Beth Nicholson

As a child of parents who met and lived in Greece, having a home in Crete and having studied in Grenoble France, Beth has always felt more at home in those countries than the UK. In November 2017 she moved permanently to Charente, France. Since then she has managed minor renovations on her home, established herself as an integral part of her commune and re-established her Operations consultancy in France. Through Kalitera she provides business improvement and project management services to small businesses here as well as administrative support to individuals. You can read Beth's blog here at

Articles by Beth Nicholson

Quarantine in France? Not yet…!

Although the British government has imposed quarantine rules on people travelling from France to the UK,  there is, as yet, no quarantine in France for travellers from the UK. You can still travel freely, with all transport routes open and French society continuing as normal. That includes property buying too. 

Perfect towns and villages in the Pyrenees

The Pyrenees is a spectacular mountain range spanning around 430 kilometres between France and Spain. And maybe one of the many towns and villages of the Pyrenees could be your perfect place to settle!

Affordable rural idylls in the Corrèze

If you’re searching for your perfect new life in France, discovering the Corrèze could be the answer. Home to several of the officially named “Most beautiful Villages in France”, this area has lots to offer.

Things I’ve learnt since my move to France

The heady dream of living in France. People move to France for many different reasons, not least for a change of lifestyle. But what about the real differences of life here? Some of them may well surprise you…