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  • Summer Sales in Paris Are Almost Here!

    Summer Sales in Paris Are Almost Here!

    A twice-a-year event, Les Soldes is an event not to be missed: Summer Sales in Paris are the perfect opportunity to make the trip to the City of Light for everything from luxe scarves, handbags and shoes to artwork and rare books. Les Soldes is a fantastic time to visit! Even if you’re just in the mood for bargain-hunting or people-watching, everyone finds something to enjoy during Les Soldes.

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  • Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

    Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

    A fresh and exciting restaurant has opened up just around the corner from the Eiffel Tower and the Champs de Mars, offering delicious breakfasts, lunches and brunches paired with gourmet coffees. Chef Justin Kent, a New Mexico native and French-trained chef, opened his bright and airy coffee shop and eatery Zia in January 2017.

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  • Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

    Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

    Tucked away into the furthest corner of the Versailles grounds, the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette’s playground, quiety waits for visitors to discover its hidden charms. Filled with “petites folies,” or “little extravagances,” this small palace with its whimiscal gardens and “play farm” are an unexpectedly light-hearted treat after the ornate grandeur of the main Palace.

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  • Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

    Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

    Since its founding, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs has worked to pay homage to women in the arts, and in 1895, founded the Comité des Dames (Women’s Committee), a group of female patrons who fought for respect and to advance women’s artistic training. And through the evident attention to detail and thought that went into Travaux de Dames?, that beautiful tradition remains alive today.

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  • Paris For Guys: 10 Things To Do On Father’s Day

    Paris For Guys: 10 Things To Do On Father’s Day

    As Audrey Hepburn once said, “Paris is always a good idea”. We heartily agree, of course. What about for men though? Tourist sights aside, there’s a multitude of experiences tailored to guys in the most romantic city in the world. Football fans can join a stadium visit, go for a spin on a classic CV

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  • Our Paris Perfect Stay on Rue Cler

    Our Paris Perfect Stay on Rue Cler

    Perched above the legendary gourmet food market street of Rue Cler, and situated mere blocks away from the sparkling river Seine and glittering Eiffel Tower, we couldn’t think of a more perfect location for a mother-daughter getaway than the Syrah apartment. Come see what it’s like to stay in this lovely area and live like a local Parisian.

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  • The Perfect Paris Apartment for 8 People!

    The Perfect Paris Apartment for 8 People!

    Take a look at the beautiful updates to the Châteauneuf, a large apartment that accommodates up to 8 people and offers 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. For a family, a group of women, or two families it is ideal – with loads of space, a gorgeous kitchen, living room and location across the street from the Champs de Mars gardens and Eiffel Tower.

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  • Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

    Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

    Tucked away into the furthest corner of the Versailles grounds, the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette’s playground, quiety waits for visitors to discover its hidden charms. Filled with “petites folies,” or “little extravagances,” this small palace with its whimiscal gardens and “play farm” are an unexpectedly light-hearted treat after the ornate grandeur of the main Palace.

    Read More
  • Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

    Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

    Since its founding, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs has worked to pay homage to women in the arts, and in 1895, founded the Comité des Dames (Women’s Committee), a group of female patrons who fought for respect and to advance women’s artistic training. And through the evident attention to detail and thought that went into Travaux de Dames?, that beautiful tradition remains alive today.

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  • Exclusive New Market Tour and Cooking Class!

    Exclusive New Market Tour and Cooking Class!

    Tucked away on a tiny ‘passage’ just off the bustling rue Cler market street stands a charming house built over 150 years ago. Push open the front door and discover a gleaming professional kitchen. This is Chef Charlotte Puckette’s demonstration kitchen – and the home base for our new Exclusive Paris Perfect Market Tour and Cooking Classes with Charlotte!

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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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  • Dramatic Décor Transformation in the Bandol Apartment!

    Dramatic Décor Transformation in the Bandol Apartment!

    From bold and masculine with lots of black, to more bright and Parisian with pops of blue and green, the Bandol apartment has had an interesting design journey. Come see what Maddy changed in the space, using primarily furniture and accessories she already had in storage! It’s a budget makeover that makes a big impact!

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  • What it’s Really Like to Buy & Renovate a Paris Apartment

    What it’s Really Like to Buy & Renovate a Paris Apartment

    Finding, purchasing, renovating AND decorating a Paris apartment from 6,000 miles away?! Seems impossible – but it’s totally doable! The owners of the beautiful Monthelie apartment answer all your burning questions, from creative inspiration to logistical issues. If you’re considering buying in Paris, you’ll definitely want to read this interview first!

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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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  • 101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    Calling all restaurant lovers! If enjoying a great meal out is one of the things you think about most when planning your next trip to Paris, then grab a coffee, sit back and read on… as the One Hundred (and One) Must-Eat Bistros in Paris are revealed.

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  • How to Order Like a Local at a French Boulangerie

    How to Order Like a Local at a French Boulangerie

    Paris simply wouldn’t be Paris without its bakeries and pastry shops; they’re a necessity of French life. Not sampling all the amazing things they have to offer during your trip would be a crime against humanity! That’s why we’ve put together this guide on how to order at a French bakery, including tips & tricks that only the locals know!

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  • Summer Sales in Paris Are Almost Here!

    Summer Sales in Paris Are Almost Here!

    A twice-a-year event, Les Soldes is an event not to be missed: Summer Sales in Paris are the perfect opportunity to make the trip to the City of Light for everything from luxe scarves, handbags and shoes to artwork and rare books. Les Soldes is a fantastic time to visit! Even if you’re just in the mood for bargain-hunting or people-watching, everyone finds something to enjoy during Les Soldes.

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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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  • Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

    Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

    A fresh and exciting restaurant has opened up just around the corner from the Eiffel Tower and the Champs de Mars, offering delicious breakfasts, lunches and brunches paired with gourmet coffees. Chef Justin Kent, a New Mexico native and French-trained chef, opened his bright and airy coffee shop and eatery Zia in January 2017.

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  • 101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    Calling all restaurant lovers! If enjoying a great meal out is one of the things you think about most when planning your next trip to Paris, then grab a coffee, sit back and read on… as the One Hundred (and One) Must-Eat Bistros in Paris are revealed.

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  • Garlic Lamb Chops with Warm Bean Salad & Persillade

    Garlic Lamb Chops with Warm Bean Salad & Persillade

    This delicious recipe for lamb chops involves marinating them in garlic and herbs and serving together with a warm white bean salad and oven-baked tomatoes, finished with a “persillade” – a simple dressing, made out of fresh parsley and basil, garlic, lemon and olive oil.

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  • Crème Caramel with Exotic Citrus Compote

    Crème Caramel with Exotic Citrus Compote

    This lusciously soft custard dessert is like creme brulée’s saucy cousin. With exotic citrus fruits like kumquat and the cozy flavor of fresh vanilla pods, this unique crème caramel achieves the perfect balance between sweet, creamy and tart. Really impress your friends and family with this surprisingly light after-dinner treat!

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  • Spoil Your Mom this Mother’s Day with a Trip to Paris!

    Spoil Your Mom this Mother’s Day with a Trip to Paris!

    Special offers, last-minute discounts, Mother’s Day, late spring blossoms, great weather and springtime events – there are literally hundreds of good reasons to visit Paris during the month of May! Don’t wait a minute longer to transform your lofty Parisian dreams into a tangible, real experience – there’s no better time than right NOW!

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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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  • 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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