CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe for £25 today CLICK HERE

Working in France

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A new study into the best cities for achieving a work-life balance has revealed which workers take the most holiday days a year - and Paris is in the top five

Read full story
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Teaching English provides a way of making a living, and a way to make new friends

Read full story


Mon, 15:02

Learning French could improve your career options according to a recent study, and it's even more important because of Brexit

Read full story
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

A new baccalauréat was introduced for the 2018-19 academic year and there are further changes planned from 2021 onwards. These are the key changes and what they mean for children in the French education system

Read full story
Education in France


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The French healthcare system has a reputation for excellence and is a big attraction when it comes to moving to France. Here's how it works and what it covers - and how Brexit might affect access to it

Read full story
Monday, July 1, 2019

Do you wear glasses or contacts? Isabelle Moins discusses eye care in France and what is covered under the French public health system

Read full story

Banking & pensions

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Transferring a UK pension to a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) has benefits but there are a number of important issues for French-resident expats to be aware of

Read full story
Thursday, January 25, 2018

If you are buying in or moving to France you will need a French bank account but before you open one make sure you read these 11 things you need to know to avoid making a costly mistake

Read full story

Running a Business

Monday, January 28, 2019

France provides generous tax incentives for new businesses - here's how you can take advantage of this to start up your own company in France

Read full story
Running a business
Monday, January 28, 2019

When Heidi Smith and her family moved to rural Haute Vienne to set up a holiday business, they kept getting distracted by the glorious wildlife - until they spotted a golden opportunity to make it a key part of their B&B and gîte business

Read full story
Expats in France


Friday, November 15, 2019

What are the practicalities of doing the supermarket shop in France? Read on for the stores you'll see across the country, the prices you can expect to pay and what you will and won't find in the aisles

Read full story
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Whether you are looking for a way to keep active, get involved in your community in France and meet new people, or whether there is a cause that means a lot to you, here is how you can give back in France

Read full story

Real life

Friday, November 15, 2019

A life-changing event inspired Sarah Dougall to follow her dreams of learning a new language and becoming a better skier, both of which she has fulfilled with a move to Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Read full story
Monday, November 11, 2019

An uncompromisingly practical approach to owning a home in France has led to a wonderful retreat for Anne-Marie Smith and her family, and a successful business venture too

Read full story
Expats in France

Most Read

France Forum

Questions about France? Visit our free France forum to get help and advice from thousands of other Francophiles and expats. Topics include: property, tax, law, travelling, pets, education, healthcare and much more.

Join the forum

Enter our competitions

Win books, DVDs, travel and even holidays in France in our great competitions! Take a look at our latest competitions…

Enter now

Join us on social media

France magazine
Living France magazine
French Property News magazine