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The March 2016 issue of FRANCE Magazine

March 2016 issue of FRANCE Magazine out now!

In the latest issue of FRANCE Magazine, we suss out 25 top cafés to sit and watch the world go by in Paris, uncover hotels with spectacular views, go treasure hunting at antiques markets in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and find the best restaurants in northern Burgundy

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8 reasons to keep visiting Paris

The terrorist attacks in Paris last November shocked the world, but don’t let them deter you from visiting this truly beautiful city. Here are our top reasons why you should still go

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Glamping in Normandy

A glamping family holiday on a farm in Normandy is the perfect way to relax

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Living in France

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How to find a job in France

Unless you are retired or have already made millions you will need to find a way to earn an income in France. Find out how to find job vacancies in France, how to write a French CV and how to apply for a job in France

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5 things I learned when my children started a French school

Starting a French school is a steep learning curve for children but it also proves an education for parents too. From how to communicate with other parents to the differences between school meals, here are 5 things I learnt when my children started school in France

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February 2016 issue of Living France

February 2016 issue of Living France out now!

In the new February 2016 issue of Living France we explore Tarn, reveal where to buy if you want an expat community nearby and explain how to try before you buy in France…

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How to Sound Cultured by Thomas W. Hodgkinson and Hubert van den Bergh

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Could you commute from Charente to London?

Expats Darren and Franca Porter run a B&B in Charente but Darren also commutes from Charente to London every week. Find out how he does it and why he thinks life in France is worth the travelling

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6 tips for buying a mobile home in France

Dreaming about setting up home in France? Mobile homes are a popular choice for expats in France and could be the perfect option for you, here are 6 things to think about before buying a mobile home in France

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How do I sell my French property privately?

Are you thinking about bypassing an estate agent and selling your French property privately? There are some advantages but also some disadvantages. Here are 4 areas to consider before you sell your property privately

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What is the French leaseback scheme?

Buying a leaseback property in France is becoming popular with those looking for a hassle-free property purchase in France, especially in tourist destinations like the Alps and the coast. But what is a leaseback, how does it work and what are the advantages and disadvantages?

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Why should I buy a property in France?

With plenty of properties and locations to choose from, good healthcare and education services and a regulated and straightforward property market, it’s easy to see why France is a popular choice with British buyers. Here are 7 reasons you should buy a property in France

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French vocabulary to start a business in France

Thinking of moving to France and starting a business? Here are 27 essential French words to help you set up and run a business in France

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Recipe: crêpe Suzette

Learn how to make a liqueur-soaked pancake that is popular during Chandeleur and Lent

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French Valentine’s Day recipes

If you’re choosing to stay in rather than dine out this Valentine’s Day then impress your other half by creating a delicious, romantic French dinner with these easy recipes

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23 French words to use in a restaurant in France

Planning to go out for dinner in France? Here is all the French vocabulary you’ll need to order fluently at a French restaurant

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