Aug 162010

(asked by Ché from England) I’m looking for a little advice but may well have missed the deadline for getting an answer before my trip. Either way the answers maybe of interest to your readers or future tourists. I have kindly been invited to spend New Years Eve with my boyfriends family in Lille. In England, New Year’s Eve is about partying, drunken antics, laughter and tears. All coupled with the feeling that your pants are being pulled down (figuratively [Read the rest]

Jul 142008
Happy Bastille Day?

    (asked by nobody, I just thought it was a good day to talk about it and clarify a few things) There are a lot of misconceptions about what is Bastille Day or rather about how it is celebrated in France. Here are a few debunked misconceptions, details revealed, traditions explained (or not). I hope I’m not forgetting too many. If you find some I forgot, the comments are here for this. Thanks in advance. Bastille Day is the [Read the rest]