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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...

09/09/2014 I was an expat wife: Why being a Third Culture Kid sucks (sometimes)

"I was an expat wife: Why being a Third Culture Kid sucks (sometimes)" Growing up abroad opens many doors but, as Maria Foley discusses, living between cultures isn't always the easiest path.

02/09/2014 Xenophobe's® Guides: French gestures and greetings

"Xenophobe's® Guides: Manners" Are your hands being rude? Hand gestures in France add as much meaning to a conversation as speech, which is why you'd be impolite if yours...

26/08/2014 I was an expat wife: The 10 best things about being an expat

The 10 best things about being an expat wife Dare to risk it all for living abroad? Maria Foley contemplates the top 10 things about being an expat abroad.

19/08/2014 Flip-Flop France: 20 signs you're becoming French

"Flip-Flop France: You know you're becoming French when..." From doing laundry to six-hour family lunches, living in France soon affects your approach to everything.

05/08/2014 Bilingual Family: Using language as a tool

"Bilingual Family: Language as a tool" Being multilingual certainly has its advantages – especially when you learn to use language to your advantage to get what you want.

29/07/2014 The most common expat complaints‏

The most common expat complaints‏ Moving abroad can be tough as you attempt to integrate into a new language and culture. Hollie Mantle takes a look at some of the most common expat...

 
 
 
 
 
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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.