Living in France

Many Britons dream of living in France; we explore the realities of every aspect of expat life across the Channel

Is France the Best Place to Live Abroad?

France has recently been hitting the headlines for its popularity as a place to holiday, invest in property, retire and just generally consider as a new destination abroad for a new life abroad – but does it really tick all the expat boxes? .

How Hard Can Expat Integration Be?  Focus: Living in Paris

As we continue our mini-series of expats’ integration stories, we hear from one woman who got completely lost in Paris, and who had to abandon her car and take the Metro home proving that settling in and settling down can be tough even if you only pop across the Channel!.

Giving You 1 Good Reason to Retire to France

Newly proposed tax changes in France could herald a strong exodus of Britain’s wealthier retirees looking for a lower tax country in which to retire abroad…we look at the facts relating to this tax change and how you could perhaps now live in France and pay no wealth tax on your assets.

Where Are the Best Places to Live in France?

If you’re thinking of moving to live in France, where should you live? A French magazine has reviewed the 96 departments and all the regions and we examine their findings about the best places to live in France..

Should You Take Your Car to France?

Are you thinking about starting a brand new life in France? If so, in this report we discuss whether you should take your British car with you and how you go about re-registering it if you decide you’re taking it to France.

Ten Reasons to Retire to France

If you're looking for the best country for you and your spouse to retire to, may we suggest you consider living in France?.