Secrets of the 7th Arrondissement You Won’t Find in a Guidebook

Secrets of the 7th Arrondissement You Won’t Find in a Guidebook

The 7th arrondissement is hugely popular with tourists for a reason. The Eiffel Tower, the Musée d’Orsay and the Rodin Museum are some of the best things to do in the whole of Europe – not just the 7th arrondissement. But let’s dig a little deeper. Here are seven spots around the seventh that don’t make the pages of the typical guidebook. ... Read More

Answering the Most Frequently Asked Questions about Paris Perfect Co-Ownership

Is vacation home ownership in a favorite city such as Paris on your wish list? Paris Perfect has quickly become one of the premiere companies bringing fractional co-ownership to the city. There’s been a lot of interest in fractional co-ownership. benefits of owning a second home for a portion of each year without the hassles and responsibilities of full second-home ownership. ... Read More

Homemade French Apple Tart Recipe

While many French pastries can be delightfully challenging to make (hello macarons we’re looking at you), the tarte fine aux pommes is a classic French dessert that is simple to create at home. Enjoy this easy recipe for a traditional French apple tart to add a sweet touch to your day. ... Read More

Romantic Spots and Inspiration from Paris for Valentine’s Day

The French capital is the ultimate city for lovers and we’ve rounded up some of the most romantic spots in Paris, from beautiful buildings to seductive walks and alluring art, as well as simple ways to channel the flirtatious spirit of Paris at home. Perfect for planning a future trip or simply dreaming of the City of Light this Valentine’s Day! ... Read More

The Best Eiffel Tower Views in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris

The main tourist attraction of Paris is undoubtedly the Eiffel Tower. One of the joys of the 7th arrondissement is being so close to the Eiffel Tower that you can catch a glimpse of it while strolling down the street shopping, relaxing in the park, or even unexpectedly when turning a corner. If you’re looking for the most photographic views, here are best spots around the 7th to admire the Eiffel Tower’s beauty. ... Read More

Talking Chic Interiors and Paris Real Estate Remodels with Designer, Ann Huff

Several years ago, my husband and I, fulfilling a lifelong dream, bought an apartment in Paris’ 7th arrondissement, with a lovely view of the Eiffel Tower. I knew it was going to be hard, but had no idea how hard! On a whim, but feeling pretty good about how it the apartment remodel came out, we invited Maddy to stop by for a glass of bubbles. To our great relief, she walked in, loved it! Since then, we’ve worked on a number of projects together. ... Read More

A Taste of France: Philippe’s Croque Monsieur Appetizers

Philippe has survived the lockdown by recording 52 operas and eating some of his favorite French foods. I enjoy eating with him, but leave the opera watching to the fanatic. There’s wine, Champagne and gougère, the light cheese ball that goes so well with Champagne. Here’s our recipe for easy gougère. ... Read More

Meet Vivant, the Newest Fractional Co-Ownership Apartment from Paris Perfect Shared

It’s been nine months in the making, but we’re excited to introduce you to our latest Paris Perfect Shared apartment – the Vivant! A true labor of love, 10 of the 13 shares were sold prior to this public launch! ... Read More

Learn more about Paris Perfect Shared and the Co-Ownership Concept

With Paris Perfect, we made our mark through renting luxury short-term vacation rentals in Paris’ best locations, and after 20+ years in business and thousands of guests, our business has naturally evolved. Thanks to our stellar reputation in vacation rentals and property management, many of our guests have shared with us their dream of owning an apartment in Paris. ... Read More

Winter 2020 Paris Real Estate Update: Temporary Weakness is a Buying Opportunity

The lock downs due to the pandemic and economic uncertainty meant that real estate transactions fell 28% in Paris during the second quarter. However, prices themselves  strengthened.  The overall annual increase in central Paris was 8%. We’ve correctly predicted price trends over the past five years; correctly calling a terrific buying opportunity in Paris. Prices have risen double digit in the top neighborhoods, and we don’t believe it will stop there. ... Read More

Santé! Here’s how to Create a French Apéro at Home

The French have mastered the art of joie de vivre (joy of living). Take the very French ritual of l’apéro. This is the time of day after work that is celebrated with a drink and snack before dinner. It’s not just about the food and drink (though those are certainly important). It’s about relaxing with friends and taking a moment to reset and appreciate life. Here’s how to create a French apéro at home, when you can’t get to Paris. ... Read More

The 7 Best Streets in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris

The 7th arrondissement of Paris is filled with most of the main tourist attractions. The Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, the Musee d’Orsay – and the list goes on. But did you know that the 7th arrondissement also has some incredible streets that are absolutely worth wandering, end to end? ... Read More

The 7 Best Coffee Cafés in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris

So you’re staying in the 7th arrondissement, and you’re hankering for a cup of coffee – a proper coffee though, the delicious kind that’s still quite new to the Paris café scene. ... Read More

7 Ways to Bring Paris Into Your Home Until You Return to France

Are you longing to be in the City of Light? Well, never fear–we have a great solution! We’re bringing Paris to you with a slew of ideas for your home. Whether it’s a little pick-me-up or a full meal worthy of the finest restaurants in Paris, we’ve got some suggestions to help stave off your Paris cravings, until you can hop a plane bound for CDG. ... Read More

How to Speak French Like a Local: School French vs. Real French

Did you learn to speak French in school? Have you been taking online courses or doing Duolingo? All of that is great preparation for any trip to Paris. The locals definitely appreciate when foreigners make the effort to speak their language, but attempt any conversation further than ordering dinner or asking for directions and you might find yourself thinking, “It sounds like the French phrase I learned… almost!” ... Read More

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