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Archive for July, 2013

Planning a camping break but can’t find a site…camp on a farm or vineyard

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 26, 2013

If you plan to go camping, caravanning or touring with a campervan in France this summer and think you’ll be able to get into a campsite without a reservation, think… Read more…

Driving in Europe this Summer will Cost More for British Expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, July 25, 2013

British expats whose main currency is sterling will find the cost of driving around Europe higher this year despite a fall in local prices, according to the new ‘Motoring on… Read more…

Conquering the Fear of Flying

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Flying for some expats can be as commonplace as taking a bus. They journey to an overseas assignment; they return home; they go to the head office in another country;… Read more…

Canada: Continuing Strike Action Delays Visa Applications

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) union in Canada is still on strike, and has been since 11 June.  PAFSO members process visa applications and, according to Peregrine… Read more…

Keep Your Passenger Rights Close At Hand This Summer

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, July 22, 2013

As the peak of the travel season in Europe approaches, passengers travelling throughout the European Union need to be aware that they are protected in many ways. If bags are… Read more…

Traffic Red Alert in France this Weekend

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 19, 2013

This weekend driving conditions will be difficult throughout France and in particular on Saturday, 20 July warns Bison Futé, the official source of traffic information from the Centre National d’Information… Read more…

Is it Too Hot to Work in France?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, July 18, 2013

With the high temperatures across France, and most of Europe, the national agency promoting safe working conditions (l’Agence nationale pour l’amélioration des conditions de travail (Anact) has issued some guidelines… Read more…

Shakespeare’s Hamlet to Visit Every Country in the World

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London will embark on a world tour on 23 April 2014 – the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. The company will aim to travel to all… Read more…

Look down the Back of a Sofa it could Save a Child’s Life

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Take a look down the back of the sofa, on the bedside table or in a pot on the windowsill. Is there lots of leftover foreign change from trips, holidays… Read more…

France: Police Offer Empty-House Protection Scheme

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, July 15, 2013

The French gendarmerie and national police are offering a free surveillance service to home owners in France as part of their fight against burglaries this summer. The service, known as… Read more…

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