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Long May Weekends in France

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Traveling to France in May can be a bit complicated. We have many holidays, and many extended weekends since the French "font le pont" - they will take an extra day off when there is only one day separating a holiday from a weekend, and therefore have a "long weekend". And there are many holidays in May in France. [Read More...]

Les Traditions de Pâques – Easter’s Traditions in France

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"Pâques" is an important holiday in France: a religious one of course, but also a traditional gathering for families, religious or not. Kids go egg hunting (you can see our daughter Leyla in action), but our egg providers are a bit different: magic bells!! And we traditionally cook a large meal with a leg of lamb, and set a lively table to honor the coming of Spring time. [Read More...]

Christmas in France – All Traditions + Vocabulary

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Christmas in France is a very important holiday, and is usually celebrated whether you are Christian or not. First, I'll give you an extensive list of French Xmas vocabulary, including Xmas decorations, religious and traditional Christmas vocabulary... Then I'll answer many Christmas in France related questions, including truth and myths about the French Xmas meal, on what day do the French celebrate Xmas. You will also enjoy a recorded bilingual Christmas dialogue, a video of Leyla singing a carol, Xmas French recipes and more! [Read More...]