Menhir - a long stone
Seeing us in the Breton small town Lokmariaker, friends instructed: - The town, of course, is small, but you will not be bored around some dolmens and menhirs. There will…

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Records of the French Guinness Book
Many dream of getting into the famous Guinness Book of Records, and some really succeed! We dedicated this material to the French, who thus left their mark on history.Kohl nuts…

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Top best restaurants of the Côte d'Azur for true gourmets
Once on the Riviera, do not deny yourself the pleasure of visiting local restaurants - the gastronomy of the Côte d'Azur deserves praise. There are places for every taste -…

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So warm Northern France

The sea and the rocks, Calvados and cider, the Vikings and Joan of Arc, Gothic cathedrals and Camembert – all this is Normandy, so cold in nature and warm in hospitality.

From the Gauls to the Second Front

In the 1st century BC, the Romans, headed by the emperor Octavian Augustus, came to the originally Gallic territories. The construction of roads, cities and stone bridges completely transformed the northern lands located around Lugdun, today’s Lyon. Continue reading

Fire at Notre-Dame de Paris: French symbol in the flames of the Belgian and local press

On Tuesday, the French press recalled with great sadness the tragedy of the fire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

In the Belgian editions, editors are also located at the “foot of the monument”, which turned out to be the cause of the “universal drama”. French headlines pay homage to “Our Lady of Tears” in the Parisian edition, “The Sad Lady” in Figaro. Les Echoes speak of the “tragedy of Paris”, and the Catholic newspaper La Croix claims that the “heart” of the capital is “in ashes.” Continue reading

New life of old Beaubourg

When, in the old Parisian quarter of Beaubourg, a cultural center was opened to the wider public, the bewilderment was more than enough. At first, many Parisians could not get used to this strange structure, especially considering that it was intended as a repository of the most outstanding works from all fields of art. Very little time passed, and the Pompidou Center, which is otherwise simply called “Beaubourg,” literally became a hostage to its own popularity. The capacity planned by its creators could not be compared with the actual number of visitors. Continue reading

How to severely save on food in Paris
I was pushed to write this post by several entries in this community that food is expensive in Paris. In general, this post was thought of as a long-beautiful list…

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Do not fall prey to translation difficulties
Do you know this picture: you are on holiday abroad, trying to explain to a local resident about a vital matter for you - for example, how many more kilometers…

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Life in the French province
The French province is a small ancient city and village, surrounded by mountains, meadows or valleys. The life in them, filled with special charm, has cardinal differences from its flow…

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Overseas possessions of France
Numbers hit Did you know that in the so-called Overseas Territories of France, a total area of ​​six hundred thousand square kilometers, is two million seven hundred and fifty thousand…

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