Requirements for driving in France – Breath Test Kits

On 1st July 2012, a law was introduced in France: all drivers had to carry a breath test kit in their car. Find out why and if or how that law was implemented. Read more about the driving requirements in France.

Kouign-amann vs Lardy cake

Kouign-amann is a beautiful, buttery, traditional Breton cake. During the current lockdown, unable to travel to Brittany, we have found an alternative: the British lardy cake. Read on.

Exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France

Is it possible or indeed practical to buy a LHD car in the UK, originally registered in Poland, and then import it to France? Are there guidelines to be followed?

Driving in France

In recent years, travelling across to the continent and driving in France has become increasingly easy for Brits, but there are laws and regulations to bear in mind while driving abroad.

Mushroom picking in France

In France, mushroom picking, or “la cueillette des champignons”, is practically a national sport during the Autumn season. However, there are guidelines to follow before wandering through the woods.

French Questions Answered

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What’s the best way to get to Brittany?

Depends whether you are travelling from the UK, and which part of the UK, and how long you intend to stay in North-West France. See our guide to travelling to Brittany from the UK.

What’s a good recipe for French Walnut Tart

We have it on reliable authority that this is the best French Walnut Tart Recipe.

How many French people live in London?

According to various recent reports (2019), the number of French citizens living in the UK stands at 300,000 – which is almost the entire population of Nantes, France’s 6th largest city. More than half of these French people live in London.

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