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Why I’m Running 30 Marathons in 30 countries before I turn 30

Meet the Paris marathon runner who came up with the crazy idea to run 30 marathons in 30 countries before she turns 30. With Run to Reach, Liz Warner is running to change lives.
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SOS HELP: A Hotline in Paris in Need of Your Help

Sometimes the most exciting places in the world can be the most daunting, especially if you’re facing the new challenges alone. Luckily, there's a telephone hotline in Paris run by volunteers where you can talk to someone when you're in need.
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What a European Election Soirée Taught an American Millennial  

An American student in Paris attends a European Election night soirée to better understand what young people like her are thinking about as they cast their ballot.
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Settling Into Balance and Authentic Happiness in Paris

After the initial thrill of arriving in Paris, check out these tips to find the people and activities that will make your adopted city feel like home.

Paris Bids a Loving Farewell to Patricia Laplante-Collins

Paris bids a fond farewell to Patricia Laplante-Collins, who hosted Patricia’s Expat Soirées every week for decades, connecting people with passion.
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Charities in Paris: How to Help People in Need Over the Festive Season

Christmas is a time of giving and goodwill. What better way to spread some festive goodwill than by volunteering or making a donation to a charity which helps people in need?
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Utopian Mob Hotel Welcomes Paris Community and Refugees for the Holidays

Discover a new eco-friendly, ethically responsible hotel that’s becoming a hub for meaningful exchanges and unique experiences

Newcomers to Paris: Don’t Miss “Bloom Where You’re Planted” and “Paris College Day”

Don't miss Bloom and Paris College Day, two key Paris events for English-speaking newcomers that could help you better navigate your life in France and make the right educational choice for your university-bound kids.
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Girl Scouts in Paris: Empowering the Leaders of Tomorrow

The Paris chapter of the Girl Scouts is a fun way for girls to connect with each other and their community to help make the world a better place.
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Global Mom: Expat Women Understand the Need to Help Refugees

A globe-trotting writer and mother describes how she became involved in the cause of helping refugees, documenting their experiences to give them a voice.