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  • Save 25% During our Mother’s Day Sale at the Paris Perfect Store!

    Save 25% During our Mother’s Day Sale at the Paris Perfect Store!

    Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift this year? It’s coming up soon! There’s still time to order her something special as a memory of that special Paris vacation or to celebrate an upcoming trip to the City of Light. And if you order by May 3rd, you’ll receive 25% off our handpicked collection of Paris prints, custom linens and beautiful gifts!

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  • Paris Real Estate Update – Interview With Our Resident Expert

    Paris Real Estate Update – Interview With Our Resident Expert

    If you’ve been dreaming of owning your very own Parisian property, then it’s a good idea to become acquainted with the current state of the market – and that’s where our resident expert comes in! Madelyn is here to answer all the questions you didn’t even know you had about Paris real estate in 2017.

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  • Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Welcome back our teatime series where we’re testing out the best afternoon tea at the top Paris Palace Hotels. Duck into the art-inspired Dali restaurant at Le Meurice and enjoy a decadent experience filled with champagne, sandwiches, pastries, tea and maybe even a spa treatment! You could easily spend a few luxurious hours here!

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  • Eiffel Tower Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing & Dark Chocolate

    Eiffel Tower Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing & Dark Chocolate

    Just in time for Easter, these playful sugar cookies combine a classic springtime treat with the most iconic Parisian landmark – the Eiffel Tower! This year, impart a little Parisian flair into your Easter baskets with this fun recipe, or enjoy them throughout the year – anytime is a good time for cookies, icing and chocolate!

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  • Your Event of a Lifetime is Waiting in Bali!

    Your Event of a Lifetime is Waiting in Bali!

    Ready for your next “Perfect” adventure? Allow us to introduce you to our Bali Villa! With all the style and amenities of a five star resort, but boasting a location that is truly private, this is an incredible destination for special events. Weddings, reunions, group retreats or simply a relaxing vacation – this stunning property is waiting!

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  • Your Event of a Lifetime is Waiting in Bali!

    Your Event of a Lifetime is Waiting in Bali!

    Ready for your next “Perfect” adventure? Allow us to introduce you to our Bali Villa! With all the style and amenities of a five star resort, but boasting a location that is truly private, this is an incredible destination for special events. Weddings, reunions, group retreats or simply a relaxing vacation – this stunning property is waiting!

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  • Our Amazingly Comfortable Italian Convertible Beds!

    Our Amazingly Comfortable Italian Convertible Beds!

    When most people think of a sofa bed, they think of an awkward night’s sleep on a low quality mattress. That is why we invested a lot of time in finding the highest quality convertible beds for our Paris Perfect apartments, designed to be slept on every night! Crafted in Milan, these feel just like a normal mattress!

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  • The Best of Rue Montorgeuil – Historic Market Street in the Center of Paris!

    The Best of Rue Montorgeuil – Historic Market Street in the Center of Paris!

    Unique shopping, varied dining options, great food stores and a rich history – rue Montorgeuil has it all! Come take a little tour around this central market street located near the Louvre and Centre Pompidou. Be sure to bookmark this convenient list for your future trip to Paris; we promise it’ll come in handy!

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  • 5 Incredible Rooms to Visit Inside the Louvre!

    5 Incredible Rooms to Visit Inside the Louvre!

    It’s common knowledge that the Louvre is filled with masterpieces – the “Mona Lisa” and the “Venus de Milo,” just to name two – but has anyone ever told you which rooms to visit in the Louvre? This list will show you where to find the most incredible spaces inside the museum that combine beautiful artworks with stunning architecture!

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  • New Exclusive Gourmet Cooking Classes with Chef Philippe Excoffier

    New Exclusive Gourmet Cooking Classes with Chef Philippe Excoffier

    We’re thrilled to introduce our newest Paris experience custom designed for our guests! On your next trip to Paris, learn from the best with our Exclusive Gourmet Cooking Class with Chef Philippe Excoffier. We’ve collaborated to craft a cooking class we know our guests will adore – it’s unique, personal and a once-in-a-lifetime experience to learn from a top Paris chef!

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  • Can’t Wait! Exclusive Cooking Class with Philippe Excoffier Coming Soon!

    Can’t Wait! Exclusive Cooking Class with Philippe Excoffier Coming Soon!

    We recently had lunch at Philippe Excoffier’s excellent restaurant in the 7th arrondissement – and it was fabulous as always! The timing was amazing since we are about to launch a brand new exclusive offer for Paris Perfect guests – regular gourmet cooking lessons themed around seasonal products! Watch this space for more details on these exciting new weekly courses coming soon.

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  • Small Space, Parisian Style! How to Decorate a Studio Apartment

    Small Space, Parisian Style! How to Decorate a Studio Apartment

    We love finding the perfect Paris apartments – of all sizes! Studios are cute, affordable and offer a fun design challenge, and we’re firm believers that just because it’s smaller doesn’t mean it has to look like a college dorm room. Here are some of our best interior design tips to make even the tiniest space look Parisian chic!

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  • Astier de Villatte Ceramics – The Beauty of Imperfection

    Astier de Villatte Ceramics – The Beauty of Imperfection

    Every single piece in this incredible ceramics shop is handmade in France using techniques that are largely forgotten. Their designs reflect the beauty of imperfection and honor traditions of the past, and as a result, every plate, vase and cup is truly unique: a work of art to fill your everyday life with elegance.

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  • 5 Charming Craft Stores to Discover in Paris!

    5 Charming Craft Stores to Discover in Paris!

    Antique buttons, delicate fabrics and luscious wools – Paris has so many amazing craft stores to explore! If you love picking up little creative treasures as unique souvenirs while you travel, you’ll absolutely love these locations. Here are 5 of our favorite craft stores in Paris in which to spend an inspiring afternoon!

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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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  • Win a Copy of Paris in Bloom!

    Win a Copy of Paris in Bloom!

    To share the beauty of spring in Paris, we’re giving away three copies of the gorgeous new book Paris in Bloom by Georgianna Lane, a talented travel and floral photographer. Don’t miss your chance to enter to win a copy of this stunning new book about Paris. It is truly a delight for anyone who loves the City of Light … and blossoms!

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  • Some Interesting Facts About the Place du Tertre

    Some Interesting Facts About the Place du Tertre

    The hilltop neighborhood of Montmartre is steeped in quaint charm, exciting history and artistic tradition. Filling every square inch of the Place du Tertre – the main square of the old village that once existed here – are artists selling paintings, portraits, caricatures and silhouettes. Keep reading to find out more about this picturesque square!

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  • Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

    Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

    Settling into a new city can be difficult, especially when it comes to the locals-only stuff like shopping for groceries! That’s why we’ve put together this super handy list of all the places to stock up on food in Paris, from traditional open-air markets and specialized shops to the most popular supermarket chains!

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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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  • When’s the Best Time to See Versailles? During Musical Fountain Season!

    When’s the Best Time to See Versailles? During Musical Fountain Season!

    The royal gardens of Versailles are a magnificent sight to behold. They seem to stretch into infinity, with their perfectly symmetrical maze-like hedges – but you haven’t truly experienced the gardens until you’ve seen them during a Musical Fountain show! From April through October, the fountains, grottos and groves of Versailles will spring to life once more!

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  • Fabulous Art & Photography Events Taking Paris by Storm!

    Fabulous Art & Photography Events Taking Paris by Storm!

    Right now, Paris is getting ready for an avalanche of Art & Photography events! Not only are the museums of Paris putting on incredible exhibitions, but all throughout the city you’ll find art markets, fairs and city-wide celebrations. Here is a handy list of all the best local art events happening this Spring-Summer 2017!

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  • Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Welcome back our teatime series where we’re testing out the best afternoon tea at the top Paris Palace Hotels. Duck into the art-inspired Dali restaurant at Le Meurice and enjoy a decadent experience filled with champagne, sandwiches, pastries, tea and maybe even a spa treatment! You could easily spend a few luxurious hours here!

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  • Easter Chocolate in Paris – Charming, Playful & Delicious!

    Easter Chocolate in Paris – Charming, Playful & Delicious!

    Ahh, April in Paris: the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the chocolate shops are overflowing with egg, bell and fish-shaped goodies! Easter is just around the corner and the sweet boutiques of Paris are preparing. Be sure to pop into one of our favorite chocolateries and pick up some delectable treats this Easter in Paris!

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  • Eiffel Tower Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing & Dark Chocolate

    Eiffel Tower Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing & Dark Chocolate

    Just in time for Easter, these playful sugar cookies combine a classic springtime treat with the most iconic Parisian landmark – the Eiffel Tower! This year, impart a little Parisian flair into your Easter baskets with this fun recipe, or enjoy them throughout the year – anytime is a good time for cookies, icing and chocolate!

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  • Seared Balsamic Duck with Orange Zest + Wine Pairings!

    Seared Balsamic Duck with Orange Zest + Wine Pairings!

    The French are very fond of duck, and for good reason! It’s absolutely delicious, whether it’s a rich confit or a seared breast with sweet sauce. This recipe will show you the easiest and quickest method of preparing duck, as well as tons of excellent wine pairings to go with this tasty dish!

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  • Fabulous Spring Break and Easter Savings with Paris Perfect!

    Fabulous Spring Break and Easter Savings with Paris Perfect!

    If you’ve always dreamed of Paris in the springtime, now is your chance to make that wish a reality! With our Spring Break and Easter sales, we’re offering some great discounts on apartments, along with some enticing extras to make your stay even brighter. Come spend a week or two admiring the splendor of Paris’s most poetic season!

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  • Airbnb Validates the Importance of Professional, High-End Vacation Rental Market

    Airbnb Validates the Importance of Professional, High-End Vacation Rental Market

    At Paris Perfect, we keep our fingers on the pulse of the trends and developments in the vacation rental industry. The latest news that Airbnb is set to purchase Luxury Retreats International Inc. indicates an important focus in the market – the vital role high-end vacation rental companies like ours offer to travelers today.

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  • Paris Real Estate Update – Interview With Our Resident Expert

    Paris Real Estate Update – Interview With Our Resident Expert

    If you’ve been dreaming of owning your very own Parisian property, then it’s a good idea to become acquainted with the current state of the market – and that’s where our resident expert comes in! Madelyn is here to answer all the questions you didn’t even know you had about Paris real estate in 2017.

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  • Gorgeous Paris Apartment for Sale in the Elegant 1st Arrondissement!

    Gorgeous Paris Apartment for Sale in the Elegant 1st Arrondissement!

    Searching for your dream apartment in Paris? We’ve found a stunning two bedroom, two bathroom apartment with an excellent setting in the exclusive 1st arrondissement very near the beautiful Palais Royal gardens, Louvre and outstanding shopping and dining. This is the perfect setting for savoring the regal life in the City of Light!

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