Weekend Links: Week Seven

weekend links week seven morning light in paris

Thanks to Paris banning the ‘Freedom Convoy’ from entering the city (which you can read about), this weekend is going to be much calmer than expected! Some of my favorites from Weekend Links Week Seven include an article from Rick Steves on the uncomplicated romance of Paris, a food guide to Megève, and a romantic twist on oysters. Enjoy!

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Gifts for Francophiles Available Online

32 gifts for francophiles available online

If you’ve read my blog for a while you might recognize some of the items from this list of gifts for Francophiles available online. I pick things that I really love and believe in and I know will be cherished year after year. The list is compiled throughout the year and I hope it provides a little shopping inspiration either for yourself or for a loved one!

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Five Friday Finds from France: July 2nd

sailboats in granville normandy. five friday finds from france features la french seltzer by setsun, dior en roses exhibit and  the fête des tuileries

A few weeks ago I finally switched everything in my closet from fall/winter to spring/summer because the weather has been so temperamental. I decided to leave one heavier coat out, just in case, and ended up using it this week. It definitely doesn’t feel like summer in Paris, although I’ll take these temperatures over heat any day. Five Friday Finds from France features a few things from Normandy like the new Dior en Roses exhibit at Musée Christian Dior Granville as well as some glimpses of summer in Paris, despite the temperatures, like the Fête des Tuileries 2021 and La French Seltzer by Setsun.

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Five Friday Finds from France: June 25th

summer chair in the tuileries five friday finds from france featuring best thermal water sprays and statue of liberty replicas in paris

It seems like almost overnight life in Paris went back to almost normal. No masks outdoors, no curfews, and everything reopening was an incredible change all at once. Every opportunity I have to sit at a café or restaurant feels like the biggest treat in the world and I can’t wait for more of you to experience it shortly. Temperatures cooled off this week which was also a welcome relief from the heat. This week’s Five Friday Finds from France includes some of the best thermal water sprays, Statue of Liberty replicas in Paris, an incredible French cookbook and more.

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Five Friday Finds from France: June 18th

Happy Friday from Paris! Currently I’m sitting on the terrasse at Le Saint Germain, one of my very favorite cafés in Paris, with my second espresso watching the world go by. I haven’t put on a mask yet today. It’s the first time since August 2020 that I’ve stepped foot outdoors in Paris without one and it feels pretty incredible. This week’s Five Friday Finds from France features an incredible book on the Hôtels Particuliers of Paris, a sushi restaurant in Versailles to try, and just in time for summer, the best ice cream in Paris from Il Gelato del Marchese.

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