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Lifestyle

I entered Hôpital Bichat on February 4, 2011 and ended up spending nine weeks for tests that, in the end, revealed I had cancer. I also had to have a hip replacement operation on...

As far as I'm concerned, my hospital story started on December 1st, 2010 when my Mom passed away in her rest home in New Jersey. I went back to the US for the funeral...

Au restaurant—part 4 Here are some tips and a few common expressions to help you communicate when going to a restaurant in France. This is the final part of the Au restaurant lessons. The waiter may...

Au restaurant—part 3 Here are some tips and a few common expressions to help you communicate when going to a restaurant in France. This is part three of the Au restaurant lessons, here are the...

Au restaurant—part 2 Here are some tips and a few common expressions to help you communicate when going to a restaurant in France. This is part two of the Au restaurant lessons - Stay tuned...

Waiter at les Deux Magots, Paris 6th. Photo by crayolasue. French Lesson: Au restaurant—Part 1 Arriving at a Restaurant & Addressing Your Server Here are some tips and a few common expressions to help you communicate...

Louvre circa 1989. Photo ©nztony PARIS:  A STATE OF MIND by Cathy Fiorello I have friends whose goal is to see the whole world. They keep a list, crossing off where they’ve been, and checking where they’ll...

It’s easy to recite what I miss the most about France when I’m not there. But do you ever wonder what the French miss when they live elsewhere? Rarely shy, generally verbal and usually even...

Book Review Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honoré de Balzac Published October 2011; Hardcover, 256 pages Publisher: Other Press Language: English By Anne McCarthy It is difficult to imagine a Paris without restaurants, but prior...

eLycée is the only program of fully interactive French education online.Real-Time classroom environment   Certified, Native, French Teachers Integrated media and technology 100% Student retention 100% AP French success More details:...

Tipping in Hotels Service is included, by law, in all French restaurants bills. Unlike in the United States, however, where waiters live mostly off tips and receive very low wages (less than the minimum wage),...

She walked into the Hotel de la Tour Eiffel on New Year’s Day, arms full of packages, chattering to her family about the sights, the croissants, the shopping.  The dashing young man, who had been waiting in...