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International Francophonie Day

International Francophonie Day

Did you know that this coming Tuesday, March 20th is International Francophonie Day? It's a day to celebrate the French language and Francophone culture throughout the world. In honor of this day, Frantastique, an online language-learning platform, is offering readers...

Book Review: We’ll Always Have Paris

Book Review: We’ll Always Have Paris

We’ll Always Have Paris, by Jennifer Coburn, is the story of a mother's fear of dying young and her determination to travel through Europe with her daughter before it's too late. The mother-daughter pair make several trips to Europe between the daughter's eighth...

Airline & Airport Magazines

Airline & Airport Magazines

Do you pick up those freebie magazines in the pocket of the seat in front of you when you're flying on a low cost airline? Or on the racks by your boarding gate at the airport? If not, you should. These magazines are not particularly high budget. But I've found that...

Fraternité, Solidarité and the Legacy of Charlie Hebdo

Fraternité, Solidarité and the Legacy of Charlie Hebdo

The atrocities of the past week have unleashed a number of questions about the future of freedom of speech, religious sensitivity and tolerance, extremism, national security, racism, diplomacy and national unity. These are all questions that need to be addressed, not...

Je Suis Charlie

Je Suis Charlie

I am Charlie. 12 dead, 66 million injured.... There are more and more cartoons in response to today's violence.... #JeSuisCharlie  

Bonne Année!

Bonne Année!

Living in France, you quickly notice come January 1st how serious an institution "Bonne année" is to the French. In the U.S., we wish our loved ones--and even some strangers who cross our paths--a "Happy New Year" between about 3PM on December 31st and midnight on...

Yousuf Karsh at Mona Bismarck

Yousuf Karsh at Mona Bismarck

Every November is Mois de la Photo in Paris (Paris Photo Month). This year, the Yousuf Karsh exhibit at the Mona Bismarck American Center for Art & Culture was top of my list. The Mona Bismarck Center aims to "enable the discovery of the richness and diversity of...

Interview: Armelle Yons of “My Boudoir in Paris”

Interview: Armelle Yons of “My Boudoir in Paris”

I recently spoke with Armelle Yons, the talented singer/actor and star of the new production “My Boudoir in Paris”. Here is Armelle's story, and why you should buy your tickets now! Could you tell us a bit about your new production, “My Boudoir in Paris”? “My Boudoir...

Weekly Get-to-Know-Paris Challenge #33!

Weekly Get-to-Know-Paris Challenge #33!

This week's get-to-know-Paris challenge is to try a new chocolate shop. Chocolates at Un Dimanche à Paris Need some ideas? Take a look at Haven in Paris's list. David Lebovitz's Paris Pastry Guide can also help point you in the right direction (or lots of right...

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