Probably just about every person who’s visited the country has contemplated, at least for a moment, moving to France.
It’s the glimpses of everyday life that are so appealing. The mother hurrying her lollygagging child to school, people stopping at the market each day to pick out the food for dinner, the lovers canoodling on a park bench, a moment in time in a place like Bayeux (above), the quick stop for your morning espresso on the way to work.
Plenty of retiring baby boomers do relocate to France, and the temptation is strong.
But the practicalities of life are universal, complicated by a different language and different customs. To some, those are welcome challenges, while others find them to be obstacles they’d rather not have to deal with.
There are resources out there to help if you’re considering a move to France. Read more on The Local.
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