Category Archives: Practicalities

Update on Josselin Sabbatical Home

We are back in the States (for now) but there is still one hot issue playing out from our stay in France. Remember that home in Josselin that turned out to be a headache? We ended up hiring a french … Continue reading

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Train versus Car

Now that we’ve made several trips in France using the train system and also by renting a car, I think it’s time to compare and contrast. I’ve broken it down into three topics: Cost, Comfort and Convenience. Cost The cost … Continue reading

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Transaction Fees

When you need to get money in Europe from a U.S. bank you pay a transaction fee. When you use your ATM card, you pay about 3% on the amount that you are withdrawing and sometimes another flat fee on … Continue reading

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