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?

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.

2 old men talking-wall-wooden door Lots of debate on this subject of increasing the pensionable age in France over the past 12 months, but now the dust has at last started to settle, what do you think?

Should the pension age rise or shouldn’t it? Is 2 years enough of an increase or should it be more?

Let us know what you think by completing the poll and leaving us a comment below…

Do you agree that the French pension age needs to rise?

  • Yes, but 2 years is not enough (67%, 8 Votes)
  • Yes, 2 years is about right (25%, 3 Votes)
  • No (8%, 1 Votes)
  • I don't know (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 12

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