Cultural topics for French learners

A French and a Senegalese flag next to each other

Sep 13, 2023

A brief overview of the French-Senegalese connection

With several centuries of shared history, Senegal and France have developed strong connections. From the 1600s until its independence in...

Why do people speak French in Vietnam?

Sep 07, 2023

Why do people speak French in Vietnam?

Did you know that French is the fifth most spoken language in the world? Throughout its history, the French language...

Happy male doctor with a mother and child explaining Swiss health insurance

Sep 06, 2023

Everything you need to know about Swiss health insurance

Switzerland might be renowned for its efficient public services, but Swiss health insurance can be complex. If you’re living in...

Swiss flag waving in front of a mountain range as a symbol of the most famous Swiss people

Sep 06, 2023

9 famous Swiss people you need to know

Many famous Swiss people have had a profound impact on the world outside their mountainous Central European country. From athletes...

A guide to living in France vs. Germany

Aug 31, 2023

A guide to living in France vs. Germany

As the two powerhouses of the European Union, France and Germany play a central role in the politics of continental...

2 cheerful women in traditional Swiss clothing

Aug 30, 2023

6 facts about traditional Swiss clothing

While you are likely familiar with traditional German clothing (thanks in no small part to Oktoberfest), you may be less...

Pregnant woman holding an ultrasoun picture and planning her maternity leave in Switzerland

Aug 30, 2023

How to plan your maternity leave in Switzerland

Switzerland is renowned for its incredible quality of life, making it an attractive place to have and raise children. If...

College students studying together in an MBA program in Switzerland

Aug 25, 2023

MBA in Switzerland: A guide to the best business schools

In Switzerland, cutting-edge business practices meet stunning alpine vistas and centuries-old traditions. If diving deep into global business strategies one...

10 popular French cat names for male and female cats

Aug 25, 2023

10 popular French cat names for male and female cats

With a population of over 15 million, France is among the countries in Europe with the largest number of chats...

The physical geography of France: A look from inside out

Aug 10, 2023

The physical geography of France: A look from inside out

If you’ve ever been on a road trip throughout France, you already know how naturally rich and variegated the land...

A brief history of Algerians in France

Aug 10, 2023

A brief history of Algerians in France

From Algeria becoming a French colony nearly two centuries ago to the continuing struggles and successes of Algerian immigrants today,...

8 things to know about your tax declaration in Switzerland

Aug 09, 2023

8 things to know about your tax declaration in Switzerland

Like cherry blossoms in spring and the vibrant spectacle of golden foliage in the fall, tax season descends upon us...