This time featuring the lovely country of France, because well, who can resist a country that creates superior wine, beautiful art and genetically blessed people? I think 69 facts is quite fitting. After all, who doesn’t love the French? (when they are not driving, of course). 1. Language: 6. 18. Love and Romance 22. 32. The French Revolution 41. Paris, the city of love 47. 20% of the French live in the Parisian region. 48. Misc 55. 63. Disclaimer: my blog is mainly for entertainment purposes, and not an encyclopedia. Tagged as: france, french, fun facts, interesting facts. How to Become a French Expat. If you're someone who believes that living in France is like vacationing in France, you might want to leave this page now.
Life abroad isn't all market-hopping, croissant-eating, wine-slurping, terrace-lounging and baguette-chomping, surprisingly enough. That's part of it, but there's another side which requires much more patience, flexibility and attention to detail; the side that involves paperwork, rejection, more paperwork, waiting, more waiting and perhaps, if you’re lucky, success. I say all of this because over the last year I've received many emails from readers asking for tips on how they can pick up their lives and move abroad to get their own piece of the French pie.
"How can I become an expat? ", they ask, hoping it’s easier than they imagine. I figured it was time to take the conversation off email and post suggestions for those who are genuinely serious and passionate about making the move abroad, two very important pre-requisites. For students: For In-Betweeners Other: Ready? A House in France. Charming 200 year old 3 bedroomed country house with 153m² habitable space and 2300m of land.
In need of some renovation work but totally habitable. The house sits in the famously beautiful landscape of the massif central. From the garden it is possible to see several extinct volcanoes including Puy de Dome, one of the highest. The property is in a small hamlet containing 5 houses in the community of St Etienne des Champs with it’s Marie and Church. The property was built around 1827 and was originally a small house with barns attached as is so common here in France. The roof was completely renewed in the ‘70s and is in excellent condition. The house itself offers much space.
On the ground floor: Kitchen: 13m² with a very large window with an aspect over the garden and magnificent views beyond. Living Room: 42m² with an inglenook fireplace housing a 13kw wood stove which is sufficient to heat the entire house. On the first floor: Bedroom 1: Bedroom 2: Bedroom 3: Landing: Bathroom: Atelier/Studio: The Franco-American WebSite ; intercultural ; tips for americans about France and Paris ; France and the French - StumbleUpon. Learning French with Films — La Belle in France.
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