Exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France

Tracey, a British expat living in Brittany, contacted us to ask the following question: I am thinking of exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France. The car would be registered in Poland. Is this possible? How difficult would it be? EXPORTING A UK BOUGHT LHD CAR TO...

Driving in France

In recent years, travelling to the continent and driving in France has become increasingly easy for Brits. Both the Channel Tunnel and the various ferry companies offer numerous options. We live in Swindon and usually use the Portsmouth - Le Havre crossing. It offers...

Mushroom picking in France

Autumn, mushroom picking season Mid-October is upon us, and autumn is already well on its way... glorious golden colours abound in the countryside. A real feast for the senses: bright yellows, oranges, rich reds and browns so pleasing to the eye. The earthy and musty...

Pineau … or Pinot? Do you know the difference?

What is the difference between Pineau and Pinot? When I first met my wife's family in France, I had never heard of Pineau. When I did hear of it, I thought people were referring to Pinot – as in Pinot Grigio, which I love! But I did not realise there is a great...

Mushrooming in Monteneuf forest

An unexpected visitor (original post by Nicola) There was a terrific storm yesterday in the Ploërmel area. I had just put another log on the fire this afternoon when there was a knock at the door. Since yesterday was a bank holiday, we were rather startled: generally,...

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Moving to France – 6 weeks to go!

Ok so now I’m beginning to panic! have so much stuff to get rid of before we make the move to France. Just having another go on ebay, and at the moment filling my car for a car boot sale which...

We're moving to Brittany!

Hello everyone, I"m Philippa, soon to be realising the dream of moving to Brittany with my husband Allan and two children, twins aged 11, Megan and Luke. In the past I was a French teacher for...

Auto-Entrepreneur

What is the auto-entrepreneur scheme? The recently-introduced auto-entrepreneur scheme is designed to simplify the bureaucratic red tape that has made it so difficult for new businesses to start-up...