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10 Sausages to Spice Up Your Barbecue

Lincolnshire sausage, the English tradition Often disparaged or looked down upon, English gastronomy still has a hard time making a place for itself in the world. Yet if there is one product that the English master to perfection it is the sausage. Present in the famous "English Breakfast" and known ...

10
June
2022

The New Orleans Carnival: origins and festivities

referred to as Mardi Gras because in Louisiana, this name has the meaning of 'carnival'. The Americans pronounce this name as in French (but with an English r) and wish each other, on this occasion, a 'Happy Mardi Gras! Origins of this carnival New Orleans Carnival was introduced to Louisiana by ...

09
Feb
2009

Toys: the story box trend

is object? Story boxes have multiple benefits. Not only do they have an educational side (some offer stories in multiple languages such as French and English), but they are unisexual and appeal to both girls and boys. Another advantage of this toy is that'it can be used in multiple circumstances, ...

14
Dec
2021

Games: The 5 most popular casino games

sy to learn how to play roulette. It should also be noted that European roulette is different from American roulette. The so-called European or English roulette is the most common: it has 37 numbers, from 0 to 36. American roulette is the same as English roulette, except that it has two zeros ...

09
Feb
2022

The Backpacker's Guide

the website routard.com. In 2005, Le Routard became multilingual by offering practical conversation guides for travelers in pocket format in German, English, Spanish, Italian, but also in Chinese, Croatian, Arabic, Greek, Portuguese and Russian. It has also developed hundreds of derivative product ...

30
Mar
2007

The Seychelles: a heavenly destination

e a shallow lagoon. The atoll has become a refuge for some 152,000 giant land tortoises! The Seychelles in practice The common language is Creole, but English and French are spoken by much of Seychelles' highly mixed population. While the official currency is the Seychellois rupee, it is possible ...

23
Sep
2008

Mount Rushmore: an emblem of the United States

Presentation of Mount Rushmore The Mount Rushmore National Memorial (or Mount Rushmore National Memorial in English) is the main tourist attraction in the state of South Dakota. The site, which is located forty miles from Rapid City, attracts more than two million visitors each year. This monum ...

07
Sep
2011

Machu Picchu: the famous Inca citadel

imited to 2500 people per day. It is therefore strongly advised to book your ticket in advance on the website: www.machupicchu.gob.pe (in Spanish and English). ...

30
Nov
2011

What does the Brexit change?

euros to benefit from the public health service). They must also meet some conditions: be accepted into an institution, speak, read and understand English, and be able to finance their stay. All of these constraints are expected to reduce the number of volunteers. Until now, 32,000 European st ...

05
Jan
2021

Santa's secretariat: how does it work?

In order to meet the expectations of as many wise children as possible around the world, the replies are even written in two languages (French and English), to all children and classes who write to Santa. The answer consists of a nice letter from Santa but also a postcard to color and to offer ...

07
Dec
2021

Junior Eurovision: 5 things to know about the 2021 edition

A trio of shocks will ensure the presentation To host Junior Eurovision 2021, France Televisions has called on a power trio who will speak in French and English: - Olivier Minne who is a former adult Eurovision commentator - Élodie Gossuin who used to give the points awarded to the fin ...

16
Dec
2021

Electronic cigarette: puffs are not without danger

agers Have you heard of puffs? These little disposable electronic cigarettes are all the rage among college students. They get their name from the English word puff which means 'puff' and were created in 2019 by two Californians working in the electronic cigarette industry. It didn't take long ...

25
Jan
2022

Cartier and the Arts of Islam: a dazzling exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

ll become iconic to the house of Cartier. America fell under the spell of these colorful jewels and Coco Chanel herself was crazy about them! As for the English clientele, they love everything that comes from their immense empire. Practical information The Cartier and the Arts of Islam exhibi ...

04
Feb
2022

James Whistler at the Musée d'Orsay: 5 good reasons to visit this exhibition

musical names such as 'Symphony in Flesh Color and Pink'. This painting, which traveled from New York, depicts Frances Leyland, the wife of a wealthy English shipowner who was one of the painter's patrons. To harmonize the colors of this portrait, the painter went so far as to imagine the dre ...

22
Feb
2022

Düsseldorf: an arty destination

rprises that the city of Düsseldorf has in store, we should also mention the numerous works of street art. The tourist office offers a Urban Art Tour in English or German. This 2-hour guided tour offers a route of about 3 km. You will learn that street art as we know it today with large mural ...

23
Feb
2022

Computing: 3 women who have marked the history of computing

1- Ada Lovelace Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) was the daughter of the English poet Lord Byron. But she was also a pioneer in the field of programming. In order to prevent her from becoming a romantic poetess like her father, her mother gave her early mathematics lessons. In London, she met the mat ...

08
Mar
2022

Photo: disposable cameras are making a comeback

that nostalgia is catching on as sales of these cameras have increased by 15% to 20% in 2021. The hashtag #disposablecamera (disposable camera in English) is gathering hundreds of videos on Tik Tok that are accumulating over 285 million views! Photo equipment to tame While the smartphone all ...

10
Mar
2022

Astronomy: 5 things to know about pulsars

lodes into a supernova. They are very dense stars that spin on themselves sending out a periodic radio signal. The name 'pulsar' comes from the English pulsating star which means 'pulsating star' because this very special type of star periodically sends very brief radio pulses into space. T ...

25
Mar
2022

The camerisier or edible honeysuckle: an amazing shrub

However, a distance of 1.5 m between each foot should be respected. This will allow you to obtain edible fruits called camerises or honeyberry in English. These are elongated berries measuring about 2 cm, blue in color and covered with a white bloom. These fruits reach full maturity in May. T ...

27
Apr
2022

Surprise your friends with these 10 Original Hams

te than pork, this dried leg of lamb will be ideal sliced on a slice of rye bread with butter or cut into pieces in a mixed salad. 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 c ...

24
May
2022