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Moon MapGuide London

Moon MapGuide London puts the best that London has to offer at your fingertips. This compact guide puts the essentials of London’s must-see neighborhoods on discreet fold-out maps, helping you navigate the city without looking like a typical tourist. Colored tabs make it easy to quickly flip to the location and activity you want. Find […]

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Moon MapGuide Paris

Moon MapGuide Paris puts the best the City of Light has to offer at your fingertips. This compact guide puts the essentials of Paris’s must-see neighborhoods on discreet fold-out maps, helping you navigate the city without looking like a typical tourist. Colored tabs make it easy to quickly flip to the location and activity you […]

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Moon Croatia and Slovenia

Travel writer and former Zagreb resident Shann Fountain Alipour shares her love of two beautiful countries, from the wooden village houses, folk festivals, and wineries to the rafting, skiing, and cave-exploring opportunities that abound in Slovenia. Shann includes unique itineraries such as “The 14-Day Best of Croatia and Slovenia,” “A Culinary Tour of Istria and […]

Moon Living Abroad France, 3rd ed.

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 […]

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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.

Moon Living Abroad London, 2nd ed.

Moon Living Abroad London

Writer and adoptive Londoner Karen White knows what it takes to make the move to London. In Moon Living Abroad London, she shares her seasoned advice on transplanting to this bustling English city. From obtaining visas and arranging your finances to finding employment and choosing schools for your kids, White uses her firsthand knowledge of […]

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Italy’s Gay and Lesbian Culture

All across Italy are visible and vibrant gay communities. Learn more about Italy’s gay and lesbian culture, including why travel magazines regularly rate Italy as the top destination for gay travelers.

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.