The joy of French boating

Lovely new boats and endless navigable waterways to explore! Read about the many joys of messing about on a French…

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A Walker’s Guide to Brittany

Brittany is extremely popular with walkers and hikers and has more walking trails than any other part of France. There is so much to discover from the stunning coastline and beautiful countryside to the many historic churches and picturesque towns

Lake Annecy

Lakeside Living with MGM French Properties

From the banks of the crystal clear lake to the surrounding snow-capped mountains, Annecy is renowned for its sublime scenery. Often referred to as the French Venice, the beautiful medieval town is built around a 14th Century Chateau dissected by

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Working in France: Top Tips & Advice

‘A common error made by a lot of foreign business owners who moved to my area was to think that France was basically the same as back home, except for the language and this just isn’t the case,’. See what people working in France are saying.

CSF - Canal de Garonne Charity Bike Ride 2016

Cycle for Life 2016 – Canal de Garonne Charity Bike Ride

From 11 – 16 September 2016 a 300km cycle ride alongside the Canal de Garonne has been organised to raise funds and awareness for Cancer Support France (CSF). Over a beautiful 300km of cycle ways that run alongside the Canal des

certificate d'urbanism

Building in France – Planning Application

  Certificat d’urbanisme Permis de Construire Permis modificatif (permis de construire ou d’aménager) Déclaration Préalable     Certificat d’urbanisme – Outline planning permission ‘in principal’ The Certificate d’Urbanism is a document which gives details of the planning rules that apply

Euro / Dollar update

US Dollar/Euro Update: July 2016

If the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) was looking for a further excuse not to tighten monetary policy in July it came courtesy of Britain’s shock decision to ‘Leave’ the European Union. In fact the FOMC used their June meeting minutes to reveal that even prior to referendum they were losing their appetite to implement an interest rate hike.