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Podcasts about France

Finding the Good Life in France

Finding the Good Life in France


In this episode, Josh talks to Janine Marsh, publisher of The Good Life France. After buying a house in the French countryside on a whim, she turned her love of France into a bustling business she never even dreamed of having!

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Best Places to Live in France

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11 Best Places to Live in France

People all over the world have dreams of moving to France. Here are 11 of the top destinations to consider... Paris and beyond!

People all over the world have dreams of moving to France. Here are 11 of the top destinations to consider... Paris and beyond!

Healthcare in France

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Healthcare in France

Expats often ask if health insurance is free in France or if you need health insurance to go to France. Here is basic information about the French healthcare system.

Expats often ask if health insurance is free in France or if you need health insurance to go to France. Here is basic information about the French healthcare system.

Expat Talk about Healthcare Advice in FranceMembers Talk about Healthcare & Health Insurance in France

Expats in France offer advice about healthcare in France..

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Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about healthcare and health insurance for expats, digital nomads and retirees in France.

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Additional information about healthcare and health insurance for foreigners in France.

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Expats in France share tips about applying for the Carte Vitale, PUMA, supplemental health insurance, English-speaking doctors in France, having a baby and more.

Health Insurance in France
Do you need private health insurance in France? Will you be covered by the national health care system? This article covers the basics.

Expat Healthcare & Health Insurance Expat Healthcare & Health Insurance in Bordeaux

An expat in Bordeaux talks about hospitals, the importance of supplementary health insurance, the need to keep your own medical records since doctors don't keep them and prescription medicine costs and availability.

Expat Healthcare & Health Insurance Expat Healthcare & Health Insurance in Epinal

An Expat Exchange member talks about healthcare services, hospitals and health insurance in Epinal.

Expat Health Insurance and Healthcare in Nimes

An Expat Exchange member talks about healthcare services, hospitals and health insurance in Nimes.

Moving to France

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Moving to France: 8 Things to Know Before You Move to France

Expats all over the world dream of someday making France their next destination. As with other countries, there is a lot of planning involved, and a lot of decisions to be made. Find important advice about finding a place to live, expat banking services in France and much more.

Expats all over the world dream of someday making France their next destination. As with other countries, there is a lot of planning involved, and a lot of decisions to be made. Find important advice about finding a place to live, expat banking services in France and much more.

Expats Talk about the Moving to France Expats Talk about Moving to France

Expats in France offer advice about Moving to France.

Reports from Members about Moving to France

Real Estate & Rentals in France

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Rentals and Real Estate in popular cities and towns in France.

Tips for Buying a Home in France

Members in France talk about the Buying Real Estate in France.

Living in France

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2023 Expat Guide to Living in France

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in France.

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Learn what members have to say about living in France.

Reports from Members about Living In France

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Expats offer tips on health insurance, renting in Paris, culture shock, meeting people and more.

Expats Talk about the Pros and Cons of Living in France Pros & Cons of Living in France

Members France talk about the pros & cons of living in France.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to France Retiring in France

Retirees in France talk about life in France.

Expats Talk about the Cost of Living in France Cost of Living in France

Members France talk about the Cost of Living in France.

Visa & Residency

Work Permit France
Describes the types of work permits that France offers to expat employees in France.

France Visa - Carte de Séjour
Once you arrive in France, you must apply for a visa, called a Carte de Séjour, at a local Préfecture of Police. This article describes what you need to do before you go and once you arrive in France.

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Cannes


Expats' Guide to Cannes

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Cannes.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Cannes Expats Talk about Moving to Cannes

Expats in Cannes offer advice about Moving to Cannes.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Cannes Retiring in Cannes

Retirees in Cannes talk about life in Cannes.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Cannes Expats Talk about Real Estate in Cannes

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Cannes.

Epinal


Expats' Guide to Epinal

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Epinal.

Expats Talk about Healthcare Advice in Epinal Expats Talk about Healthcare in Epinal

Expats in Epinal talk about healthcare in Epinal.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Epinal Expats Talk about Moving to Epinal

Expats in Epinal offer advice about Moving to Epinal.

Expats Talk about the Pros and Cons of Living in Epinal Pros & Cons of Living in Epinal

Expats in Epinal talk about the Pros & Cons of Living in Epinal.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Epinal Retiring in Epinal

Retirees in Epinal talk about life in Epinal.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Epinal Expats Talk about Real Estate in Epinal

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Epinal.

Grenoble


Expats' Guide to Grenoble

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Grenoble.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Grenoble Expats Talk about Moving to Grenoble

Expats in Grenoble offer advice about Moving to Grenoble.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Grenoble Retiring in Grenoble

Retirees in Grenoble talk about life in Grenoble.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Grenoble Expats Talk about Real Estate in Grenoble

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Grenoble.

Lyon

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Expats' Guide to Lyon

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Lyon.

Top-10-Parks-in-Lyon-FranceTop 10 Parks in Lyon France
Expats in Lyon, France have a large number of parks to explore and enjoy. Aga Marchewka provides a concise list of the top 10 parks in Lyon and all that they have to offer.

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Aga Marchewka offers great advice on delving into the French culture in Lyon, France. Find out what you can do in the third biggest city in France... for free!

Expats Talk about the Moving to Lyon Expats Talk about Moving to Lyon

Expats in Lyon offer advice about Moving to Lyon.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Lyon Retiring in Lyon

Retirees in Lyon talk about life in Lyon.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Lyon Expats Talk about Real Estate in Lyon

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Lyon.

Maisons-Laffitte


Expats' Guide to Maisons-Laffitte

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Maisons-Laffitte.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Maisons-Laffitte Expats Talk about Moving to Maisons-Laffitte

Expats in Maisons-Laffitte offer advice about Moving to Maisons-Laffitte.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Maisons-Laffitte Retiring in Maisons-Laffitte

Retirees in Maisons-Laffitte talk about life in Maisons-Laffitte.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Maisons-Laffitte Expats Talk about Real Estate in Maisons-Laffitte

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Maisons-Laffitte.

Montpellier


Expats' Guide to Montpellier

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Montpellier.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Montpellier Expats Talk about Moving to Montpellier

Expats in Montpellier offer advice about Moving to Montpellier.

Expats Talk about the Cost of Living in Montpellier Expats Talk about the Cost of Living in Montpellier

Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Montpellier.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Montpellier Retiring in Montpellier

Retirees in Montpellier talk about life in Montpellier.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Montpellier Expats Talk about Real Estate in Montpellier

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Montpellier.

Montry


Expats' Guide to Montry

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Montry.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Montry Expats Talk about Moving to Montry

Expats in Montry offer advice about Moving to Montry.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Montry Retiring in Montry

Retirees in Montry talk about life in Montry.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Montry Expats Talk about Real Estate in Montry

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Montry.

Nice

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5 Tips For Living in Nice, France

Expats in Nice live in a part of country that attracts a lot of tourists. If you can manage the crowds and find some way to enjoy all of the culture Nice has to offer, it might be the perfect place for you.

Expats in Nice live in a part of country that attracts a lot of tourists. If you can manage the crowds and find some way to enjoy all of the culture Nice has to offer, it might be the perfect place for you.

Expats Nice
2023 Expat Guide to Living in Nice

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Nice.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Nice Expats Talk about Moving to Nice

Expats in Nice offer advice about Moving to Nice.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Nice Retiring in Nice

Retirees in Nice talk about life in Nice.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Nice Expats Talk about Real Estate in Nice

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Nice.

Orleans


Expats' Guide to Orleans

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Orleans.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Orleans Expats Talk about Moving to Orleans

Expats in Orleans offer advice about Moving to Orleans.

Expats Talk about the Cost of Living in Orleans Expats Talk about the Cost of Living in Orleans

Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Orleans.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Orleans Retiring in Orleans

Retirees in Orleans talk about life in Orleans.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Orleans Expats Talk about Real Estate in Orleans

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Orleans.

Paris

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10 Tips For Living in Paris

Expats in Paris live in the fabled City of Lights, but what do you need to know to actually get there and establish yourself? Here are a few basic steps to help get the ball rolling. Includes information about visas, health care, where to live and more!

Expats in Paris live in the fabled City of Lights, but what do you need to know to actually get there and establish yourself? Here are a few basic steps to help get the ball rolling. Includes information about visas, health care, where to live and more!

Expats Paris
2023 Expat Guide to Living in Paris

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Paris.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Paris Expats Talk about Moving to Paris

Expats in Paris offer advice about Moving to Paris.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Paris Retiring in Paris

Retirees in Paris talk about life in Paris.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Paris Expats Talk about Real Estate in Paris

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Paris.

Pezenas

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Expats' Guide to Pezenas

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Pezenas.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Pezenas Expats Talk about Moving to Pezenas

Expats in Pezenas offer advice about Moving to Pezenas.

Expats Talk about the Cost of Living in Pezenas Expats Talk about the Cost of Living in Pezenas

Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Pezenas.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Pezenas Retiring in Pezenas

Retirees in Pezenas talk about life in Pezenas.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Pezenas Expats Talk about Real Estate in Pezenas

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Pezenas.

St. Cloud


Expats' Guide to St. Cloud

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in St. Cloud.

Expats Talk about the Moving to St. Cloud Expats Talk about Moving to St. Cloud

Expats in St. Cloud offer advice about Moving to St. Cloud.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to St. Cloud Retiring in St. Cloud

Retirees in St. Cloud talk about life in St. Cloud.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in St. Cloud Expats Talk about Real Estate in St. Cloud

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in St. Cloud.

Strasbourg

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Expats' Guide to Strasbourg

Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Strasbourg.

Expats Talk about the Moving to Strasbourg Expats Talk about Moving to Strasbourg

Expats in Strasbourg offer advice about Moving to Strasbourg.

Expats Talk about the Retiring to Strasbourg Retiring in Strasbourg

Retirees in Strasbourg talk about life in Strasbourg.

Expats Talk about the Real Estate in Strasbourg Expats Talk about Real Estate in Strasbourg

Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Strasbourg.

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