Voltaire the Freethinker, Episode 84

statue of Volaire in ParisLove him or hate him (French people in his day loved him), Voltaire made a huge impact on French history and culture. But what did he stand for exactly?

From Ballet to Cabaret in Paris, Episode 53

creative montage of the eiffel tower, grand palais, la défense and a dancer in the foregroundA history of Paris seen through the lens of dance and dance halls in France

Secularism and Free Speech in France, Episode 51

leaves covering a forest path with beautiful golden lightIn the wake of the Charlie Hebdo terror attack, Annie asks why is secularism so important in France.

July and August in France: Les Grandes Vacances, Episode 32

The Maison Carrée in Nimes; July and August in FranceWhat you need to know about July and August in France. Which parts of France will be deserted and which parts will get mobbed? You can avoid unpleasant surprises by learning how French people operate on vacation in this episode!

Survival French with Todd Newman, Episode 30

Sign that reads "Bonjour !" that greets people as they exit their flight into France at the Paris airportBeing in a foreign country where you don't speak the language well can be a challenge for anyone, but in France it doesn't have to be. French people are accommodating to visitors who are not fluent in French, on one condition: learn a few words!

Are French People Rude? Episode 9

Woman smoking a cigarette without a care in the worldAre French people rude or just unfriendly? And is there any truth to the ugly American stories? Listen to this episode to brush up on ways to make French people smile at you with a twinkle of delight in their eyes instead of a scowl!

Introduction to the Join Us in France Travel Podcast, Episode 1

introduction to the join us in france travel podcastDo you think it's important to find out a little bit about a country before you visit? Annie and Elyse certainly do and that's why you should listen to this podcast!