In France driving is considered a luxury. Neither coming nor going, I resigned myself to going through the whole arduous process of obtaining a French permit.

Read about the hurdles in The Privilege of Driving in France
And add to the list of differences in road rules I've begun here: Road Rules in France

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Melissa Demiguel
French Culture Editor

"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris...then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."
Ernest Hemingway