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10 Rules of the Road to Know for Driving in France

If you plan on driving while you're living in France, you may want to be careful when you first get on the road. While French drivers drive on the right, like North American drivers, the similarities practically end there. Here are ten things you should know about driving in France before taking the wheel: In […] Continue


Know Your Rights: 5 Ways to Leave Your CDI Job in France

As we already discussed, a CDI work contract means you have a job forever, or, at least until the contract is ended by mutual agreement with your employer or you quit. There are five ways to end a job in France, of which three can be litigious. It's quite common in France for the end […] Continue


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


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What to Expect from Your OFII Medical Visit in France

A few months after you arrive in France, you'll get a letter from the Office Français de l'Immigration et de l'Intégration, or OFII, making an appointment for you to come in for your OFII medical visit. Once you get this letter, stating the date and time for your medical visit, clear your calendar for that […] Continue


Scholarships for Studying Abroad in France: Bourse Eiffel Master

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 Bourse Eiffel, a scholarship for students from […] Continue


30 Free Things to Do in Paris in November

Looking for something free to do in Paris in November? Here's our pick of the best free (or under €5) expositions and performances this month: An exposition of artisanal works by Norwegian and Parisian artists. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday through November 10. Gallery Collection, 4 rue de Thorigny, Paris 3rd. Metro Chemin Vert, line 8. Exposition of the […] Continue

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