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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.
staying home

Making the Most of Staying Home

Staying home to protect yourself and others doesn't have to be a chore. Here are INSPIRELLE's tips to make the most of your time by nourishing your mind, body & spirit.
pantry meals

Deliciously Easy Pantry Meals for Surviving Quarantine

Chef and food blogger Molly Pisula shares tips and tricks to make the most of your shopping and pantry meals while responsibly social distancing.
kindness of strangers

Paris Lockdown: The Kindness of Strangers

Are you bored and lonely stuck inside during lockdown? An American expat in Paris shares her story of how an act of kindness is helping her get through a difficult time.
sos help

SOS HELP: A Hotline in Paris Offers Free Support in English

Sometimes the most exciting places in the world can be the most daunting, especially if you’re facing the new challenges alone. SOS Paris is an English-language telephone hotline in Paris run by volunteers where you can talk to someone when you're in need.
quarantine

Life Under Quarantine for a Bi-Cultural Student

A half-French, half-American student reflects on the evolution of the Coronavirus quarantine and how it has altered her life in the space of a few weeks.