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At the start of the 2015 school year France introduced new ‘civics lessons’ in primary and secondary classrooms aimed at defending the values of la Republique.
The tarte Tatin as such was first served in Paris at Maxim’s in Paris, as an homage to its creators, the famous Tatin sisters in the late 19th century, and has been a firm favourite at the French table ever since. Here’s the classic, tried and tested recipe.
Sales shopping in France is allowed twice a year. Each sales period has a definitive start date that is uniform across the country.
Noelle fell in love with an Englishman and his adopted homeland. Not long after moving to France, her life took an unexpected new direction, and her home is now a creative retreat for artists and writers.
If you are reading this, it’s probably because you like me have a dream….. And that dream involves relocating to France, land maybe setting up your own business…
This is an autumn version of a French classic, after the children have returned from their walnut and apple-picking expeditions.
For anyone trying to learn French or hoping to communicate better in France, this page is the place to search our many useful French glossaries on a wide range of topics, from living in France to what to say at the hotel on…
Working as crew on a yacht is an opportunity to visit exciting ports, and meet interesting people and in the unique atmosphere of the Côte d’Azur.
New EU regulations will give you much more choice over whom British expatriates living in France can leave their assets to. You have much more freedom to choose to bequeath property, savings and investments.
Your handy list of French region and department education authority contacts in France Below is a run-down of the major educational structures in France followed by a comprehensive list of the regional academy contacts in France, plus the departmental services within those regions.…