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5 Brilliant short breaks in France

Written by on April 3, 2014 in Driving in France, Holiday Travel
5 Brilliant short breaks in France

A sneaky, cheeky break in the sunshine in France can really perk you up. Hop on a plane in the UK, hop off in France, pick up a hire car and enjoy a few days of fantastic French food and wine, sight-seeing and culture. Here, we recommend five brilliant short breaks in France for that […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast April 2014

Written by on April 1, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast April 2014

Pound climbs 2 cents to 1.21 versus euro, as Eurozone inflation falls Welcome to Pure FX’s monthly update of the pound to euro exchange rate. Sterling hops, leaps and bounds! The pound jumped 2 cents versus the euro in March, to a peak of 1.2125. By contrast, the pound was at just 1.1516 in March last […]

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How to watch British TV in France

Written by on March 12, 2014 in TV and Satellite
How to watch British TV in France

One of the things that British expats in France always seem to ask is “How do I get to watch British TV?” in my new country. It’s not a sign that they’re not willing to adapt to new ways or adopt new practices, but for many expats, keeping up with the news or their preferred […]

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The joys of driving in France for the first time

Written by on March 11, 2014 in Driving in France
The joys of driving in France for the first time

Gill Baconnier from the UK has lived in Grenoble, France for more than twenty years and ponders the joys of driving in France for an expat who is used to driving on the right side of the road! Watching the French drive can be traumatic so joining in could be seen as foolhardy. Fortunately, I […]

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Satellite Internet in France – Your questions answered

Written by on March 7, 2014 in Internet, TV and Satellite
Satellite Internet in France – Your questions answered

We asked the experts at UK Telecom the questions you want to know the answers to about Satellite Broadband services in France. It is a relatively new communication tool and for some, shrouded in mystery. It doesn’t have to be that way though and Bob Elliot answers all those tricky questions with clarity: Satellite Internet […]

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Setting up Satellite Broadband in France

Written by on March 7, 2014 in Internet, Mobiles and I Pads, Phones
Setting up Satellite Broadband in France

In a series about setting up internet access via satellite rather than through a conventional phone line, expert Bob Elliott of UK Telecom looks at the cost comparison between the two services and the pros and the cons to setting up satellite broadband in France. See Part I – everything you need to know about […]

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Satellite Broadband and TV in France | Everything you need to know

Written by on March 7, 2014 in Internet, Mobiles and I Pads, Phones, TV and Satellite
Satellite Broadband and TV in France | Everything you need to know

  We take a look at satellite broadband in France with telecoms expert Bob Elliott of UK Telecom. If you want to know what satellite broadband in France is all about – this is the definitive guide that answers all your questions… More than 18,000 homes in France choose satellite broadband over traditional telephone line […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast March 2014

Written by on March 4, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast March 2014

Economist at PureFX Peter Lavelle gives his Euro Sterling forecast March 2014 Pound hits 13-month high versus the euro, may climb higher in March - Sterling’s winning streak against the common currency goes on! The pound hit 1.2258 against the euro in February, its highest in 13 months, or since January 10th 2013. Overall, the pound […]

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A great British curry in France

Written by on February 26, 2014 in Food in France
A great British curry in France

When it comes to food there are two facts that are irrefutable: French Cuisine is the best in the world! The British love curry! In the UK there are more than 10,000 restaurants currying to British tastes and supermarkets stock spices of all kinds so that curries can be made at home. Many of the dishes […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast February 2014

Written by on February 6, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast February 2014

Euro Touches 0.8333 Versus Pound, May Climb Higher if BoE Holds Rates  says Peter Lavelle as he takes a look at the Euro Sterling forecast February 2014.   The common currency gets back its swagger! The euro climbed to 0.8333 against the pound recently, its highest since January 17th. Euro climbs, as Eurozone economy revives, […]

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