After digesting the Christmas feast, the numerous King’s cakes in January, February starts with Crepe day in France on Candlemas! Crepes are popular any day of the year, but on Feb 2nd is an unofficial National Crepe day in France. But why do French people eat crepes on Candlemas?
Did you know the French go on eating after New Year’s Eve? The Christmas feast goes on. As soon as January starts, most countries would make a serious cleansing diet or at least have a more balanced and healthy diet. Not the French! Do you know what is a King cake in France? Let’s dive into this Epiphany tradition in France.
The holiday season is a special time of the year in many countries around the world and it is even more special as an expat! Five expat bloggers from different countries reveal their personal experience of a French Christmas.
You are British and have lived in France for some time or Brexit rushed your life plans to make the big move you have been dreaming of for some time? Moving to France before Brexit, or more accurately before the end of the transition period on December 31, 2020, will give you access to the new residence permit and its specific advantages
Six months ago, on 1st April 2020 exactly, I launched Expat in France website! My baby is 6 months old today! I have been wanting to start my own project for a few years now, without knowing how or even what to do. I now feel that Expat in France is giving me purpose …
La rentree is the expression French people uses for the month of September in France. The back to school season, when everyone returns from the summer holidays and organises their school year. The entire country goes back to normal life after being shut down for summer break.
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!
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
Dear reader! Today I’m celebrating! Today I’ve completed my 30-day expat blog challenge! Thirty articles written in 30 days! I’m so proud (and also relieved!). It might not seem much… You may think, well, it’s quite easy to write one
I’ve put together a list of the main tax-related french words you may need to understand when filing your tax return as an expat in France. Hopefully, this will help you with this complex task! Tax notice = Avis