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Parisians associate the name Roland Garros with the French national tennis tournament. The week-long fête’s formal name is Les International de France de Roland Garros. It occurs annually at Le Stade de Roland Garros,...

Paris is alive this weekend with patriotic pride—from the Fête Nationale flyover that thunders overhead with fearless precision; to the Champs Elysées parade with its show of military might; to a celebration of l’Amour,...

It was one of those wonderful, marvellous Balzac-inspired mornings: Sipping muddy, nutty coffee whilst pounding the keys with glee. When all of a sudden, L’Opéra Restaurant trumpets a message, sending this footloose fool for...

Only one thing can eclipse the historical importance of July 14, Bastille Day: The 2018 final of The World Cup. Played on the day after, it overshadowed our independence day, throwing the French into...

It has been announced that members of the public are invited to swim in the Bassin de la Villette, located in the 19th arrondissement, this summer. Swimming in the artificial lake has, up until now, been prohibited due...

There are few things more refreshing than plunging (voluntarily) into water on a hot and sunny day, and even when the weather’s far less balmy year-round swimming in the open air is honestly very...
Stade de France

With the highly anticipated 15th edition of the UEFA European championship kicking off soon, we highlight some important information and advice being given by the French authorities to help ensure traveling football fans are on...

This week, on the 23rd and 24th of June, the center of Paris will transform into a gigantic sports park to celebrate Olympic Day and the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games....

The 2017 Tour de France-- the 104th edition of the iconic cycling race-- starts with an individual time trial in Düsseldorf on 1 July, and concludes on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on 23 July. It's anyone's...

The 105th Tour de France is made up of 21 stages and covers 2,069 miles That’s the distance from New York to Las Vegas! It’s that time again, when cycling royalty takes to the long...

Did you know that French is one of the official languages of the Olympics? Prior to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics (August 5 – August 21), I did not know this. I thought perhaps it...

The legendary Bluebell Girls were first seen at The Lido, a cabaret and burlesque show, in 1948. Led by Irish dancer Margaret Kelly Leibovici OBE (1910-2004), they were named for the color of her...