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Recommended Reading on France
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Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in France
Living Abroad in France by Terry Link 
Living in France: Dos and Don'ts by Finn Skovgaard
Living and Working in France With or Without a Visa by Narelle Lewis
Living in France: How to Get a Residency Card ("Carte de Sejour") by Sharon Goldstein
Living in the French Alps by Wendy Hollands
The Dream and the Reality of Life in the South of France by Aidan Larson
Moving to France: Everything You Need To Know to Settle In by Phyllis Cohen
Living in Paris by Susan Bruce
Expatriate Salons in Paris by Linda Lappin
French in the Fast Lane: Retire in Style on the French Riviera by Ferriel Brooks
Renting in France by Finn Skovgaard
Affordable Paris: Rent an Apartment Then Have Your Cake and Eat it Too by Joanna Hubbs
Legal Living in France by Melissa Schulz
Schools in Paris: Find the Right One for Your Child by Tamara Cuthrell
Living in the Limousin Region of France: Vacation Rentals in the Heart of France by Volker Poelzl
House Hunting in France: The Languedoc Offers Reasonable Prices and Good Weather by Sharon Goldstein
Buying a Home in France: It Only Takes a Little Money and Nerve by Lorren L. Repton
Property in France: How to Find It, Buy It, And Live in It by Phyllis Cohen
Bienvenu en France: A Guide to Parisian Apartment Hunting by Amber Foster
Nice Like a Local: Rent an Apartment and Settle In by Kelby Hartson Carr
Ship a Car to France by Donna Dugay
Rent a Gîte in a Forgotten Region by Pierre Epstein
Gîte: A Taste of Paradise in France by Anne Woodyard
Working Abroad in France by Volker Poelzl
Working in France by Finn Skovgaard 
Working in France: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Job by Liza Hall
Freelance Work on the Riviera in France by Kelby Hartson Carr
Running Your Own Business in France by Robert C. Diemer
Working in France: The Universal Passport: High-Tech Jobs in Europe by Rebecca Falkoff
Teaching English in France: A Step-by-Step Guide to Success by Amber Foster
Teaching English in Paris: Where There is a Will, There is Always a Way by Natalie Faulkner
Teaching English in France as an Assistant: A Unique Opportuntity for Americans to Work in France by Kelby Hartson Carr
Teach English in France: Work as a Teaching Assistant by Sara Wilson
Work as Volunteer in France and Learn to Restore a French Village with La Sabranenque by Linda Handiak 
Volunteer Workcamps in France: An Inexpensive and Rewarding Way to Go by Angelica Leone
Working and Learning French in Montpellier, France by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus
Studying French in Montpellier, France: Cultural and Linguistic Tourism by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus
Studying Abroad in Paris with Columbia University by Isabel Bohrer
Staying in France for Free: Volunteer at a Youth Hostel for Room and Board by Lisa Cordeiro
Choosing a French Language School: How to Find the Best Immersion Program by Kathy Christiansen
Learn French at L’Atelier 9 in Paris by Sally Ottaway 
Studying French in France: The Only Difficulty is Narrowing Down Your Options by Sharon Goldstein
Study Abroad in Paris: Tips for Your Semester Abroad by Audrey Queyreyre and John Chrisman
Study Abroad at the Sorbonne in Paris by
No Age Limits for Study Abroad in France by Carolita Blythe
How to Study in France: Former Students Reflect on Their Experiences by Wendy Lyons
Traveling to Learn in France: Vacation Courses Offer Opportunities for Immersion by Anna Gibson
Painting in France: Arrange Your Own Program and Get What You Want by Sarah Massey
Cooking Vacations in France by Kelby Hartson Carr 
Slow Food in France on a Budget by Kelby Hartson Carr 
Slow Food Regions of France by Kelby Hartson Carr 
Learning about Burgundy Wines on a Budget: Combine Cycling Through the Vineyards and Drinking Fine Wine in France by Michael Kerwin
France on a Budget: Travel on the Cheap in France is Still Possible by Kelby Hartson Carr 
Budget Transportation in France by Finn Skovgaard
Budget Travel in France: An Insider's Tips by Finn Skovgaard
Paris for Free: Tips for a Successful Homestay by Bradwell Jackson
Paris Stays: Ways to Stretch Them to the Maximum by Mark J. Schechinger
Paris Long Term: Keeping Costs Low and Quality High by Carol Perehudoff
Exploring the Diversity of Provence: The Foods, Wines, Markets, and Cultural Life of Avignon by Beebe Bahrami
Touring the Food and Wine Regions of Southern France from Montpellier by Beebe Bahrami
Travel to Eat: Eating in Paris Guidelines by Phyllis Cohen
Cooking Classes in Paris: Travelers of All Ages Learn Elegant Home Cooking by Victoria Cooksey
Paris' Hidden Tearooms by Karen Burns
Bicycling in Paris: A Moving Feast by Volker Poelzl
Discover Paris by Bike by Michele Peterson
The Cave Man Cometh: Travel in France's Dordogne River Valley by Rick Steves
Provence and the French Riviera: Pick Your Home Base, then Relax and Explore by Rick Steves
Make a Detour to France’s Gypsy Mecca by Michele Peterson
Two Families in Antibes: Going Together Adds to Adventure by Mary E. DeMuth
Eat at the Bouchons of Lyon: Discovering the Hidden Gems of France's Dining Mecca by Rion Klawinski
Brittany: France’s Celtic Corner by Kathy Widing
Loving the Lot in France: Its Other Pleasures Are as Satisfying as Its Cuisine by Carmen K. Myers
Camping in the South of France: Join Europeans on a Popular Mediterranean Vacation by Catherine Spaeth and Shaun McElhatton
The Painted Caves of the Perigord by Brenda Kiser
The Road to Agincourt by Andre H. Nelson
Budget Hotels in France by Ted Jones

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 Business and Economy in France

The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the France Country Briefing.

The American Chamber of Commerce in France, 156 Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris, France; Tel: +33 (0) 1 5643 4567; Fax: +33 (0) 1 5643 4560; amchamfrance@amchamfrance.org.

Invest in France Agency, www.afii.fr, is the French government agency for international investment.

AmCham EU - American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, www.eucommittee.be. Avenue des Arts 53, 1000 Brussels, Belgium; Tel: 32 2 513 68 92; Fax: 32 2 513 79 28; amchameu@amchameu.be.

INSEE - National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies, www.insee.fr.

French-American Chamber of Commerce — New York, www.faccnyc.org. 1350 Avenue of the Americas - 6th Floor, New York, NY 10019; Tel: 1 (212) 765 4460; Fax: 1 (212) 765 4650; info@faccnyc.org.

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including France.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for France

The Assn. of Americans Resident Overseas (AARO), www.aaro.org; 34, avenue de New York, Paris 75116 France; Tel: 33-1-47-20-24-15; Fax: 33-1-47-20-24-16. Works to secure, protect, and improve basic American rights for U.S. citizens overseas. Offers a group medical insurance plan. Publishes quarterly newsletter. Active in facilitating absentee voting in U.S. Federal Elections.

Anglo Info, www.angloinfo.com, provides insights and practical advice for expatriate Brits in France.

Expat Focus provides information and resources for expatriates for a large number of countries, including Living in France. The website also host forums and blogs for expats.

Expatica provides news, information, online resources as well as I am not a tourist Fairs in a large number of European countries, including France. This site also offers a platform to find a job and to get in contact with other expats.

Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on France, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

French Entree: French Property & Living in France, www.frenchentree.com. Portal and expatriate community site covering France. Legal and tax advice, finance for french properties, education and health, traveling to and living in France.

The Languedoc Page, www.the-languedoc-page.com, is a guide to Languedoc including expatriate support for living in France, including forums, links and other resources.

Living and Working in France, streetwise-france.com/living-working-france.htm, is Finn Skovgaard's popular and comprehensive guide for expatriates in France.

Meetup lists group meetings in cities around the world to help bring people with common interests together and promote the development of active local communities. Check out the France section, listing groups all over the country.

Newcomers Club Worldwide is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including France.

Network for Living Abroad provides miscellaneous information and articles for expatriates for a variety of countries, including France.

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 News and Media in France

Le Monde, www.lemonde.fr.

Le Figaro, www.lefigaro.fr.

Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in France.

Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including France.

Online Newspapers lists over 1,000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including France.

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 Recommended Reading on France

Moon Living Abroad in France by Aurelia d'Andrea

Living and Working in France, 8th Edition: A Survival Handbook by David Hampshire

Working and Living: France by Monica Larner

Rick Steves' France 2013 by Rick Steves and Steve Smith

Rick Steves' Paris 2013 by Rick Steves, Steve Smith, and Gene Openshaw

Lonely Planet France by Nicola Williams

The Rough Guide to France

When in France, Do as the French Do by Ross Steele

Fodor's France

French or Foe?: Getting the Most Out of Visiting, Living and Working in France by Polly Platt

Frommer's France by Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince

Culture Shock! France: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette by Sally A. Taylor

France (Eyewitness Travel Guides) by DK Publishing

The Guide to Lodging in France's Monasteries by Eileen Barish.

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 Travel Information for France

France Guide is the "Official website of the French Government Tourist Office."

Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, including France.

Rough Guides Destinations offers a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, including France.

Frommers provides destination guides for countries worldwide, with a section on Europe, including France.

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 Working while Living in France

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