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  • Creating the Perfect Armoire-Nightstands for the Monbazillac!

    Creating the Perfect Armoire-Nightstands for the Monbazillac!

    When space is somewhat limited but you don’t want to compromise, simply imagine a new solution! That’s exactly what we did in our Monbazillac apartment rental. By combining functional storage space with a clever modification, we added a “nightstand” niche into the sides of these charming narrow armoires, or bonnetières. Click through to see more!

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  • The Syrah – A Dream Destination for Visiting Gourmands

    The Syrah – A Dream Destination for Visiting Gourmands

    Imagine popping downstairs every morning to grab warm, buttery croissants and freshly-squeezed orange juice, or enjoying gourmet cuisine on your very own balcony overlooking a charming, quintessentially Parisian market street. Well, at the Syrah apartment on rue Cler, these foodie dreams can come true, along with many, many others!

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  • The Grand Marnier – A Chic Haven in a Unique Corner of the 7th

    The Grand Marnier – A Chic Haven in a Unique Corner of the 7th

    Welcome to our newest vacation rental, the Grand Marnier! This inviting yet super stylish apartment not only has impeccable styling but also boasts an adorable reading loft. Add to that its fabulous location, within walking distance of a host of grand museums and instantly recognizable destinations, and this is bound to be an instant guest-favorite!

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  • Bus Line 63 – The Best of the Left Bank & So Much More!

    Bus Line 63 – The Best of the Left Bank & So Much More!

    Hop aboard bus 63 and take a ride through the heart of the Left Bank. Whip past the legendary literary cafés of Saint-Germain and catch glimpses of amazing Latin Quarter landmarks – the journey is just as exciting as the destination. Here is our guide to all the amazing things to see & do along bus line 63!

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  • A Look Inside the Petit Palais – a Beaux-Arts Masterpiece!

    A Look Inside the Petit Palais – a Beaux-Arts Masterpiece!

    From its shining golden gates to its incredible mosaics, staircases and courtyard, every square inch of the Petit Palais is a masterpiece in itself. Add to that its diverse art collection, fascinating history and free admission, and you’ve got one of the best sites in the entire city! Come take a peek inside this amazing building.

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  • Five Thrilling Things to Do in Paris this Halloween

    Five Thrilling Things to Do in Paris this Halloween

    If you think Halloween is only an American holiday, think again! We’ve put together a list of five chilling, exciting and delicious activities for you to enjoy. From eerie tours through the Catacombs to baking yummy jack-o-lantern shaped pastries, read more about these amazing, family friendly experiences for the Halloween season!

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  • New Antique & Home Décor Shopping Weeks in Paris!

    New Antique & Home Décor Shopping Weeks in Paris!

    We’ve combined our passion for Paris and home décor to create an exclusive collection of Antique & Home Décor Shopping Trips to Paris! Join a group of interior design enthusiasts for an incredible week of exploring the top flea markets, antique fairs, home design expos and hidden gems. Take a look at all the upcoming trips we have planned!

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  • Go Behind the Scenes at 25 Place Dauphine

    Go Behind the Scenes at 25 Place Dauphine

    In our latest video episode, you’ll be able to go behind the scenes of 25 Place Dauphine’s creation, including the final results, Paris Perfect founder Madelyn’s favorite features and even the clever inspirations behind the apartment names. You’ll also find some decorating tips to bring some French flair to your own home!

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  • A Quirky Home Décor Boutique in the Heart of the Marais

    A Quirky Home Décor Boutique in the Heart of the Marais

    From antique magnifying glasses to gilded picture frames and taxidermied butterflies, De Bouche à Oreille is a veritable cabinet of curiosities. This small treasure chest of a shop on a quiet street in the Marais district is the perfect place to shop for a truly unique home décor piece that will easily fit in your suitcase!

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  • 5 Super Cool Concept Shops to Visit in Paris

    5 Super Cool Concept Shops to Visit in Paris

    As a fashion capital of the world, Paris is known for its exclusive collection of shopping venues. You may already know about the designer boutiques and historic department stores, but have you checked out the amazing array of concept stores? Here are 5 of the trendiest and most well-curated fashion & lifestyle boutiques in Paris!

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  • The Best Streets for Designer Shopping in Paris!

    The Best Streets for Designer Shopping in Paris!

    As a major fashion capital of the world, there’s no better place than Paris to shop for designer duds. Whether you’re more of a classic Chanel and Louis Vuitton lover or you’re looking for more avant-garde brands, Paris has multiple neighborhoods filled with luxury boutiques. This list covers all the best streets and quartiers in Paris for designer shopping!

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  • The Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse – The Revolutionary Pont Neuf

    The Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse – The Revolutionary Pont Neuf

    For the third installment of Madelyn’s Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse series, she takes a dive into the history of this quintessentially Parisian pastime. Turn back the pages of history to the year 1600, and find out how a mere bridge could revolutionize the way that pedestrians interacted with their city!

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  • Top 10 Songs to Get You in the Mood for Paris

    Top 10 Songs to Get You in the Mood for Paris

    Music has a way of instantly transporting you in time and space. Certain songs can conjure up the sights, sounds and even the scents of a place in a way that nothing else can. Whether you’re preparing for a Parisian getaway or you’ve just returned back home, here are our top 10 songs to get you in the Paris mood!

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  • 5 Ways to Avoid Awkward Moments with the Locals in Paris

    5 Ways to Avoid Awkward Moments with the Locals in Paris

    When traveling to a new country, it’s essential to know some cultural basics. For instance, how does tipping work in Paris, and how does one obtain free glasses of water at a cafe? You can either learn the hard way, or come prepared! Here are 5 tips that will prevent any awkward moments with the locals in 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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  • 7 Amazing Art Exhibitions Coming to Paris this Fall

    7 Amazing Art Exhibitions Coming to Paris this Fall

    This autumn, the museums of Paris are pulling out all the stops when it comes to art. From an interdisciplinary homage to the beloved writer Oscar Wilde to an intimate look into the life of Rembrandt – the undisputed master of Dutch art in the 17th century – you won’t want to miss these inspiring fall art exhibitions!

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  • Here’s Why You’ll Absolutely LOVE Paris this Fall!

    Here’s Why You’ll Absolutely LOVE Paris this Fall!

    With exceptional seasonal produce in the open-air markets, gorgeous foliage in the parks and a massive Slash Sale on tons of apartment rentals, there couldn’t be a more perfect time to come to Paris! Here are five unbeatable reasons why autumn in Paris is truly one of the most magical times of year!

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  • Our Favorite Cafés for Relaxing Parisian-Style!

    Our Favorite Cafés for Relaxing Parisian-Style!

    With cafés on literally every street corner in Paris, how’s a person to choose the best spots for relaxing like a Parisian? Not to worry, the Paris Perfect team has you covered! Having spent lots of time in Paris, we’re here to share our favorite haunts with you, from classic cafés to cocktail bars and coffee shops!

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  • Mouthwatering Crêpes & Artisanal Cider at Breizh Cafe

    Mouthwatering Crêpes & Artisanal Cider at Breizh Cafe

    Considered by many locals to have the best crêpes in all of Paris, this breton-style crêperie is the perfect place to grab a tasty meal and some crisp cider – they have over 60 varieties to choose from! To top it all off, it’s located in the hip Marais quartier, surrounded by museums and tons of great shopping!

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  • Say Farewell to Summer with Maddy’s Favorite Gazpacho Recipe!

    Say Farewell to Summer with Maddy’s Favorite Gazpacho Recipe!

    As the last days of summer approach, now’s your last chance to enjoy of this refreshing – yet flavorful – gazpacho soup. Combining the slight tartness of the tomatoes with the lovely sweetness of roasted bell peppers, this Gazpacho makes for a delicious “amuse-bouche” course or side dish, especially when paired with homemade French baguette croutons!

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  • Niçoise-Inspired Lentil Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

    Niçoise-Inspired Lentil Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

    Enjoy the last fruits of summer with this spin on the classic Niçoise salad. Traditionally made with hard boiled eggs and tuna, this version gets its protein from French green lentils and its unforgettable flavor from a zesty shallot and caper dressing. With a bright and beautiful presentation, this salad is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

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  • 25 Place Dauphine Featured on Fathom!

    25 Place Dauphine Featured on Fathom!

    We are extremely proud to share our latest success with you: the travel experts over at Fathomaway.com recently reviewed our very own 25 Place Dauphine! As one of the foremost travel journalism sites in the world, you can be sure their consideration and opinion is as discerning and trustworthy as they come!

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  • Paris Perfect Joins Wendy Perrin’s 2016 WOW List!

    Paris Perfect Joins Wendy Perrin’s 2016 WOW List!

    Wendy Perrin’s WOW List is one of the most prestigious resources for travelers. Comprised of about 70 travel experts, you have access to the best names in the business, and this year, Paris Perfect is one of them. Keep reading to find out more about the WOW List and how our company made the cut!

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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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