French culture

C'est la Rentrée!
French culture · 02. septembre 2021
More than just "back to school", la Rentrée is a major event in the French calendar that affects the whole of French society, not just school children and students.

How green are the French?
French culture · 17. août 2021
At a time when we are all questioning our green credentials, we take a look at some of the measures the French are taking to fight the climate crisis...

What is Bastille Day really about?
French culture · 14. juillet 2021
Simply known in France as "le 14 juillet" or "la fête nationale", this is arguably the most important holiday in "la République's" calendar...

Know your onions...
French culture · 01. juillet 2021
One of the best known stereotypes we have of the Frenchman is the Onion Johnny. But where does it come from?

C'est la fête de la musique !
French culture · 17. juin 2021
Every 21 June, music takes to the streets all over France! We take a look at why...