Author: Luca Smith

Luca Smith
Luca Smith
After spending the summers of his childhood in Burgundy with his French grandparents, Luca moved from the US to Digoin on a permanent basis when he was seventeen. After completing his studies Luca pursued a career as a writer and now produces articles for local and national publications.

Luca Smith's Articles

Top Ten Most Popular Retirement Activities – Part Two

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Top Ten Most Popular Retirement Activities – Part Two For some people retirement is the time to have adventures, do all the things they’d ever dreamed of doing and leave the stresses and hassles of work in the past. For others, our golden years are for sleeping in, soaking up the sun and relaxing – […]

Top Ten Most Popular Retirement Activities – Part One

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Top Ten Most Popular Retirement Activities – Part One After years of toil, stress, sleepless nights and pressured days, retirement should be the time for some well earned respite. Time to relax, pursue interests you’ve never had time for and focus on the things which make you happiest. That could mean lolling on the sofa […]

Which countries offer the most paid time off work?

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Which countries offer the most paid time off work? Many expats choose their new homeland for a chance at a new life, better weather and a whole host of other reasons, but they often forget that working culture varies in differing countries. A big factor that can affect your life and even your expat dream […]

Expat Retirement in France

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Expat Retirement in France If you’re intending to live out your golden years in an overseas location – enjoying a different climate, food culture and way of life – there are several things you need to consider, including how you plan to fund your retirement and what retirement rules are applicable in the nation you […]

OECD unveils its top seven nations for living well

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

OECD unveils its top seven nations for living well The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (or OECD for short) has released its latest report into the countries that offer the best life style and individual well-being. The top seven are the ones that typically come top of good living surveys with the following making […]