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Taking the leap from an employee to entrepreneur status – ‘Portage Salarial’ Explained

The French government has established various innovative solutions to help (ex)employees make a smooth transition...

Encountering Death

I want to step through the door full of curiosity, wondering: what is it going...

Concerts Sans Frontières – Making Classical Music Accessible to all

Two immensely talented, world-class Australian musicians are making a difference to the music scene in...

6 Tips For When Your Partner Works Long Distance

Growing up, I remember my father being away for work quite often as my mother...

Movie Releases 2018

28 March 2018 Ready Player One (2018) Mary Magdalene (2018) Maudie (2016) 04 April 2018 Red Sparrow (2018) Peter Rabbit (2018) The Death of Stalin (2017) Don't Worry, He...

France to get tougher on social media hate speech

France will toughen rules on hate speech to ensure social media giants do more to...

15 tickets to give away (first come first serve) to Paris Talks conference on Monday 26th 2018

We are delighted to have 15 tickets available to give away to the upcoming conference...

French rail unions call rolling strikes over reform of state operator

French rail unions said on Thursday they had agreed to call a wave of rolling...

Want your own dinosaur skeleton? This one will be auctioned in Paris

The fossilised skeleton of an unidentified type of dinosaur is set to be auctioned in Paris in...

Win a study portrait by Portraits by Moe

American Portraitist Moe Delaitre (Portraits by Moe) is offering Expatriates Magazine readers a special prize...

‘French spiderman’ climbs another skyscraper – this time in La Defense

Alain Robert, sometimes known as the "French Spiderman" for climbing skyscrapers world worldwide, is still...

A Cooltra scooter? The best option for moving around in Paris easily

To live and to work in a big city is always related with traffic and...
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Win a study portrait by Portraits by Moe

American Portraitist Moe Delaitre (Portraits by Moe) is offering Expatriates Magazine readers a special prize...

A Cooltra scooter? The best option for moving around in Paris easily

To live and to work in a big city is always related with traffic and...

Bongo’s Bingo is coming to Paris on March 17th

In just two and a half years the phenomenal Bongo’s Bingo has spread across the...

5 Places to volunteer in Paris

France Bénévolat Currently has 12,000 voluntary positions listed from 800 associations in France with well over...

Chartered accountant offers free consultation for businesses

Faten Amamou from ESCEC International is a bilingual accountant specializing in small to medium sized...

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Expat Interviews

Concerts Sans Frontières – Making Classical Music Accessible to all

Two immensely talented, world-class Australian musicians are making a difference to the music scene in...

Salut YouTube! Rosie McCarthy tells Expats how it is!

By day Rosie McCarthy works in the HR department of a global cosmetic brand. By...

900 Attendees expected for Paris Talks 2018 – Meet the Founder Michael Bahati

Expat community manager and event organiser, Michael Bahati decided that 2018 would be the year...

How Joone is Disrupting the Diaper Industry with its Eco-Friendly products

There are many ways we can choose to diaper our babies and each one has...

Jacqui Harwood’s Journey into Craniosacral therapy

In 1993, twenty-one-year-old Jacqui Harwood left home in New Zealand to embark on a journey...

Costco France – A Meeting With Management To Discuss Their Opening In Villebon-sur-Yvette (Île-de-France)

Walking through the doors of France’s first ever, newly opened Costco in Villebon-sur-Yvette, is like...

Mademoiselle Romance

Chronicles inspiring modern love with romance Within minutes of meeting Lily for the first time, in...

Connie-Lee Bennett – Holistic Therapist

Awarded Best Therapist in Paris 2016 by the international community, South African expat Connie-Lee Bennett...

THE HAT THAT CHANGED A LIFE – STEVES HOUNKPONOU’S STORY

The youngest of 9 children to a Beninese father and Togolese/Brazilian mother, Steves Hounkponou was...

Why is it so hard for women to find a tailor?

This was the question that designer Aaliyah Picanso asked Parisian tailor Joris Duval in 2014....

Taking on one of the worst organised crimes – Human Trafficking – Mariana Ruenes

Mexican expat Mariana Ruenes is a force to be reckoned with. Her gentle, composed exterior...

Preparing his third TEDx in Paris – Sabri Ben Radhia

Most students concentrate on their studies in the hope that they'll put their education into...

Lisa Anselmo

(Part-time) expat Lisa Anselmo shares her life between Paris and New York. She is a...

Changing viewfinders – Slawomir Janicki (from soldier to wedding photographer)

During his final tour of Afghanistan in 2013, Master Sergeant Slawomir Janicki was presented with...

Private Chauffeur in Paris – Moh Zraidi

What brought you to Paris? This is my second time in Paris. I originally arrived from...

Alina Iorgovan – A journey of self discovery

26-YEAR-OLD ALINA FROM TIMISOARA, ROMANIA, HAS BEEN ON A JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY WHICH HAS LED...

Adrian Ciucur – The banker who turned his back on powerpoints in La Defense to launch a “hands on” business

Forty-one-year-old Adrian Ciucur, originally from Sibiu Romania, launched JoIntheCity in 2013 with the ambition of...

Matt & Manon – The duo who are bringing French cinema to the international community in Paris

How did the idea of Lost in Frenchlation come about? Manon: It was born out of...

Diane Coletta – Petite in Paris

Voted Best Fashion Blogger in 2016 by expats in Paris, within just 18 months Diane...

Marta Zaraska & Meathooked

Marta Zaraska is a Polish Canadian journalist, foreign affairs correspondent and science writer. She has...

Amy Wong and Ceroc

Ceroc is a modern way of partner dancing without the complicated footwork. Danced in a...

Liba Stambollion

A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to meet with painter, bookmaker, furniture designer,...

Camilla Radford Furman – Voilin Teacher in Paris

Voted best music teacher in Paris by the expatriate community this year, American expat Camilla Radford...

KEYVAN GOLESTANEH

KEYVAN GOLESTANEH RADIATES AN AURA OF CALM AND WELL-BEING. NO SIGN OF STRESS OR TENSION....

Ana Paula Mendes – Defying the odds

Brazilian entrepreneur Ana Paula Mendes exudes confidence and self-belief. Founder of APAM Consulting, she certainly...

LEGION D’HONNEUR AWARDEE BIKAS SANYAL

Bikas Sanyal’s is the ultimate expatriate success story. From very humble beginnings in India, he...

ANNA DAWSON AND THE BALLOON DIARY

Every day, Anna Dawson, the Australian Expat known for 'The Balloon Diary" shows how something...

ABDENNOUR BOUHROUM

As far as turning points go, Abdennour’s couldn’t be clearer. at the age of 17...

PAULA PADUROIU

Paula Paduroiu is a great example of someone following their dreams. For many she landed...

Hélène Leone talks about founding the first Canadian bilingual school in Paris

A piece of Canada has come to the heart of Paris with the arrival of...

A Mother’s Sacrifice – Gabriella Kern’s Adoption Story

Gabriella Kern is a twenty-year-old Franco-Colombian law student with a story to tell. It’s her...

Zakia Ahasniou

When did you have the epiphany to become an actress / playwright? I can’t say it was...

Jim Haynes

We first met about 18 years ago at one of your now famous Sunday night...

A Woman of Success – Dawn Bournand

With her compass pointed to the big, wide world, Dawn Bournand’s life trajectory is nothing...

The Mum Behind ‘Mama Loves Paris’ – Claudette Parry Laws

The first thing you notice about Claudette Parry Laws when you meet her is her...

Khan Kanga – A Cool Man

You left France for the US in 2006, what took you there? Back when I was...

Jeff Berner – The man who connects the dots

Brought up on a trading post in Colorado’s wild west amid Native American Indians, Jeff...

American Portraitist – Moe Delaitre

Artist Moe Delaitre’s work can be admired in galleries across America including the Smithsonian National...

Suzette Doña-Riego

Suzette demonstrated a passion for the arts from an early age. Whether it was singing,...

Khairuddin Hori Deputy Programming Director at the Palais de Tokyo

Singaporean curator Khairuddin Hori joined Palais de Tokyo, one of Paris’ most prominent centres of...

Best of Paris 2017

Best Fashion Photographer in Paris 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

This year’s title of Best Fashion Photographer was claimed by Laurent Lô.  Self-taught, Laurent is...

Best Portrait Photographer in Paris 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

Big Apple expat Katie Donnelly followed her heart, which brought her to France 4 and...

Best English-Speaking Hairdresser in Paris 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

This year’s title for  Best English-Speaking Hairdresser goes to British Hairdresser Nick Clark who recently...

Best Women’s Network 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

A total of 1,814 votes decided the Best Women’s Network 2017,  which is awarded to...

Best Association in Paris – Best of Paris 2017

Paris can be a lonely place when you first arrive, and many look to associations...

Best Wedding Planner in Paris 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

Fête en France retain their acknowledged position as Best Wedding Planner in Paris. American principal...

Best Wedding Photographer 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

The Best Wedding Photographer category attracted over 3,000 votes. Among the nominees were some familiar...

Best Food Blogger in Paris – Best of Paris 2017

New for 2017, The Best Food Blogger category received 1,012 votes and developed into an...

Best Beer in Paris 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

FrogPubs and  FrogBeer  have strived to brew creative, drinkable beers of a consistent, excellent quality...

Best Yoga in Paris 2017 – Best of Paris 2017

Last year’s Yoga category was awarded to Ann Moradian, who finished second in the 2017...

Most Popular

8 English Speaking Hairdressers in Paris

Many expats put off a needed haircut until the next visit to their hometown for...

5 things to remember when dating a French man

If I’ve learnt anything during my two years in Paris, it’s that there are certain...

The 10 moments to expect during an apartment search in Paris [Spoiler Alert]

Finding a rental in Paris is a tough, but with a little determination, its a challenge most...

Diane Coletta – Petite in Paris

Voted Best Fashion Blogger in 2016 by expats in Paris, within just 18 months Diane...

Khairuddin Hori Deputy Programming Director at the Palais de Tokyo

Singaporean curator Khairuddin Hori joined Palais de Tokyo, one of Paris’ most prominent centres of...

City News

France to get tougher on social media hate speech

France will toughen rules on hate speech to ensure social media giants do more to...

French rail unions call rolling strikes over reform of state operator

French rail unions said on Thursday they had agreed to call a wave of rolling...

Want your own dinosaur skeleton? This one will be auctioned in Paris

The fossilised skeleton of an unidentified type of dinosaur is set to be auctioned in Paris in...

‘French spiderman’ climbs another skyscraper – this time in La Defense

Alain Robert, sometimes known as the "French Spiderman" for climbing skyscrapers world worldwide, is still...

France is “feminist country” battling to put thought into action

A cultural shift must accompany government policies aimed at ending gender discrimination in France, the...

Family

6 Tips For When Your Partner Works Long Distance

Growing up, I remember my father being away for work quite often as my mother held down the fort juggling me and my younger...

Claudine Olivier – Bilingual pre-nursery school in the 15th district

One of the many daunting challenges facing first-time parents is that of finding suitable day care for their offspring. There is so much to...

4 challenges when benching our career for the ones we love

Just like wanting the ability to eat what I want and not gain weight (which sadly was no longer an option once I hit...

Health

Encountering Death

I want to step through the door full of curiosity, wondering: what is it going...

About Keratin Blow Dry

NanoKeratin blow dry is a pioneering hair treatment which smooths and repairs all hair types...

The Health Coach Revolution

According to a new study* on French employees’ wellbeing, 52% suffer from anxiety and 1...

Where to Find Kale in Paris

If you're looking for Kale head over to The Kale Project where Kristen Beddard has been indexing Paris...

QUITTING GOOGLE FOR A THERAPEUTIC PATH – FROM CORPORATE IT TO HYPNOTISM

In 2015 Stephanie Kaye surprised friends and family when she quit her job of 8...

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