Expats in France

Interview with an Expat in France | Haute Vienne

Interview with an Expat in France | Haute Vienne

We talk to Jacqui Wood from the UK who now lives and works in the lovely Haute-Vienne region, north-west France. It’s an area of forests and lakes, unspoiled countryside and picturesque villages as well as the lovely city of Limoges, famous for its porcelain production. Jacqui and her husband Mark, a former London policeman before […]

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Chateau Hopping in the Loire Valley

Chateau Hopping in the Loire Valley

France is the most popular tourist destination in the world and there’s good reason. For a start there’s Paris, Nice, beaches, vineyards, medieval towns, picturesque villages and a whole lot more. There’s something for everyone here. We asked Expat Dating France to tell us one of their favourite things that’s fun for everyone and they […]

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The Expat Good Life in the Vaucluse, Provence

Written by on April 3, 2017 in Expats in France
The Expat Good Life in the Vaucluse, Provence

We talk to American Emily Durand of Your Private Provence Tours, about falling in love with a Frenchman and moving from the US to beautiful Provence in France… What inspired you to move to France? I’m from the Northwest, Southern Oregon and I grew up on a family run farm. When I was real young […]

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Life on a French smallholding

Written by on February 9, 2017 in Expats in France, Living in France
Life on a French smallholding

We meet a couple who after several years of planning are about to embark on their dream of the good life in France. Matt, a regional operations manager at Learn Direct and Phil, a senior HR office for a local authority have bought a farm in lovely Haute-vienne. Matt explains how their dreams and schemes […]

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Expat Dating France

Written by on February 6, 2017 in Expats in France, Living in France
Expat Dating France

Do Something for You This Valentine’s Day:  Join Expatdatingfrance.com “It’s almost Valentine’s Day. The idea of spending it alone is more than a little depressing.  I’ve been thinking about joining an internet dating site for a while, but just can’t bring myself to do it.  There are so many options, I’m not sure if it’s […]

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The Expat Good Life in Provence

The Expat Good Life in Provence

Looking for the good life in Provence: Originally from Perthshire Scotland, Jill Wilson now lives in sunny Provence, southern France. She’s a local property agent for Leggett estate agents and she knows how it feels to be looking for your dream home. She took five years to find her lovely home in Montmeyan in the Var […]

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The Expat Good Life in Savoie

The Expat Good Life in Savoie

Sandy Harris booked a holiday in the French Alps and fell in love with a house she and her partner saw whilst driving to their hotel. A short while later the couple moved lock, stock and barrel to the beautiful, off the beaten track Massif des Bauges in Savoie. We talked to Sandy about expat […]

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Residence Qualification for Expats in France

Written by on August 17, 2016 in Expats in France, Financial, Tax
Residence Qualification for Expats in France

At The Good Life France we like to try to answer some of those tricky finance questions you have about life in France such as what makes someone a resident in France. It’s not always as clear as you might think. We asked the experts at Beacon Global Wealth to clarify the residency question: Question: […]

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Looking for Love and Friendship in France

Written by on June 29, 2016 in Expats in France, Living in France
Looking for Love and Friendship in France

Are you an English speaking expat in France looking for romance, friendship or companionship? Then you probably know how hard it can be to meet people. Even in your own country it can be tough, but as an expat in France, it can feel impossible at times.  Or at least it used to. Since Expat […]

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The Biggest Tea Cosy In The World In France

Written by on May 9, 2016 in Expats in France
The Biggest Tea Cosy In The World In France

Tina Sharpe from Essex is a lady who loves a cup of tea. In fact she loves it so much that when she saw a giant shed in the shape of a teapot she simply had to have it. But the story doesn’t stop there. Tina had the teapot taken apart and transported to France […]

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