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  • Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Cake: The Perfect Summer Dessert!

    Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Cake: The Perfect Summer Dessert!

    Many wonderful things come along with the warm weather of Spring and Summer, including strawberries! Take advantage of the plentiful strawberry harvest with a simple and easy yogurt cake. Adapted from a traditional French recipe, there couldn’t be a better treat to enjoy on a beautiful sunny afternoon, especially when paired with a nice glass of champagne!

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  • The Monthelie – Beautiful Interiors with the Iconic Location to Match

    The Monthelie – Beautiful Interiors with the Iconic Location to Match

    If you ever wanted to live in one of those beautiful French flats you saw in a postcard, look no further than the Monthelie. Located next to one of the most famous views of Paris, this 2-bedroom apartment provides everything one would want in a vacation rental: gorgeous interior design, an unbeatable location and historic value!

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  • Welcome to 25 Place Dauphine – the Finest New Address in Paris!

    Welcome to 25 Place Dauphine – the Finest New Address in Paris!

    Please join us as we celebrate the opening of 25 Place Dauphine – the epitome of refined Parisian living in the heart of the City of Light. Situated on charming Place Dauphine, one of the Paris’ most elegant addresses, settle into a comfortable stay on the Ile de la Cité at our newest Paris Perfect residence!

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  • The Mesmerizing Opulence of the Palais Garnier

    The Mesmerizing Opulence of the Palais Garnier

    Halls dripping in gold, lush red velvet seats and a chandelier weighing 7 tons are just a few of the things that make the Opéra Garnier a truly magnificent sight to behold. As one of the first theaters of its kind in the world that is still in use today, it’s a definite must-see on your Paris sightseeing itinerary!

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  • Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

    Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

    Just 45 minutes from Paris by train, the Château de Chantilly makes for a wonderful day trip to the sprawling French countryside. Exquisitely preserved and almost entirely unchanged since the 1800s, this fairytale castle not only houses the second largest collection of antique paintings after the Louvre, but also an internationally acclaimed equestrian center!

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  • Art Lessons in Paris – Commemorate Your Trip in a Meaningful Way

    Art Lessons in Paris – Commemorate Your Trip in a Meaningful Way

    Before cameras became so popular and easy to use, travelers to Paris would remember their voyage through sketches and paintings. This artistic tradition remains alive today, and you can be a part of it! All you need are a few simple art supplies and a teacher to guide you. Soak in the sights of Paris like you never have before!

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  • Say Happy Mother’s Day with Flowers, French Delicacies & More!

    Say Happy Mother’s Day with Flowers, French Delicacies & More!

    Surprising Mom with a trip to Paris is one way to celebrate Mother’s Day, but why not go the extra mile with some exclusive guest services? Have your Paris apartment fridge stocked with French goodies before arrival, or go the classic route with fresh flowers and pastries – all hand delivered by your very own Paris Perfect Travel Design Team!

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  • Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for 25 Place Dauphine

    Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for 25 Place Dauphine

    Our brand new flagship location, 25 Place Dauphine, is almost ready for its grand opening. Now that the tricky renovation work is completed, it’s time for the fun part – decorating! Follow along on Paris Perfect founder Maddy’s design journey, from shopping for the perfect chairs to selecting the right finishing touches to achieve that quintessential Paris Perfect look!

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  • The “Petit Bijou” is Finished! Can You Believe the Transformation?

    The “Petit Bijou” is Finished! Can You Believe the Transformation?

    Many of you have been eagerly waiting to see the final reveal of the studio apartment that has been going through a remarkable renovation and remodeling in Paris. I knew it was going to be gorgeous, but it was better than I could imagine! So, without further ado, let me be the first to introduce you to the beautiful new Cremant de Bourgogne!

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  • Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

    Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

    Sheltered from rainy weather and lined with gorgeous tile mosaic floors, the Galerie Vivienne is a must-see in Paris. It also has some wonderful shops, from clothing to books, home decor and gifts. Take a peek inside this 19th century covered passage and you’ll see why it’s still the perfect rainy day activity, even after 200 years!

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  • Treasure Hunting at the Rue Cler Brocante Market

    Treasure Hunting at the Rue Cler Brocante Market

    One of the pleasures of spending time in Paris is stumbling by chance on a wonderful flea market. That’s what happened recently on rue Cler when we went out to do a bit of food shopping on our favorite market street. Set up all along the street were stalls with all sorts of vintage and antique treasures to discover!

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  • Madelyn’s Favorite Pastry Shop in the 7th Arrondissement

    Madelyn’s Favorite Pastry Shop in the 7th Arrondissement

    Every morning, on her way to finish up design details at Place Dauphine, Madelyn stops into her favorite bakery to pick up some lunch. What she finds herself doing instead is drooling over all the amazing pastries in the desert cases! Come along with Madelyn inside Les Gourmandises d’Eiffel, one of the best pastry shops in the 7th arrondissement!

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  • 5 Amazing Books You Need to Read Before Visiting Paris!

    5 Amazing Books You Need to Read Before Visiting Paris!

    Nothing can make Paris come alive more than reading a book about it. Whether it’s a memoir of self-discovery, a novel, or even a cookbook, you’ll prepare your mind for the exciting sites, tastes and cultural experiences that make Paris a truly special travel destination. Take a peek at our top 5 books to read before coming to Paris!

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  • How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

    How to Get to Paris’ Largest Flea Market – An Insider’s Guide

    If you love digging for secondhand trinkets or shopping for gorgeous French antiques from bygone eras, then you must visit the Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, or Les Puces, for short. Since it’s the largest flea market in the world, it can be a bit tricky to navigate, so be sure to bookmark these expert tips!

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  • Public Transportation in Paris – Everything You Need to Know

    Public Transportation in Paris – Everything You Need to Know

    Metro, bus, RER, zones, maps and tickets! Do these words make you feel anxious? It can be quite overwhelming to figure out the Paris transportation system, especially on your first trip. This blog post will give you a run-down of the system in easy-to-understand terms, so you can feel more confident getting from point A to point B!

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  • Fashion Meets Impressionism at the Sophie Cochevelou Exhibition

    Fashion Meets Impressionism at the Sophie Cochevelou Exhibition

    Whoever said fashion couldn’t be a work of art clearly didn’t know Sophie Cochevelou. Until May 28th, the young French costume designer brings her Instagram-famous masterpieces to the public. From feather headdresses to necklaces made of Barbie dolls, come see the apparel you won’t be able to find at Galeries Lafayette!

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  • Experience Roland-Garros Up Close and Personal

    Experience Roland-Garros Up Close and Personal

    For all of the sports enthusiasts and tourists looking for some fun outside, the French Open returns for another year in Paris, from now until June 5th, 2016. Come check out the athletic line-up, ticket prices and fun facts that will make the trip to the famous Roland-Garros stadium on the west side of Paris even more fun!

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  • The Amazing & Unique Cream Puffs of La Maison du Chou

    The Amazing & Unique Cream Puffs of La Maison du Chou

    There’s never a shortage of pastries in Paris, but not all are created equal. At La Maison du Chou, where cream puffs are filled before your very eyes, the balance between sugar and flavor has been perfected. Head over to their newest location on the village-like Île-Saint-Louis to satisfy your sweet tooth in the shadow of Notre Dame!

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  • Shakespeare & Company Café: Books + Coffee = A Match Made in Heaven!

    Shakespeare & Company Café: Books + Coffee = A Match Made in Heaven!

    Nothing goes together quite as perfectly as a good book and a fresh cup of coffee or tea. Add to that a view over Notre Dame Cathedral, and you’ve reached one version of Parisian heaven. The famous English language bookstore, Shakespeare & Company, recently opened a stellar coffee shop that’s a must-visit for all book and coffee lovers!

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  • How to Make Philippe’s Famous Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

    How to Make Philippe’s Famous Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

    We have a very special (and delicious!) treat for readers of the Paris Perfect Blog today as we’re sharing the recipe for Philippe’s famous Boeuf Bourguignon. This classic French dish from Burgundy is a favorite in our family, and Philippe is sharing his secret recipe for all of you. Take a look behind the scenes as well in a video to see Philippe shopping for ingredients in Paris and making his famous Boeuf Bourguignon!

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  • Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

    Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

    To celebrate the arrival of Spring, try your hand at this easy, crust-free quiche, featuring a seasonal favorite – leeks. Sweet and buttery when cooked, leeks pair well with the assertive flavors of gruyère cheese and prosciutto. This recipe is full of luscious flavors, but will leave you feeling light and energetic, perfect for enjoying the Springtime weather!

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  • Food, Wine and a Really Good Time with Paris Perfect!

    Food, Wine and a Really Good Time with Paris Perfect!

    Recently, Paris Perfect invited a group of local Paris writers, bloggers and photographers to an afternoon of fun activities and great conversation. On the agenda was a cooking class and wine tasting session, all set inside our stunning Margaux apartment. With such great company and such a gorgeous setting, we couldn’t have asked for a better gathering!

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  • Have You Heard the Exciting News? Introducing 25 Place Dauphine!

    Have You Heard the Exciting News? Introducing 25 Place Dauphine!

    Have you heard our news about our most exciting project? We are thrilled to introduce 25 Place Dauphine – our new flagship location in the heart of Paris! After an incredible two year restoration, we’re just about ready to open the doors to 25 Place Dauphine, which is home to seven gorgeous vacation apartment rentals, all with views overlooking the charming Place Dauphine. Find out more here!

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  • Perfect Renovation-Ready Marais Apartment for Sale in Paris

    Perfect Renovation-Ready Marais Apartment for Sale in Paris

    Searching for that perfect apartment to buy in Paris? Want a property you can transform into your dream pied-à-terre? Love the Marais? If you answered yes to those questions, we may have found just the right apartment for you in Paris. It’s renovation ready, but has so much potential. Take a look and see if this property for sale could be your new home away from home in Paris!

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  • Live Like a King – Place des Vosges Apartment for Sale!

    Live Like a King – Place des Vosges Apartment for Sale!

    If you’ve been dreaming of living in Paris, then we’ve found a stunning apartment where you can truly live like royalty. Set in the beautiful Place des Vosges in the Marais, one of the prettiest squares in Paris, this two bedroom property is a rare find. With the strong US dollar now is a great time to buy property in Paris. This remarkable apartment will sell quickly, so contact us to find out more!

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