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Legget Immobillier Ride For Charity

Written by on September 9, 2016 in News
Legget Immobillier Ride For Charity

Leggett Immobilier and Currencies Direct are going the extra mile for charity, they’ve joined forces to organise an 800 km bike ride to raise funds for UNICEF. The ride will take place from 3-7 October 2016 and the riders will be cycling from historic Saint Emilion in Burgundy to the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. […]

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Vintage Car Event Paris July 2016

Written by on July 19, 2016 in News
Vintage Car Event Paris July 2016

The Association “Vincennes en Anciennes” will undertake  its 9th summer vintage car “Paris Crossing” on Sunday 31 July 2016 and if you’re in Paris, this convoy of old vehicles will have you staring and smiling as they pass by looking great even after all these years… The event will welcome over 740 vintage vehicles (cars, motorcycles, […]

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Ready, Ferry, Go to France!

Written by on March 7, 2016 in News
Ready, Ferry, Go to France!

It’s the annual British Ferry Fortnight event and we speak to AFerry, winner of the “World’s Leading Ferry Website” award to get the lowdown on ferry travel to France… Find out more about the event which this year takes the theme “Ferry First Timers” for National Ferry Fortnight with Discover Ferries (5th – 19th March […]

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National Ferry Fortnight 2016 Offers for France

Written by on March 7, 2016 in News
National Ferry Fortnight 2016 Offers for France

Britain’s annual National Ferry Fortnight takes place 5 – 19 March 2016, and this year you’re encouraged to take a ferry for the first time or to “re-discover” the joys of ferry travel. To celebrate Ferry Fortnight, the best ferry operators are offering fantastic deals for families. Bookings have to be made by midnight 19 […]

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Brilliant New Cycling Routes In Champagne & Ardenne

Written by on February 16, 2016 in News
Brilliant New Cycling Routes In Champagne & Ardenne

For those who love to cycle in France, the going just got better as the regional tourist board of the Champagne & Ardenne regions has just released a new free cycling guide covering over 1000 km of long distance cycle paths. Suitable for all abilities, adrenalin junkies to complete beginners, the routes cover a range […]

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France Region Changes 2016

Written by on January 1, 2016 in Living in France, News
France Region Changes 2016

1st January 2016: France wakes up to 13 metropolitan regions instead of 22 – what does it mean for those of us who holiday in France or are expats in France? New Region Changes in France The French Government are working on a series of reforms to simplify daily life in France with a number […]

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2015 Hospices de Beaune Auction Breaks Records

Written by on December 8, 2015 in News
2015 Hospices de Beaune Auction Breaks Records

  The shadow of the Paris November 13th terrorist attacks loomed large over the 2015 eagerly anticipated Hospices de Beaune charity auction. Part of Burgundy’s renowned annual weekend wine festival Les Trois Glorieuses, the Sunday auction falls midway between the public tasting on Saturday and elite Le Paulée luncheon at Château de Meursault on Monday. Established in […]

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Writers in France and Overseas

Written by on October 19, 2015 in News
Writers in France and Overseas

Online, ex-pat writing community Writers Abroad published Kaleidoscope, their fifth anthology of poetry, flash fiction and short stories, on Monday 12th October. The theme is light, as 2015 is the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. Every writer in this collection is an expatriate: a person who, for whatever reason, has ended up in […]

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Tax and Finance seminars for UK expats in France

Written by on September 3, 2015 in News
Tax and Finance seminars for UK expats in France

UK expats in the south of France are invited to join a free seminar run by finance and tax experts Blevins Franks. A series of seminars will be held in towns in the south of France covering important subjects such as UK pension changes and changes to French rules affecting inheritance as well as the […]

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Nausicaa France Welcomes New Fish Summer 2015

Written by on June 28, 2015 in News
Nausicaa France Welcomes New Fish Summer 2015

In summer 2015, NAUSICAA France, the National Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, will be providing a glimpse of small animals that are extraordinarily beautiful and/or have extraordinary behaviour patterns. They join the 36,000 animals at Nausicaa, one of Europe’s biggest and most amazing aquariums. The yellow boxfish, Ostracion cubicus The yellow boxfish lives in the Red […]

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