Are the French Rude? 5 Reasons Americans Might Think So


The rude Frenchman is a classic trope that sometimes makes foreigners weary of traveling in France. It’s even one of the most Googled things about Parisians! But some of the things foreigners find rude aren’t really personality traits – they’re simply cultural differences. Here are five reasons you might perceive a well-meaning … Read more

Dive Into The Loire Valley


The Loire (pronounced Loo-WAHR) Valley is in northern central France, along the Loire River. The region is so lush and beautiful that many call it the “Garden of France.” But enough about the geography, let’s get to the wines! Loire Valley Whites: The Classic, The Cheap, And The Rare Unfortunately, the availability … Read more

6 French Artists You Should Be Listening To Now


As much as we LOVE Coeur de Pirate and C2C, there are plenty of impressive French bands you might not have on your iPods… yet! Here are just 6 French musical artists you should download immediately: 1. La Femme (indie rock) — Super catchy and ultra-cool, La Femme’s indie rock tracks have … Read more