Category Archives for "French Culture"

crepe day, the French groundhog day

Chandeleur: Holy Crepe! Why Do French People Eat Crepes on Groundhog day in France

Although crepes are eaten all year round in France, it’s tradition to eat crepes to celebrate “La Chandeleur” on February 2nd, precisely 40 days after Christmas which happens to be Groundhog day in certain parts of the world. But why do French people eat crepes on this day?

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HOW TO GREET A FRENCH PERSON WITH A FRENCH KISS. HOW TO FAIRE LA BISE IN FRANCE

The Fine Art of Greeting A French Person With A Kiss: How To Faire La Bise

Greeting a French person in France can be a complicated matter. Rather than shaking hands, waving hello or hugging, you lean forward, touch cheeks and kiss the air near the other persons ear while making a light air kissing sound with your lips. Here is a detailed look at cheek kissing best practices in France- the fine art of greeting a French person with a kiss: Who, when, where & how.

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French tattoos: french pigeon with Eiffel tower

25 Fabulous French Tattoos: ideas for men and women

When you think of France what comes to mind? The Eiffel tower? A French baguette? Perhaps something less obvious like a sprig of lavender or a painting by Dégas? Whatever images your mind conjures up when you think of France, they can easily be captured in a French inspired tattoo. Here are over 25 photos of French themed tattoos to get your juices flowing.

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