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A Grey Afternoon Walk Through the Tuileries Garden

Grey afternoon walk through the Tuileries

Like clockwork, following our return from Normandy and the reopening of terrasses in Paris last Tuesday, the weather shifted. Pretty much the entire month of May was full-sun, not a cloud in the sky, summer weather. The past week brought grey skies, cooler temperatures, and bursts of rain. While it’s sad for the terrasses, I love this kind of weather and bundled up for an afternoon walk through the Tuileries Garden last Friday.

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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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A Walk Through Jardin du Luxembourg

A Walk Through Jardin du Luxembourg

This weekend on Instagram I asked you all what you wanted to see more of. One of the most common responses I received was the Luxembourg Gardens. These photos are from an afternoon walk through the Jardin du Luxembourg that I took a couple of weeks ago. I hope it feels like you’re taking a little walk around Paris with me!

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