Monday June 25th, 2012

According to a statistics done in France in October 2011 by the company TNS Sofres, the French’s favorite dish is “Magret de Canard”; comes in second position Mussels and fries, and in the third position….couscous!! Since we’ve already tried the first and the second dish (after all they are national french dishes, we can’t come … Continue reading

Friday April 6th, 2012

This week end is Easter week end; we’re going to spend it in Normandie, so expect another three days of break from me, and then another rush of pictures when we return 🙂 On Easter Sunday, one of the traditions in Lebanon is to play a little game with eggs called “Egg tapping“. The principle … Continue reading

Thursday February 2nd, 2012

Today is the celebration of “La Chandeleur” in France. What is it? In English it’s called the Candlemas day, or in America it’s called the Groundhog day. What does it mean? In the Christian religion, this is the day when Jesus was first presented to the temple after 40 days of his birth. Christians light … Continue reading