Real People

No matter how much information you find...

...isn't it always easier to make sense of it when you see how other people, real people, have got on?

Here are some couples, families and single people who have made the move:

Catherine Herring & Andrew Christie - after being together for nearly three years, Andrew and Catherine decided to soothe their itchy feet by moving to the Charente. With no guarantee of work and no savings to fall back on, their friends back in England thought they were crazy...

What's been best (or worst!) for you in moving to the Charente?

Have you fulfilled your dreams by coming to the Charente? Or have you had your share of nightmares along the way?

Share your story here - and you will have a free web-page (with photos) for you to amuse - or horrify - your friends, family and other readers!

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What Other Visitors Have Written

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Cozy Cats & Dogs 
Phill and I have been volunteers with two dog rescues in England - fostering dogs, fundraising and running monthly group dog-walks. I was also a volunteer …

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Hello everyone, I'm a French girl looking for a language exchange with native speakers. About me : I've been living in Mansle (between Ruffec and Angoulême) …

How to buy a new or used car in France Not rated yet
Unlike people in most Western countries, the French generally drive cars manufactured in their own country. This isn’t simply chauvinism, as French cars …

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