Bastille Day





  Cordes-sur-Ciel is an amazing village in the Tarn department in the French South West. It is, in my eyes, one of the most beautiful villages in the country, and it should be on everyone’s itinerary when they visit France. I could tell you more about it, but many people […]

Medieval Fair in Cordes-sur-Ciel


  I guess that July 14th is the perfect day to tell you a little bit about Bastille Day, especially because there are a lot of misconceptions about it in the English speaking world, or rather about how Bastille Day is celebrated in France. So, here are a few debunked misconceptions, […]

Happy Bastille Day?




  Tonight in France   [iframe width=”640″ height=”480″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/puvB9rSVsq4″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen]   Sure, this video is 5 years old, but things won’t be much different tonight in Paris and in pretty much every French town and city. If you like fireworks, this is your night.    

Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris