France is bracing itself for a new general strike contesting the pension reform proposed by the French government. Everyone is affected
Category: French Traditions
May 1st in France brings to mind lily of the valley, Fête du Travail, demonstrations but also vandalism caused by Black Blocs
The Summer holidays are nearing the end in France and everyone is preparing for “La Rentrée des Classes” after an eight-week break
Is there an etiquette to observe when inviting French friends over for aperitif? Cindy, our guest blogger, has discovered that there is.
Muguet is very popular in France on 1st May each year. It is offered as a gift to friends and loved ones to wish them good luck.
The Fête du Travail is the first of the bank holidays in May. This public holiday is also the day when muguet is given to friends and family.