French Regions & Departments: Planning Where to Buy

French Regions & Departments: Planning Where to Buy

France is a large country, roughly three times the size of the UK, and the third largest European country by area. The size of France makes it too challenging to try and learn about every area in one go and working on a smaller geography is necessary.

Why We’re Moving to France

Why We’re Moving to France

When we decided we wanted to start a new life abroad, inevitably there were lots of possible destinations in the running. Many countries ticked one or more of our boxes, but France is the only place that really met all of our needs. Here’s why…

Living the Travelling Lifestyle Everyday

Living the Travelling Lifestyle Everyday

We’ve always travelled whenever we can! We both find the simplicity of the travelling lifestyle suits us really well. We’re rarely as happy as when we’re living out of a backpack, with few plans and a wealth of opportunities…

The Beginning of an Adventure...

The Beginning of an Adventure…

It’s June 2018 and we’ve decided to start the process of house-hunting and relocating to France.

Of course, such big steps are rarely so defined. In some ways, the ideas behind The French Hideout have been with us for years. We’ve always discussed emigration as a couple, and we’ve both shared a discontentment for conventional 9 to 5 careers.