Le Frog Blog

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…
There’s so much that the Haute-Garonne has to offer we’re not sure where to start. We could tell you about its contrasted landscapes, its historical heritage or its lively atmosphere, this remarkable place has…
With the Law "Macron" passed in France on August 8th - 2015, the cooling off period for buyers of property in France known as 'délai de rétractation' has changed from 7 to 10 days. The entitlement for…
Nestled between some of France’s most famous coastlines right up to where the Alps meet the clouds is the Var. Although most of the Var’s visitors are allured to the popular coastal towns of Saint Tropez , Saint…