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Back in the 90s I was a regular visitor to Paris. We’d stay near Père-Lachaise cemetery with my sister-in-law, and I used to escape on my bike whenever I could, dicing with the Parisian...

Celebrating the New Year, let’s take a sentimental journey. Pop open a Coca-Cola Light, crank up Claude Debussy’s “Petite Suite,” and prepare for some bumpy late 19th century time travel along avenue Foch. This...
Gaël Monfils at Roland-Garros in 2011

La fin de l’été. The end of summer. As summer comes to an end, it signals the beginning of many things: shorter days, school supplies shopping, the return of pumpkin-flavored things, and the disturbing realization...

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...
Irish fans at the Euro 2016

From serenading the French police, to soothing a sleepy child with sweet lullabies and helping an elderly couple to change a flat tyre – it has to be said that Irish footie fans have...
Château de Courances

With its majestic avenue of plane trees dating to the 17th century, Courances, the moated chateau, has gardens described as “the most beautiful in France”. Owned by the de Ganay family since 1872, the 17th-century...
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...