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  • A Chic Paris Stay at the Cheverny

    A Chic Paris Stay at the Cheverny

    With fantastic access to the heart of Paris’ shopping, art and cultural scene, the Cheverny is an ideal retreat for guests who appreciate the finer things in life. Find out more about this stylish new vacation rental in Paris!

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  • How do the French Stay Slim?

    How do the French Stay Slim?

    In the midst of the holiday season there’s no better time to ask the eternal question: just how do the French stay so slim while surrounded with the world’s most decadent cuisine? Longtime Paris resident Shelby Ocana shares her insight after three decades in this land of plenty-of-pastries.

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  • Happy Holidays from Paris Perfect!

    Happy Holidays from Paris Perfect!

    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and peaceful holiday time from all of us at Paris Perfect! To share the holiday spirit, here’s a beautiful performance by the Virginia Sil’hooettes & The Virginia Gentlemen of “Winter Song” and “White Winter Hymnal,” including Madelyn & Philippe’s daughter Alexia!

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  • French-Style Roast Turkey With Chestnuts

    French-Style Roast Turkey With Chestnuts

    We had such a great response from readers for our Pork Roast with Chestnuts that we decided to share another favorite recipe with Chestnuts: Dinde au Marrons or Roast Turkey with Chestnuts. It’s a holiday classic that’s delicious and easy to prepare.

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  • France’s Largest Ice Rink in Paris this Winter!

    France’s Largest Ice Rink in Paris this Winter!

    This is a big year for ice skating in Paris! Not only is the ice rink at the Eiffel Tower back, but this winter season also sees the re-opening of the amazing ice rink at the Grand Palais. A truly unique and fun event to add to your calendar this holiday season!

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  • Ice Skating on the Eiffel Tower – It’s Back!

    Ice Skating on the Eiffel Tower – It’s Back!

    We’re thrilled that the ice rink at the Eiffel Tower is back this winter season! From December 8th until February 15, 2015, you can take a spin on the ice for free. Ice skate above the City of Light – pure magic!

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  • Celebrating the Holidays – French-style!

    Celebrating the Holidays – French-style!

    You can tell Christmas is just around the corner when the Paris markets are full of traditional favorites for holiday meals. From the perfect starter to the delicious buche de Noel, find out more about the typical foods that make a special appearance in French homes during the holidays.

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  • Magical Christmas Voyage at Printemps in Paris

    Magical Christmas Voyage at Printemps in Paris

    One of the best holiday experiences in Paris is seeing the beautiful Christmas window displays at the Grand Magasins. (And holiday shopping, too!) This year Burberry has added their classic style to the whimsical yet always elegant Christmas windows at Printemps.

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  • Christmas Monsters Take Over Galeries Lafayette!

    Christmas Monsters Take Over Galeries Lafayette!

    Everything is topsy-turvy at Galeries Lafayette in Paris this Christmas – and we love it! Monsters have taken over the Christmas displays and brought a touch of whimsy and fun for the holidays to one of Paris’ classic department stores.

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  • Where to Find the Best Coffee in Paris

    Where to Find the Best Coffee in Paris

    Coffee is finally having a revival in Paris with French and foreigners alike adding their refined touch and expertise. There are a handful of well-established coffee houses, with more cropping up constantly. Here is a list of some of our favorites, including what makes them worth visiting – aside from great coffee of course!

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  • The Freshest Food at the Bustling Open-Air Market of Versailles

    The Freshest Food at the Bustling Open-Air Market of Versailles

    What is it about open-air markets that gets us so inspired? Writer and photographer Hannah Wilson takes on this delicious topic and shows us around her local market. When you think you’ve visited all of the beautiful open-air markets in Paris, it’s time to head to Versailles for more than royal palaces and regal gardens. The Versailles Market is worth the trip alone!

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  • The Battle of the Baguette — The Joys of Living Like a Parisian

    The Battle of the Baguette — The Joys of Living Like a Parisian

    Recently over lunch at Cafe Constant with some of our wonderful Paris Perfect apartment owners, we launched onto the hotly debated subject of best boulangeries and best pâtisseries in the 7th arrondissement. Get out your address book because you’ll want to make a note of all of our favorites!

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