Health
How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In France

France’s social healthcare system, l’assurance maladie, is fairly comprehensive and covers almost everyone. However, expats may still decide to take out private health insurance in France for a number of reasons.

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Health
How To Register With The French Health Service

France offers healthcare for everyone living in the country, whether you are an expat on a short-term assignment or a life-long citizen. However, in o   more ...

Expat Experiences
Katie Gardner, Lauzun

Who are you?

Katie Gardner.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

To Lauzun, Lot et Garonne, 2008 to get married.


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Property
How To Rent Out Your Home In France

Are you thinking about letting out your property in France? Before throwing open the doors of your dream property, here is a handy checklist to assist   more ...

Expat Experiences
Katrin Lindenbauer, Bordeaux

Who are you?

I am Katrin Lindenbauer, originally from Austria and happy to gain experience abroad for more than two years.


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Living
How Might The Changes In French Driving Laws Affect You?

For France, 2019 so far has been nothing but turbulent. Following President Macron’s announcement of plans to increase the costs of petrol and diese   more ...

France

The French lifestyle is envied around the world. From chic and cultured Paris to the vineyards and sunflower fields of Provence, France continues to attract expats with its style, scenery and a cuisine that promotes eating to an art form.


 

 
  
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Expat Experiences
Katie Gardner, Lauzun

Who are you?

Katie Gardner.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

To Lauzun, Lot et Garonne, 2008 to get married.


What challenges did you face during the move?

Getting all the necessary paperwork together.   more ...

Expat Experiences
Katrin Lindenbauer, Bordeaux

Who are you?

I am Katrin Lindenbauer, originally from Austria and happy to gain experience abroad for more than two years.


[b]Where, w   more ...

Expat Experiences
Richard Haylock, Dordogne

Who are you?

My name's Richard Haylock, and my wife's Alison.   more ...

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Bruce Smith, Clerac

Who are you?

Bruce Smith, a fashion portrait and fine art photographer, author of photography books and tutor of photography.   more ...

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Laura, Haute Vienne

Who are you?

My name is Laura, I'm a 34-year-old blogger and psychotherapist living in France since the end of 2018. I work here in France a   more ...