Celebrations

Celebrations
AAWE Bazaar

Find 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.
Thanksgiving in Paris

Satisfy Your Thanksgiving Turkey Cravings in Paris

Whether you're planning a feast at home or out on the town, INSPIRELLE gives you the scoop on where to celebrate an American-style Thanksgiving in Paris.
Bastille Day in Paris

Join in the Bastille Day Fun With These French Phrases

Vive la France! If you love street parties, July 14th is French National Day (fête nationale), commonly known as Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. It's the mother of all holidays here, so here's some vocabulary to help you get into the spirit!

Father’s Day in France: Two Teens Who Think Their Dads Are Cool

Father’s Day in France is this weekend, so we asked two teenagers to tell us what makes their relationship with their papas special and how they plan to spend the day.
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Euro 2016: How to Enjoy or Survive the Soccer Madness in Paris

This summer, it's soccer mania all across France, host country of the Euro 2016 championships! Learn some French expressions to help get you in the spirit, and find out where you can join in on the excitement around Paris, outside of the stadiums.
getting married in France

Paris Plunge: Hot Off the Press-Engaged and Planning a Wedding in France!

After just three months in France, I feel like my story is just getting started. There’s no way I want to limit myself to one country or the other – I want both! So my Frenchman and I are getting married in France. But I'm getting ahead of myself. As with all things French, there are a lot of hoops to jump through before you get to walk down that aisle.
holiday dinner

9 Recipes for the Perfect, Festive, Holiday Dinner

Looking for ideas for a festive, holiday meal for your friends and family? Here are some favorite recipes from two family kitchens an ocean apart, combined to celebrate everyone’s taste buds and traditions!
gift ideas for men

11 Great Gift Ideas for Men

Let's face it, guys are hard to shop for! So we've come up with this list of gift ideas for men — from the affordable to the indulgent, the practical to the over-the-top, to help you out.
Thanksgiving in Paris

An American Thanksgiving with a French Touch

For the past 30 years, my family has celebrated Thanksgiving in France, far away from the U.S. Our annual tradition is to invite another family, or sometimes a few couples to our home, and often our children each invite a friend to enjoy the “experience”.
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Too Busy to Shop for the Perfect Present? Try Gift IT

Have you ever wanted to offer a special gift to someone you care about but just couldn’t find the time to look for it? Let Gillian Szaga help you out with Gift IT. She’s an American mom of three in Paris who understands what busy people need and are looking for when it comes to presents.