Laura Harley has some frugal suggestions for ways to make your new home more homely

A passion for France and all things French – especially the food – prompted Andrew Prior to move from Melbourne to Paris before swapping city life for the Vienne countryside during lockdown

Rural French life has a way of presenting new comic situations to Ian Moore, who finds an unexpected opportunity for a unique publicity shot

Members can enjoy virtual cook-alongs, craft-alongs and evenings with the couple, as well as the chance to win a wedding or stay at the château in France

Market days are an integral part of the traditional French lifestyle. There are passionate sellers and quality local products, plus it can be a fun social experience as Monique Jackman discusses

If you live in France and are partial to a refreshing cider, this Dordogne-based cider-maker has plenty of advice for how to get started

FRANCE Magazine’s Paris-based columnist reflects on the skills he has lost during lockdown and how he plans to find them once more

British couples who have started a new life in the Bordeaux and Duras wine regions star in the new show

Pet owners know that their beloved animals give far more than they take – but paying for their food and vet care can be pricey. Luckily, Laura Harley has discovered a few tips for keeping costs down

Ian Moore on New Year attitudes in France and why he doesn’t miss the anxiety of the complicated, often localised French greeting system

In the latest series, a family of brewers from Kent makes the move to Nouvelle-Aquitaine

FRANCE Magazine’s Provence-based columnist looks back on 2020 and reflects on the kindness of strangers during difficult times

Anna and Wilson Thorburn run Domaine l’Ancienne École in Drôme, an organic winery with three gîtes which enjoy panoramic views of Mont Ventoux

For American actor and writer Alexander Burnett, a shortage of bread at his local boulangerie was one of the biggest challenges of lockdown in his adopted home city

We catch up with Angel Strawbridge following the publication of her new book

Graham Welch and Damon Biddlecombe moved to Belvès in the heart of Périgord Noir to launch Planches et Plonk

Buying a house in France takes daring, legwork and a little bit of fate. After much searching, Michelle and Graeme Warren fell in love with a stunning riverside home in Léhon, Brittany

Home ownership in France doesn’t have to start with a dream property, Nigel Howard and his wife Michelle found an apartment in Côte-d’Or as a foothold first

When Sheryl Mills turned 50 she moved her life and antiques business from rural Herefordshire to rural Mayenne, and her decision has proved to be more midlife miracle than midlife crisis

Australian couple Philip and Janet Barnard-Brown moved to Château de la Fare in Gard after living in the UK for nearly 20 years, where Philip was senior coachman to the Queen

Neasa and Laurent Miquel live with their two children in Languedoc, southern France, and make wines ‘with elegance and finesse’

Anne MacColl-Turpin and her husband Jean-Louis wanted to use the barn at their home in Tarn-et-Garonne to do something purposeful – so they made their own French gin!

Jessica Hammer runs Taste of Toulouse which offers tantalising food tours to help people discover the city’s rich culinary heritage and delicious produce

Although he had a long-held ambition to live abroad, Matthew Castle hadn’t considered moving to France until he discovered Carcassonne, where he now shares a home with his partner and runs gîtes

Trish and Mark Tyler run a beautifully restored chambres d’hôtes set in six hectares of park and woodland in Saint-Quentin-de-Caplong which has a fascinating history

Private chef and author Lisa Baker Morgan left a legal career in pursuit of her passions for food and French culture and has written about her experiences in Paris, Part Time

Interior designer Benji Lewis tells us how lockdown inspired his new online design service Zoom That Room and why he loves French properties – especially his own in Landes

Dick and Angel Strawbridge are back on our screens with a new DIY series tackling dream projects at their château in France and offering advice to others

London doctors and wine enthusiasts Paul Jenkins and Paul Jarman bought a unique vineyard in Hérault in 2018 and have now launched a new organic rosé

Conversations with the regular deliverymen is a highlight of life in France’s small rural communes, explains Janine Marsh

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