Read more at therecordlive.com.
We love Cajun music! The Cajun French Music Association is keeping it alive.
“How to become Parisian in one hour,” a one-man show by Olivier Giraud in Paris. We have to see this!
Eco-visit, Movie Tour… Some unique tours you can take in Paris via usatoday.com.
Pétanque hailed as a meditative activity by Buddhist Master. More proof of French savoir vivre… Read more here.
3D map of Paris in the palm of your hand if you have an iPhone. Impressionnant ! More at mobile3dcity.com.
In France, you pluck petals from a flower and say “He loves me a little. A lot. Passionately. Madly. Not at all.” Much less black & white than the way we do it! Think hard: this should give you some insight into the French mind… Read more at easycaregardening.org.au.
If you’ve never seen Paris, Je t’aime, you have to. One of the many shorts that make up this gem is narrated by a middle-aged French student who’s always dreamed of going to Paris. Très émouvant.
Musée du slip (underwear museum) Brussels, traveling soon to Paris, hoping to snag a pair of Carla’s unmentionables. Read more at worldhum.com.
As of this year, Jeanne d’Arc, the Maid of Orléans, has her own parade in New Orleans. Il était temps !
Read more at nola.com.
We are very excited to offer our members three signed copies of Celia Walden’s first novel, Harm’s Way, provided to us by the author herself!
For confident nineteen- year-old Anna, finding men is easy, holding on to them unnecessary. Moving to Paris brings her a new job, a new life and a new friend in the form of a woman twenty years her senior, Beth.
For our French-speaking members, It has just been translated into French (a very good sign!) under the title Cruelle. Offer ended August 31st, 2009. Buy the book on Amazon!
“The Princess and the Frog” set in New Orleans, is the latest Disney flick. It’s Disney’s first black princess. Some Cajuns don’t like the firefly… Read more at nola.com
Do you like our red rooster? He’s on t-shirts, tote bags, note cards, and more at the FrancoStuff Boutique!
You and Lance Armstrong can have the Tour de France. Cycling doesn’t get any better than this leisurely, creature-comfort-filled tour of the French Canadian countryside, where I’m now pulling off for lunch at the riverside Kayak Café, with its balcony overlooking a small waterfall in the middle of the village of Labelle. I’ll have the salmon tartare and a nice cold beer, s’il vous plait. Then I rent one of the cafe’s kayaks for an hour to paddle the Riviere Rouge before jumping back on my bike.