Beyond Paris

Paris goes beyond geographic boundaries. You can find a little bit of Paris in a lot of places. What is your own personal Paris?

Weird French Laws

Every so often, you’ll hear a story about a hapless traveler getting caught by the police in some far-flung place, committing some crime they didn’t even know was a crime because it’s certainly not a crime back home, etc. etc. And while some of these people are probably guilty of […]

Endives and Bienvenue Chez Les Ch’tis If you haven’t already heard the news, Dany Boon’s film “Bienvenue Chez Les Ch’tis” a humorous portrayal of a town in France’s northern Picardy region (also referred to as Pas de Calais), has become a box office hit, rivaling the 1966 “La Grande Vedrouille” with with one of France’s […]