Links: Best Finds of October

November 01, 2012

Every month, I post a list of some of my favorite or just the most eye-catching articles, recipes, blogs and other links I have come across in the past month.  Some relate to Paris and European travels and some have nothing at all to do with the themes of Paris Weekender.  Enjoy!  See September’s favorite links post for more fun snippets.  And be sure to also visit my page entitled Some Favorite Links for my all-time favorite sites I go back to over and over.

Place des Vosges, Le Marais


Daisy of THATLou (Treasure Hunts at the Louvre) is hosting a series of guest bloggers this month – be sure to follow!

Here is a list to bookmark: Lost in Cheeseland has compiled a list of top picks for non-French food in Paris from a number of well-known food writers/bloggers!

You don’t have to be in Paris to look and feel Parisian! Here are some items you can order from the U.S….

Here is a book I am most definitely putting on my “to read” list.

Congrats to Cat of Sugar Daze for opening her own cupcake shop!

France & French

Fabrice Foucaud of recently put together a free e-book on how best to learn French or another foreign language. He compiled advice from 30 language-lovers, including me! To view the book, click here.

Words, words and more words… read David Lebovitz’s thoughts on The French Dictionary.


What fantastically girly camera straps! Thanks to A Cup of Jo for the tip….

Paris in black & white…

General Travel

What a great idea! Why draw unwanted attention to your electronic valuables?

Food & Wine

It’s mushroom and truffle hunting season! If you can’t join them at La Tavola Marche, you can try cooking these incredible dishes at home!

Did someone say Snickers caramel cheesecake cookies? Cheesecake in a jar? Cappuccino fudge cheesecake?

Is this what the French think of American food?

8 hearty autumn pastas from From Away….


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