Moon Living Abroad France

Journalist Aurelia d’Andrea knows what it takes to make the move to France—she’s done it twice. In Moon Living Abroad France, she provides insight and firsthand advice on navigating the language and culture of this enchanting European country, outlining all the information you need to manage your move abroad in a smart, organized, and straightforward […]

Paris, France, the City of Light.

What I Love About Paris

Whether it’s mastering the myriad meanings of “oh là là” as you bask in the Parisian sunshine or enjoying classic French culinary delights, Aurelia d’Andrea shares her abiding love of living abroad in the City of Light.

In May 2013 it became legal for same-sex couples in France to not just marry, but adopt children together, too.

Gay and Lesbian Culture in Paris

Though the Assemblée Nationale didn’t vote to decriminalize homosexuality until 1982, the closet door has long swung wide open throughout Paris’s history—a tradition that is happily embraced today in legal rights, day-to-day life, and festivals.

Both renters and buyers will find good housing values in France, but owning a car is tres cher.

Living in Paris: Housing and Transportation Costs

Both renters and buyers will find good housing values in France, but it’s très cher (very expensive) to own a car in France, particularly in the big cities where forking out €50,000 for a permanent parking spot is not unheard of, plus maintenance, fuel, and insurance. Alternative transportation is a must.

Moon Living Abroad Paris

Writer Aurelia d’Andrea knows what it takes to make the move to Paris—she’s done it twice. In Moon Living Abroad Paris, she uses her know-how to provide insight and firsthand advice on navigating the language and culture of this enchanting city, outlining all the information you need to manage your move abroad in a smart, […]

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Q&A with Moon MapGuide Paris Author

Getting lost in Paris is a romantic idea, but for those who want to be able to get from the Louvre to the Champs-Élysées, author Aurelia d’Andrea shares her tips for navigating the City of Light.

Moon MapGuide Paris

In the sleek Moon MapGuide Paris, Paris resident Aurelia d’Andrea profiles the best of the city to simplify your trip. This guide combines discreet, laminated, fold-out maps with selective listings of the hottest sights, shops, restaurants, amusements, nightlife, and hotels to help you navigate the city—without looking like a typical tourist. For easy reference, Paris […]