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Behind the scenes of a luxury wedding venue in France

Dreaming of a happily ever after in France? Running a wedding venue could be just your ticket. Gillian Harvey finds out how Clive Harvey found his storybook ending doing just that in Deux-Sèvres

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Win! A copy of the novel Fatal Pursuit

Enter our competition to win a copy of the novel, Fatal Pursuit

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What effect could a Brexit have on British expats in France?

Does a Brexit from the EU mean that British expats in France will lose the rights and benefits they currently enjoy? We examine some of the issues at stake

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How I survived as a British child at a French school

A British child who grew up in France shares her experiences of the French school system and how she coped not speaking any French when she started

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Not just a tourist hotspot, Paris makes the perfect place to live too

10 reasons why Paris is a perfect place to live

As one of the world’s most visited cities, Paris is clearly popular with tourists, but the French capital makes a great place to live too. Here are 10 reasons why Paris is the perfect place to live

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Vineyards around Loubès-Bernac © CDT47

What is it like to move to France on your own?

You’ve read plenty about moving to France as a couple or family but what if you are on your own? Can it still work? Meet a Brit who moved on her own and has no regrets

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Swimming pool maintenance is essential in a property management business © ThinkstockPhotos

11 tips for running a successful property management business

Managing other people’s properties in France and letting them out to holidaymakers is a great way to earn an income. Make sure your business is a success with these 11 tips

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Living France July issue 2016 is out now!

July 2016 issue of Living France out now!

In the July issue of Living France, we discover beautiful Burgundy, explore rural France by bike and meet a British expat running a tea room in Picardy

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Beaujolais vineyards in Saône et Loire in southern Burgundy ©Thinkstock/Fontaine Gael

7 reasons you should live in Burgundy

Not sure where to settle down when moving to France? Here are the reasons why Burgundy is a great place to live

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What healthcare are retirees entitled to in France?

If you’re retiring to France make sure you understand how the French healthcare system works and how you access it

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Ian Moore thinks he knows why there are so many dogs in French restaurants: to eat the leftovers

Ian Moore: on the changing rules in French restaurants

Would you ever ask for a doggy bag to take home your leftovers in a French restaurant? Ian Moore can’t imagine the French ever accepting ‘le doggy bag’

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Enter our competition for your chance to win a medicarte booklet

Win! A Medicarte booklet

Enter our competition for your chance to win a medicarte booklet

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Enter our competition for your chance to win a copy of The Official Guide to the Most Beautiful Villages of France

Win! A copy of the book, The Official Guide to the Most Beautiful Villages of France

Enter our competition for your chance to win a copy of the book, The Official Guide to the Most Beautiful Villages of France

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The new regions of France © Archant

Why did France change its regions?

From 1 January 2016 France’s regions have been reduced from 22 to 13, but why and what effect has this had on the country?

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What impact could a Brexit have on my finances?

Concerns about a Brexit continue to impact upon exchange rates, but what effect could this have on British property buyers and expats in France?

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Les Capucins, a chateau in the Loire Valley

Living in a Loire Valley château

Fancy living in a Loire Valley château with live opera in your garden? That is exactly what life is like for this British couple and it sounds great!

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