I’m back in Paris after a quick but wonderful work trip to Vézelay and the surrounding areas in Burgundy. I will absolutely be sharing more about what I did, where I stayed and, since it is Burgundy after all, what I ate and drank. It’s so easy to get to from Paris and I already can’t wait to go back with Romain. This is the first weekend in I’m not sure how long that I don’t have one single thing planned and it’s incredible. Some of my favorites from Weekend Links Week 15 include an article about the beginnings of the department store aka Le Bon Marché, a review of Château Voltaire in Paris, and an ode to a French language teacher. Enjoy!
The past week in Paris has been pretty wild weather-wise. On Monday I was admiring the beautiful cherry blossoms without a jacket, and yesterday it snowed/sleeted all day long. It’s chilly again today – a perfect reason to have my favorite onion soup in Paris one last time (maybe) until the fall. This weekend is filled with celebrations, including a 80th birthday and 70th birthday party. The most exciting for me is a very special anniversary: one year since Romain quit smoking. I’m so proud of him! Some of my favorites from Weekend Links Week 14 include a new source for Paris apartments to rent, a review of Déco Off, and a list of the best boulangeries in Paris. Enjoy!
What a fun but very full week it’s been. I was in the Provence area for a work trip and got so lucky with wonderful spring weather with lots of sunshine. I had the opportunity to revisit several places as well as discover some new spots, which I hope you enjoyed seeing if you follow along on Instagram. Now I’m en route to another new-to-me destination in France – Lyon. I think I’ve officially re-caught the travel bug, which is very welcome after the past couple of years. Some of my favorites from Weekend Links Week 13 include a Reims city guide, countryside home tours, a look at a new Paris hotel opening April 1st, and how to eat, drink, and entertain like a Parisian. Enjoy!
For the first time in a while the 10-day forecast in Paris shows full sun. Spring is definitely just around the corner and it’s exciting to watch the city “wake up” from the winter. I unfortunately won’t be here for most of next week to soak up this incredible weather, but I am very excited to head south for work. Some of my favorites from Weekend Links Week 12 include a look at the Dior Gallery in the recently reopened flagship store, a look at a spectacular hotel on the Côte d’Azur, and a list of French skincare brands to try. Enjoy!
This weekend will be spent doing a sort of a spring reset…aka finally tackling some tasks and chores I’ve been avoiding for far longer than I’d like to admit. I’ve had a lot (of positive things) going on both personally and professionally, but sometimes forget my own limitations. Some of my favorites from Weekend Links Week 11 include a bit on Hubert de Givenchy’s decorative arts collection that’s up for auction, a list of upcoming Netflix France shows to watch, a wonderful article about La Manche in Normandy, and a look at the Saint James hotel in Paris. Enjoy!