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Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

till too unknown to French tourists. And yet, this region, which is not unlike Brittany, might just make you want to make a application for a visa to England! The attractions to discover here are many and varied, but Arthurian legend enthusiasts will of course start their exploration with the fam ...

23
June
2022

Windsor: 5 must-visit places in this English city.

1- Windsor Castle It is impossible to compile a list of must-see attractions in Windsor, England without starting with the famous Windsor Castle! Although the official residence of the British monarchs has been Buckingham Palace since 1837, this medieval fortress is equally renowned. It is the jew ...

24
Aug
2023

The Rugby World Cup in 5 questions

better known as the All Blacks. Since then, this competition has always had official organizers in countries where rugby union is a popular sport: • England (1991) • South Africa (1995) • Wales (1999) • Australia (2003) • France (2007) • New Zealand (2011) • England (2015) In 2019, J ...

01
Sep
2011

Television: Charles III's coronation in 5 questions.

"When will the coronation take place?" King Charles III will be crowned on Saturday, May 6, 2023 in London, England. However, the festivities will continue for the following two days. The official coronation website (link below) refers to the "Coronation Weekend," which will run from May 6 to May ...

03
May
2023

What are the different Christmas traditions in Europe?

Christmas in England From the beginning of December, the English send cards to their friends and family. The cards received are hung on the wall until Epiphany Day on January 6. On Christmas Eve, children will sing Christmas Carols in the streets and receive small gifts or sweets. They hang l ...

03
Dec
2009

The Greeting Card: History and Evolution

What is the origin of the greeting card? The greeting card was born in England in the 19th century, with the introduction of the first postage stamp in 1840 and the invention of lithography. While the stamp made mailing easier, it was the lithography process that popularized Christmas and New Year' ...

04
Jan
2012

David Hockney: 5 things to know about this unclassifiable artist

1- He is the most Californian of the British painters David Hockney was born in 1937 in Bradford, an industrial town in northern England. Although he was the fourth of a modest family of 5 children, he studied fine art and entered the prestigious Royal College of Art in London in 1959. In 1964, ...

12
July
2022

Why not Evans: 3 good reasons to watch this TV series.

ntryside. 3- To appreciate a beautiful duo of amateur detectives Once again, Hugh Laurie does not play the lead role in this mini-series set in 1930s England. Why Not Evans? tells the story of two childhood friends, the lively Bobby (Will Poulter) and the daring Frankie (Lucy Boynton), who attempt t ...

28
July
2023

Guy Fawkes Night: Origin and Traditions of November 5th in Great Britain

Why is November 5th an important day in England? Today, Halloween is celebrated all over the world on October 31st. However, on November 5th, another lesser-known holiday takes place in Great Britain: the Guy Fawkes Night or Guy Fawkes Night. Every year, during the night of November 5th, the Engli ...

03
Nov
2023

Murders in Paradise: A Special Christmas Episode on France 2

etective series and its merry band of characters, don't miss this Caribbean Christmas on Wednesday, December 27 at 9:10 pm on France 2! A spin-off in England. Inspector Humphrey Goodman, who served in Saint Marie from season 3 to season 6, is back in action in a spin-off of Death in Paradise. This d ...

26
Dec
2023

Carnival of Nice

a privileged place in the heart of these battles. The splendor of such a corso, of typically Nice inspiration, has seduced the United States, Quebec, England, Tahiti and our Neighbors Italy. Nice exports all over the world this know-how of elegance, beauty and charm that are the Battles of Flower ...

23
Jan
2007

Harry Potter: 25 years of success

ncluding 35 million in French! To this day, Harry Potter is the best-selling youth saga in history and made its author the third wealthiest woman in England in 2008, surpassing Queen Elizabeth II. A literary phenomenon, including in the original version. Not only did the little wizard (re)ignite th ...

29
Jan
2007

French Riviera: Discovering Cap d'Antibes.

of Antipolis. However, the fame of this site is much more recent. It developed around the mid-19th century, when wealthy visitors, particularly from England and Russia, had luxurious villas built there. Why is this place famous? Even though Cap d'Antibes is now associated with prestigious villas an ...

13
Sep
2007

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

f Lyon In Europe, we can also mention St. Peter's Cathedral in Cologne in Germany, the cathedrals of Burgos and Leon in Spain, Westminster Abbey in England and Antwerp Cathedral in Belgium. In Italy, Milan Cathedral has no less than 135 jagged spires. You will find a photo gallery on the site ...

25
Mar
2008

The hydroalcoholic gel: history of an invention

The man known as 'Clean Hands Doctor' was made a Commander of the Order of the Empire (the highest honour for a foreigner) by Queen Elizabeth II of England in 2007 for his services to the prevention of healthcare-associated infections in the UK. A new battle About 8 million lives are saved eve ...

05
Nov
2020

Chagall le passeur de lumière: an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou Metz

ined glass windows light up buildings, both religious and non-religious, in the Grand Est region but also in Nice, Germany, Israel, the United States, England and Switzerland. Did you know that you can admire stained glass windows by the great Russian painter at the UN headquarters in New York? ...

16
Aug
2021

Music: 5 things you need to know about singer Adele

1- She names her albums after her age at the time of writing. Adele was born on 5 May 1988 in England, in the London borough of Tottenham. She wrote her first single Hometown Glory (which appears on her album 19) in just 10 minutes when she was 18. The singer born under the astrological sign ...

25
Nov
2021

Around the world in 80 days: a very successful adaptation on France 2

it is a female reporter who follows Phileas Fogg on his journey, instead of the policeman who (in the novel) suspects the hero of robbing the Bank of England. It should be noted that this European co-production almost never saw the light of day. Indeed, this ambitious project had to stop after o ...

20
Dec
2021

Surprise your friends with these 10 Original Hams

lad. Bradenham Ham, the English ham with black skin This recognizable ham with its black skin and bright red flesh comes from the Wiltshire region of England. Its unique color is due to its very unique curing process. It is first dry salted, then soaked for a month in a mixture of molasses, coria ...

24
May
2022

10 Sausages to Spice Up Your Barbecue

t in the famous "English Breakfast" and known worldwide, the sausage is one of the most important elements. If every region, sometimes every city, of England has its recipe, the Lincolnshire sausage is one of the most successful. The sausage is made from a combination of coarsely chopped pork, sage ...

10
June
2022