and French learning blogs

Looking for French blogs to help you practice your language skills – and maybe learn some other interesting things besides? Blogs aren’t quite the hot item they used to be, but many still exist, and they can be a great way to dive deeper into a subject, as well as a language. Since they don’t …

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10 things you might not know about abortion in France

On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, limiting many women’s access to a safe, legal abortion. However you took the news, as a French student, you may be wondering about abortion and abortion laws in France. Here’s what you need to know about abortion in France. 1. Abortion is legal …

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Tipping in France: When to do it (and when not to do it)

If you’re planning a trip to Paris or to France – or if you’re already here and making plans for the day – you may be wondering how big a tip you’ll need to leave your waiter, taxi driver, or tour guide. After all, it would be a shame to have spent so much time …

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10 magnificent French Monuments you should visit in 2023

France is full of amazing landmarks, monuments, and museums. And now that the worst of the pandemic is behind us you can finally visit them! Here are 10 marvelous French monuments that make for a fun visit in real life or from your living room. But first…. What is the French word for “monument”? Before I …

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Everything you need to know about sunny Provence

With its lavender fields, Herbes de Provence, famous Mediterranean beaches, and (generally) sunny weather, Provence is one of the best-known and most iconic regions of mainland France. But if you are like most people, you probably don’t know much more about the history, culture and food of this beautiful region of France. Today, let’s discover …

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5 stunning French villages to visit in 2024

If you’re planning a trip to France or just dreaming of one for now, you may be hoping to visit a French village. The French village holds an iconic place in how many of us picture France, and I’m happy to say that this image is more or less a reality. There are lots of …

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