Christmas in France – love it or hate it?

Christmas in France – love it or hate it?

I happened upon a post in a “Brits in France” Facebook group a few weeks ago in which a lady asked the group, “Does anyone else hate Christmas in France? Nowhere does Christmas quite like Blighty.” This post jumped out at me but not because I agree with her... read more
Could You Repeat That Please?

Could You Repeat That Please?

Jane Hunt, French resident for 7 years, provides some advice on improving your French listening skills: As a teenager, I was on holiday in France with my parents in the windy Vendée and I needed to buy a hair clip. I looked up the word, “barrette”, in the dictionary... read more
Airbnb in France – Rules and Regulations

Airbnb in France – Rules and Regulations

If you’re planning on using Airbnb to rent out a room, an entire house or an apartment in France, then this article is for you! First things first, you need to find out whether or not the place you intend to rent out is located in one of the municipalities in France... read more
France and its Fantastic Summer Festivals!

France and its Fantastic Summer Festivals!

Everyone knows that big cities in France slow down in the month of August as the majority of its citizens escape to the beach or countryside for some much needed R&R! However, even if some big cities quieten down, lots of places around France (big and small) come... read more