People often ask “I’m moving to France, where should I live?” and replies fill with responses from Expats recommending a specific locale. It makes sense that their clear recommendations are what follows. But for people who are open-minded about location, this is not helpful.
Bloggers typically write about TOP 10 PLACES TO LIVE IN France or BEST 5 CITIES FOR EXPATS, but they do not really know what life as an expat is like and they cannot get this perspective without going through that experience themselves. A gap year tourist might only spend a few days in any city and never really have the opportunity to know the full experience that living there is really like.
The solution we have come up with is simple: within our Facebook Groups, we are inviting members who write in the groups to create a short contribution on the subject of their expat life in their region. These articles will give visitors (to our Facebook pages) who are looking for an answer to the original question a much more in depth and meaningful article than one about the best places to live or beaches.
If you are an expatriate living in France, then submit your story with the form featured on the main menu.
This article will continue to be added to, so bookmark it and check back when you’re looking for information about moving to France.
Within our many Facebook Groups, the question often asked by someone planning a move to a new country is “I am moving to France but not exactly sure where to move to, can anyone offer advice?” Inevitably what then follows are numerous replies where Ex-pats recommend the exact spot and they live in, which is not surprising really but does not help the person who’s open to moving to somewhere in a new country.
Bloggers can write about what France’s top 10 or expats’ best 5 cities to live in are like, but they cannot know the reality of living in a new land unless they and their posts are written by expats. The point-of-view of an expat and someone on vacation is entirely different, with an expat knowing the ins and outs of a new city better than those on a holiday.
We have created a solution where local expats are invited to post content within their own Facebook group about what life is like in their region so that when visitors ask for more information, their concerns can be met with a more in-depth response .
If you are an Expat in France, please use the submission form in the main menu under the ARTICLES tab.
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Centre – Val de Loire
|Hauts de France|
|Ile de France|
Pays de la Loire