Toulouse; the best of all worlds; glorious countryside, culture, restaurants, quality of life plus mountains and coast on the doorstep

Toulouse was recently voted one of the best places to live and work in France. It has both lifestyle appeal and a wide variety of industry and employment opportunities as well as excellent transport links to the rest of the world. Add to that the great southern climate, the gentle pace . . . → Read More: Toulouse; the best of all worlds; glorious countryside, culture, restaurants, quality of life plus mountains and coast on the doorstep

Studying at University in France

One of the many lovely squares in Toulouse

France is consistently ranked as one of the most popular countries in the world for students looking to study abroad and not just in Paris; numerous French cities are home to globally ranked universities, offering foreign students a high-class university experience and an excellent quality . . . → Read More: Studying at University in France

France is the most popular expat destination for the British

The latest HSBC Expat Explorer Report 2019 has just been published. It was carried out in 163 countries and shows that France has become the most popular expat destination for the British. It also shows that it was twice as popular this year as last, presumably down to the Brexit effect. The . . . → Read More: France is the most popular expat destination for the British

Made in France

I recently watched a horrifying documentary on the clothes and fashion industry (The True Cost, Netflix) which should be obligatory watching for us all. Like many people in this part of France in terms of what we eat, I try to be very careful about buying locally grown, seasonal produce mainly from . . . → Read More: Made in France