Inspire

Inspire
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How Moving to Paris on a Whim Taught Me to Slow Down and Start Living

A Canadian expat shares her personal story on how buying a plane ticket to Paris on a whim changed the course of her life.

7 Great Ways to Eliminate Plastic in Your Bathroom by Creating Your Own Beauty Products

A Paris home organizer offers her astute tips on how to eliminate plastic packaging at home by creating your own natural beauty and cleansing products.
Mandeep Rai

Dr. Mandeep Rai: Revealing Insights from 101 Countries Shine the Light on Values that Shape Our Lives

Looking for inspiration and direction during turbulent times? Drawing on lessons learned from 101 countries, Dr. Mandeep Rai says putting values first can provide the compass to navigate uncertainty in your life, family and work.
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The Gift of Giving Books to Save Our Bookshops in Paris

An American expat and avid reader argues that books are an essential part of life and suggests how to support your local bookshop this holiday season.
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My Career Makeover from American Executive to Paris Music Teacher

Discover how a US Executive found her true calling as a music teacher after her move to Paris to start a new home for her young family.
Emily in Paris

Emily in Paris: It’s Not Emily Teaching Us a Thing or Two About Paris

Everyone is talking about the new Netflix series Emily in Paris. A real American expat in France offers her take on the true star of the show.
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How to Keep Your Intimacy Alive During the Current Crisis 

Has the passion faded in your life since we’ve gone into lockdown? An intimacy coach offer tips on how to keep your intimacy alive during Covid.

Is Covid Revamping Fashion and the Way We Dress and Shop?

A fashion changemaker in Paris shows how the Covid-19 pandemic has revolutionized our fashion habits for a smarter, more sensible and sustainable look.
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Paris Arts & Culture: 14 Top Picks for Fall-Winter 2020-2021

The Paris Fall-Winter 2020-2021 art season brings an enticing mix of famous names and new discoveries with a focus on fashion, photography, landscapes and the metaphysical.

7 Startling Observations on Dating a Frenchman

An American expat steps out of her bubble to share what to look for -- and what to look out for -- when dating a Frenchman in Paris