December 1 2015 Latest news:
You need plenty of varied skills to run a holiday let in France, from DIY to customer service skills – do you have what it takes?
France is a magical place in December with traditional marchés de Noël in almost every town but there is also a turkey parade and a Christmas swim in the Mediterranean to look forward to...
Stretching from Saint-Tropez and the Mediterranean coast through mountains and forest to the Alps and the Gorges du Verdon, the department of Var in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is certainly diverse and popular with those looking for a life in the sun
An olive farm in Var in Provence captured the hearts of British couple Gerry and Mark Whitcombe-Power, and they transformed the rundown farm into a gîte business and now produce their own AOC olive oil. Find out how they did it
In the new December 2015 issue of Living France we explore Charente, offer tax advice for savers, discover the best Christmas events and share the recipe for a French festive treat…
Enter our competition to win a copy of New Vintage French Interiors and find lots of inspiration for your home!
A stylish Parisian apartment is high on the wish list of many, so here are three apartments in Paris to dream about
Often a pharmacy is the first port of call if you are ill in France. With all the medicines, pills and lotions you could need, plus expert medical advice thay could be a good alternative to the doctor. Here is a basic guide to the role of the French pharmacy
Comedian and expat Ian Moore has found that the French habit of a verre de l’amitié throughout the summer has taken its toll on his liver
Discover 10 events happening in France in October 2015, including Nuit Blanche in Paris, food festivals across France and a film festival in Brittany
Discover 11 events happening in France in November 2015, including several food festivals, music festivals, a hot-air balloon flight and an exhibition in Paris dedicated to chocolate
In the new November 2015 issue of Living France we explore Pyrénées-Atlantiques, explain the tax rules for unmarried couples in France and reveal all you need to know to give your pet a new home across the Channel…
Gironde in Aquitaine is famous for its vineyards and capital city Bordeaux, but it also offers pretty villages, an attractive coastline and traditional houses. Here are 4 properties for sale in Gironde
Finding a reputable builder can be difficult. British expat and project manager Charlie May explains how to find a builder in France and how to decide if they are the right person for you
Looking for a renovation project in France? These 5 properties range from a barn needing a complete renovation to a manor house needing some updating
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