French-Inspired Gift Guide 2018

    Francophile Gift Guide 2018 Lindsey Tramuta

    Whether for the impending holiday, forthcoming birthdays or any number of celebrations in your future, here are a few of my favorite things to inspire your own moment of gift giving.

    1 — BEST BOOK RELEASES OF 2018

    Paris in Stride: an Insider’s Walking Guide by Jessie Kanelos Weiner and Sarah Moroz

    Apéritif: Cocktail Hour the French Way by Rebekah Peppler

    In the French Kitchen with Kids by Mardi Michels

    La Bible des Alcools by Margot Lecarpentier

    Maison: Parisian Chic at Home by Marin Montagut and Ines de la Fressange

    Basque Country by Marti Buckley

    Let’s Eat France! By Francois-Regis Gaudry and friends

    [Bonus! More favorites from the year that don’t appear in the photo]

    The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah

    L’Appart by David Lebovitz

    Tasting Paris by Clotilde Dusoulier

    2 — SPECIALTY COFFEE SUBSCRIPTION
    Get freshly roasted specialty coffee delivered to your door from Parisian coffee roasters Belleville Brulerie (France and Europe delivery only… for now!)

    3 — TRAVEL-INSPIRED FRAGRANCES FROM L’ARTISAN PARFUMEUR
    L’Artisan Parfumeur, the original small-batch perfumer launched in 1976 that regularly works with the world’s leading noses, has launched travel-inspired scents that I can’t get enough of (and that’s saying a lot since it’s taken me *years* to find fragrances that didn’t set off a migraine!). The house…

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  • Oliver Gee wedding vespa

    Mastering French through travel

     Podcaster Oliver Gee is midway through a massive scooter ride across France with his wife. He says the unusual experience has skyrocketed his French skills. Here’s how…..   There’s no better way to improve your…

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