Category: Blog

Are French lovers the best?

Let’s talk about love. The French are well known for being romantic yet they are quite split when it comes to Valentine’s Day. Fewer than 50% of French couples celebrate Valentine’s Day and many people love to hate the holiday,…

A day at the lake in Provence

POPPIES

Lac Saint-Cassien is one of the most visited areas in the Provence region of Fayence – it’s about 30 minutes from Cannes going towards Provence or the VAR     As it a natural attraction, the area remains fragile, and great…

Has English taken over French?

The Frenchest thing of all is the French language. Once upon a time, French was the official language of diplomacy, today French continues to be vibrant worldly language. Linguists say that French is one of the most influential languages in…

The power of cheese at Ceneri Cannes

French cheeses

France is known to produce more than 1000 different cheeses – I think this great wonder in Cannes has most of them! An absolutely must for visitors and locals alike. In France cheese is known to be an essential, and pleasurable part of…

Does Cryotherapy really work?

Cryotherapy was primarily used for athletes, however today the hysteria for liquid nitrogen spray treatment, is becoming more and more for everyone. Here we will try to crack the code on whether it’s really worth all the exaggerated publicity or is…

My daughter, my hero

Not all superheroes wear their underwear over their trousers. In fact some are just out of nappies… Policemen, nurses, sports people, doctors, firefighters, soldiers are who we immediately think about when someone mentions the word “hero”. I doubt a regular…

What it feels like to become a mother

I had forgotten what it was like to give birth to a child, how much it hurts, and how beautiful, intense and profound the experience is I had forgotten what a baby felt like, how small, and so very fragile, cute…

Paperwork for your pregnancy in France

What you need to know: Administration process for your pregnancy in France France is one of the best countries to be pregnant in and to give birth. They have so many facilities for the pregnant mother and the newborn child.…

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

Flea market in Cannes

Vive la season de vide-greniers! And say good bye to sleep ins Spring marks that time of the year when we flock to France’s widely held vide greniers (yard sales or flea markets). Almost every Saturday and Sunday, from March…

Top 20 French baby names for 2017

What’s a lifestyle blog without popular baby names? Here are our Top 20 French baby names for 2017. Personally I thought Ellyn and Grace should have made the list. Oh well, hope you find the perfect name for your little treasure.…

How do French women stay slim

            How do French women stay slim is one of the most encountered questions I’m asked. Weight is a topic that is daunting to all women – French or not – especially for those who are sick and tired…