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…

10 reasons why you should visit Paris

There are some incredible cities in the world with amazing things to see and experience. The city of lights is one such city boasting some of the world’s best food, theatre, and iconic monuments. If you’re looking for an excuse to visit Paris, you’re in the right place. Some may be obvious and some you’ve…

10 differences between the UK and France

Living in another country can be something of a culture shock. Things you take for granted back home could turn out to be completely different in your adopted land. So as a Brit living in Paris I’ve compiled some of the biggest differences between the UK and France. UK and France differences 1/ Croissants This…

Find LEROSBEEF on Instagram @iamlerosbeef

If you like photos of France and Paris in particular as well as other random pictures, follow LEROSBEEF on Instagram. @iamlerosbeef With LEROSBEEF on Instagram you’ll find: Big cities always feature loads of great burger places and Paris is no exception. One of my favourite places to grab one is the Lizard Lounge. #visitparis #visitfrance…

Bastille Day 2016

Today is a big day in France, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille which began the revolution 227 years ago. The 14th July is a public holiday and is celebrated in a similar way to the 4th July in the USA. To make the most of it grab some beers, fire up the…

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…

Best value mobile phone contract for expats in France

When moving to a new country, one of the most important things to sort out is your mobile phone contract. Using your foreign network abroad can be expensive so it will help you save quite a lot of money. Additionally, an employer may be hesitant to call a foreign phone number, so it will make life easier…

Introducing LEROSBEEF – An Englishman living in Paris

Hello everyone, my name is Dave, aka LEROSBEEF. A little bit about me? I like to lift weights, write, and travel. I also happen to live in Paris with my wonderful femme française, who I married last year, and my bilingual dog. I was recently out during my lunch break admiring my city and it occurred to…