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  • Paris’s Newest Museum is All About Scent

    Paris’s Newest Museum is All About Scent

    The Grand Musée du Parfum has finally opened its doors and is ready to take you through the history of olfactory pleasures! Whether you wear perfume every day or would rather go au naturel, this fascinating, high-tech museum is a wonderful walk through the history, chemistry and passion contained inside every little perfume bottle.

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  • Meet the Bonnezeaux – Lively Location, Inviting Interiors!

    Meet the Bonnezeaux – Lively Location, Inviting Interiors!

    Travelers come in all forms: some prefer relaxing getaways, some want all the action, and others just want to revel in life’s little pleasures. In our new Bonnezeaux Apartment, you don’t have to choose! This elegant retreat just off Rue de Buci in Saint-Germain-des-Prés combines all the best aspects of the perfect Parisian vacation!

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  • My Paris Perfect Week in the Givry Apartment

    My Paris Perfect Week in the Givry Apartment

    It’s one thing to see the Eiffel Tower sparkle from the street, and something entirely different to see it sparkle every single night in a warm apartment, while drinking wine and wearing your most comfortable pajamas! Keep reading to see what it’s really like to stay in the gorgeous Givry apartment in the fabulous 7th arrondissement!

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  • Here are the Most Electrifying Cabaret Shows in Paris!

    Here are the Most Electrifying Cabaret Shows in Paris!

    We’ve all heard of the iconic Can-can dance that was created in Belle Époque Paris. That high-kicking dance is still being performed today at the Moulin Rouge, but there are a couple other cabarets that are just as electric! Come take a peek inside these classy, exciting venues and start envisioning your next Parisian night out on the town!

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  • 4 Truly Unique Day Trips to Take from Paris

    4 Truly Unique Day Trips to Take from Paris

    If you’ve been to Paris multiple times, seen all the monuments, visited all the museums and you’re looking for something truly unique to do, then consider taking a day trip by train. Lose yourself in grand palaces, luxurious spas or even a cobblestoned medieval fortress – there’s so much to discover just outside of the city!

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  • See Paris On the Go with a Free Paris Running Tour

    See Paris On the Go with a Free Paris Running Tour

    For anyone who wants to pump up their endorphins while seeing sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe up close, the Free Paris Running Tour is for you! This is a chance to stay fit and glowing while you admire the city’s great beauty. Read on to see what’s in store and how to book this free tour!

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  • Enhance Your Vacation with a Paris Photo Shoot!

    Enhance Your Vacation with a Paris Photo Shoot!

    Forget the “selfie stick” at home and plan a professional Paris Photoshoot instead! Whether you want to commemorate a romantic milestone like a honeymoon or anniversary, or get some fantastic family group portraits in front of iconic sites, booking your own Paris photographer is the best way to create momentos that will last generations.

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  • Twin Paris Apartments Get Incredible, Unique Designs!

    Twin Paris Apartments Get Incredible, Unique Designs!

    What do you do when you have two twin apartments in the same building, with similar floor plans, but owned by two separate families with very different styles and needs? Renovate, decorate and make each one unique! That’s exactly what we did with the Montagny and Monthelie apartments. Come see how special and gorgeous each one turned out!

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  • Transform Your Home Into a Bohemian Parisian Escape

    Transform Your Home Into a Bohemian Parisian Escape

    If you love the artistic past of Montmartre, Puccini’s famous “La Bohème,” or the film “Amèlie Poulain,” then you have probably day-dreamed about living the free-flowing, bohemian life of an artist in Paris. With a few clever design touches, you can bring that Bohemian-Parisian feel into your own home, no matter where you live!

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  • Cire Trudon – The Oldest Candlemaker in Paris

    Cire Trudon – The Oldest Candlemaker in Paris

    Almost 400 years ago, a little candle company was established in Paris on Rue Saint Honoré, providing candles to the royal court and parishes throughout the city. Cire Trudon now specializes in scented candles: thoughtfully formulated aromas that will transport you to a different time and place, each with its own personality and narrative.

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  • Les Soldes 2017: It’s Winter Sale Season in Paris!

    Les Soldes 2017: It’s Winter Sale Season in Paris!

    The Winter Sales are coming! From January 11th to February 21st, 2017, get ready to score the best deals of the New Year in the grand department stores and trendy boutiques of Paris. Combine the discounts with low-season airfare and apartment rates, and you could be living the shopaholic’s dream like a true Parisian!

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  • How to Tell If Someone’s a French Spy!

    How to Tell If Someone’s a French Spy!

    Did you know that Europeans start counting on their hands with their thumbs, while Americans begin with their index finger? Or that most French people have no idea how to open an American carton of milk? These little cultural differences are telltale signs of someone’s nationality that would immediately blow your cover if you were an international spy!

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  • A Rare Film of Paris in the 1920s – Then vs. Now!

    A Rare Film of Paris in the 1920s – Then vs. Now!

    We came across a fascinating film that shows scenes of Paris during the 1920s, and thought it would be fun to see how much the city has transformed since then. As it turns out, not much has changed in 100 years! From the Garnier Opera to waiters’ uniforms, Paris continues to be one of the most beautiful and historic cities on earth!

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  • The Best Things to Buy in a French Pharmacie

    The Best Things to Buy in a French Pharmacie

    In Paris, you’ll find a ‘pharmacie’ on almost every street corner, but they’re not simply for headache pills or indigestion cures, they’re also a haven for amazing French products that you can’t find elsewhere as easily. From Caudelie’s Beauty Elixir to Nuxe’s honey lip balm, here are the best things to buy inside a French Pharmacie!

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  • How to Rent a Bike in Paris Using Velib’!

    How to Rent a Bike in Paris Using Velib’!

    Paris offers a variety of transportation methods: metros, trains, buses and even bicycles! Riding a bike around Paris is so much fun, and gives you the freedom to go wherever you want. If you’ve been hesitant to try out the Velib’ bike rental system in Paris, this step-by-step guide will give you the confidence you need to hit the streets!

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  • The 2016 Holiday Window Displays Have Arrived!

    The 2016 Holiday Window Displays Have Arrived!

    One of the best parts of spending the holiday season in Paris are the festive decorations all throughout the city, and that includes department store window displays. Sparkling, animated and magical, they bring out the inner child in everybody: You can’t help but smile! Here’s a look at some of the best windows of 2016!

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  • Have the Best Thanksgiving Meal of Your Life in Paris!

    Have the Best Thanksgiving Meal of Your Life in Paris!

    Have you ever considered spending your Thanksgiving vacation in Paris? With airfares so low and our apartments on sale, we truly believe it’s a fabulous idea! Add to that a gourmet Thanksgiving meal in one of the best restaurants in Paris, and we can’t see how anybody could say no! Come see how delicious Thanksgiving in Paris can be.

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  • How to Have a Festive French Holiday Feast!

    How to Have a Festive French Holiday Feast!

    The French have some wonderful food traditions when it comes to the end-of-year holidays! If you have an affinity for all things French, then why not incorporate some of these traditions into your own holiday table this year? From pre-dinner drinks to dessert, keep reading to find out how to throw an amazing holiday party—the French way!

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  • The Best Bûches de Noël of the 2016 Holiday Season!

    The Best Bûches de Noël of the 2016 Holiday Season!

    Every single year during the holiday season, the best pastry chefs all around Paris reveal their much-anticipated Bûches de Noël, or yule logs. This year, there are some truly magnificent bûches to choose from, from Angelina’s White Peacock to Foucade’s gluten-free version. Any of these would make for a stunning centerpiece to your holiday dessert table!

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  • A Hearty French Onion Cassoulet to Keep You Warm This Winter

    A Hearty French Onion Cassoulet to Keep You Warm This Winter

    Inspired by two of France’s most beloved recipes, this comforting dish combines the flavors of French Onion Soup with the richness of a traditional white-bean Cassoulet, while cutting down on cook time significantly. This French Onion Cassoulet is exactly what you need to warm up on those cold fall and winter days!

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  • Easy Tarte Tatin – A Delicious Caramelized Apple Dessert!

    Easy Tarte Tatin – A Delicious Caramelized Apple Dessert!

    You know Autumn has arrived in Paris when orange leaves cover the ground, there’s a fresh new chill in the air and colorful apples fill the market stands. This upside-down caramelized apple tart from France may seem complicated, but it’s really quite simple! Here is a quick and easy recipe to make the most of the beautiful apple harvest this year!

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  • Joyeuses Fêtes from Paris Perfect!

    Joyeuses Fêtes from Paris Perfect!

    Happy holidays from Paris Perfect! We love the holiday time in Paris – when the City of Light truly sparkles. The holiday season is the most magical time of year, with enchanting Christmas markets, twinkling lights and festive charm. All the beauty of Christmas in Paris has been captured in this gorgeous video by our friend David C. Phillips. Enjoy being transported to Paris this holiday season!

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  • The Ooh La La Sale – Plan a Romantic Paris Winter Getaway and Save Big!

    The Ooh La La Sale – Plan a Romantic Paris Winter Getaway and Save Big!

    Dreaming of Paris this winter? You’re going to adore our special Ooh La La Sale that will make your visions of a last-minute winter getaway come true! We’re offering deep discounts of 15%-20% off our already low off season rates for stays from January 2nd and March 3rd, 2017 … which will certainly make you say, “Ooh la la!”

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  • Bloomberg Showcases Our Exclusive Real Estate Services!

    Bloomberg Showcases Our Exclusive Real Estate Services!

    We’re thrilled to share the latest mention of Paris Perfect, this time on Bloomberg.com! Our founder Madelyn loves to help people find their dream properties and guide them through the process of owning a Paris apartment. Now her expertise has been recognized by one of the leading sources for business and financial news in the world!

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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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