Living in France

Expats in France offer new life for old dogs

Written by on October 13, 2014 in Expats in France, Pets And Animals
Expats in France offer new life for old dogs

Some people move to France and enjoy the relaxed lifestyle. Others move to France and do something completely different. We talk to an amazing couple from England who thought they would retire and take life easy. Instead they set up a home for elderly dogs, an undertaking that has profoundly changed their lives and bought […]

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Real Life Fairy-Tale Chateau to rent in France

Written by on September 3, 2014 in Midi-Pyrénées, Wedding Expertise
Real Life Fairy-Tale Chateau to rent in France

Step through the ornate gates that lead to the Secret Chateau de M in Gascony and you’ll enter a different world… a beautifully preserved centuries old living artwork – a secluded and intoxicating Chateau to rent in the heart of south west France… A most beautiful Chateau to rent in France An avenue flanked by […]

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Volunteering in France | At the SPA Animal rescue

Written by on August 13, 2014 in Expats in France, Pets And Animals
Volunteering in France | At the SPA Animal rescue

Lots of expats retire to France or go for a better quality of life and have more time on their hands. For many it is a great opportunity to do some voluntary work. Helping out a branch of SPA for just a couple of hours a week, the Société de Protection des Animaux is an […]

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An American Student in France

Written by on August 11, 2014 in Education
An American Student in France

American student Joel Freeman spent a year in Pau, on the edge of the Pyrénées in Aquitaine on a USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) study programme. France is one of the most popular study abroad options and for many students it is a life-changing experience. Going back to the US was tough to start with for Joel […]

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Expats Guide to cheaper train travel in France

Written by on August 4, 2014 in Holiday Travel, Pets And Animals
Expats Guide to cheaper train travel in France

How to keep the cost down when travelling on a train in France. Expats in France can use a regional pass to save money or sign up to receive details of first come first served cheap tickets for long journeys. But don’t take the dog says Donna Kerridge… “Et le chien?”  asks the conducteur, indicating […]

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Majestic Wine Calais for a right royal shopping deal in France

Majestic Wine Calais for a right royal shopping deal in France

Majestic Wine Calais is a huge warehouse selling beer, wines, spirits and champagne in Calais; it has weathered the difficulties of the last few years well. The recession and the strong Euro have taken their toll, all of the popular booze cruise outlets have suffered, and some have gone… So how has Majestic Wine, “The […]

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Dealing with the financial implications of moving abroad

Written by on July 15, 2014 in Financial
Dealing with the financial implications of moving abroad

Relocating to France is a life-changing experience for anyone. Those who do not have a good grasp of French might find the experience more challenging than most. Other than learning a new language, individuals also have to adjust to a completely new culture and way of life. Before moving abroad, to France or any other […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Written by on July 11, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014 Welcome to Pure FX’s latest update of the foreign exchange rate. This tells you the best time to transfer money to France. Sterling rises and rises versus the euro! The pound has touched its highest against the common currency in 21 months this week, or since September 6th 2012, at […]

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Satellite broadband for expats in France

Satellite broadband for expats in France

Fed up with slow or unreliable land line broadband? Satellite broadband is the next generation alternative and we have some amazing prices for 22Mbps satellite broadband available everywhere in France right now. There’s never been a better time for satellite broadband for expats in France… Is your existing broadband service too slow and unreliable? Were […]

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Smartbel in France – never miss a visitor

Written by on July 9, 2014 in Mobiles and I Pads
Smartbel in France – never miss a visitor

New for France – Smartbel.  Now you can answer your door with any phone and never miss a visitor wherever you are… Have you ever missed a visitor because you were in your garden and did not hear them ring the bell? Are there times when you would prefer to know who was at your […]

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