Archives for December, 2008

From time.com: “In addition to their more admirable accomplishments, the French are generally considered the world champions of public protesting.

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, funny, news, people, politics, weird

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything related to reasons why one should come to France, so I thought

Posted in daily life, Franche-Comte, news, sports, tips, travel and places, travel tip

A game! Find the famous landmark on the map and click on it to get as close to is as

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech

Posted in events

Whenever I ask French people to name some French Christmas songs, the response is always, “Petit Papa Noël.” “What else!???”

Posted in cultural differences, music, people

Some people choose Nutella, others, like my in-laws, prefer to spread Buttella on their tartines / toast. Appetizing! tags: france,

Posted in advertising & marketing, bread, chocolate, cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, funny, products, weird

From time.com: “Francophobes who cast all French as neurotically hostile to anything foreign would be wise to upgrade their perceptions.

Posted in books/magazines, daily life, food and drinks, news, people, travel tip

Following the unexpected and disappointing news that beginning 2010 Apple will no longer exhibit at Macworld, which is THE premiere

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, news, paris, products, weird

Hey Carla fans, you might be happy to know that Pardon, a company (brand) from La Réunion, began giving away

Posted in advertising & marketing, celebs, fashion, news, people, shopping, tips, weird

Unusual sales are taking place in Strasbourg. Read about it here. (in French)

Posted in advertising & marketing, articles, daily life, news, weird

Previous dialogues: 2 Air France Pilots, Barack Obama et Nicolas Sarkozy, Sarah Palin et Nicolas Sarkozy, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Anne

Posted in celebs, conversations, dialogue, news, people, politics

From timesonline.uk: “Eliete Gomes Ricardo cooks, scrubs and irons. She will also shine your shoes, pop out for a bottle

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, news, people

Make your everyday objects interactive, smart and communicative with Le Mir:ror. Simply affix RFID Ztamps to them and show them

Posted in art/culture/design, daily life, games/software/tech, news, products, shopping

While driving by this monument in the north of France not far from Fort Mahon and Ambleteuse, I let out

Posted in Nord Pas de Calais, photos, tips, travel and places, travel tip, weird

Voila for your viewing enjoyment: An impressive and very well-made French animation called “Dans la tete” (in the head) that

Posted in art/culture/design, tips, tv and movies

Thought you’d enjoy this bit of French zizi (penis) trivia: From bild.de: “Sacre bleu – it’s not only their baguettes

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, funny, news, tips, weird

It’s Cyber Monday! Regrettably, France doesn’t have a Cyber Monday (POURQUOI!?) but just in case you didn’t know about it,

Posted in advice, cultural differences, daily life, news, outside of France, products, shopping, tips