Sojoourn Club

Experience the power of connections and  be inspired by the benefits of cultural diversity.

We created Sojoourn Club  to offer you a safe space to connect on a new platform, because we know you deserve more than just a Facebook group. With our regular and members-only events (physical or online) you can start building meaningful friendships.

We believe that especially right now, it is very important not to give up on human connections because everyone needs support and a place to connect and share ideas, happy moments or their struggle. 

Why joining us?

By joining Sojoourn Club, you’re joining our collective movement to experience the power of connection and the cultural diversity. Sojoourn Club is a safe space filled with ambitious, courageous and inspiring expats and French people who lived abroad. We are all curious to learn from each other and share happy moments together while finding new friends. At Sojoourn we are obsessed with helping expats with their integration. We will back you, introduce you, advise you and inspire you. Join a fast growing & supportive local community - that feels global, and get access to all the membership benefits.

We can’t wait to welcome you.

Membership benefits

Community

24/7 access to your community on our private ad-free platform and application.

Office hours

A weekly opportunity to ask questions or share your ideas directly with us via Zoom.

Events

Regular and free members-only events weekly (online and in real life if we can)

Perks & discounts

Members-only exclusive discounts, perks and offers.

Sojoourn Tips

Tips, resources & our recommendations about life in France shared directly in the Club.

Concierge service

Dedicated service from the Sojoourn team: intros, resources and more.

Sojoourn feels like home

Sounds like a community you want to be a part of? We would love to welcome you.

Meet some of our experts

One of the many perks you can enjoy as a Sojoourn Club member is our virtual office hours with a handpicked panel of business experts. We have searched high and low for the best English speaking experts to support you in achieving your business goals or helping you through the French administration. You can see some of our featured experts below and when you become a member you gain access to our complete list.

French attorney and

Global Mobility Expert

Financial advisor

 French pension system

Health insurance broker

for expats and travellers

Exclusive perks and discounts

We collaborate with a range of epic brand partners to offer you special and exclusive perks and discounts up to 50%. Our partners' offer professional workshops, yoga classes, babysitting services and cultural programs, among others. You can see some of the benefits below and when you become a member you gain access to the complete list of our partners' discounts.

A safe space only for us - Mighty Networks

You deserve more than just a Facebook group. 

We want to give you the best environment to build strong and lasting relationships, but we feel like Facebook is not the right place. Because of the algorithm the posts don't reach everybody, so we all miss out on information. Sojoourners can't get easily in touch with each other unless they are "friends" on Facebook. There are a lot of distractions on the Facebook Feed and annoying advertising.

We found the solution and we love it!

 

Mighty Networks:

  • we have our own platform

  • it comes with a free application

  • without advertising

  • user friendly

  • easy to connect with people you don't know

  • offers different groups and topics

  • direct access to resources

  • integrated Zoom events

Have a sneak peak of our new platform, we know you will love it too!

Do you want to see more? A video tour will be soon available.

Membership pricing & plans

  • FREE and REGULAR online meetings unlimited

  • Members-only meetings (online and offline)

  • Exclusive help with French administration

  • Free monthly Book Club (FR & ENG)

  • New platform on Mighty Networks, and free app

  • Discounts (up to 50% off) on events

  • Special rates for French courses

  • Free Sojoourn Lyon City Guide

  • Discounts and benefits from English speaking experts

19,99$ (16€)*

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP

Our membership has a monthly subscription plan to access all the benefits. You can cancel at anytime.
Join us today.

199,99$ (163€)*

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP

Save 2 months when buying an annual subscription plan and enjoy all the perks for a whole year. You can cancel at anytime. Join us today.

*Actual price may vary based on the exchange rate in place between USD and EUR at the time of payment processing. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Are you still not sure?

"I don't have a lot of time now and I don't know if I will be able to participate in the events."

We know that it's not always easy to find time with work, family.... Becoming a member at Sojoourn Club gives you more than only participating in our events. You will receive exclusive help with French administration, access to several resources online, and connect easier to English-speaking experts who trusted. And you never know, maybe your future best friend is waiting for you to connect.

"I'm not yet in Lyon."

It's even better to start making connections before arriving to have a smoother installation and feel home in Lyon quicker. People you connect with can give you advise, share their relocating experience and support you in your transition time.

"I don't know if I'm going to stay in Lyon."

Don't worry, you can unsubscribe at any moment and your membership won't be renewed automatically at the end of your billing period.

"I am not so good with computers."

If you have ever used Facebook, it will be very easy to understand the platform because they are very similar. Plus we are here to help you whenever you feel lost and not sure where to find things. When you become a member you can book an introduction Zoom call with us, where we can get to know each other better and we can show you how the platform works if you need it.

"It is not easy for me to start a conversation with people I don't know, especially online."

It is a skill that you can learn by practising it. At the beginning it was also not easy for us, but you would be surprised how welcoming, warm and funny our community is. And don't forget everybody feels awkward at the beginning, it is normal. We are always there to keep the conversation flowing and make sure everybody is having a good time.

We all need human connections, especially right now. We would be happy to welcome you in the Sojoourn Club!

Emmanuelle & Zsofi

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