How to watch British TV as an expat in France

So you’re in France and it’s Wednesday night. Obviously you want to watch the Great British Bake Off, but alas, you can’t see it because the iPlayer is blocked! What to do? Never fear, it’s easy as pie (pun intended) to watch British TV in France. Now you may like French TV. If you love…

Pétanque – The favourite summer game of the French

If you ever take a summer holiday to France, especially the south, you’re going to need to know how to play pétanque. It’s a relatively simple game which is something of a treasured national pasttime. This game is popular with every generation and almost every village, town, and city has at least one place where…

Wedding songs in France

Wedding season is upon us and while the weather may not be making many happy brides so far this year, a good party will always turn the day around. It’s the same all over the world, there are some songs that no bride wants played, but once the champagne starts to flow she’s the first…

The best place to watch movies in English in Paris

One of the great things about being an expat in France is the fact that young people (and some older people too) are becoming more and more into watching their movies and TV shows in the original language. This is awesome news! If like me, you love going to the cinema, then this is something…