Old Port Area of Marseille, France
Living in France
By Joshua Wood, LPC
Last updated on Feb 10, 2022
Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in France: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.
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Pros & Cons of Living in France
Take off your rose-colored glasses and learn what digital nomads & expats have to say about the biggest challenges and the greatest rewards of living in France.
5 Amazing Places to Ski in France
Skiing in the French Alps is breathtaking not only for the beautiful and varied terrain, but also the incredibly affordable cost when compared to ski resorts in the United States. Ski passes are available that grant access to multiple resorts that don't require any transportation from one to the next other than the two boards on your feet. Of course, if you want to splurge and spend more, luxury options abound!
Thanksgiving in Paris
If you're living in Paris and in search of a place to dine on Thanksgiving, we have several suggestions. If you're cooking Thanksgiving dinner, find out where you can order a turkey.
5 Affordable Places to Retire in France
The word affordable and France don't normally end up in the same sentence, but it's all relative and more affordable villages and cities do exist! They are often some of the most charming places to retire in France. Here are 5 affordable places to retire in France plus advice on how to find others.