Celebrations

Celebrations
Bastille Day in Paris

Join in the Bastille Day Fun With These French Phrases

Vive la France! If you love street parties, July 14th is French National Day (fête nationale), commonly known as Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. It's the mother of all holidays here, so here's some vocabulary to help you get into the spirit!
AAWE Bazaar

Holiday Fun and Great Bargains at the Biggest American Bazaar in Paris

It’s the biggest and longest-running “brocante”, or bazaar, in Paris organized by the city’s American community. The annual AAWE Bazaar is a mind-blowing one-day rummage sale.
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!
Saint Valentine's Day

A French Women’s Guide to Celebrating Saint Valentine’s Day

A French woman gives her advice on making the most of Saint Valentine's Day, a celebration of seduction, eroticism and elegance.
Father's Day in Paris

Original Ideas for a Fabulous Father’s Day in Paris

It's time to honor Dads for all that they do! If you're stumped for new ideas, check out these offbeat tips for celebrating Father's Day in Paris.
getting married in France

Paris Plunge: Hot Off the Press-Engaged and Planning a Wedding in France!

After just three months in France, I feel like my story is just getting started. There’s no way I want to limit myself to one country or the other – I want both! So my Frenchman and I are getting married in France. But I'm getting ahead of myself. As with all things French, there are a lot of hoops to jump through before you get to walk down that aisle.
Pink Rose

One Mother and One Maman to Help Me Get By

With Mother's Day around the corner, a British expat reflects on how lucky she is to have not one but TWO wonderful Mamans in her life.
Thanksgiving in Paris

Satisfy Your Thanksgiving Turkey Cravings in Paris

Whether you're planning a feast at home or out on the town, INSPIRELLE gives you the scoop on where to celebrate an American-style Thanksgiving in Paris.

Father’s Day in France: Two Teens Who Think Their Dads Are Cool

Father’s Day in France is this weekend, so we asked two teenagers to tell us what makes their relationship with their papas special and how they plan to spend the day.
thanksgiving pumpkin pie

The Joys of Baking a Thanksgiving Pie in France

One of the challenges of baking American goodies like Thanksgiving pie in France is finding the ingredients you're used to. Here are tips from a pro chef to help!