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This creative, salon-style workshop takes place on a quarterly basis. The concept of "Emploi du Temps" revolves around 4 days of encounters governed by...

Head’s up yoga addicts! Parisians used to be famous for their dislike of exercise but that was... a long time ago. Yoga-- all across the...

A great number of words of French origin have entered the English language just as many Latin words have come to the English language....

Editor's Note: We are pleased as punch to announce that Janet Hulstrand-- writer, editor, writing coach, teacher, and Bonjour Paris contributor-- has just published a...

Some very common words or expressions in English or French can’t be translated by a single word in the other language. They require several...

It's never been more important to foster cross-cultural understanding around the world. Long time Paris resident Monique Y. Wells understands this. Her Wells International...

"When in Rome, do as the Romans do": You may have heard this often without paying attention to this expression. In this age of...

Every uprising, revolt or revolution in France draws inspiration from the previous one, so technically all can be traced back to the Jacquerie, a...

Coming to Paris for the first time? Lucky you! Sitting in a brasserie on rue de Grenelle, across from my lunch table sat two...
French à la Carte

If you casually chat with French people, you might suddenly be stopped dead by an expression that you find very weird and that you...

Discover a selection of three beautiful covered shopping arcades, whose popularity began at the beginning of the 19th century. In this French lesson through...
Author Lauren Collins

Lauren Collins grew up in North Carolina, has spent time living in New York City, London, and Geneva, and is now living in Paris...