Interesting Facts About Paris — Can You Answer These Questions?

Interesting Facts About Paris — Can You Answer These Questions?

The Invalides was built in 1670 as a hospital and retirement home for Army soliders. It houses a fascinating museum of military history with exhibits dating from the Middle Ages. Read more facts… ... Read More

Italian Bruschetta Recipes –  Delicious Snacks and Light Meals on Summer Days

Italian Bruschetta Recipes – Delicious Snacks and Light Meals on Summer Days

Italian Bruschetta Recipes –  Delicious Snacks and Light Meals on Summer Days I was searching for a birthday gift for Philippe and good friend Sara recommended I offer him a cooking lesson.  She knew Franco Taruschio, acclaimed chef and former owner of the famous Walnut Tree Inn restaurant in Wales and got in touch.  Franco ... Read More

Get Ready for Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris Today!!!

Get Ready for Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris Today!!!

WATCH BASTILLE DAY FIREWORKS TODAY, EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT IN PARIS!!! Tomorrow is Bastille Day, the most important national holiday in France.  It’s a day of celebration, with French Air Force flyovers above the Champs Elysees , the Tour de France finish and… best of all….  spectacular fireworks over the Eiffel Tower!! Thousands of people ... Read More

Paris Perfect Awarded TripAdvisor ‘Rated Excellent’ Award!

Paris Perfect Awarded TripAdvisor ‘Rated Excellent’ Award!

Every year, FlipKey and TripAdvisor have the privilege of recognizing leading vacation rental management clients – folks that go above and beyond within the vacation rental industry. This year, we’re delighted to announce that Paris Perfect is on the winner’s podium! ... Read More

Movies at Paris Open Air Theatre

Movies at Paris Open Air Theatre

From July 19 to August 21, sit on the grass at Parc de la Villete, bring a bottle of wine and picnic and enjoy a festival of films including Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” and Woody Allen’s “Manhattan”. ... Read More

Les Soldes!  The Paris Sales have begun!

Les Soldes! The Paris Sales have begun!

Now is the perfect time to head to Paris – the weather is warming up, there’s some great festivals being held throughout the city and the sales have begun! ... Read More

A Day in Paris: Visit an Exhibition at the Jacquemart Andre’ Museum and then … an Excellent Lunch!

A Day in Paris: Visit an Exhibition at the Jacquemart Andre’ Museum and then … an Excellent Lunch!

If you’re looking for a wonderful way to spend a day in Paris, don’t miss the fabulous Caillebotte Brothers exhibition at the Jacquemart Andre’ Museum. Start your morning with a stroll along the Seine to the museum, and then treat yourself to a delicious lunch at some of our recommended eateries before heading home. ... Read More

Paris Question on the Eve of D-Day: Where is this Statue?

Paris Question on the Eve of D-Day: Where is this Statue?

Paris never ceases to surprise me with new discoveries, from small details such as a carving on a fountain, to entire buildings I’ve never noticed before. ... Read More

The Apprentice TV Show — Why is it Banned in France?

The Apprentice TV Show — Why is it Banned in France?

We enjoy watching the hit series, The Apprentice with Donald Trump, imagining ourselves in the shoes of the young contestants to dream up solutions to the assigned task.  Hopefully, we would never make similar ‘frank’ comments about teammates on camera.  The UK has an equally popular version of Donald Trump’s show and millions of viewers ... Read More

Paris Food Markets iPhone App Review

Paris Food Markets iPhone App Review

Award-winning film director Kit-Yin Snyder has created a fun, informative iPhone App – Paris Food Markets. Easy to use – just tap on the Paris Arrondissement map to display the food markets in that locale. ... Read More

La Dolce Vita: An Apartment in Rome, Italy

La Dolce Vita: An Apartment in Rome, Italy

My sisters Pat and Lisa run Italy Perfect Vacation Rentals. Lisa was in Rome last week and asked me to join her for a few days to help finish a new apartment. The chance to catch up with Lisa and visit Rome was too tempting to turn down so I flew there last week, my first visit in several years. ... Read More

The Paris Perfect Easter Bunny

The Paris Perfect Easter Bunny

Cute pics of the Paris Perfect Easter bunny enjoying her first Easter. ... Read More

Recipe for my Favorite Lemon Tart; French Tarte au Citron

Recipe for my Favorite Lemon Tart; French Tarte au Citron

  Delicious Lemon Tart Recipe – French Tarte au Citron Are you like me – when warm weather appears, you yearn for berries and tart fruit flavors for dessert? One of my favorite recipes is this one for  Tarte au Citron, adapted from 3 or 4 recipes over the years  There are 2  secrets, and ... Read More

Paris Marathon 2011

Paris Marathon 2011

It couldn’t have been a more picture perfect day on April 10th for the 35th Marathon de Paris. The trees lining the grand boulevards of were leafed out in bright greens and the sky was a clear blue… ... Read More

April in Paris

April in Paris

It was a beautiful afternoon in Paris today, and I couldn’t resist snapping a few photos with my iPhone to share with you. Here is Paris this week in photos, as we prepare for Easter. ... Read More

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