Do you want to pay or get paid in France? LUMON offers an excellent exchange rate.

If you are visiting Immogo, you are obviously planning to buy or sell a property in France. Good for you! No matter wether you are selling or buying, you (or your buyer) will need to transfer money to or from France. That means changing £pounds£ to €euros€. Now of course you could just use your … Read more

Setting up shop in France – electricity, gas, internet, mobile, broadband, banking and insurance…

Moving to France is great fun, but also somewhat of a hassle. Especially when it comes to organizing all the subscriptions. Which provider offers the best services when it comes to broadband internet? What is the mobile coverage of the different telephone companies in your area?  How can you get a cheap subscription for electricity … Read more

Paroles 1:… ‘Paroles’ by Dalida (podcast)

Before listening to the podcast, please watch the video below, while reading the lyrics in French and English underneath it. Once you know the song and its meaning, the lesson in the podcast will be much more interesting and effective.

In this first lesson, we will use a song with a fitting name: Paroles… words and promises. The singer is the Egyptian born Italian and nationalized French singer ‘Dalida’. She was enormously popular in the seventies but had a tragic life, ending in suicide in the mid-eighties. In this song we also hear the voice of Alain Delon, a very famous French actor born in 1935 who now lives in Switzerland. Smooth talker Alain is trying to seduce her, but she’s not having it. She knows that although he tries to woo her with romantic talk, it is just words and empty promises: paroles.

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Selectra helps you set up your energy and internet contracts for free!

Selectra compares energy suppliers, internet providers, mobile operators, insurers and banks to help you reduce your bills. This is all entirely free for you. Of course they get a commission for signing you up, but because they are such a big company, they can negotiate the best prices for you. Selectra is an excellent tool … Read more

Move to France – Cash in and check out… British are crossing the Channel

move to France buy a longere Move to France and live like a Burgundian… now this might be possible even with a limited budget. Especially in view of the still relatively modest property prices in France. In the more rural areas, a sum less than a 100,000 euros will get you a very charming independent home sitting on a nice piece of land. This while many people in the UK own a house that has become much more valuable in the past ten years. A surplus value of a few hundred thousand pounds is no exception! This is why more and more people decide: “Cash in and check out! We are moving to France!” They sell their old house and

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