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Charities in Paris: How to Help People in Need Over the Festive Season

Christmas is a time of giving and goodwill. What better way to spread some festive goodwill than by volunteering or making a donation to a charity which helps people in need?
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Utopian Mob Hotel Welcomes Paris Community and Refugees for the Holidays

Discover a new eco-friendly, ethically responsible hotel that’s becoming a hub for meaningful exchanges and unique experiences
AAWE Bazaar

Holiday Fun and Great Bargains at the Biggest American Bazaar in Paris

It’s the biggest and longest-running “brocante”, or bazaar, in Paris organized by the city’s American community. The annual AAWE Bazaar is a mind-blowing one-day rummage sale.
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Man in the Kitchen: Table for One in the Empty Nest

No matter how much you prepare, empty nest syndrome can hit you hard. Ken Carlton, author and father of two boys off to college, describes the heartbreak of cooking and eating alone.
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Why Certain Websites for Coaches Pop or Flop

Thinking of launching a coaching business? A specialist in websites for coaches offers tips to make your site stand out with personality and style.

Newcomers to Paris: Don’t Miss “Bloom Where You’re Planted” and “Paris College Day”

Don't miss Bloom and Paris College Day, two key Paris events for English-speaking newcomers that could help you better navigate your life in France and make the right educational choice for your university-bound kids.
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Couples Share Their Best and Worst Online Dating Stories

Considering the world of online dating? Here are some tips gleaned from the stories of those in the know ...
Insideout

Former Tennis Star Finds Fulfillment Off the Courts Living InsideOut

A phenom in her teens, this expat "mompreneur" shares how true fulfillment came later in life as she learned to find strength and balance living "InsideOut".
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Get Smart! 5 Tips on How to Live and Work with the French

Are you an expat trying to figure out the intricacies of living and working in France? The French are not as complicated as you think when you're armed with these tips...
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15 Signs You’re No Longer an Expat in France

Expat or Lifer? While you may never totally feel like a native, check out these signs that you're ready to call France "home".