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girlfriends

La Parisienne and Le New Yorkaise on Girlfriends, Beauty Rituals and New Beginnings

It’s easy to think of beauty in terms of how you look, measured by clothes, wrinkles and pounds. The funny thing is the most beautiful people I know don’t worry much about those things...
French lingerie

French Lingerie: Kate Kemp-Griffin’s Wonderful World of Breasts and Bras

A Canadian expat describes the inspiration behind her journey into the unique sensual and powerful world of French lingerie.
woman happy

How To Be Happy, Healthy and Zen in Paris

Big life changes can cause a lot of stress. Follow these self-care tips to help you live a happy, healthy and zen life in Paris and beyond.
Insideout

Former Tennis Star Finds Fulfillment Off the Courts Living InsideOut

A phenom in her teens, this expat "mompreneur" shares how true fulfillment came later in life as she learned to find strength and balance living "InsideOut".
Author Elaine Sciolino © Gabriela Sciolino Plump

Bestselling Author Elaine Sciolino Opens Up About “The Only Street in Paris”

Elaine Sciolino’s latest bestseller about her French neighborhood street, la rue des Martyrs, is already rumored to become the favorite in this year’s list of best Paris books. Sciolino has lovingly, brilliantly and thoroughly written about la rue des Martyrs in the 9th arrondissment of Paris, which for the author is “The Only Street in Paris”.
love French food

How My Foreign Taste Buds Learned to Love French Food

After a year in France, a Mexican foodie makes the transition from tortillas to baguettes and learns to love French food.
Charlotte Debeugny - Nutritionist in Paris

A No-Nonsense Nutritionist in Paris on Food and Family

Meet Charlotte Debeugny, a no-nonsense nutritionist in Paris who believes sensible and good eating habits are the best way to feel good about yourself. The mother of three has penned two nutritional books and is now working on a masters degree in her spare time. From her home outside of Paris, Charlotte talks about her two passions: food and family.
Princess Diana

Where Were You the Night Princess Diana Died in Paris?

On the 20th anniversary of her shocking accident, a look back at the life and death of Princess Diana and the legacy she left behind.
museum treasure hunts with THATLou

THATLou Founder Takes Museum Treasure Hunts Across the Channel

INSPIRELLE gets up close with Daisy de Plume, an American journalist whose Parisian museum treasure hunts have been such a bit hit she's taking them to London.
Syrian War

Book Excerpt: “The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria”

War means endless waiting, endless boredom. There is no electricity, so no television. You can’t read. You can’t see friends. You grow depressed but there is no treatment for it and it makes no sense to complain—everyone is as badly off as you. It’s hard to fall in love, or rather, hard to stay in love. If you are a teenager, you seem halted in time.