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…

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…