Expats in France

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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The Good life for expats in the Dordogne

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Expats in France, Living in France
The Good life for expats in the Dordogne

In 2003 David Burrows and his family decided on a new life in France. The name may be familiar to you if you are a football fan because David played for some of the top English Premier League clubs, including Liverpool and Everton. He was part of the last Liverpool team to win the top-flight […]

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The expat good life in Charente Maritime

Written by on November 24, 2017 in Expats in France, Living in France
The expat good life in Charente Maritime

The phone suddenly burst into life with a sudden jolt of energy, and picking it up, I heard a distant voice, “Susan? Susan?  Is that you? I think I may have found something….”. My heart gave a lurch of excitement, the dread I had been feeling for a week lifting tantalisingly off my chest. There […]

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The expat good life in Auvergne

Written by on September 12, 2017 in Expats in France, Living in France
The expat good life in Auvergne

Tim and Ingrid Bell moved from Lancaster, UK to Auvergne… They took over the Auberge de Chabanettes which  has a long and colourful history, a familiar landmark in this part of rural France for over 150 years. In bygone years, it served as a butchers shop, an abattoir and a petrol station, but never lost […]

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The Expat Good Life in Nontron Dordogne

Written by on July 25, 2017 in Expats in France, Living in France
The Expat Good Life in Nontron Dordogne

When Linda Chamberlin from the UK met up with someone she met on a school exchange trip 22 years on, she little knew how much it would change her life. Living the good life in Nontron Linda Chamberlin left her home in a small fishing village in Cornwall, England, to move to France in 2010 […]

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