So You Want To Move To France

Learn From My Success And Failures

Hi I'm Annie

After getting laid off from our jobs in California, my husband and I decided to take the road less traveled. We sold our stuff, put the rest in storage, applied for French visas and moved to France with our 3 kids. Now after more than 5 years living in France, I've accumulated a massive amount of useful information, resources and tips to help you do the same thing - and I share it all on this site. Click here to read more!


Bureaucracy in France: Our Frustrating Experience At The Prefecture of Montpellier
If you are going to live in France for any length of time, you will undoubtedly become extremely familiar with the world-famous French[...]
Europe’s Hot Springs: 5 Spa Cities Worth Visiting
One of the best things about living in France is that the rest of Europe is an hour’s flight away[...]
How To Buy A Fast Charging Universal USB Car Charger
Between your iPhone, your Smartphones, the kids tablets and any other of your devices that need ON-THE-GO charging, a universal[...]
15 Fabulous French Gifts For Francophiles Obsessed With France
Need to buy a gift for someone who happens to be a Francophile and loves all things French?  Forget cheesy[...]
5 Road Trip Must Haves For Ladies Who Want To Look And Feel Fresher
Here are 5 beauty products every woman, mother, sister, girlfriend or conscientious guy should consider packing on a road-trip. Because nobody wants[...]
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween In France But Should
Despite the anti-sentiment surrounding an American style Halloween and the fact that the concept of Halloween is relatively new to[...]
31 Movie Titles With Weird Or Inappropriate French Translations
You would think most foreign films imported to France would have a movie title translated into the local language wouldn't[...]
Why Don’t The French Know The Meaning of RSVP: A French Acronym?
RSVP, it's what you write on an invitation when you want a response from the invited person. But RSVP is[...]