Immerse yourself in insider stories & interviews - pick up valuable tips & advice on mastering the French language and living the French dream wherever you live...

French myths busted

Guest post: When I was a French professor at a US university, I used to get questions all the time about what the French are really like. Some were great questions about dating, eating, vacations. Others were...well, they raised my doubt about the saying "There are no stupid questions..."

Expérience de l'Outback australien

Le plus impressionnant quand on se promène dans le désert rouge, ce n'est pas la chaleur, ou l'aridité... C'est le silence. Total. Pas un animal, pas un insecte, pas de circulation, évidemment pas d'eau qui coule, très peu de vent... Le silence absolu, naturel, éternel, et aucun écho.