Expats in France

The good life for expats in Riberac Dordgone

Written by on May 21, 2018 in Expats in France, Living in France
The good life for expats in Riberac Dordgone

We talk to British expat Linda James who with her husband Alex runs Le Pommier gites and a cake making business in Riberac, Dordogne department, Aquitaine, south west France. What inspired you to move to Riberac? Coming here on holiday, I fell in love with the sunny weather, the stunning countryside, being able to swim […]

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Real life Escape to the Chateau properties for sale in France

Real life Escape to the Chateau properties for sale in France

Half of Britain it seems, is glued to the TV series Escape to the Chateau featuring the lovely Angel and Dick who bought a castle and have been doing it up before our eyes. They’ve also taken starring roles in Escape to the Chateau DIY, a TV series in which we get to see the […]

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The expat good life in Vienne

Written by on April 26, 2018 in Expats in France, Living in France
The expat good life in Vienne

We talk to Sébastien Martin-O’Driscoll about expat life in the Vienne department, Poitou-Charentes, France. Can you tell us a little about you and where you are from? I was born in France, in the Auvergne, and emigrated to the UK in my early 20’s. I met my husband Fox, with whom I work as a […]

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The Good Life for expats in the Loire Valley

Written by on April 22, 2018 in Expats in France, Living in France
The Good Life for expats in the Loire Valley

Charlotte Field from the UK talks about life as an expat in charming Chinon, Loire Valley where she has lived for eight years and works as a local agent for Leggett Immobillier, the award winning French Estate Agency… Where are you from and how did you come to be living in France? I was brought […]

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Paris: What to see and do for first timers

Written by on April 9, 2018 in Expats in France, Paris
Paris: What to see and do for first timers

We talk to Sandra Iskander, Editor of Where Paris Magazine. She reveals how she moved from Australia to become a Parisienne, and she shares an insider’s view of where to go and what to see in Paris… When was your first visit to Paris? It was back in 2004 that I visited Paris for the […]

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British artist in France creates pet souvenirs

British artist in France creates pet souvenirs

  Artist Susan Faye, a British expat in France, has always been passionate about animals, especially dogs.  As a child she says she would bring home any dog she found roaming the streets but wasn’t allowed to keep them until at the age of 16, when her parents agreed she could  bring home ‘Shonti’, a  […]

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The Good Life for expats in the Gers

Written by on March 6, 2018 in Expats in France, Living in France
The Good Life for expats in the Gers

When British artist Perry Taylor and his Dutch wife Caroline moved to rural Gascony, south west France, one of the things they were really looking forward to, apart from the gorgeous countryside, fabulous cuisine and wines and laid back lifestyle… was keeping chickens. The real good life in France “We live in a 250 year-old […]

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The good life for expats in Cannes

Written by on February 22, 2018 in Expats in France, Living in France
The good life for expats in Cannes

We talk to Petri Valo from Finland who now lives and works as an estate agent about what life is like for expats in Cannes. Tell us a little about yourself I moved to France few years ago as my fiancée (we’re getting married this year) is from Cannes. As I come from the dark […]

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Expats living the good life in Lot-et-Garonne

Written by on January 14, 2018 in Expats in France, Living in France
Expats living the good life in Lot-et-Garonne

Jane Vernon from Staffordshire UK, moved to France in 2005. Her first home was near Marmande, a tranquil town in the Lot-et-Garonne, southwest France. However, she recently moved to the town of Duras in the same area, with her four children. As an agent of Leggett Immobillier, the award-winning agency in France, her property portfolio […]

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Living the Expat Life in Morzine, Haut-Savoie, France

Written by on December 18, 2017 in Expats in France, Living in France
Living the Expat Life in Morzine, Haut-Savoie, France

  An insider’s view on life in the French Alps. You might say, that having lived in the French Alps for the last 15 years that Helen Watts, director and teacher at the Alpine French School in Morzine, Haut-Savoie, is living the dream, but has it all been plain sailing and what’s expat life really […]

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