Category Archives: Current Events

Tour de France 2012

Now is the time to see a lot of beautiful landscapes if you have access to watching the Tour de France cycling event on your TV. This is abolutely a great event for me, as there are times – especially … Continue reading

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Airport Strike

Recently, there was a strike at the French CDG airport. Workers have a strange tendency to pick exactly the wrong moment to strike, especially given the fact that a country like France is highly dependent upon income from tourists. We … Continue reading

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Changes When Selling Your House

According to a Danish magazine that deals with France it has been announced that taxation will change for those foreigners owning homes or summerhouses in France. Now, the money you earn when you sell the house will be taxated from … Continue reading

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French VAT Rates Increasing In 2012

According to news tonight from TV5 Monde, the French VAT rates will be increased from 5,5 to 7-9% for restaurants and labour such as carpentry etc. Seeing this from a Danish perspective – where we pay the maximum VAT rate … Continue reading

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News From Denmark

Even though this is not directly relevant to the subject of travelling to France, I still wanted to share with all you dear readers information about recent elections here in Denmark. We now join the list of countries that have … Continue reading

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