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Moving your career to France can be a fulfilling and attractive option, as Australian and British expat Gabriella Castelmore discovered when she joined a French multinational in Paris five years ago. She shares the benefits of corporate life in France

What happens if you move to France with a pre-existing medical condition, or are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness once you're there? Becky Slack explains the healthcare options

It is well known for its sunny microclimate and golden sandy beaches, but there are several other reasons to buy a home in this part of western France, says Julie Savill

Inject some French flair into your life. Here are some of the products, from or inspired by France that have caught our attention at Living France

We speak to Lesley Williams of Cicerone who has some essential advice for a cycling holiday in France

Enter our competition to win the latest instalment of this funny and enlightening series by Beth Haslam about life in rural south-west France

Brexit reaction

Thursday, March 14, 2019

We asked you if the 'no' votes in parliament this week would change your plans to buy a French property or move to France. Here's what you said.

In the April 2019 issue of Living France you can find out how the French job market works, how to make the most of French car boot sales, and hear more inspirational stories from those who are living the dream

Inland Brittany has beautiful rivers, lakes, forests, mini mountains and megaliths - not to mention some of the cheapest property prices in France

Natasha Alexander, 45, lives with her husband and their three children, aged 14, 12 and eight in Manche. She writes the blog Our Normandy Life about living in France and in particular what it's like to move there with older children

See France from the saddle - and in a whole new light

What's on in France in March 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

From eagles soaring down the ski slopes of the Alps to cyclists speeding around Normandy, find out what exciting events are happening in France this month

Thousands of people in France are signing up to a Rien de Neuf (nothing new) challenge, which involves trying not to buy any new products and instead re-using and exchanging items and buying second-hand. So, what are the alternatives to buying new in France?

What should you expect if you're expecting in France? Here's an overview of the care and support provided by the French healthcare system and the benefits you may be entitled to during pregnancy

France is known and envied for its sense of style and the country has certainly produced an immense amount of interior design talent, each with their unique approach. Find out a bit more about some of France's most successful interior designers who might inspire a new look for your home.

Got a budget of around €100k and wondering what you could buy in France? From the north to the south, these nine properties each have their own appeal - which is the one for you?

From Breton to Basque - and everything in between - France's diverse array of regional dialects are legendary. Put your knowledge to the test in this fun quiz

The celebrated and eccentric head of Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous brand has died in his beloved France.

Wine tourism is on the rise but showing up to a vineyard with a total lack of knowledge need not be a problem if you follow these steps from France expert Anthony Peregrine

Premium International schools in France

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

There are 136 English-speaking international schools in France. These present a great opportunity for English speaking teachers and expat parents looking at education options for their children. We take a closer look at nine international schools and what they offer…

A dramatic gulf has opened up between the urban and rural property markets in France as growing numbers of people seek jobs in the cities

From spectacular countryside to charming villages and landmark urban settings, France has plenty to offer the film industry in terms of locations. Here are some ideas for where to go if you are an avid lover of the silver screen.

Find out what's happening to house prices in rural France and why you should bring a hammer to property viewings, in the March 2019 edition of French Property News, out now!

At Living France we aim to bring you useful insight into life in France to help and inspire you to live the life you have always dreamed of. Here are 11 things we learned about life in France in our March issue:

Guide to dating in France

Monday, February 11, 2019

With online dating apps and plenty of social events, finding love in France has never been so easy - or fun. As Valentine's Day approaches, we look at the online and offline options available when it comes to dating in France

Chase away the winter blues by snapping up a property in one of the most vibrant villages or technicolour towns in France

It's never too late for a grown-up gap year, even if you have children in tow. As Amy Jones embarks on a new life in Deux-Sèvres with her husband Richard and two their young sons, she shares her advice on planning and funding a year abroad in France

Lesley Williams of Cicerone shares her tips for making the most of a walking, hiking, or trekking holiday in France

If your budget won't stretch to a large home in France, there are ways to create more space, especially in old country properties

Take a voyage of discovery through France's maritime heritage, all the way through to the present day

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