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mourn the loss

Life, Love, Loss and the Art of Storytelling in the Era of Covid

Confined in Paris during the Covid health crisis, an expat woman searches how to mourn the loss and celebrate the life of a dear friend.

7 Startling Observations on Dating a Frenchman

An American expat steps out of her bubble to share what to look for -- and what to look out for -- when dating a Frenchman in Paris
Women Fighting Climate Change

Meet 6 Inspiring Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

Poverty and climate change inordinately affect women and girls. Meet six inspiring women at the forefront of the battle for a better future.
American Library in Paris centennial

100 Years! The Iconic Rise, Survival and Influence of the American Library in Paris

As the American Library in Paris celebrates its centennial, we look back at the origins, history, evolution and future of this literary landmark.
change

COVID, George Floyd, and My Wave of Anger on a Normandy Beach

An American expat in Paris draws a link from the past to recent events and shares her struggle to make significant change in our turbulent world today.
Black-owned businesses

Time to Shine a Light on Black-Owned Businesses in France

Upset by scenes of police brutality worldwide, an African-American expat says protests are good but supporting Black-owned businesses in France is better.
deconfinement

5 Ways to Celebrate Deconfinement in Paris

With lockdown restrictions easing in the coming weeks, we're looking forward to enjoying the small pleasures of life after deconfinement.
non-French women

When Staying at Home is a Danger for Non-French Women

Domestic abuse is a serious problem during confinement, especially for non French-women. Luckily, prominent voices are working to ensure these women are not alone.
meditation

Connecting Women Around the World Through Meditation

A wellness coach in Paris bonds women around the world in meditation to share in the present moment and alleviate the stress of confinement.
solo lockdown

Boosting Your Spirits in Solo Lockdown

An American alone in Paris offers her tips for getting through a solo lockdown while keeping your mood lifted and your connections strong.