Moving overseas and starting a new life means that you will not only need to be proactive, but also willing to integrate into a new culture. But how do you stay happy in the midst of all this chaos? We recommend trying out the following tips.
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The motto of the French Republic is a simple, three word statement:
“Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité”
Words which do not need translation and which epitomise the very being and ideal of France and the French.
They are as important to the lifeblood of this democracy as are oxygen and nutrition. Without them there can be only existence, rather than life.
And Charlie Hebdo is a symbol of the freedom of speech that must continue and be protected no matter what the cost. Charlie mocks Christianity. It once caused outrage in the Catholic Church when it portrayed the Pope in female underwear. Charlie Hebdo m...
Moving home can be both exciting and stressful – especially if you’re moving to a different country. Often, the purchasing process differs from that which you are used to at home and this can cause confusion, leading to unnecessary issues that can be avoided by exploring what to expect when buying property in a different country. One country where you may need to exercise caution when buying is France. So here’s some information and advice on buying property in France.
There’s a massive difference between trying to order a couple of beers and a sandwich in a café and having to explain the symptoms of an illness to a doctor, explaining to the electricity company that their bill is incorrect or giving directions to a delivery man who can’t find your house and is calling you from a nearby town with a similar sounding name. That’s when learning a language becomes important….