Five Friday Finds from France: May 1st

May Five Friday Finds from France Jullouville Beach

It’s pretty bizarre to think that we’ve been in Normandy since March and now it’s May. It’s exciting though, because if things go as anticipated we’ll be able to go back to Paris on May 11th. I don’t know what the plan is beyond that, but at a minimum it’ll be good to be home. Until then we’ll continue to make the most out of our time in Normandy. Keeping with the spirit of this new month, this week’s Five Friday Finds from France are all happy and exciting. Or at least I think so!

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My Favorite Sunday Morning Market in Paris

My Favorite Sunday Morning Market in Paris

I always look forward to Sunday morning in Paris. Whether I’m starting the day with a croissant sur la terrassse or an espresso au bar, I enjoy a calm and stillness that is rare in Paris. After I’m fully caffeinated (for a Sunday anyways), I like to head to Marché Raspail, my favorite Sunday morning market. I think this organic market is one of the best in Paris.

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Francophiles

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Francophiles Flowers

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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