Tag: Culture

Flavors of a French Fall: Recipes from Alsace-Lorraine

The gastronomy of Alsace-Lorraine, a region in Northeast France, is perfect for this time of year!  The ingredients and dishes conjure comfort food galore to…

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Summer Vacation à la française!

The summer heat wave, known as la canicule in French, is here (note: I am not complaining; winter lasts too long in Boston!). If we’re…

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Festival d'Avignon

Sur le pont d’Avignon/ On y danse/ On y danse Perhaps these song lyrics sound familiar to you from your childhood (or a beginner French…

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La Fête de la Musique

Each year on June 21, many countries throughout the world celebrate la Fête de la musique! This world-wide celebration urges people to play and enjoy…

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Le monde entier rêve de Paris

There was once a French TV commercial for the Aéroports de Paris with the tagline, “Le monde entier rêve de Paris” (The entire world dreams…

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Meet Kristin Lacroix

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Meet Clare Goslant

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Meet Dr. Karl Brommer

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them, too. After all, this is…

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Having fun with French TV on YouTube

Some of my favorite moments while learning French in school happened when the teacher would roll out a massive TV and VHS player for some…

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In Search of Lost Memory

"The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real,…

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