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The Aude is a beautiful department of southwest France, named after the river running through its heart. It is known for its diverse landscapes, great food, tasty wines, and amazing history, including personal, as our family…
Coffee culture in France is a tradition woven into most people's social fabric and daily routines. From the paved streets of Paris to the quaint villages and offices around the country, the aroma of coffee is omnipresent.…
Normandy will always be remembered for the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, pivotal events that led to the liberation of France and Europe during World War II. In 2024, we will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of…
The 25th season of La Fête des Voisins will start on Friday, May 31, 2024, all over France. This annual event is the perfect remedy for the current gloom and the simplest solution to rebuild social connections: get…
Here is the monthly story from Beth and friends enjoying living and exploring the many beaux villages de France in the heart of Occitanie. This week we follow her adventures in the medieval village of Lauzerte in the Tarn…
As the US and UK prepare for national elections this year, property buyers and investors are closely monitoring potential fluctuations in currency rates. The election outcomes can significantly impact the value of the US…
The French occupancy tax ( taxe d’habitation ) was abolished for all main residences on 1 January 2023, but it continues to be payable on other premises, such as second homes. A new reporting system has been introduced…
Welcome to our comprehensive guide to car insurance in France. If you're a car owner driving in France , protecting your vehicle and liability with the right insurance coverage is essential and mandatory. Driving in France,…
Are you seeking an unparalleled retreat that blends luxury with nature? Look no further than this remarkable 33-hectare wildlife domaine in the peaceful heart of Aude, southwest France. This exquisite property, listed at…