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Halloween Haunts

7 Spooky Haunts Where You Can Celebrate Halloween in Paris

Looking for a place to celebrate Halloween in and around Paris? INSPIRELLE spotlights 7 spooky haunts where you can show off your costume and get your thrills, no matter what your age!
empty nest

Man in the Kitchen: Table for One in the Empty Nest

No matter how much you prepare, empty nest syndrome can hit you hard. Ken Carlton, author and father of two boys off to college, describes the heartbreak of cooking and eating alone.

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.
Pools in Paris

How to Cool Off at the Coolest Paris Pools on a Budget

Finding great things to do in Paris during the summer isn’t easy. Parisians abandon the city, leaving it to the tourists, and it seems like all the best spots are closed — or are they?
Paris Plages

11 Fantastic Ways to Enjoy Summer in Paris

We absolutely love summer in Paris, when the sun is out and there's a dizzying array of happenings around town! Here are our top picks of unique and fun things to do, from bronzing yourself at an inner-city beach to dancing under the stars!
#metoo

Man in the Kitchen: What Do We Tell Our Kids in the Age of #MeToo?

A father contemplates the best way to educate and protect both boys and girls when out on the dating scene in the age of #MeToo.
Hopways

Hopways: Safe Ride Sharing for Busy Kids in and around Paris

Struggling to keep up with your family's hectic schedule? For reliable, flexible and kid-friendly transportation in and around Paris, it's Hopways to the rescue!
summer camps in Paris

The Best Summer Camps and Workshops for Kids in Paris

Are you looking for the lowdown on summer camps in Paris? Here's the scoop on the best camps and workshops for international kids in and around the city.
Ken Carlton in kitchen.

Man in the Kitchen: The Joy of Cooking (alone)

Man in the Kitchen Ken Carlton finds precious solace cooking alone while his busy wife works and the kids lead their independent lives.
Easter in Paris

6 Egg-cellent Ways to Spend Easter in and Around Paris

Spending Easter in Paris? For a twist on the traditional egg hunt (chasse aux oeufs), why not get out to explore some of the spectacular museums, gardens and parks in and around Paris? Here are some of INSPIRELLE's top picks to ensure you have an eggs-ellent weekend: