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21/10/2014 Xenophobe's® Guides: The French way to lust

"Xenophobe's® Guides: Leisure & pleasure" The French have a pleasantly guileless approach to sex, but there are many unwritten rules in the game of seduction.

14/10/2014 Dancing in the Fountain: Losing friends in one move

Dancing in the Fountain: Losing friends when moving abroad Out of sight, out of mind? Karen McCann recounts how many of her friends lost contact after she made the decision to move abroad.

07/10/2014 Let’s get physical: European displays of affection

"Let’s get physical: Europe and public displays of affection" Europeans have vastly different 'langauges of love' - what's the social norm for public and private intimacy where you live?

07/10/2014 Dating advice: Dating the French

Dating the French Dating French men and women is for charmers who want intelligent conversation and cultural exchange; but avoid stereotypes. Here's some dating...

30/09/2014 Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness

Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness Linguist Madalena Cruz-Ferreira discusses how attempts at 'multilingual rudeness' can go astray without learning the other vital clues...

22/09/2014 101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: Move abroad the easy way

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: Moving abroad Want to learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime? Learn an easier way to...

16/09/2014 Xenophobe's® Guides: French business culture

"Xenophobe's® Guides: Business" Bring flair to your daily workplace attire as the standard business suit is not common, but don't expect to get 'casual' with...

 
 
 
 
 
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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.