Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2019

Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2019

It seems almost silly to suggest that anyone needs a special reason to visit France. The wine, the cheese, the art museums, the joie de vivre — those are all reason enough, right? Well, 2019 is an extra special year for the country as it celebrates a few monumental anniversaries and plays host to one of the world’s most exciting sporting events. ... Read More

Beauty Shops in Paris Guaranteed to become your French Favorites

Beauty Shops in Paris Guaranteed to become your French Favorites

Paris has been called the capital of many things: romance, fashion, food… and we’d like to add one more specialty to the list: beauty. And more specifically, beauty shops. Beauty products are definitely having a moment right now (take a look at the #shelfie hashtag on Instagram if you need proof) and the beauty shops in Paris are stepping up to the plate. ... Read More

Here’s how to Travel from Paris to London by Train

Here’s how to Travel from Paris to London by Train

Wondering how to travel from Paris to London by train? There’s no need to schlep out to the airport in either city, as the train stations are centrally located. Taking the train means you avoid longer London airport transfers from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted or Luton. You’ll save time, money and stress both ends, with much shorter check-in requirements. ... Read More

Guide to Les Grands Magasins: Discovering the Marvelous Department Stores in Paris

Guide to Les Grands Magasins: Discovering the Marvelous Department Stores in Paris

Paris may be famous for the Notre-Dame Cathedral, but shopping is also a spiritual experience in this super-chic city. The department stores in Paris are some of the world’s most beautiful, rivaling the Eiffel Tower as alluring attractions. The big three legendary monuments to shopping are Le Bon Marché, Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. All feature fabulous fashion, beauty buys, homewares and accessories. It’s not just retail therapy on offer, though – heritage history, cultural events, pop-ups and destination dining tempt you to linger. ... Read More

Own Your Dream Apartment in Paris at an Affordable Price!

Own Your Dream Apartment in Paris at an Affordable Price!

Following the success of our first fractional offering, the Cairanne one bedroom apartment which sold out shortly after launch, we are excited to announce our latest fractional apartment ownership opportunity — the gorgeous Beaune two-bedroom luxury apartment on Paris’ Left Bank. ... Read More

7 French Christmas Traditions to Adopt

7 French Christmas Traditions to Adopt

Christmas in France is every Francophile’s dream. The food, the lights, the traditions- it’s easy to understand why they call it the most wonderful time of the year. But we’re going to let you in on a little secret- you can recreate these French Christmas traditions right at home. Here is our list of 7 French Christmas traditions to adopt, from the most traditional to their most modern incarnations, to be celebrated whether in your Paris Perfect apartment or your own home. ... Read More

How to Get From Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris

How to Get From Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris

If you’re visiting Paris, chances are you’ve walked the long halls of Charles de Gaulle, the country’s largest airport. Though the Paris region is served by 3 airports, CDG is the most likely destination for international non-EU flights, and can be quite intimidating upon first visit. Once you’ve dealt with passport control and collected your checked luggage, all you want to do is sink into the couch of your Paris Perfect apartment- but there are so many transport options to get into the city, how is one to choose? We’ve broken down how to get from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris for you in this post, so you can arrive informed for a breezy transfer into the city. ... Read More

Staying a Month or Longer? See our Long-Term Furnished Rentals in Paris

Staying a Month or Longer? See our Long-Term Furnished Rentals in Paris

At Paris Perfect we’ve gathered a loyal following for our short-term vacation rentals. But did you know we also offer a fantastic collection of long-term furnished rentals in Paris? If you’d like a chic apartment for an extended stay in the city, read on. ... Read More

Shopping in Paris: 7 Affordable French Brands You Should Know

Shopping in Paris: 7 Affordable French Brands You Should Know

When shopping in Paris, isn’t one of the goals to come home with a wardrobe as Parisian-ified as possible? While we could give you a list of stores to shop at that you may have heard of before, we decided to go a little further and find some lesser-known affordable French brands for you to pad out your Parisian wardrobe (and your suitcase). Check out our selection below and then let us know in the comments if we’ve introduced you to a few new brands! ... Read More

My Decade-Long Love Affair with Paris Perfect

My Decade-Long Love Affair with Paris Perfect

We love hearing from our guests about their experiences, not only with our apartments, but also their love for Paris. Whether the first or fifteenth trip, the excitement for the City of Light is infectious and a reminder of why Paris Perfect was founded. Recently we received a marvelous essay by a long-time guest named Bonnie. A Southerner by birth and choice, she’s at home working in her gardens when she’s not daydreaming of Paris. Read on to learn more about Bonnie’s decade-long love affair with Paris Perfect. ... Read More

A Local’s Guide to the 11th Arrondissement in Paris: Where to Eat, Drink and Shop

A Local’s Guide to the 11th Arrondissement in Paris: Where to Eat, Drink and Shop

Having lived in the 11th arrondissement for over three years, I’ve spent many hours wandering its streets and discovering all that this lively area has to offer. Bordered by the 3rd, 4th, 10th, 12th, and 20th arrondissements, it’s much more central than its number would lead one to believe. It’s the perfect place to live like a local, but also easily accessible to the rest of Paris. I’ve put together a little guide to the 11th arrondissement, which will help you discover this unique, fun neighborhood! ... Read More

5 Reasons to Plan a Winter Trip to Paris

5 Reasons to Plan a Winter Trip to Paris

While you may not have thought of Paris as an ideal winter destination, it’s actually a great time to visit the city. The low season means better rates, fewer tourists and more opportunities to see Paris in its truest form. So what are you waiting for? Check out these reasons to plan a winter trip to Paris. ... Read More

Shaken and Stirred: The Hottest Cocktail Bars in Paris

Shaken and Stirred: The Hottest Cocktail Bars in Paris

While France may be known for its wine, the cocktail scene in Paris has never looked better. No matter the arrondissement or your preference for bar atmosphere–a quiet candlelit corner, a funky speakeasy, a kitschy theme–there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes. We’ve narrowed down a selection of the hottest cocktail bars in Paris, with creations that are guaranteed to intrigue and bartenders who are fully dedicated to their craft. ... Read More

5 Places to See Fall Foliage in Paris

5 Places to See Fall Foliage in Paris

The French capital is famously seductive in spring, but for true romance you can’t beat fall foliage in Paris. Plan a trip in October or November to spy the city’s autumn leaves turning yellow, orange, red and gold. It’s a dazzling array of color that looks a treat set against elegant architecture and pretty parks. ... Read More

Introducing Our Vacation Rentals in Normandy France

Introducing Our Vacation Rentals in Normandy France

If spring is the season for cleaning, autumn may be the season of acquisition, and that’s just what we’ve done- we’re very excited to announce our newest rentals in Normandy! ... Read More

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