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Top 5 Essential Tips to Capturing the Best Views of Paris

To help you capture Paris like a pro, photographer Brandie Raasch says to think outside of the box for the best views of the city's iconic sites.
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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...

Can I Afford to Retire Comfortably in France or Anywhere Abroad?

Finance expert Justine Trueman offers tips to help you figure out where and when you can afford to retire without losing your quality of life.

10 Smart and Easy Cleaning Tips for a Healthier Home

Could the air in your home be harmful to your health? Follow these environmentally-friendly and economical cleaning tips to help you have a healthier home!

Insider Tips to Becoming a Successful Freelancer Abroad

Are you a freelancer looking to build a successful career while living and working in another country? Here are some tips from freelance correspondent Annabelle Azadé on how to succeed as an expat working abroad.
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Online Dating Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

So you’ve dipped into the arena of online dating. But now you’re teetering on the edge ... can you trust the virtual profile? Here are some red flags and undesirable behaviors to be on the lookout for in order to avoid the undesirable dates.
Parisian charm

Unravel the Secrets of Seduction in Parisian Charm School

The author of a new book describes the art of Parisian charm that makes French women so alluring and explains how anyone can master it.
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Learn French in 15 Minutes a Day with Frantastique

Want to improve your French through fun, personalized lessons in just 15 minutes a day? Frantastique can help you fit French language and culture lessons into your busy schedule by delivering customized courses straight to your inbox or smartphone.
american library in paris

ALP: Paris Opens Its Doors to a New Generation

A journalism student gets a boost of motivation from the workshops and resources of the recently renovated American Library in Paris.
home buyers

How to Attract Buyers to Your Home in a Competitive Market

Whether your home is in the city of light, the French suburbs or the overseas colonies, you need to charm, to surprise, to dazzle buyers. But how do you turn a showing into a buyer’s obsession in a competitive market? Our Paris based real estate expert explains how to make buyers line up at your door.