Tag: holidays

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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La Fête nationale / Bastille Day

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national…

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La Fête du Muguet / La Fête du Travail

The first of May is a two-in-one holiday in France! It is both May Day (La Fête du Muguet) and Labor Day (La Fête du…

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Classic French Love Songs to Listen to this Valentine's Day

Seeking to set the mood this Valentine’s Day? Look no further! To say the French are known romantics is an understatement. There is no end…

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