Carla Brunei isn’t as popular as was hoped, but France bravely soldiers on…

The latest popularity polls may have pointed to France’s first lady Carla Bruni as being a bit of a flop; and if that’s not bad enough, her and her husband Nioklas Sarkozy haven’t been  invited to this year’s main event – the Royal Wedding! But hey, no love’s been lost in the French capital Paris. […]

French Riveria Explodes With a Wash of Golden Yellow

Mid-February sees an explosion of yellow on the French Riviera Cote d’Azur with the annual Mimosa festival. The festival is known locally as the Fete du Mimosa and celebrates the return of the yellow flowers after a particularly bad winter in 1929 when most of the crops were destroyed. Fast forward to 2011, and the […]