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In France customers of one of the largest banks can now quickly and send money electronically via Twitter to a friend.
For many of us, owning a holiday home is a dream and if that dream becomes a reality it is imperative you ensure you have adequate insurance to protect your home and investment. You will also have to comply with…
As autumn stretches over the western hemisphere, the effected countries prepare for the long winter ahead. During the autumnal months, both France and Britain begin the harvest. Although the two nations share many of the same crops, each country has…
This is the Charentaise take on a traditional seafood favourite, that typically French mussel recipe of moules marinière with a dash of Pineau.
If you are an American living in France you have probably heard about FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) but may not be sure how this effects you.
Sales shopping in France is allowed twice a year. Each sales period has a definitive start date that is uniform across the country.
Breton baker Richard Bertinet offers his take on brioche loaves
Planning an extended trip or a relocation? An excellent tool to see how the cost of living in France or your target destination compares to where you live today.
The approach to the town never fails to stir. As you descend into the gentle valley in which this ancient regional capital lies, you sense that something special awaits, the sentinel presence of Mont St Victoire, which looms up over…
Gougères, a traditional apéro nibble from Burgundy. Get this quick an easy recipe to impress friends and family.