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Recipe for tart au citron

Thursday, April 28, 2016
This tangy tarte au citron makes fresh summer dessert ©Thinkstock; margouillatphotos
Holiday let in France © Mariano Ruiz / Dreamstime

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?

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The May issue of Living France is on sale now!

In the new issue of Living France we explore three great destinations with easy access from the UK, reveal some of Paris’s best-kept secrets and consider the impact of a possible Brexit…

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A polytunnel is useful for gardening in the unpredictable Normandy spring season

Spring is an important time of the year for Rosie Hill, who gets ready for action in her Normandy garden

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How to become a French citizen

Monday, April 11, 2016
How to become a French citizen © philipimage / Thinkstockphotos

Planning to live in France permanently? Find out how to become a French citizen and obtain the same rights and benefits as the French

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Breakfast in the loggia at L'Atelier du Renard Argenté

Take a look inside these stunning French chambres d’hôtes set up by expats

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12 things you should know about French schools © artisteer / ThinkstockPhotos

Insurance for your child, long lunch breaks, no school uniform and enrolling in school - here are 12 things you should know about French schools

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The April issue of Living France is out now

In the new issue of Living France, we explore the Loire Valley, reveal where to buy if you want to live beside a vineyard and explain the recent changes to French regional boundaries…

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5 intriguing businesses set up by expats

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Ben Lethbridge runs a burger restaurant and van in Bordeaux

It’s not all about B&Bs and gîtes – there are plenty of other ways to make a living in France. Be inspired by these expats running unusual businesses in France

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House in France © Fotolia

There has been much speculation about the effect a Brexit from the EU could have on British expats living in the EU and whether they would lose the rights and benefits they currently enjoy. We take a look at some of the issues and ask industry insiders for their opinions

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Expats in France

Healthcare for expats in France

Thursday, February 25, 2016
The French healthcare system © Viperagp / Dreamstime.com

If you live and work in France then you are entitled to state healthcare cover, however this is very different to the healthcare system in the UK. Find out how the healthcare system works for expats, how to register and why you might need top-up healthcare insurance

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Register to vote in the EU referendum

A potential ‘Brexit’ from the EU could have a considerable effect on British expats, so make sure you register to vote in the EU referendum in June

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March 2016 Living France

In the new March 2016 issue of Living France, we explore Pyrénées Orientales, unveil the best areas in France to snap up a bargain property and break down the ways you can stay in touch with people back in the UK…

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Guide to the French insurance system

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Insurance in France © Getty Images/Fuse

You can buy insurance for pretty much everything in France, including car insurance, house insurance, health insurance, credit card insurance and even school insurance

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One of the guestrooms at Maison et Atelier © Alexandra Meurant Studion AZ

Once their children had flown the nest, one expat couple finally got time to turn their family house in Picardy in northern France into a luxury guesthouse

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Mobile home in France © Eurobase Mobile Homes

Before you start viewing mobile homes in France to buy you will need to decide what type of park and where you want to buy. Here are 6 questions to answer before you buy a mobile home

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