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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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  • The 6 Most Romantic Paris Apartments for Lovebirds!

    The 6 Most Romantic Paris Apartments for Lovebirds!

    Magical balconies, Eiffel Tower views and plush interiors – these are all features of our most romantic apartments. Here are the perfect Parisian hideaways for you and your loved one, with intimacy and beauty all wrapped into one beautiful space. If you’re planning a honeymoon, anniversary, wedding or a getaway, you won’t want to miss this romantic list!

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  • The Cornas – A Quiet Stay Near the Best Museums in Paris

    The Cornas – A Quiet Stay Near the Best Museums in Paris

    The Cornas is quite a special new apartment in our portfolio. It’s tucked onto a quiet street next to a beautiful Gothic Revival church, but it’s also very close to top sites like the Musée d’Orsay, Musée Rodin, Invalides and the Louvre. This comfortable one bedroom apartment is perfect for art-lovers or anybody looking for a quiet stay close to all the action!

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  • Travel Back in Time at the Musée Gustave Moreau

    Travel Back in Time at the Musée Gustave Moreau

    Big names like the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay certainly deserve their good reputation, but there’s so much to discover in the small museums of Paris. At the Musée Gustave Moreau, you’ll dive into the past, discovering Moreau’s family home and art studio. Peer into the fantastical mind of this Symbolist painter, known for his elaborate settings and mythological subjects!

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  • 4 Fun Things to Do in Paris When it’s Raining!

    4 Fun Things to Do in Paris When it’s Raining!

    In a perfect world, we’d all get to experience Paris when the weather is sunny and beautiful. Unfortunately, rain is a common occurrence here, but don’t worry – there are plenty of indoor activities to keep you both entertained and dry. Click through for a helpful list of what to do and where to escape when the weather turns gray!

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  • Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle with Pilates in Paris

    Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle with Pilates in Paris

    So you’re coming to Paris! Are you reluctant to abandon your everyday health and fitness routine at home? Not to worry – we can arrange private Pilates lessons in your very own Paris apartment. After an invigorating lesson or two, you’ll be able to return home with your mind at ease, knowing you’ve already burned off all those extra croissants!

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  • Let us Help You Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Day in Paris!

    Let us Help You Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Day in Paris!

    Think “Paris” and you can’t help but think of romance. There’s no better time of year than Valentine’s Day to combine the two! Whether your heart’s desire is for an amorous adventure out and about in the city, a cozy, intimate dinner for two in a recommended Parisian restaurant or champagne and chocolates in your Paris Perfect apartment – let us help you plan a dream of a Valentine’s Day this year.

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  • Can This Apartment Be Salvaged? – An Update!

    Can This Apartment Be Salvaged? – An Update!

    Remember the apartment horror we shared about recently that our client Ann Huff purchased? Well, she was true to her word and just as talented as we promised. It’s truly going to be “un petit bijou” – or little jewel! It’s still being completed, but the renovation is so dramatic that I had to share a sneak peek so you could see the complete transformation of this charming Parisian studio apartment!

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  • Can This Apartment Be Salvaged?

    Can This Apartment Be Salvaged?

    We love seeing Paris apartments transformed into warm and lovely living spaces! Since we receive so many requests about tips and help finding the perfect apartments in Paris, we want to give you a little glimpse into the process. Here is a unique Paris studio apartment we helped a client purchase a few months ago. Do you think it can be salvaged? We’d love to hear what you think and how you’d remodel this apartment!

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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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  • A Terrific New Tea Emporium Just Opened on Rue Cler!

    A Terrific New Tea Emporium Just Opened on Rue Cler!

    The famous market street, Rue Cler, already has individual shops dedicated to honey, chocolate and even whipped cream, so it was about time they made room for tea! Mariage Frères is arguably the finest and oldest tea brand in France, and perusing their shop is an exciting sensory experience. Come have a peek inside this fascinating tea emporium!

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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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  • 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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  • 12 Essentials to Pack on a Winter Trip to Paris

    12 Essentials to Pack on a Winter Trip to Paris

    Winter in Paris may be frosty, but there are so many reasons to visit during the colder months. You’ll find lower prices, fewer crowds and pretty holiday decorations. As long as you pack properly for the cold weather, you’re bound to have a magical winter trip to Paris. Before you go, take a look at our list of 12 winter packing essentials!

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  • Five Paris Valentine’s Day Activities For Everyone to Enjoy!

    Five Paris Valentine’s Day Activities For Everyone to Enjoy!

    You don’t have to have a ring on your finger to enjoy the romance of Valentine’s day, especially when you’re in Paris! The city itself radiates romance through its architecture, divine foods and overwhelming beauty. Although Paris is fabulous for lovers, anybody can celebrate their love of Paris in so many sweet ways. From tempting treats to early blossoms read on to find out our five favorite Parisian Valentine’s Day activities!

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  • The Most Anticipated Shopping Event of the New Year is Here!

    The Most Anticipated Shopping Event of the New Year is Here!

    From January 6th to February 16th, 2016, all of Paris is on sale! Score discounted high-end goods or save beaucoup bucks at lower-end shops! The longer the sale goes, the better the discounts get, so hurry into the boutiques and department stores of Paris and shop before all the good stock is gone!

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  • 4 Parisian Drinks to Warm You Up This Winter

    4 Parisian Drinks to Warm You Up This Winter

    On a cold winter’s day, there’s nothing better than warming up with a mug of your favorite hot beverage. In Paris, ordinary drinks like hot chocolate and tea have an exceptional gourmet quality, especially around the holidays. Click through to see our favorite festive beverages, some tips on making them yourself and where to find them in Paris!

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  • Pretty Pastries of Paris – The 7 Best Sweets to Sample!

    Pretty Pastries of Paris – The 7 Best Sweets to Sample!

    Do you know your Religieuse from your Millefeuille? Or how about your Paris Brest from your Opera cake? Well don’t worry, you don’t need to speak any French to know the language of pastry. We sat down with Jill Colonna – acclaimed cookbook author and authority on all things sweet – to get a deeper look at these French confections!

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  • Show Your Love with these Chocolate Raspberry Verrines!

    Show Your Love with these Chocolate Raspberry Verrines!

    Chocolates and flowers are one thing, but we believe there’s an even better way to show someone how much you care: by treating them to an adorable, hand-made dessert! Your love will surely shine through this 6-ingredient verrine, with its classically divine flavor combination of chocolate and raspberry – just in time for Valentine’s Day!

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  • How to Make Canelés, Specialty Treats from Bordeaux!

    How to Make Canelés, Specialty Treats from Bordeaux!

    Canelés are delightful cake-like, custardy pastries from the region of Bordeaux. Madelyn attempts to bake these little beauties, but finds that they’re a bit more complicated than she originally thought. In the end, she succeeds in finding a simplified recipe, but not without some laughs and hiccups along the way! At least they tasted delicious!

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  • Be a Savvy Traveler and Score Free Nights in Paris!

    Be a Savvy Traveler and Score Free Nights in Paris!

    You know what they say: The early bird catches the worm. Well, with our Early Bird Sale, you’ll catch more than worms – you’ll score free nights in a Paris apartment! Get all the details here to start planning – book a winter 2016 stay now and have something amazing to look forward to for the rest of the year!

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  • Standing Strong with Paris

    Standing Strong with Paris

    We thank all of you for your heartfelt expressions of solidarity and friendship after the terrible tragedies in Paris. Our hearts go out to all those affected by these horrendous acts. While we mourn, together with the people of France and around the world, we also remain committed (more than ever) to continuing to celebrate the people, places and moments that makes this incredible city so special.

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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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