Weekend Links: Week Four

Weekend Links Week Four, articles about France Paris bridges

Weekend Links Week Four has sixteen articles about France…I included a few extra since it’s a holiday weekend! Some of my favorites include photos from Brigitte Bardot’s former home in the South of France, 19 fascinating things in French supermarkets, links to take a virtual tour all around France, and 10 favorite French rosés for under $30.

Weekend Links Week Four

A New Book Pushes Back Against the Stereotypical French Woman

Do Americans Understand How Badly They’re Doing? (an interesting take from someone, like me, who identifies under James Baldwin’s label of “transatlantic commuter”)

French Prime Minister Resigns, Triggering Shuffle of Macron’s Government

19 Things About French Supermarkets That Are Low-Key Fascinating

Articles about France Les Deux Magots bookshelf

Tour Brigitte Bardot’s Former Country House in the South of France (pretty much looks like paradise to me)

Catherine Deneuve is as Magnifique as Ever in The Truth: Review (another movie that I can’t wait to watch)

France to Rename Streets after African WW2 Heroes

Café Culture, Green Streets, a Jazz-Dancing Mayor — Paris is Back

Rue du Dragon balcony

The Unsung Engineering Heroes of D-Day: Newly Uncovered Photos Show Troops Clearing Mines from Beaches and Building Bridges that would Enable the Allies to Push into Europe for Victory in WWII (to read about another unsung hero from D-Day, check out this post on Waverly B. Woodson Jr. that I just updated with non-blurry photos from my first trip to the D-Day Landing Beaches)

The Real Difference between Crepes and Pancakes

Take A Virtual Tour Of France This Summer (be sure to click the links in the article for the virtual tours!)

Cafe in Paris is Using Giant Teddy Bears to Socially Distance Customers

Rue de Buci cafés

10 of Our Favorite French Rosés for $30 and Less (another of my favorite is this gris rosé)

Paris Exhibition Recreates Pompeii’s Final Hours

Renovated Attic Apartment in Paris

France’s Colorado, the Largest Deposits of Ochre in the World

I hope you enjoyed week four of Weekend Links! I’d love to hear which articles were your favorites. Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Bon week-end à tous and happy Fourth of July if you celebrate!


  1. I really like that you have added these lists to your weekly postings. I was depressed at the article on how poorly the US is doing, but loved the articles on the new Catherine Deneuve movie and the Bardot house. I so enjoy your entire blog and hope I make it to Paris next March – fingers crossed.

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