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Power of scent

Parisian Perfumer on the Power of Scent and Living Her Dream

What is the secret behind the alchemy of an alluring scent, and how does one become a perfume creator? To find out, INSPIRELLE spoke to perfumer Stéphanie Poulage, an internationally-minded French mother of two who, after working for years on big brands, took the plunge and launched her own line of unique fragrances under the label Poulage Parfumeur.
Marathon Woman

Marathon Woman: How I Survived the Four Day Dopey Challenge

Two years ago, I heard about the Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. It’s a running challenge that spans four days, four races, and 48.6 miles, where you run a 5K on the first day, a 10K on the second day, a half marathon on the third, and a full marathon on the fourth. It’s aptly named, because you truly have to be Dopey to want to do this, so naturally I signed up the first chance I got.
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.
Hopways carpooling

HOPWAYS Provides Innovative Carpooling Solution for Parents in France

When one expat mom got together with two Parisian mothers to start a carpool for their children’s activities, they had no idea it would evolve into a successful community sharing venture called HOPWAYS. Now over 1,000 families in and around Paris use the online service to organize pools by car, foot and public transport to help parents keep up with all their children’s activities.
Alternative therapy

Nutritionist in Paris: Are Yoga Gong Baths and Alternative Therapy the Way to Wellness?

Tempted by alternative therapies? Our no-nonsense nutritionist advises how to keep an open mind while watching out for claims that seem too good to be true.
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.
aging

The No-nonsense Nutritionist Guide to Aging with Attitude

Nutrionist in Paris Charlotte Debeugny offers no-nonsense advice on how to face aging with moderate exercise, a healthy diet and a good attitude.
French fashion look

How to Obtain the Unattainable French Look

Here are some style tips to help you attain that effortlessly chic French look that'll have you walking down the Champs Elysées like a true Parisienne!
website specialist

Alannah Moore: Helping Ordinary People Create Extraordinary Websites

If you’re eager to express yourself in a blog or desperately in need of a website to promote your business, INSPIRELLE has just the expert for you. Meet Alannah Moore
sale

How To Tackle the Paris Sales Like A Pro  

Twice a year the Paris department stores and boutiques are over run with crowds of shoppers, each looking to grab a bargain or determined to find the handbag they have had their eye on for months. Yes, I’m talking about the Paris sales or “Soldes”!