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How My Foreign Taste Buds Learned to Love French Food

After a year in France, a Mexican foodie makes the transition from tortillas to baguettes and learns to love French food.
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Nutrition Advice: The Truth Behind the Headlines

‘Study proves that drinking green tea reduces weight by 25%!’. But, before you down tools and rush off to stock up on green tea, do you ever try to read behind the headlines? Do you ever take a long, hard look at the original study paper?

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.
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.
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Paris Fashion Week: 6 New Designers in the Spotlight

Over 100 designers are presenting their prêt-à-porter Spring/Summer 2016 collections during Paris Fashion Week. Seasoned TV fashion producer, Madeleine Czigler, spotlights 6 new designers to watch out for.

Why I’m Running 30 Marathons in 30 countries before I turn 30

Meet the Paris marathon runner who came up with the crazy idea to run 30 marathons in 30 countries before she turns 30. With Run to Reach, Liz Warner is running to change lives.

5 Best Smaller Museums in Paris to Charm You

For art lovers, Paris' smaller museums are the city's best kept secrets. Author Emma Jacobs shares five hidden gems sure to delight and surpise you.
Jean Hwang Carrant

Cookie Love: Meet the Woman Who Bakes Extraordinary Cookies in Paris

Meet Jean Hwang Carrant, the effervescent cookie maker who finds her zen in baking gourmet cookies while listening to rock music, and has carved a niche for her classic American-style cookies in the land of traditional French patisseries...
Kristin Louise Duncombe

Kristin Louise Duncombe Bares All About Life as a Trailing Wife

Are you a "trailing wife" or a ”trailing spouse”? Few people understand what this wretched expression means, and even fewer are able to express how it really feels to leave everything behind to follow a partner fulfilling his or her career path abroad. Yet Kristin Louise Duncombe has hit it on the nail first with her memoir, "Trailing", and now in her newest book, "Five Floors Up".
Lovers on a Bridge

How and Where to Find a Date in the City of Romance

Paris is known as the City of Romance, but is love really around every corner? Chloe Martin shares her take on the cultural differences of dating in Paris and the latest hotspots where you just might meet Mister Right.