Sorry, it’s not you…it’s France. Unlike if you immigrate to America, you can live in France for 30 years and never truly be considered a local.
Month: July 2017
If I spent as much time reading about other people’s adventures in France as I did actually learning French, I’d be fluent many times over. Unfortunately for me, I find the stories of the Americans, Canadians, Brits and Australians who came before me to be much more interesting than doing the hard work of picking up a language. My loss is your gain. Here are my book recommendations if you’re looking to learn more about moving to France, the French language and French culture. These reads will give you a good idea of what to expect of life in France.
Once you’ve arrived in France with your Visa Long Sejour (see my guide for that process), you need to contact the Office Français de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration (OFII) and register with the government. You have a couple of required meetings to get the official […]