Bonneau Services

Comprehensive translation, interpreting, relocation and administrative services. Your Helping Hand in Brittany / France.

Covid complications causing concerns

Martin and Nadine haven’t been to France since January, and Covid complications certainly are an issue and a constant worry. It seems sorting out a ferry crossing isn’t the only hurdle. Is it better to go or to cancel?

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?

Category: Moving to France

A new Brit in Morbihan!

A new Brit in Morbihan!

Friends of ours recently moved their family from the UK to Morbihan in France. Robert is seeking work in the Vannes area, or a home working opportunity. If you can help, or know of anyone who might, please get in touch.

How do reserved Brits integrate with French locals?

How do reserved Brits integrate with French locals?

We’ve talked to a number of folk that express enthusiasm for exploring the local lifestyle and bemoan those that remain insular and isolated … and yet my observation is that there is often quite a gap between people’s aims and their execution. So how do we achieve it? It would be interesting to get some comments to find what others have found useful…

See Len’s suggestions here and suggest your own