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COP21

Dominica’s Petit Journal: Can COP21 Save the Planet?

How many of us see and feel the veil of pollution that all too often hangs over Paris, dulling the city of lights? What does mandatory alternative driving tell you about the air we breathe? What can the upcoming COP 21 Conference do about it?
dating scene in Paris

The Truth about the Dating Scene in Paris

What's it like to date a Frenchman? A single girl in Paris shares her experiences on the cross-cultural dating scene and tells all.
commuter marriage

Man in the Kitchen: Is Commuter Marriage the Way to Go?

Author Ken Carlton lays out the advantages of a commuter marriage and warns which traps to avoid to make a long-distance relationship work.
Move to Paris

Paris Plunge: Leaving Job, Family and Country for French Love

If someone had told me a year ago that I would walk away from everything to move to Paris, I would have laughed. But here I am, just days away, about to move to THE city. PAR-EE! And it all happened so quickly.
life after the Paris attacks

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Executive and teen coach Jane Mobille shares her reflections on life after the terrorist attacks on Paris in a touching poem.

How to Network Effectively and Create Meaningful Opportunities

Holistic psychotherapist Connie-Lee Bennet explains how communicating from the heart, not the head, can make networking a more meaningful experience.
refugee crisis

Dominica’s Petit Journal: Asylum Seekers Cruise the Mediterranean and Storm the Borders

We are witnessing the largest refugee crisis since World War 2. Why are people leaving home, with no more than a backpack and a passport in a ziplock bag, to risk their lives at sea? And why should you care?
living and working in France

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...
Roland Garros 2017

Roland-Garros 2018: Insider Tips on Tennis, Tickets and Star Players

A die-hard tennis fan runs down the lineup of Roland Garros 2018 and gives her tips and tricks on how to score the best tickets in town.
al fresco dinner

Man in the Kitchen: A Moveable Feast for Unmoveable Times 

After a long winter, and a litany of bad news – from political turmoil, to terrorism alerts, and the Brexit – what does a person do? Host an al fresco dinner to reconnect with friends and the simpler things in life, of course!