Five Friday Finds from France: July 10th

Five Friday Finds from France Musée du Louvre with Unsolved Mysteries French episode and the best hot chicken sandwich in Paris

This week it’s felt like we’ve really turned a chapter in post-lockdown Paris. A major milestone occurred this week when the Musée du Louvre reopened. It’s also the first time that I’ve heard quite a bit of English and other languages while walking around since early March. On Sunday, I saw a lovely children’s art exhibit in front of Notre-Dame. Other finds from this week include probably the best Nashville-Style Hot Chicken sandwich in Paris, a Le Creuset white and gold color combination that I just have to have, and “the French episode” of Unsolved Mysteries.

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Musée de l’Orangerie Virtual Tour

Musée de l'Orangerie virtual tour

One of my all-time favorite small museums in Paris is the Musée de l’Orangerie, home of Claude Monet’s Nymphéas (Water Lilies). I visited the museum on the first day it reopened and enjoyed seeing it without crowds. I wanted to share the experience with a virtual tour of the Musée de l’Orangerie. As a note, the lower level of the museum is currently closed.

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Provence in Paris: Where to See Lavender in Paris

Provence in Paris: Where to See Lavender in Paris

Instead of heading South (or anywhere) this June, I stayed in Paris. I can’t complain- there’s an endless amount of things to do and see in the French capital. On many of my walks I found myself noticing things I never have before. One of those things were the (miniature) Provence-style lavender fields in Paris. I’ve put together the locations of a few places where you can see lavender in Paris. Hopefully the list will keep growing!

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Weekend Links: Week Four

Weekend Links Week Four, articles about France Paris bridges

Weekend Links Week Four has sixteen articles about France…I included a few extra since it’s a holiday weekend! Some of my favorites include photos from Brigitte Bardot’s former home in the South of France, 19 fascinating things in French supermarkets, links to take a virtual tour all around France, and 10 favorite French rosés for under $30.

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Five Friday Finds from France: July 3rd

Five Friday Finds from France with the Dior Untold podcast, ribs in Paris, and Gourmet's basic french cookbook

As I mentioned in Wednesday’s post, we’re officially halfway through 2020 which is crazy to me. Tomorrow will be my first Fourth of July in France. I would be lying through my teeth if I said I was excited about it. I’m going to attempt a Fourth of July spread in Paris complete with oven-baked ribs and potato salad. This week you’ll find a great basic French cookbook to have on your bookshelf, the “Dior Untold” podcast, Gris Rosé (which might be my summer favorite), French summer produce favorites and more!

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