The day after Christmas is another feast celebrating Christianity’s first martyr: Saint Stephen’s Day, in French, Fête de Saint-Etienne or La Sainte-Etienne. In English-speaking countries, this date is ... lire plus !
Hans Trapp is the terror of Alsatian nightlife. Riding his black horse, he roams the northern Alsatian countryside with a bang. On the eve of St Nicholas’ Day, ... lire plus !
Autumn in France marks the end of the long summer break and the beginning of a season of transition to winter. It is a wonderful time to explore ... lire plus !
Does it snow in France? During winter, not all regions in France get to experience high levels degrees of snow. France’s highest peak is Mont Blanc 4,810 metres (15,780 ... lire plus !
Halloween in Alsace? I might as well tell you right now, the parties and animations organised in the region are not on par with the Christmas festivities. For ... lire plus !
Find out more about the Summer in France on the blog… Who knows: you might get some answers for the quiz! ... lire plus !
The feast of Saint John in France celebrates the birth of St John the Baptist, Jesus’ cousin who baptised him in the Jordan River. The Church has given ... lire plus !
For many, Easter in France evokes a certain sweetness of life, a springtime celebration that is both childlike and family-friendly. The great Easter Sunday family meal gathers the ... lire plus !
Last week the first snowflakes fell in the northeast in mid-January. In Strasbourg, Colmar, Metz or Belfort, a beautiful white coat of snow covered the urban landscape. And ... lire plus !
For many, the words ‘Winter Wonderland’ refers to a popular American song played during the holiday season. As this year Christmas is looking like no other, I came ... lire plus !