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LIVING

How to Legally Sublet Your Apartment in Paris During the Summer

If, like most Parisians, you're planning on getting the heck out of dodge during the summer, to travel or visit your family back in the States, you may want to consider subletting your Paris apartment while you're gone. Subletting is a great way to avoid losing money for leaving the apartment empty, but you have […] Continue

WORKING

Help! My Employer Wants to Do Sketchy Stuff with My Work Contract

Every so often, I get a question in my inbox from someone who's living in France and who needs help with something. I try to give advice whenever I can, and if the questions are applicable, I'll change some information, rewrite the question, and post it on the blog.  Today's question is from a girl […] Continue

TRAVEL

Weekend Trips: Verdun Battle Site and Cemetery

If you're interested in European history, you may want to visit Verdun in La Meuse, the site of one of the biggest and bloodiest battles of World War 1 and the impressive cemetery nearby. Only about 3 hours from Paris by train (change from the TGV to the local train in Metz or Meuse), Verdun […] Continue

BUREAUCRACY

Warning: Make sure you meet the student visa requirements for France

Whether you're coming to France for a semester in an American program, or coming independently for a year or more, you'll need to get a long stay visa at your local French consulate several weeks before you leave. Visa appointments at all consulates must be made online several weeks in advance, meaning you should plan ahead. The visa […] Continue

EDUCATION

Scholarships for Studying Abroad in France: The Fulbright Scholarship

If you're looking for a scholarship to study in France, opportunities are, sadly, few and far between. Because we get questions about scholarships all the time, we're going to highlight different scholarship opportunities for studying abroad in France, including all academic requirements. Here are all the details on the Student Fulbright Scholarship program, a grant for […] Continue

LEISURE

Jenny & François Selections: Paris Wine Bars

A friend of mine from Middlebury studied abroad in Paris last year, and her husband was in the wine business. He just posted this cool link on Facebook this afternoon. Jenny and François Selections is a wine importing business, and on their website, they not only describe the different types of restaurants where you can […] Continue