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…

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The Haussmannian Style

If you have studied the story of the city of Paris and its architecture, you must have heard about the Haussmannian Style. Many buildings and hotels in Paris were built during the 19th Century by the Baron Haussmann, Governor of the Seine area and then Senator of the Second Empire. His goal was to give…

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