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French Canicule: Refreshing Ways to Survive the Sizzling Heat

With temperatures soaring in France, here are some refreshing ways to beat the heat and stay cool in Paris and other urban hotspots.
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Tennis Fan: How to Snag Best Last Minute Seats at Roland Garros

Dying to see the top seed, world-class tennis players battle it out on the famous clay courts at Roland Garros? A die-hard tennis fan shares her insider secrets to snagging the best seats at the French Open in Paris – even at the last minute.
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Pourquoi Princesse? Why Are There No Dresses With Car Motifs for My Daughter?

Meet the expat mom, feminist and founder of Pourquoi Princesse? on a mission to create a world for her daughter and son where they can access the same opportunities.
Nathalie Sommer

Discover How You’re Erotically Wired

Find out why knowing how you’re erotically wired is key to a better sex life and relationships from Relationship and Intimacy Coach Nathalie Sommer.

Le Divorce: Part 3 – Get Support Over the Long Haul

In Part 3 of our series, learn how self-care and reaching out to others can lift you up when facing divorce in a foreign country.
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Le Divorce: Part 2 – Getting a Lawyer (Beware!)

In Part 2 of our three-part series on divorce in France, get sound advice on how to seek the right lawyer to represent you in a split that could bring serious consequences to your life.
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Le Divorce in France: Part 1 – Hard Facts and Painful Truths

Even in a country known for romance, half of all marriages fail. In the first of a three-part series, get valuable tips on “le divorce” in France.
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How to Get Everyone in the House to Clean Up the Mess!

Struggling to get everyone at home to clean up - including yourself? Try these fun, effective tips from a Parisian home organizer to make life easier.
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Why Certain Websites for Coaches Pop or Flop

Thinking of launching a coaching business? A specialist in websites for coaches offers tips to make your site stand out with personality and style.
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Why I Chose to Learn French Under the Villefranche Sky

A Canadian journalist travels to the Riviera to learn French and fulfill her dream of being able to converse about food, fashion, wine and art like a native.