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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.
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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.
Good News

Searching for Good News in Uncertain Times

Nutritionist Charlotte Debeugny reflects on uncertain times and the silver linings that could emerge from the stormclouds ahead.
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Community Connections: Women’s Groups to Plug You Into Paris

INSPIRELLE gives you the scoop on essential women’s associations and clubs which have helped generations of women make France feel more like home. So, what are you waiting for? Get connected!
domestic abuse

Tackling Domestic Abuse in France through Solidarity and Support

Meet the woman providing help to expats experiencing domestic abuse through providing resources and lending a caring ear.
sex

Do It The French Way – They Don’t Call it the French Kiss for Nothing, Right?

Looking for ways to spice up your sex life? Take these tips from the French to slow things down, turn up the heat and learn the language of love.
act now

2020: Act Now for Women and for Our Planet

Climate change and gender inequality are two of the biggest issues facing our world today. Here's how you can be part of the solution and bring about positive change.
dating yourself

Dating Yourself in Paris

Alone in Paris? No problem. An empty nester encourages you to embrace your freedom by dating yourself in the world's most romantic city.
Chinese New Year in Paris

Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Paris

Happy Year of the Rat! Looking for ways to celebrate? Here's a guide to where and when to join in the festivities for Chinese New Year in Paris!