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NewsletterJuly 2014

France Then & Now

Rue Parrot during the 1910 Great Flood of Paris. More then & now photos from the 1910 flood.

Pont Alexandre III with Les Invalides in the distance.

Trocadéro from the Eiffel Tower. The Trocadéro was remodeled during the 1930s, when the Palais de Chaillot replaced the Palais du Trocadéro.

La Rue du Commerce in Annemasse. This street has changed much over the years, but you can still see the same mountain - Mont Salève in both photos.

Place Tourny in Bordeaux. (Now photo by Harvey Morgan) More Bordeaux then & now photos.

Place de l'Eglise in Chamonix. More Chamonix then & now photos.

Place de Lacretelle in Tournus. More Tournus then & now photos.

La Roche Bluegrass

My town's yearly Bluegrass Festival takes place from July 30 to August 3. You can see and hear highlights from 2013.

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American Citizens Abroad Tax Return Preparer Directory: The ACA Tax Return Preparer Directory is an online directory for overseas taxpayers.
Souillac Jazz Festival: 19-26 July 2014 Souillac France.
French Comfort Food: In France, people take pride in preserving the recipes of their regional heritage and deeply rooted traditions. What has remained true over time is that the French have a determined hold on their beloved regional classic dishes, the ones they grew up with that their mothers and grandmothers and grandmothers before them made—French comfort food.
A Prairie Home Companion: At the American Church in Paris - September 5-6.


Frantastique: Introducing Frantastique - Personalized French lessons online! Why not learn French daily with an e-mail, a funstory, and personalized corrections and explanations. The lessons are humorous, practical and include a wide variety of accents. Test the service for free for 7 days: Go for it!

Global Insurance Net: If you are thinking about moving to France you will need health insurance to get your visa. A great company that will help you with this is Global Insurance Net. I found out about Global Insurance Net in 2003 through another expat and have been recommending them ever since with no regrets. Carlos Perez the President, CEO of Global Insurance Net has always been very easy to work with.
In short expatriates looking for insurance should start with Global Insurance Net.

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