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The Complete Guide to 2013-2014 Bons Plans for Carte Imagine-R

You probably already know that as a student under 26, you're eligible to sign up for the Carte Imagine-R, a type of discount Pass Navigo that allows you to use unlimited public transportation in Paris for €35 a month - about half the cost of a regular monthly subscription. What you might not know, though, […] Continue


9 Important Things Your Convention Collective Will Tell You

No matter where you work in France, there's probably a convention collective that applies to your job. And knowing which convention collective applies to you is important, because it will affect almost every aspect of your job until you leave the company. Here are 9 important things that you should know that you can find […] 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


How to Exchange Your Foreign Driver’s Licence for a French Licence in 5 Easy Steps

If you're thinking about staying in France for any length of time, you may want to consider exchanging your driver's licence for a French driver's licence. Doing so within the first year of your arrival in France will mean that the process is much easier (well, easy for France, anyway!) and will not require you […] Continue


8 Schools in France Eligible for Federal Financial Aid

Not too long ago, I talked about how to use the federal application for student aid (FAFSA) to study independently in France because it can more cost effective than study abroad with an American program. As it turns, out, there are 4 universities and 4 business schools in France that are eligible for federal financial […] Continue



How to Watch US Netflix and Access Location-Restricted Content in France

Liberté, égalité, fraternité or Liberty, equality, fraternity is the French national motto. If someone is going to be traveling to France, they should be prepared for a nation that highly values itself on democratic values and principles. However well this might make you feel on the inside, it might not be as helpful when you […] Continue

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