President Emmanuel Macron promised various tax reforms during his electoral campaign earlier this year. If they all go ahead, there will be substantial changes to how investment income is taxed.
In many regions of France, the ritual gathering of mushrooms in the autumn (but also spring spring and summer depending upon the weather), is a culture in itself. Whole families or groups of friends make a day of it, and head off ‘à la recherche des champignons’
There’s no two ways about it, learning a foreign language is hard work, requiring ongoing determination and commitment.
With the iconic Canigou ever present in the distance, and the long stretches of golden sand and rolling dunes, you could be forgiven for thinking that Canet is all about the beach……but it is so much more besides.
Beware the Oleander shrub, popular in the P-O for its evergreen qualities and delicate flowers and planted in quantity to jazz up roadsides, and gardens.
Local celebrity, Daniel Tosí is a composor, conductor and director of the prestigious Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Perpignan Méditerranée. And not without merit; this highly decorated artist has won prizes from Paris to Rome and back again!
Navigating the murky waters of digital TV and online streaming can at times make the Bermuda Triangle seem simple!
‘Le chassé-croisé des juillettistes et des aoûtiens’ ‘Le chassé-croisé des juillettistes et des aoûtiens’ describes the traffic chaos on the roads of France late July/early August as the whole world and his wife heads off…