For as long as I can remember, November 11th has been a day of solemn commemoration and reflection. In my home country, November 11th is
The life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II has dominated the news since her passing earlier this month. The impact of her reign has been
When I was a child, I was subjected to a seemingly endless line of adults asking me what I wanted to be when I grew
July 14th is a national holiday in France. In fact, it is the national holiday in France. In Paris, Bastille Day is marked by a
It’s no secret that the French love their holidays. For example, French job contracts must include a minimum of five weeks of vacation per year.
Today is International Women’s Day, and while I’m finding it hard to use the word ‘celebrate’ these days, I did want to mark the occasion.
Last month I visited The Liberation of Paris General Leclerc Jean Moulin Museum. Long name, fantastic museum. It was originally located in the 15th arrondissement,
The mood in Paris this past week has been nothing short of joyful. Terraces are packed, musicians are playing in the streets, and not even
Napoleon Bonaparte, born Napoleone di Buonaparte, is one of the most famous figures in French history. A military and political leader, Napoleon first rose to
I recently found myself out for a walk with a friend, and we decided to take a stroll through the neighbourhood of Montmartre. Today, this