Le Frog Blog

There are many reasons why you will have thought about, dreamt of, or even considered moving to France; the culture, the climate and the cost, but what has stopped you from making that move? France has over 170,000 expats…
What a year of sport for France? In June, they will welcome football fans from across Europe as they host the UEFA Euro 2016 but before then France’s best 15 players will compete in one of rugby’s toughest competitions;…
Over the past year UK home owners have all been living with the effects of George Osborne’s overhaul of the antiquated stamp duty system. Tax on homes worth less than £925,000 have been lowered whereas properties…
We recently congratulated our friends as they moved into their new home in France. In the UK we often send a card or a close friend maybe a gift. We have a custom in France when someone moves home, we send a bottle of champagne…
As you head towards the Christmas season there are many traditions that you will uphold without even thinking twice such as; a customary conifer, delicately wrapped presents and copious amounts of mulled wine. Before you…
Embracing its status as the most popular tourist destination in the world, France is filled with historic towns and cities bursting with visitors who have come to discover the local flavours, but it’s when these visitors…
When you’re searching for a property in Britain the label of a “detached” house can often feel cold and uninspiring, but travel across the water to France, and properties there fill you with excitement…
Named after the River Gardon, the Gard is a department in Southern France in the Occitanie region. Languedoc is known for its abundance of historic sites and dramatic landscapes and the Gard follows suit with its proud Roman…
The west coast of France is regularly visited and written about but here at My-French-House we have a guide of our favourite towns that zig-zag their way from La Rochelle down to Bordeaux. This area of France is renowned…