You are in France on Bastille Day or the 14th of July as French people call their National Day? And you want to celebrate it the French way? Celebrations for the French National Day but also authentic experiences, far from the touristic mainstream activities you will remember. Follow me and I’ll tell you what French people do on July 14th in France!
The Navarin of lamb is a traditional French recipe from the region around Paris. This is a typical spring and summer dish, with seasonal vegetables. My mum’s version of the famous French chef Paul Bocuse recipe. This lamb stew is always a success!
Bistro, brasserie, café, troquet, boui-boui, bouchon and even more…so many options where you can eat and/or drink in France that it gets confusing! How to make your choice and what is the difference?
The European Blue Card is one of the Talent Passport residence permits in France. The EU Blue Card or Carte Bleue Européenne in French has been implemented following the EU regulations to attract foreign high potentials to the European job market. Let’s see if it applies to you and its particularities.
Finding a job is a challenging task in most countries! However, as a foreigner, it gets a bit more difficult to find a job in France, and even more, if you are looking for an English speaking job in France! Language proficiency is also an important element that will impact your job search in France. International professionals often do not know the cultural codes and the local job market.
If you are a researcher and you want to come to France? Your laboratory has a project with a French laboratory or you have been invited by a French laboratory or University to conduct research and/or teach? You are a PhD student and have a French work contract to finance your studies? And in all these cases you have been provided with THE door opener to come as a researcher to France.
It is not part of French culture to talk about money. There might be some remains of the catholic culture where it is taboo to talk about money. “We do not show our payslip to anyone, and we do not tell how much we make”.
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Have you ever needed emergency assistance abroad? An emergency is stressful enough but it is even more in a foreign country and a foreign language. So it is better to be a bit prepared. Know the France emergency numbers to
Redacting for 30 consecutive days has been an adventure. You will find 30 articles of the challenge at one glance below and if you want to know more about what I’ve learnt during this challenge, I’m detailing my achievements and