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French dinner party

How to Survive Your First French Dinner Party

When the French invite you to dinner in their home for the first time, it can feel like passing an entrance exam. French etiquette coach Marie de Tilly gives her sage advice on how to make sure you make the best first impression.
French designer Sonia Rykiel

4 Reasons French Designer Sonia Rykiel Inspires Me

She’s one of those women who help you become your own totally liberated woman. With a creative, intellectual, strong and refined mind like hers, you can change the world – as she proven to do. This woman is by far the greatest designer I have ever met.
married to a Frenchman

Paris Plunge: From Romance to Marriage in One Year

One year after moving to Paris, a newlywed reflects on her whirlwind romance and the rewards and challenges of being an expat married to a Frenchman.
Kenzo-fashion

Exciting French Fashion Trends for Fall/Winter 2016

It's time to clear out the closet and make way for winter! Our fashion blogger guides you through the most exciting French fashion trends of the season.
cure for asthma

Gesret Method: Leap of Faith to Curing Asthma

As a parent of a child who suffers from the big trilogy – asthma, food allergies and eczema – I spend hours, days on end and nights trying to find non-medicinal solutions. I came across the Gesret Method, which claims to cure asthma, allergies, eczema and psoriasis. After exhausting my research, I decided to bring my son for a session with a wish to cure his asthma.
Lee Yanowitch and husband Philippe Chamaillard in front of their B&B in Burgundy, France

Life Change: from Big City TV to Countryside B&B

US-born Lee Yanowitch walked away from 24-hour news to open a bed and breakfast in Burgundy, France. Discover how daily chores and long grueling hours in France's idyllic countryside makes her happier than ever.
Paris art 2019

Paris Arts & Culture: 12 Top Picks for Spring-Summer 2019

Check out INSPIRELLE's picks of the most exciting joint exhibits, rare retrospectives, and once-in-a-lifetime visiting collections for the Spring-Summer 2019 cultural season.
Thalys train attack survivor

Terrorist Train Attack Survivor Speaks About Her Life Today

Isabelle Risacher Moogalian is a bicultural coach whose life aboard a peniche on the Seine seemed idyllic with American-born husband Mark Moogalian, until they were victims of an attempted terrorist attack on a Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris. Seconds after Mark wrenched the automatic weapon from the hands of the attacker he was shot in his back as he tried to get away.

How the French Really Feel about Their First Ladies

The image of French First Ladies has transformed through the decades. One university student expresses her hope for a new role reflecting the modern French woman.
sexy foods- strawberry and cream

50 Shades of Sexy Food to Get You in the Mood

It’s usually not something that people tend to ask me during a consultation (!) but it’s often a question I’m asked around a dinner table, once the wine has kicked in nicely and the conversation is free flowing - ‘What foods help to increase sex drive’ – cue snigger, snigger.