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Reality Check: Studying Abroad in a French University

An Irish student shares the highs and lows of her year studying abroad in a new system, a new subject and a new language at a French university.
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36+ Festive Ways to Enjoy Christmas in Paris

Christmas in Paris is a magical time! With so many enchanting things to do, where does one start? INSPIRELLE makes it easier for you to decide with this curated list of some seasonal must-sees.
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Becoming Maman: A 24-hour Mother and Part-time Comic Tackles Motherhood à la Française

A comedian describes her journey Becoming Maman, bringing to the stage with humor the ultimate expat experience: birthing a French person.
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How to Get Everyone in the House to Clean Up the Mess!

Struggling to get everyone at home to clean up - including yourself? Try these fun, effective tips from a Parisian home organizer to make life easier.
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Teen Coach: When Your Teen Reacts Like a Toddler

Has your teen turned back into a difficult toddler? Check out this advice on how to sidestep the nagging and have a grown-up conversation.
Halloween Haunts

7 Spooky Haunts Where You Can Celebrate Halloween in Paris

Looking for a place to celebrate Halloween in and around Paris? INSPIRELLE spotlights 7 spooky haunts where you can show off your costume and get your thrills, no matter what your age!
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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.

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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How to Cool Off at the Coolest Paris Pools on a Budget

Finding great things to do in Paris during the summer isn’t easy. Parisians abandon the city, leaving it to the tourists, and it seems like all the best spots are closed — or are they?
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11 Fantastic Ways to Enjoy Summer in Paris

We absolutely love summer in Paris, when the sun is out and there's a dizzying array of happenings around town! Here are our top picks of unique and fun things to do, from bronzing yourself at an inner-city beach to dancing under the stars!