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.

Living in Alsace

AlsaceFaiz and his family live in the Alsace region and he commutes across the border to Switzerland to work.

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Living in the Mayenne

mayenneAnne and her husband moved to France 7 years ago and now live in the Mayenne region.

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Retiring to the Charente Maritime ...or not

Charente MaritimeRopley's dream of a blissful retirement to France turned into a nightmare as the couple struggled to get even simple things done such as getting the water and phone connected...

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Life among the Vines in Languedoc

The Canal du Midi VertAfter meeting the loveliest girl in the world Miles packed in his job and moved to the Languedoc region of France.

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A mountaineer in Deux-Sevres

KevinKevin bought a holiday home in France in 1993 and then after a complete career change decided to live in France permanently where he now runs a business.

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Running a Chambres d'Hotes in the Midi Pyrenees

Chalet-le-Chapeau-BleuCarole and Ron spent over 7 years planning their move to France and now live in a picturesque village in the Midi Pyrenees where they run a Chambres d'Hotes..

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Life in Limousin

LimousinTerry loves France and wishes that he moved here years ago, he now lives in Creuse in the Limousin region...

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Living in Morbihan, Brittany

MorbihanFollowing a divorce Carole Ann left the UK and moved to an old mill in the the Morbihan area of Brittany.

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Life in Perigord Vert

Perigord VertAfter her children left the nest Jude felt that she needed a change and so moved to the Dordogne in south-west France.

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Living and Working in South West France

Pyrenees AtlantiquesJanet Langman has been living in France since 2004 and now works as an Agent Commercial with her own property website.

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Running a restaurant in Brittany

huelgoatRobert lives in the picturesque town of Huelgoat in Brittany where he has renovated an old hotel and turned it into an award winning restaurant.

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National Geographic Traveller France
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Learn French in a Hurry: Grasp the Basics of Francais Tout De Suite
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Maps and Travel Guides
The Daily Telegraph Book of the Tour de France
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D-Day: The Battle for Normandy
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