Insider Views
Expatica's guides for all you need to know about: rss
23 signs you’ve turned into a 'serial expat'

23 signs you’ve turned into a 'serial expat'

0 comments

Several years later and you're still on the move abroad... are you addicted to expat life? If these telltale signs are true, it's time to admit you're a serial expat.

False facts: Top 10 misconceptions about France

False facts: Top 10 misconceptions about France

0 comments

The French government has had enough – it puts an end to common French falsehoods by proving that top French stereotypes have no basis in reality.

Quick tips to French business etiquette you should know

Quick tips to French business etiquette you should know

0 comments

Never underestimate the value of French business culture – you could be making a fool of yourself without even knowing it.

15 fabulous French-inspired gift ideas you can buy online

15 fabulous French-inspired gift ideas you can buy online

0 comments

Stuck for a fabulous gift idea? Here we look to French culture for inspiration for the best gift ideas – all of which can be ordered online and have a special French twist.

The effects – good and bad – of living abroad

The effects – good and bad – of living abroad

0 comments

The expat lifestyle can be challenging on international families – but is that good or bad? Read why everyone should consider moving their family abroad.

Top French stereotypes we should stop believing

1 comment

French men are rude but good lovers while French women are hot but don't use deodorant – is there any truth to the top French stereotypes?

Home exchange: Holiday heaven... or hell?

0 comments

Home-exchange sites have been increasing in popularity, drawing people keen to taste life in another part of the world but not so keen to pay high hotel prices.

101 cute, romantic and obscure French terms of endearment

101 cute, romantic and obscure French terms of endearment

1 comment

What's the French word for love? When it comes to cute and romantic French terms of endearment, the French get pretty obscure – and a bit raunchy.

Geneva family diaries: Understanding coping mechanisms of expat kids

Geneva family diaries: Understanding coping mechanisms of expat kids

0 comments

The way children cope with moving abroad can range from anger and tantrums to silence or tears – but it's important not to not mislabel these emotions, says coach Tammy Furey.

What to do when you're the male trailing spouse

What to do when you're the male trailing spouse

0 comments

Do you have your 'elevator speech' ready for the dreaded question: 'What do you do?'

11 unbelievable French laws that exist today

11 unbelievable French laws that exist today

1 comment

Did you know serving ketchup at schools – the 'incarnation of Americanism' – is banned, as is calling a pig Napoleon. Find out more weird, strange and funny French laws that exist today.

The easiest and cheapest languages to learn

The easiest and cheapest languages to learn

2 comments

Learning a foreign language? Dutch, French, Spanish, German and Italian are the quickest languages to learn – but also among the most expensive per hour.

How do I choose a good international school?

How do I choose a good international school?

0 comments

International education expert Kathleen Ralf shares 10 questions parents should ask to help them choose the best international school for their child.

Turning Parisian: How to use Anglicisms like the French

Turning Parisian: How to use Anglicisms like the French

0 comments

Can the Académie Française save the French language from English words? At least they can create Anglicisms and claim the words as their own.

Study abroad for free

Study abroad for free

0 comments

Study abroad for free? It sounds too good to be true but this is now the reality in Germany and other European countries – even for foreigners. What's the catch?

Expatica Offers