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Christmas in France

If you can’t go home for Christmas, don’t worry! France, as many countries in the world, is very happy to celebrate Christmas and you can see decorations in the street all through December (even before sometimes). Learn more about French traditions during these holidays :   ORIGINS OF CHRISTMAS I think every people who celebrate Christmas know […]

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Halloween in France

Halloween comes from Ireland and Scotland. It is massively celebrated in the US and has progressively imposed itself in France. However, the event is not as popular in France as in the US or in Great Britain. Learn the differences of the tradition in our article.

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Bank holiday alert : Assumption, August 15th

Discover what this event refer to with Chez Nestor! Not to be confused with L’Ascension, the Assumption is another Christian celebration in the French calendar, and so, another occasion to have a public holiday! Origins The assumption refers to the elevation of Mary into the sky after her death. The story differs according to the […]

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Paris: discovering the Haussmannian style

Paris, the French capital of fashion and city of light, is fundamentally characterized by an architectural style called the Haussmannian style. What are the characteristics of this style? Let’s discover together with Chez Nestor the assets of this must-see style! Chez Nestor, the leader in furnished flat-shares made in France, is proud to present you the Haussmannian style in all […]

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10 French cheeses to taste with your roommates

French people are internationally renowned for bread, wine and… CHEESE! Here is a guide to choose the right cheese according to your taste. With your roommates, it’s going to be an opportunity to taste them all together! #1 The Camembert   Probably one of the most famous French cheeses, the camembert is made with cow’s milk most […]

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Lyon: A cyclist’s paradise!

Today we talk about Lyon. Most of the people in Lyon use their bikes to reach every corner of the city. You don’t have one?! Before rushing to the Bon Coin website and buy one, let us explain why Lyon is the cyclist’s paradise! It is difficult to criticize the public transport in Lyon, because the […]