For Monique, living in Paris was a life-long dream, and she was determined to make it happen. Putting a two-year plan into action, in 2018 she finally made the dream come true...
The tiny five-island archipelago of Malta is an increasingly sought-after retirement destination among expats these days—and it’s no surprise why. Situated just 100 miles south of Sicily, the Mediterranean island offers an incredible charm.
Certain images are fixed in my mind of the French town of Montpellier. When I think of it, I remember cobblestone streets filled with students and a cheerful energy. I remember riding a sleek tramway entirely painted with bright, intertwined flowers. And I remember eating one of the most extraordinary meals of my life there at the charming Lozèrois restaurant, Cellier & Morel.
New Yorker Kasia Dietz moved to Paris almost nine years ago for love: love for the handsome Paris-dwelling Italian man destined to be her husband, but also a swelling love for the City of Light. "I love that life here is not solely based on power and profit, but on culture and care of the soul."
Camilla has been living in Paris for nearly nine years. When the 2009 economic downturn left her former husband, an accompanist for a California opera house, without a job, the pair began eyeing other countries to live in—preferably one with a good healthcare system.
It's always a bit of a bummer when a vacation comes to an end, even if you live in Paris. I felt this way recently driving back north after spending one fabulous week with my family in sunny Aix-en-Provence in the south of France.
Owning a French vineyard is the ultimate dream for many expats—and it’s easy to see why. From Burgundy to Bordeaux, France’s vineyards lie in some of the most beautiful areas of the country and have produced extraordinary wines coveted throughout the world. To live in such an idyllic setting, drinking wine from your own grapes and playing some small role in wine’s ancient story, is a concept that’s both thrilling and gratifying.
In France, food is sacred. When preparing a dish, the freshest, best quality ingredients one can afford are chosen. Before anyone eats a bite, the table is laid with care, even if it’s just a simple lunch...
You've dreamed of owning your own home in Paris, but realize that you just can't afford it on your budget. But did you realize that numerous historic towns within an hour of Paris are vastly more affordable, and interesting in their own right?
“When I began taking French classes at 7-years-old, I knew that someday, I wanted to move to France,” says Mimi Knudsen, a writer from Reno, Nevada...