How to live in France just by reading Picture from Treviso
"Francophile porn: Living the ex-pat fantasy
Before I had the inspiration of writing posts on the geography of different regions as a way of learning about France, I considered another option: reading books about relocating to various parts of the country. Thanks to Peter Mayle, it's almost a sub-genre in itself, which I'm tempted to call ex-pat porn. So to match Craig McGinty's invitation last week of doing a virtual blog tour of France, here's a selected list of books by people who moved there, and what they found."