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LIVING

How to Get Your Way in France in 4 Easy Steps

You may have already noticed that customer service in France isn't quite like customer service in the U.S. In fact, most Americans wouldn't call it "customer service" at all. Especially not in the public service sector. Why? Well, for one thing, the French don't really care if you do business with them. In some situations, […] Continue

WORKING

Introduction to Working as an Au Pair in France

If you want to come to France but you aren't ready to do a master's degree and you aren't sure if you want to teach English, one way to get a visa is to become an au pair. An au pair, or a "stagiaire aide familiale," is a way to be a student in France, […] 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

4 Steps to Getting Reimbursed for Your Doctor’s Visit in France

If you're a student in a French university or working in France, you're automatically enrolled in the French national social security system, and you have health care coverage. And best of all, it's all part of Obama's Communist Muslim plot to take over the world. Congratulations! Going to the doctor in France is not an […] Continue

EDUCATION

5 Things Nobody Will Tell You About Studying Abroad in France Independently

Overall, studying abroad independently is a fantastic experience. You save up to $40,000 by enrolling in less expensive foreign universities, you immerse yourself in the language, and you become truly independent when you go abroad by yourself. But even though the rewards are great, there are lots of challenges as well. Here are 5 things […] Continue

LEISURE

4 Free and Pas Cher Activities for a Rainy Day in Paris

Winter in Paris is mostly rainy and cold, and it's going to stay lousy for at least a few more months. With tons of tourists in town for the holidays, the old fallbacks like the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay are hardly solutions: you'll spend more of your time waiting in line  than in the […] Continue

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