Join 3,556 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

514 posts tagged with france. (View popular tags)
Displaying 251 through 300 of 514. Subscribe:

Related tags:
+ (133)
+ (132)
+ (75)
+ (60)
+ (56)
+ (23)
+ (22)
+ (20)
+ (19)
+ (18)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (15)
+ (14)
+ (13)
+ (13)
+ (12)
+ (11)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)


Users that often use this tag:
handee (9)
Anonymous (6)
The Whelk (6)
threeants (5)
nicoleincanada (5)
swhitt (5)
mustcatchmooseands... (5)
Evstar (5)
gimonca (4)
sixpack (3)
walla (3)
kdern (3)
Joleta (3)
I Love Tacos (3)
flibbertigibbet (3)
Locative (3)
jeffburdges (3)
Rykey (3)
Tamanna (3)
superiorchicken (3)
zaebiz (3)
kansakwens (3)
lirael2008 (2)
wnissen (2)
bquarters (2)
sodium lights the ... (2)
datarose (2)
emily37 (2)
arcadia (2)
lxs (2)
sucre (2)
acidic (2)
Solon and Thanks (2)
avocade (2)
annabellee (2)
scazza (2)
East Manitoba Regi... (2)
waltzing astronomers (2)
tip120 (2)
sevenstars (2)
vizsla (2)
jordanian2 (2)
finitejest (2)
DefendBrooklyn (2)
aeighty (2)
greytape (2)
oxala (2)
rumbles (2)
mdonley (2)
JonnyRotten (2)
nitsuj (2)
everichon (2)
kaseijin (2)
pompomtom (2)
Popular Ethics (2)
ascullion (2)
themadjuggler (2)
ruelle (2)
blue_beetle (2)
small_ruminant (2)

What does it mean to be UK resident for insurance purposes?

What does it mean to be a UK resident for insurance purposes? I'd like to buy multi-trip travel insurance. However, I'm currently working on a contract in another country (France) until the end of May. [more inside]
posted by handee on Feb 9, 2010 - 6 answers

How to get a list of Noble Families in France

Ok, here goes: My band is working on a project entitled "Record for the French Nobility". Part of this project is to actually send the album or tracks found therein to members of families considered noble in France. How can I get a list of these families' names and their whereabouts? [more inside]
posted by manwoo on Feb 4, 2010 - 2 answers

Inverted pyramid not required.

Competent journalist with not-so-competent (yet) French skills, hoping to freelance in France. What non-traditional venues can I pursue? [more inside]
posted by nicoleincanada on Jan 8, 2010 - 2 answers

no-oven veggie lovin'

Yummy one-pot, no-oven vegetarian meals? [more inside]
posted by threeants on Jan 3, 2010 - 29 answers

An American Idiot In Paris.

American Male In Paris For The First TIme: I've read the previous questions but looking for some exact things. I'll be staying in Monmartre' for a few weeks and looking for things that are uniquely Parisian, laid back gay spots, and clothing that'll make me look halfway human. Details below. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Dec 31, 2009 - 9 answers

What is this lead ring?

In this excerpt from Beloved Son Felix, there is a description of a body that they have disinterred for an autopsy. They find a lead ring which causes disgust. What would the lead ring be? [more inside]
posted by tellurian on Dec 16, 2009 - 26 answers

2 weeks driving around Europe at Christmas - what not to miss?

European road-trip for the holidays (filter). [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Dec 3, 2009 - 12 answers

Warmish places to go in Europe?

Where in Southern Europe should we go for a few winter months? [more inside]
posted by walla on Dec 2, 2009 - 8 answers

How much notice do I need to give? (France, fixed term contract)

How much notice do I have to give at work? I'm in France, and my contract lasts 1 year. [more inside]
posted by handee on Nov 18, 2009 - 3 answers

Looking for cheap DVD shops in Paris (Left Bank)

While I'm in Paris (for a short stop) I plan to buy DVDs (movies) by french new wave directors like truffaut. I have heard that there are cheap DVD shops in Paris. Do you know of any good ones in the Left Bank ? I will be staying in Montparnasse.
posted by lahersedor on Nov 8, 2009 - 8 answers

Living in or near Honfleur, France

I'm moving to France (not to paint houses)! Two big questions: Where to live while working in Honfleur? What should I buy in Japan or the US before moving, to take advantage of better prices? [more inside]
posted by whatzit on Nov 6, 2009 - 7 answers

Vegetarian seeks tasty food in Western Europe

What tasty foods should an adventurous vegetarian eat in the UK and Western Europe? [more inside]
posted by embrangled on Oct 24, 2009 - 22 answers

Leather-free fashion in Paris?

Where can I find leather-free clothing in Paris? Specifically, I'm looking for boots and shoes, but bonus points for jackets, belts and the like. [more inside]
posted by nicoleincanada on Oct 18, 2009 - 3 answers

Living abroad and can't access Gmail or Facebook - help!

I can search Google, read the news and view most websites, but specific sites like Facebook and Gmail won't load on my Mac Powerbook - I just get page load errors. Any idea what the problem is? [more inside]
posted by nicoleincanada on Oct 6, 2009 - 15 answers

Awesomeness in Haute-Alpes this weekend?

We're looking for activities/places/things not to miss in the northern French Alps this weekend. [more inside]
posted by swhitt on Sep 24, 2009 - 1 answer

How else to endure all those rituals?

You live at Versailles in 1658. You're nobility of the blood. You know the King. What drugs, drinks, or other ways of getting totally fucked up are available to you? How often could you partake before people started to Have A Problem with it? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 20, 2009 - 21 answers

Life in the Loire Valley

What should I do to prepare for expat life in France's Loire Valley? [more inside]
posted by nicoleincanada on Sep 16, 2009 - 15 answers

Swiss passport holder trying to do seasonal work in france

Australian holding a swiss passport and looking to do some seasonal work (less than 2 weeks) in france while travelling. [more inside]
posted by Raff on Sep 5, 2009 - 6 answers

Moving to France, No Job, Don't Know French, It's Happening Regardless

Moving to France, No Job, Don't Know French, It's Happening Regardless. How do I find work in the manual labor sector? Can I go over as a "tourist" fall in love with the country and stay without coming back to the States to figure out visas and such? I will be going over there with little money (~$1500) and will need to figure out work fast. [more inside]
posted by jellywerker on Aug 19, 2009 - 129 answers

Le nom nom nom.

Where can we make out with French boys, what foodie things can I not miss in Paris, and what is the Kampa Park of Brussels? [more inside]
posted by IWoudDie4U on Aug 17, 2009 - 15 answers

Wireless data in france?

Is it possible to buy prepaid wireless data in France? [more inside]
posted by aeighty on Aug 7, 2009 - 4 answers

How do I get from Paris to Innsbruck?

How do I get from Paris to Innsbruck? [more inside]
posted by iguanapolitico on Aug 7, 2009 - 11 answers

What is a polite gift for Americans visiting Parisian couple for dinner?

What is a proper gift to bring a same-sex Parisian couple when invited to dinner? [more inside]
posted by tarthur on Aug 2, 2009 - 14 answers

How would you show a french girl US culture in a nutshell?

I'm looking for interesting things to show my french exchange student. What is unique to the US experience? [more inside]
posted by tfinniga on Jul 28, 2009 - 43 answers

Recommend me some french comics or kids books!

I'm trying to learn French. I'm in France, which is a great start. I find I can just about manage with Tin Tin books so reckon that comics (BDs for the more francophone amongst you) or children's fiction will be a good way to relax whilst getting extra practice. Can you recommend some comics or kids books that are in French and not overly complicated linguistically? (I have tried Asterix, but the puns just fly past my confused brain).
posted by handee on Jul 15, 2009 - 26 answers

La Belle Fontaine

A friend and I are looking at going to boulder in Fontainebleau, France in the early part of August. We don't have a car. What's our best way to get around? [more inside]
posted by vernondalhart on Jul 14, 2009 - 4 answers

less than 24 hours in Paris...

In September I have a one-day layover in Paris (noon on a Saturday until 8am the next morning) on my way back to the US from the Middle East. Looking for suggestions to make the best of less than 24 hours in a city i've never been to! [more inside]
posted by waylaid on Jul 13, 2009 - 17 answers

Fun in Paris?

TypicalTravelFilter: What are the must-sees, tips and tricks, and off-the-beaten paths whilst in Paris for 3 days? [more inside]
posted by disillusioned on Jul 11, 2009 - 15 answers

French visa scientifique while abroad

Can you get a French visa scientifique in France? Or another European country? Will the visa be essential for the carte de sejour? [more inside]
posted by jeffburdges on Jul 10, 2009 - 4 answers

Gift suggestions for house of acquaintances?

Invited to spend holiday in France in a gigantic villa with a couple who are only acquaintances and their friends. There will be 15 adults and as many children (age baby to 12). Lodging is gift to all invitees. I can't come empty-handed! What on earth to bring? I thought local chocolate and coffee (Vosges chocolate and intelligentsia coffee from chicago) but friends cringe, as it is FRANCE. anyway, coffee and chocolate is not enough probably. Also thought of the kids but other than age range, i know nothing about them. Please help! I don't think any others are american, but not 100% sure. thank you thank you thank you
posted by dublin on Jul 10, 2009 - 57 answers

Graveside at a Catholic funeral?

Writing a funeral scene. Am familiar only with Jewish funerals. What happens, graveside, at a Catholic funeral? Prayers? How is the casket carried, and covered with dirt? Any specific rituals I should know about? If any knows particularly what happens at a Catholic funeral in France this would be even more helpful.
posted by Wittamer on Jun 23, 2009 - 20 answers

Getting exercise and meeting people - help me to do two things at once!

Help me to think "out of the box" about exercise, and meeting new people. I need to do both (having just moved to a new country) and am interested in ideas that let me get some exercise, and that might let me meet new people. I am in France (in the Alps) so am going to need indoor and outdoor activities, because come wintertime, I'm not sure that cycling or hiking are going to be options. [more inside]
posted by handee on Jun 17, 2009 - 16 answers

What are these S-Shaped decorations?

What are the S-shaped objects (seen here) I saw on houses all over Burgandy, in France? [more inside]
posted by deadweightloss on Jun 9, 2009 - 13 answers

Why are there so many French internet radio stations?

Why are there so many French internet radio stations? On iTunes, they seem vastly disproportionate. Is there a legal reason, a historical reason, or something else?
posted by Bugbread on Jun 9, 2009 - 8 answers

Cheap, online electrical retailers in france?

I'm in France, and I need to buy a washing machine, and maybe a TV. I am going to need it/them delivered. Can anyone recommend an online retailer? Cheap is good.
posted by handee on Jun 8, 2009 - 4 answers

Where should I go in the south of France?

Can you recommend a great place to stay in the south of France in early september? [more inside]
posted by aeighty on Jun 2, 2009 - 5 answers

Emigration advice: What do you wish you'd known?

I'm moving country on Tuesday. For those who've done this before - what do you wish you'd known before you set out? Is there anything I can do now to make it easier? [more inside]
posted by handee on May 17, 2009 - 5 answers

Recent Parisian court records?

Where do I go to obtain certain recent court transcripts in Paris? [more inside]
posted by Marquis on May 11, 2009 - 1 answer

Car Rental in France: The Return of M. Hulot

Car rental in France -- how easy or difficult to get an automatic? [more inside]
posted by gimonca on May 4, 2009 - 15 answers

How do I avoid paying obscene fees to invest in France

I am looking to make long-term low maintenance investments (e.g., index funds) in Euros in a tax-optimal way in France (assurance vie or PEA are what I understand are the real alternatives) but am shocked and appalled at the fees charged by French banks and mutual funds. I'd be quite grateful for any suggestions.
posted by 12trees on Apr 30, 2009 - 3 answers

How do I convert US to euro?

How can I send a check from the US to France in euros? More currency abroad questions inside. [more inside]
posted by gingembre on Apr 24, 2009 - 14 answers

In/Around France at the end of May - help?

I need to be in Lyon the first week of June, just for a day or so. I can take a week or so of vacation at that same time, but I'm having some sort of vacation paralysis deciding specifics. I am willing to consider all sorts of options. [more inside]
posted by KAS on Apr 10, 2009 - 4 answers

Like a French Impressionist version of the LA Riots

ArtFilter: Please help me identify this French impressionist painting, perhaps the most violent I've seen. [more inside]
posted by Bobby Bittman on Apr 7, 2009 - 4 answers

24 Hours of Le Mans Tips?

Anyone have advice on attending 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time? Where to be at what times, where to stay, other things to do besides watch the race, any other little tips, etc.
posted by patr1ck on Apr 3, 2009 - 1 answer

Mobile software for the mobile traveller?

What applications/software for your mobile device did you find useful/essential for travelling? [more inside]
posted by zaebiz on Mar 31, 2009 - 2 answers

why do french eggs taste stronger than american eggs?

It seems to me that French eggs taste much stronger than American eggs. And therefore, any dish with eggs that I prepare in France tastes bad because the strong egg taste overwhelms all the other flavors (this especially ruins sweet dishes). Does anyone have advice on how to get rid of the taste (or better yet, to find eggs in Paris that don't have the strong taste)? [more inside]
posted by helios on Mar 27, 2009 - 15 answers

Need a safe place to stash the cats for a few weeks

Where to board our cats in Paris while traveling in the states? [more inside]
posted by swhitt on Mar 26, 2009 - 1 answer

best way by bike from London to France

Asking for friends: Looking for tips, maps, routes or anything else you've got to help plan a bike trip from London to France [more inside]
posted by vodkaboots on Mar 25, 2009 - 4 answers

OMG I got the job! Now how do I move to France? Where can I go for advice?

I'm starting a job in France in June. I'm English. I'm going to need various stuff (bank account, apartment, insurance, mobile phone, phone, internet, register with a doctor, find some decent French lessons, and heaps of stuff I'm sure to have overlooked right now). Does anyone know any good expat websites or guides to moving to France? Or a forum where I can ask a load of questions? [more inside]
posted by handee on Mar 19, 2009 - 4 answers

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and Lyon singing in the wilderness.

I'm going to Lyon this weekend and will be free from late Saturday evening to about noon on Sunday. I'm into food and photography but am on a super-tight budget, so I'm looking for both some cheap, tasty delights and some particularly pretty little corners of the city. I'm staying in Vieux Lyon, going to a concert in Villeurbanne, and can speak French.
posted by mdonley on Mar 19, 2009 - 4 answers

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 11