Portraits

Portraits
Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker: Extraordinary Jazz Singer and Mother With a Purpose

The extraordinary Josephine Baker played many roles in her amazing life: entertainer, civil rights activist, and probably the one most challenging - mother of 12 multi-racial children.

Insider Tips to Becoming a Successful Freelancer Abroad

Are you a freelancer looking to build a successful career while living and working in another country? Here are some tips from freelance correspondent Annabelle Azadé on how to succeed as an expat working abroad.

Colombian Bartender Shakes Up Cocktail World in Paris

Meet the inspiring Carina Soto Velasquez, one of the world's top bartenders and an entrepreneur rolling out hip concept resto-bars around the city. Find out her tips for running a successful business.
Our Paris Stories

Meet the Millennials Telling Our Paris Stories

How the two young founders of the blog Our Paris Stories created a platform for expats in Paris to share their unique experiences.
Agence Le Bon Mot team

Creators of Agence Le Bon Mot Bring Philippine Savoir-Faire to Paris

The two Filipinas behind Agence le Bon Mot describe their goal of bringing unique brands that celebrate traditional craftsmanship to Paris and the world.
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.

How the French Really Feel about Their First Ladies

The image of French First Ladies has transformed through the decades. One university student expresses her hope for a new role reflecting the modern French woman.
Dana Boulé

NY Rocker Creates Music For Petit Paris Punks

Wildly creative American musician Dana Boulé recounts her journey from thrashing around the New York club scene to creating music for Petit Punks 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.
American photographer in Paris

Paris Captures the Eye and Heart of an American Photographer

An American photographer in Paris describes falling in love with the city of light and taking a leap of faith to follow her dream.