Five Friday Finds from France: February 7th

Five Friday Finds from France: February 7th

This week’s Five Friday Finds from France includes two cultural items, two food and drink items, and one future shopping and cultural event. If you know me, this sounds about right. I’m feeling pretty good about my museum count being at two for the first week of February – I need to keep up the pace. This week’s Five Friday Finds from France, in chronological order:

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Hôtel de Lauzun: Stunning Hôtel Particulier on l’Île Saint-Louis

Hôtel de Lauzun: Stunning Hôtel Particulier on l’Île Saint-Louis

Hôtel de Lauzun is one of those mythical places you hear about in Paris – stunning, filled to the brim with history including former residents like Baudelaire, and almost impossible to get into and see. From the outside it looks like just about any other hôtel particulier on Île Saint-Louis, except for the wonderfully ornate dolphin-shaped gutters. But even then, there really isn’t an indication of how spectacular it is inside.

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Francophiles

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Francophiles

I think Valentine’s Day should be less about grand gestures and more about doing heartfelt things to honor the people you love, whether that’s a friend, a family member, a partner, or yourself – you should always include yourself on that list!

That being said, it’s still fun to receive gifts, and especially gifts from France. I think this list of Valentine’s Day gift ideas for Francophiles would make just about anyone smile. Check it out and see what you think!

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