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Looking Down the Road: Bastille Day in France

French Flag

“No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever. There is no greater power in the universe than the need for freedom. Against that power, governments and tyrants and armies cannot stand.” J. Michael Straczynski Freedom lovers everywhere should rejoice with our French cousins each year on July 14th.  On […]

Are French People Rude?

Are French People Rude?

French people get a bad rap (particularly those who live in Paris). Nearly everybody that I have talked to that has been to France tells me that they found the French people rude, short or stuck up with them. My sampling pool for these opinions include rookie travelers as well as veteran travelers, so the […]