Current Affairs

Current Affairs
lockdown economy

Lockdown Economy: An Award-Winning Initiative to Help Businesses Suffering During the Pandemic

The co-founder of the Lockdown Economy explains how she is creating a community of small-business owners to help each other through the pandemic and beyond.
post-brexit

Post-Brexit and the Pandemic: Shifting Identity for a British Woman in France

A British working mom in Paris describes feeling abandoned post-Brexit to being welcomed with open arms by her adopted country.
Paris sunset

2021: Vaccines, Brexit, Green Incentives, Taxes and Other Key Changes to Life in France

After a tumultuous year dominated by a pandemic, will 2021 be a kinder year? INSPIRELLE breaks down the lifestyle and tax changes awaiting us in France for the new year.
American voters

American Voters Abroad Hit Feverish Pitch to Cast Their Ballots

An American expat in Paris explains the frenzy to make every vote count this year and why the whole world is watching the upcoming US elections.
restored world

Man in the Kitchen: Longing For A World Restored

Our Man in the Kitchen longs for a world restored when Paris can offer hope to the young and a simple French meals with friends can create lasting memories.
mourn the loss

Life, Love, Loss and the Art of Storytelling in the Era of Covid

Confined in Paris during the Covid health crisis, an expat woman searches how to mourn the loss and celebrate the life of a dear friend.

La Rentrée: Why Life Back in Paris Feels so Different

As Parisians rush back to the city, an American writer reflects on how la rentree this year will be different and what we can do to celebrate it.
Women Fighting Climate Change

Meet 6 Inspiring Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

Poverty and climate change inordinately affect women and girls. Meet six inspiring women at the forefront of the battle for a better future.
change

COVID, George Floyd, and My Wave of Anger on a Normandy Beach

An American expat in Paris draws a link from the past to recent events and shares her struggle to make significant change in our turbulent world today.