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What Really Makes the French Depressed?

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 4 minutes[/symple_highlight]Much has been said about that certain mélancolie common to the French, but let’s take a look at the 9 other  highly probable reasons behind it. (Note: Take this list with a huge grain of salt!)

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10 Myths About French Women

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 [symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 5 minutes[/symple_highlight] It would seem as though the rest of the world is deeply fascinated with French women. Think: ageless beauty glamorously wrapped in haute couture,  exuding an alluring sophistication and je ne sais quoi while drawling seductively in rich melodious tones. What’s not to be fascinated about? There are a lot of myths […]

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19 Awesome Conversation Starters About France

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 [symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 3 minutes[/symple_highlight] What’s worse than being stuck in a conversation where you simply couldn’t rack your brains hard enough to come up with something brilliant to break the ice? Well, that’s right: nothing. Nothing could be more awkward or nerve-racking than just sitting there looking like an idiot. The longer the silence, the sweatier your […]

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45 Things You Need to Know About French Taboos

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 6 minutes[/symple_highlight]FAUX PAS (fo-pa): noun. A social blunder, indiscretion, or tactless act that violates social norms, customs, or etiquette. Literally means “false step” in French.  Just reading the definition is enough to make you feel embarrassed to the core, am I right? How much more if you’re the one stuck in an actual […]

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A Guide to French Food Habits

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Heaven is where:The French are the chefs,The Italians are the lovers,The British are the police,The Germans are the mechanics,And the Swiss make everythingrun on time. You have probably heard this description of heaven before. French chefs are renowned all over the world for creating the best kinds of gourmet food imaginable. This is the reason why […]

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