Inspire

Inspire
Notre Dame Cathedrale interior. © Alexis Duclos

5 Mysteries in the Halls of Notre Dame Cathedral

Tour guide Laura Moore reveals some not-to-be-missed features to look out for when you visit Notre Dame cathedral in Paris!
Black D-Day heroes

Forgotten: D-Day’s Black Heroes Segregated in War and History

Linda Hervieux, author of "Forgotten" recounts how a chance meeting with an 89-year old veteran while covering the 65th anniversary of the infamous D-Day landing in Normandy impacted both their lives.

Post Holiday Stress Paradox: Would We Get Anything Done Without It?

Over your relaxing holidays, you felt optimistic about the future, empowered to tackle the inevitable challenges ahead with less stress: then BAM! La rentrée hits and you’re back in a whirl of obligations. You can learn how to manage and recover from stress by listening to your body.

4 of the Coolest Paris Concept Stores for Alternative Shopping

Want to spot fashion and style trends before they hit Main Street? Then hit some of these cutting edge Paris concept stores, where fashion is an experience.
acupuncture for back pain

Acupuncture in Paris: How to Help Relieve Back Pain

When your back hurts you are not alone! Back pain, especially low back pain, is one of the plagues of modern life. Nearly eight out of ten people get it at some point. Healthcare systems worldwide spend billions treating it. Unfortunately there’s not a lot that western medicine can do. Fortunately there’s a less invasive option: Acupuncture.
Kristin Louise Duncombe

Kristin Louise Duncombe Bares All About Life as a Trailing Wife

Are you a "trailing wife" or a ”trailing spouse”? Few people understand what this wretched expression means, and even fewer are able to express how it really feels to leave everything behind to follow a partner fulfilling his or her career path abroad. Yet Kristin Louise Duncombe has hit it on the nail first with her memoir, "Trailing", and now in her newest book, "Five Floors Up".
Paris Fringe Festival act

First-Ever Paris Fringe Shines Spotlight on English-Language Theater

The first-ever Paris Fringe Festival of English-language international theater hits the City of Light. Here are some highlights of what shows to look out for.
Paris for Seniors

Meet Genevieve Spicer: Ensuring Seniors Have a Blast in Paris

If you’re thinking of a trip to Paris after retirement or if your elderly parents or grandparents are hitting town for the first time, how best to plan this visit? Meet Genevieve Spicer, who knows how to make sure seniors have a whopping good time in Paris.
Finnish designer

Finnish Designer Under French Influence Crafts her Own Style

Meet Anna Ruohonen, the Finnish designer who has carved herself a special niche in the French fashion world with her ethical approach and timeless style.
sexy foods- strawberry and cream

50 Shades of Sexy Food to Get You in the Mood

It’s usually not something that people tend to ask me during a consultation (!) but it’s often a question I’m asked around a dinner table, once the wine has kicked in nicely and the conversation is free flowing - ‘What foods help to increase sex drive’ – cue snigger, snigger.