Expat Interviews

In this section we interview expats living in France who give useful tips and insight about moving to France what it's like to be an expat in France. Tell us your story by filling in our interview form.

An American Magazine in Paris

FUSACLisa moved to France to with her husband to be in 1989, they now live in the suburbs of Paris where they run a magazine.

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Living and working in Grenoble

GrenobleStuart and his family moved to France in 1996, they live in Grenoble where Stuart works as an IT consultant.

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A Musician in the Midi Pyrenees

Haute GaronneJimmy Gallagher moved to France in 2005 to marry his girlfriend, they now live in the Haute Garonne region.

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A Writer in Marseille

MarseilleMark used to spend his days commuting to London but now lives in Marseille with his partner and works a a writer.

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Living in Grasse

GrasseMamaB has been an expat nearly 20 years, she moved to France in 2010 and now lives in Grasse the perfume capital of the world.

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Living in the French Alps

GrenoblePatrick Owen moved to France after working in London and Nigeria, he now lives in the Alps with his French wife and their two children.

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Freelance in South West France

Midi-PyreneesVanessa moved to France in 1997, she lives with her husband in the beautiful Midi-Pyrenees region where she works as a freelance writer.

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From Derbyshire to Gascony

GersSue moved from Derbyshire to France in 2011 and now lives in the beautiful Gers countryside.

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Living in the Pyrenees Orientales

Port Collioure in the Pyrenees-OrientalesDeborah Concannon has been living in France since 2003, she lives in the Pyrenees Orientales with her family and runs a property management company.

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Reiki in the Loire Valley

PoullaouenReikiMan moved to the Loire Valley with his partner in 2004.

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Life in Chateauneuf la Foret

Chateauneuf la ForetDenise and her husband live in a quiet hamlet outside of Chateauneuf la Foret in the Haute Vienne department of the Limousin.

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France Bookshop

Living in France
Taxation in France 2008: A Foreign Perspective
An indispensable guide for anyone living in France, considering moving to France, or ....
Novels and Real Life Tales
A Call From France
Short listed for the Crema prize for new writers, A Call From France is set in France and ....
French Food and Drink
Au Revoir to All That: The Rise and Fall of French Cuisine
France is in a rut, and so is French cuisine. Twenty-five years ago it was hard to have a ....
Learning French
Michel Thomas Foundation Course: French
Michel Thomas took the language-learning world by storm. With no books, no memorising ....
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