France for Americans

Your guide to vacations and a new life in France



First date with a Frenchman

First dates can be nerve-wracking enough, but cooking a three-course French dinner for a Frenchman can turn into a downright disaster – as Cathe learnt the hard way!

©Jacqueline Davis, Ma Maison Parfaite

Settling into French life

Working as a property finder, people often ask Jacqueline how easy it is to settle into French life. She finds inspiration in Lynn, who took to her new life in France like a duck to water.

British Corner Shop - American Groceries

American groceries delivered to France

The way of life in France can be dramatically different to that of America, with food and food traditions being one of the most easily spotted differences. This can therefore be one of the toughest aspects to overcome when moving abroad. Especially as America is such a large country and each state has its own style of cuisine.

Lindsey and Chloe

American entrepreneurs in France

Lindsey and Chloe came to Paris from America… and brought their cookies with them! Their business, Lola’s Cookies, sells handmade American style cookies, brownies and bars to the French (and expat community) in France’s capital city.

Mont St Michel

Planning an escape to France?

Image not found.Whether you’re going for a short time or a lifetime, traveling to (and through) France is one of the most rewarding adventures you’ll ever embark on. Undoubtedly, your journey will begin in Paris, the city of l’amour.


Leaving Minnesota for the Lot et Garonne

When Katie and her husband moved from the US to France, they bought a vineyard in the Vendée before taking on a farmhouse in Lot et Garonne. Here she tells FrenchEntrée about their journey so far and the cookery website that is keeping her busy.

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Employing People in France

In my experience the French Police and Courts are cracking down on people who illegally employ workers (who, more often than not, are foreigners). This might be done through blissful ignorance – but the Courts do not always accept ignorance as a defence plea.

Vote Usa

U.S. citizens voting from France

All American citizens over 18 are eligible to vote except in certain special cases—such as U.S. citizens who have never lived in the United States (usually the adult children of U.S. citizens living abroad).