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15/04/2014 Franglais: Faring the French 'bisous'

"Franglais: Fairing the biz" Victoria Marston explains the French rules of how to greet people with a kiss on both cheeks - and the best ways to cope with it as a non-touchy...

11/04/2014 Seven reasons for expat families to hire an au pair

"Finding Dutchland: 7 reasons for expat families to hire an au pair" With a toddler at home, blogger Rina Mae discusses the benefits of hiring an au pair for expat families, especially when raising children abroad...

08/04/2014 I was an expat wife: The 7 habits of highly effective expats

"I was an expat wife: The 7 habits of highly effective expats" Maria Foley takes a look at effective habits that make expats cope with integration into a new life and culture when moving abroad.

01/04/2014 Flip-Flop France: Guide to dating the French

Flip-Flop France: Guide to dating the French Sasha Steiner explores the key differences of dating in France and French relationships when compared to the dating scene in the US.

18/03/2014 expatsincebirth: What memories will our expat children share?

"expatsincebirth: What kind of memories will our TCK’s share with us?" As a parent raising expat children abroad, you may feel the loss of not being able to relive your childhood memories with your children. But will...

11/03/2014 Prête-Moi Paris: Beauty is all in the 'detaille'

"Prête-Moi Paris: Beauty is all in the detaille" One Parisian countess's attempt to protect her skin while driving an early motorised (windowless) vehicle turned into a makeup boutique that...

04/03/2014 Lehrer Werkstatt: Finding the right words with technology

"I was an expat wife: Finding the right word with technology" Kathleen Ralf shares her list of technology that offers language teachers and students an easy way to translate words and phrases.

 
 
 
 
 
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Management culture in France

Management culture in France

This handy guide from Expertise in Labour Mobility includes information on business hierarchy, negotiations, and etiquette.

American associations and clubs in Paris

American associations and clubs in Paris

A listing of organizations in the Paris area that cater primarily to Americans living in France. Updated April 2011.

British associations and clubs in Paris

British associations and clubs in Paris

Our handy guide to the British community in Paris, from cricket clubs to Scottish country dancing lessons to where to find a jar of Marmite.

Anglophone services in France

Anglophone services in France

Here's a short introduction to our Banking section for those living in France, from how to open a bank account to Islamic banking and investments.