Thanksgiving is a major American holiday and if you’re wondering what French people think of our Turkey Day traditions, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some Thanksgiving customs that people in France might find a bit surprising or unusual.
Overall, there are many similarities in how Christmas is celebrated in France versus in the United States, but there are some subtle differences. Here are a few things that I noticed and learned about how this holiday is celebrated in France.
Here is a list of the best places to get your traditional Thanksgiving dinner and/or dessert in Paris in 2022. Being away from family and friends over the holidays can be challenging but these restaurants and caterers are ready to lift your spirits with good food, drinks, and vibes.
Looking to get in the Christmas spirit? Fortunately, not even a pandemic can stop the City of Light from putting on a festive show. I love Paris during the holidays. Here are some of my favorite places to see the best Christmas lights and decorations in Paris. So, grab a vin chaud and bundle up.
Naturally, I try to expose Jonathan to the great American culture whenever possible, which usually means presenting him with various preservative-filled and artificially colored food items. My main goal is generally to gross him out and/or shock him, but this seldom works.
Sure, Paris can get a bit crowded during the holidays. And let’s face it, the sidewalks are even more congested this holiday season with the current indefinite strike. Adding to this charm is the fact that Paris gets “cold” (it’s all relative when you’re from New England) and more gray than usual by the time December rolls around. But if you can look past all that, there are plenty of things to keep your spirits up during the holidays in Paris.