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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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Top Candy From French Supermarkets To Buy As Souvenirs & Gifts

Whether you’re looking for an inexpensive souvenir from your trip to France, a compact gift that will easily fit in your luggage or simply want to buy your French loving friend something sweet- candy is a tasty treat that checks all the boxes and will please just about anyone. Here are 7 French favourites which you can buy in any French supermarket or online- perfect for any age.

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