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For centuries, writers and artists have taken creative inspiration from France. It’s hardly surprising. The landscape, the chateaux , the coastline, the cities, the culture, the history, the boulevards, the cathedrals,…
With easy access, delicious local cuisine, plenty of wine and more than enough attractions on the doorstep, it’s easy to see why more and more people are opting to buy a holiday home in the Loire Valley – or…
Moving to France with children can be a rewarding and enriching experience for the whole family. Although there will most certainly be challenges along the way, living in France will give your children the chance to experiencing…
With the sand and surf of the Atlantic to the west and the majestic peaks of the Pyrénées to the South, Nouvelle Aquitaine is one of the most popular destinations for Europeans relocating to France. In fact,…
The union of Languedoc Rousillon and Midi Pyrénées to create the ‘super’ region of Occitanie was a marriage made in heaven, combining the fun of the Mediterranean with the culture and heritage of…
How moving to France could a lot more than a new lifestyle, it could also be the start of a new career, after all, the word 'entrepreneur' originates from rance does it not? Buy to Let Back in 2014 we spoke to Maria and…
We couldn’t let the recent Disney offering, Beauty and the Beast, pass us by without taking a look around the area within which it is set. Written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and published…
Every country has their own code of what constitutes good manners; what is accepted in one country, even one region, may not be so in another. There is nothing like ‘fitting in’ to make you feel at home, and…
Bordeaux is the 5th largest city of France and since the map of the hexagon was revisited in 2016, it is now the capital of the newly formed (super) region of Nouvelle Aquitaine. Yet, despite all the history and behind the…
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