Weekend Links: Week 21

Weekend Links Week 21 Paris Blue Hour

It was quite an eventful week in France, and not in a good way. Weekend Links 21 has plenty of articles to provide context for what’s been going on. There are also plenty of lighter articles like the perfect winter white wine, an architectural walking tour of Paris, a chance to flip through Vogue Paris’ November 2020 edition, how to help Shakespeare and Company bookstore, and even virtual tours of Emily in Paris filming locations.

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Five Friday Finds from France: October 30th

Five Friday Finds from France featuring a pronunciation workshop from Alliance Française

This week was filled with a few plot twists. Namely, France is now back in confinement/lockdown/quarantine until at least December 1st. So there’s that. This week’s Five Friday Finds from France includes a free Zoom pronunciation workshop from Alliance Française, the seven best houseplants according to Vogue Paris, a seriously good Paris coffee shop and restaurant to put on your list and more!

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A Walk Through Jardin du Luxembourg in the Fall

A Walk through the Jardin du Luxembourg in the Fall

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m feeling pretty anxious about the coming week. With COVID-19 number rapidly rising everywhere, the upcoming US elections and President Macron speaking tonight to address a potential re-confinement…it’s just a lot. I thought it might be nice today to take a leisurely walk through the Jardin du Luxembourg in the fall. And since it is fall and the chances of needing to warm up are higher, I’m including where to eat and drink near the Jardin du Luxembourg.

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Weekend Links: Week 20

weekend links week 20 hall of mirrors in chateau de versailles

Weekend Links Week 20 is a bit more serious following the horrible beheading of French teacher Samuel Paty. Although I like keeping this series generally light, I think it’s important to include. There are still plenty of lighter articles, including a tour of an American couple’s dreamy Parisian pied-a-terre, the details on a bicycling route from Paris to Normandy, and a review on a new book about Louis XIV.

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