Bastille Day: What is it?

First, if you decide to go to France on the 14th of July, it is important to know one thing: the name “Bastille Day” does not exist! We call it “Fête Nationale” (National Day) or just “Le 14 Juillet” (The 14th of July). With that said, let’s see now what happened that day in French…

Read more

The Great Frost of France

The last winter has been freezing and hard on Parisians. Between an intense cold snap and floods due to torrential rain, inhabitants of the “City of Lights” went through some difficult times. Imagine now a time travel, going back 300 years ago. Welcome to the France of 1709, during Louis XIV’s reign. The last weeks…

Read more