12 July 2017

The climate change dominated discussions on Hamburg’s G20

The latest G20 summit took place at a time of major shift in the global geopolitical environment. World leaders wrapped up the G20 summit on Saturday with concessions on trade and climate change. Here’s what happened. The climate change dominated […]

3 July 2017

A glance at Paris Haute Couture Week

Last Sunday, 550 journalists from 25 countries gathered in Paris among hundreds of fashionistas and (wealthy) high-fashion consumers for the unveiling of the Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Haute Couture collections. At the opposite of most fashion events, Paris Haute Couture is a stand-alone event […]

26 June 2017

A glance at the history of basketball

The NBA targets a younger and more cosmopolitan audience than the other major sports leagues in America. Watching young talent make the leap is something we all cherish! The game is peaking aesthetically and the league is full of likable players. Let’s […]

19 June 2017

La FĂŞte de la Musique: Make music to celebrate summer!

La FĂŞte de la Musique or Music Day is a popular and free music festival that takes place each year in France and in more than 100 countries all around the world. This big national event is a mixture of […]

6 June 2017

French students to take Baccalauréat exams

For the third consecutive time the French Bac final exams will be held over two different calendar weeks. The first written exams will be on June 15. Students will pass the last exam on June 21 or 22 depending on […]

30 May 2017

3 small business ideas for young entrepreneurs

Barbara Corcoran, founder of the Corcoran Group and author of Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business says that “People who have a concept but not a detailed strategy are more likely to have that special entrepreneurial ability”. You […]

22 May 2017

Showtime for stars at the 70th birthday edition of the Cannes film festival

In the world of film, the Cannes film festival is widely considered as the Olympics of cinema! It is not only the largest international showcase of movies and cinematic art… it is a godsend for the yet-to-be-discovered filmmakers: unlike the Oscars, […]

15 May 2017

Emmanuel Macron: from political unknown to France’s youngest president

Four years ago Emmanuel Macron was a political unknown. Now he is president-elect by decisive majority… The 5th Republic’s youngest president The long victory walk from the shadows of the Louvre to the bright lights of the center stage was highly […]

9 May 2017

Silicon Valley: (still) a magnet for the young and ambition

Silicon Valley has often been imitated but never duplicated. The unrivaled record of success of this place makes it a magnet for the young and ambitious from all over the world. Apple, Amazon, EBay, Google, Sony, Microsoft, Cisco, HP, Intel, […]

1 May 2017

May Day in France: workers rights and lily of the valley flowers

May Day or La FĂŞte du Travail is a public holiday in many countries including France. It is an occasion to celebrate workers rights, but also to offer some lily of the valley flowers to loved ones! Background For millions of workers […]