How does ESA recruit its astronauts?

Trade and Society

On November 23, 2022, the European Space Agency (ESA) unveiled its new class of astronauts, reservists and parastronauts. These 17 budding astronauts have been selected according to very strict physical, psychological, technical and medical criteria. If you too dream of becoming an astronaut, we suggest you discover how ESA recruits its astronauts.

28
Nov
2022

Les Orres : a family and nature resort

Travel and Tourism

The resort of Les Orres, in the Hautes-Alpes department, is located near the Ecrins National Park. This destination has the Famille Plus label and offers activities for young and old in a preserved environment.

28
Nov
2022

Christmas in Menton: magical animations in the city

Travel and Tourism

From the first weekend of December, the Christmas spirit blows on the city of Menton. Not only do the illuminations create a magical atmosphere in the streets, but many parades and animations invest the city.

28
Nov
2022

The Christmas market of Ribeauvillé : a medieval atmosphere

Travel and Tourism

The town of Ribeauvillé nestled in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards is a beautiful medieval city. At the approach of the end of the year celebrations, the 'City of the Ménétriers' invites you to go back in time on the occasion of its medieval Christmas market: a most picturesque festival!

28
Nov
2022

The Mougins Christmas market: fun for the whole family

Travel and Tourism

It snows in Mougins in December. Thanks to a partnership with the resort of Valberg, the village is transformed into a vast space dedicated to leisure activities. In addition, the Mougins Christmas market invites you to a world tour of end-of-year traditions.

28
Nov
2022

Bringing in plants for winter: when and how?

Home and Garden

Some plants of southern or exotic origin need to be sheltered during the cold season. This is the case for citrus, cacti and oleander, for example. If you're wondering when and how to bring plants in for the winter, read our handy guide! We explain how to winterize cold weather plants in 5 questions.

25
Nov
2022

Split pea falafel: an easy recipe

Gastronomy and Food

A typical Middle Eastern specialty, falafels are usually prepared with chickpeas. But have you tried making split pea falafels? Here is a quick and easy recipe to make these delicious vegetarian dumplings.

25
Nov
2022

Christmas DIY: how to make an advent wreath?

Sports and Leisure

The Advent wreath is a German custom whose origin dates back to the 16th century. This wreath, which is placed on a table, is decorated with four candles that are lit successively during the four Sundays before Christmas. Here is the method to follow to make an advent wreath.

25
Nov
2022

Hot Ones: a very spicy talk show

News and Media

Do you know the TV show Hot Ones? This original talk show offers a concept that does not lack spice! In the French version broadcast since April 2022 on Canal+, comedian Kyan Khojandi receives a personality for a very spicy interview... literally!

24
Nov
2022

The end of the mandatory receipt: what does it change?

Trade and Society

From January 1st 2023, paper receipts will no longer be systematically given to you in stores. This measure, intended to reduce our paper consumption, worries the Cnil and some consumers. We explain what will change with the end of the mandatory receipt.

24
Nov
2022