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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 Jogging Routes on the Left Bank of Paris

    The Best Jogging Routes on the Left Bank of Paris

    Traveling offers an exciting opportunity to break from the normal routine of everyday life, but if you’re reluctant to let go of your healthy exercise regimen, here are some excellent places to go running, jogging, or walking in Paris. Sweat off all those extra croissants and baguettes while admiring the beautiful city of Paris in your running shoes and sweatpants!

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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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  • Joyeux Anniversaire Ninette – 99 Ans!

    Joyeux Anniversaire Ninette – 99 Ans!

    We’re wishing Philippe’s mother a very happy birthday as she turns 99 this year. She has accomplished what matters in life, being a wonderful mother to two kind, smart and upright sons. She’s taught our entire family so much over the years and influenced us all in countless ways. Even down to showing our family how love can be expressed in each and every lovingly prepared meal. Joyeux Anniversaire Ninette!

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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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  • What it’s Like to Experience Springtime in Paris

    What it’s Like to Experience Springtime in Paris

    Springtime in Paris is absolutely marvelous. After many months of rain, clouds and leafless trees, sudden, bright shocks of yellow and pink start to liven up the city again. First come the daffodils, followed by magnolias and then oodles of cherry blossoms! See what it’s like to experience Spring’s awakening through the eyes of a Parisian.

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  • What It’s like to Be a Photographer During Paris Fashion Week

    What It’s like to Be a Photographer During Paris Fashion Week

    Twice a year in Paris, something magical happens: Haute Couture week. Celebrities, models, designers and fashion editors descend upon the city, making their way to each beautiful show venue. But for those of us who remain outside the fashion elite, what is Fashion week really like? Photographer Brandie Raasch takes you inside the Haute Couture world of Paris.

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  • Exploring Paris on the 87 Bus – So Much to See!

    Exploring Paris on the 87 Bus – So Much to See!

    The buses of Paris are perhaps the most underrated mode of transportation. They’re easier to board and you get some amazing views through Paris along the ride! We’ve put together an extensive guide of line 87, which takes you on a grand tour of the best sites of the Left Bank and beyond!

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  • The Fascinating Life of a Flaneuse – Crisp Morning Run

    The Fascinating Life of a Flaneuse – Crisp Morning Run

    In order to be a flaneur, one must wander somewhat aimlessly around Paris, taking in the sights, scents and unique discoveries that can only be found in the City of Light. Madelyn has become very adept at this Parisian pastime, so she’s here to share her findings with you! This is part two in our continuing series, in which Madelyn explores the streets of Saint Germain and savors the beauty of Paris on a crisp morning!

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  • Paris is Feeling the Holiday Spirit – And So Are We!

    Paris is Feeling the Holiday Spirit – And So Are We!

    This year, more than ever, we’re filled with the Christmas Spirit. Seeing the sparkling lights, decorations and seasonal foods along the streets only adds to that warm feeling in our hearts. Today we’re sharing a video that beautifully captures the spirit of Paris at Christmastime – a time for family, traditions, love and reflection. Happy Holidays everyone!

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  • The Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse – Hermès Exhibition

    The Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse – Hermès Exhibition

    Paris Perfect founder, Madelyn, loves to wander, or flâner, through the beautiful streets of Paris, so she decided to start a new blog series about the unexpected things she finds on her walks! To kick off the series, Madelyn shares her experience of stumbling across a funny and surreal art exhibition on the banks of the Seine, where she discovers a new way of defining the word “flâneur!”

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  • The City of Light Endures

    The City of Light Endures

    Christmas in Paris has always been a joy, and while we will never forget those we lost on November 13th, in their memory we will continue celebrating the Paris we love. We’re intent on ensuring that Paris remains the Paris of all of our dreams. The City of Light awaits you. The City of Light shines. The City of Light endures.

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  • A Moment of Silence on November 17th in Paris

    A Moment of Silence on November 17th in Paris

    Tomorrow evening – Tuesday at 9pm – Parisians will observe a moment of silence inside cafés, bistros, bars and restaurants throughout the city. As a gesture of respect, remembrance, solidarity and brotherhood, they will not let fear paralyze them. Le Fooding Guide invites everybody to participate.

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