Bye bye ‘la bise’: Has Covid put an end to the French greeting kiss?

Bye bye ‘la bise’: Has Covid put an end to the French greeting kiss?

It's banned for health reasons during the pandemic, but will the distinctive French double (or treble or quadruple, depending on where you are) cheek kiss come back once health restrictions are lifted? Eve Hebron examines whether Covid will change France's kissing habits forever.

Bottoms up! Five things to know about proposing a toast in France

Bottoms up! Five things to know about proposing a toast in France

When can you drop ‘monsieur, madame’ and use first names in France?

When can you drop ‘monsieur, madame’ and use first names in France?

Why good manners are fading from French life

Why good manners are fading from French life

‘Rude’ Parisians try to clean up their act

‘Rude’ Parisians try to clean up their act

Cheese knives, hands and wine glasses – French table manners explained

Cheese knives, hands and wine glasses – French table manners explained