For the Holidays, 10 Coffee-Table Books About <I>la France</I>

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After perusing reams of fashion, interior design, art, and gastronomy all beautifully splashed across glossy paper, France-Amérique has selected ten coffee-table books about France available in the United States. The perfect gift for the holidays!

Twelve Ideas for a French Thanksgiving

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It is hard to think of a more American tradition than Thanksgiving! Yet it is quite easy to add a little French flavor to your dinner while still serving the traditional turkey. With this in mind, France-Amérique gathered some expert advice from twelve French-American gourmets.

A French School in the Heart of Manhattan

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Located near the United Nations Headquarters, Lyceum Kennedy French American School provides a fully bilingual education to students from nursery to 12th grade, in a multicultural environment.

France-Amérique Launches an App!

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To celebrate la rentrée in September, France-Amérique Magazine is launching its mobile app, available to download for free on the App Store and Google Play.

The French Cousins Behind New York’s Little Paris

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Marianne and Léa Perret are the cousins behind Coucou French Classes, a cultural center offering language courses, workshops, and events for Francophiles in New York City. They have started a petition to revive Manhattan’s forgotten French neighborhood.

Where Can You Celebrate Bastille Day in the United States and Canada?

On July 14, the French commemorate the Storming of the Bastille in 1789 and the Fête de la Fédération in 1790. This is also when North Americans celebrate Bastille Day, a nationwide event in honor of French culture and gastronomy! The traditional festivities are back with a bang after a year disrupted by the pandemic.

Small French Distilleries Lead the Way in Organic Spirits

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Organically produced spirits such as cognac, whiskey, and calvados were practically unheard of a few years ago. But that is all changing with small, French-owned craft distilleries playing a big role in this healthy transition.

Returning to France and its Rivers with CroisiEurope

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Strasbourg-based CroisiEurope has announced the return of its fleet of river ships, canal barges, and seafaring vessels. Operations will resume in France this month with cruises on the Seine River from Paris to Normandy, the Rhone River in Burgundy and Provence, the Gironde River in Bordeaux, the Loire River and the châteaux of the Loire Valley, Nice and Corsica, and canals in the Languedoc and Alsace.