French language · 14 February 2019
The French language is considered as one of the most romantic in the world, so we decided to brush up on our "petits mots d'amour", in celebration of La Saint Valentin...

Newsletters · 24 January 2019
The French Residential newsletter - learning tips, local news, French culture and more...

French language · 07 January 2019
With frequent reports of extreme weather from around the world, we look at how to talk about it in French...

French culture · 01 January 2019
New Year's day is the first public holiday or "jour férié" in the 2019 French calendar. This year all but one will fall on a week day, meaning there could be 9 long weekends!

French language · 01 December 2018
Follow our advent calendar throughout December as each day we unveil a Christmas-themed video. We have songs, comedy, recipes and more to get you in the mood for all things festive, "à la française" !

Newsletters · 20 November 2018
The French Residential newsletter - learning tips, local news, French culture and more...

French cuisine · 15 November 2018
It is a French tradition that the Beaujolais Nouveau wines are released on the 3rd Thursday every November. In 2018, that means today!

French culture · 31 October 2018
On November 1st, the French will be marking "la Toussaint" or All Saints' Day, widely known as a day for remembering the dead...

French cuisine · 26 October 2018
It's saffron harvest time here in the Lot. Known in France as "l'or rouge", at 30€ per gram "safran" is the most expensive spice there is.

French cuisine · 10 October 2018
Something is stirring in the forest... Could it be a crop of wild cèpe (porcini) mushrooms? We go on the trail of this legendary and much sought-after ingredient...

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