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  • Finding Hidden Treasure at the Best Parisian Flea Markets!

    Finding Hidden Treasure at the Best Parisian Flea Markets!

    The key to creating a warm, inviting environment is to add just the right amount of antique décor pieces. We feel the combination of modern amenities and old-world details is what defines the Paris Perfect look. Follow Madelyn around the two best flea markets in Paris as she searches for one-of-a-kind treasures to finish off our newest rental properties!

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  • Strawberry Lemon Gâteau au Yaourt: The Perfect Summer Dessert!

    Strawberry Lemon Gâteau au Yaourt: The Perfect Summer Dessert!

    Many wonderful things come along with the warm weather of Spring and Summer, including strawberries! Take advantage of the plentiful strawberry harvest with a simple and easy yogurt cake. Adapted from a traditional French recipe, there couldn’t be a better treat to enjoy on a beautiful sunny afternoon, especially when paired with a nice glass of champagne!

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  • The Amazing & Unique Cream Puffs of La Maison du Chou

    The Amazing & Unique Cream Puffs of La Maison du Chou

    There’s never a shortage of pastries in Paris, but not all are created equal. At La Maison du Chou, where cream puffs are filled before your very eyes, the balance between sugar and flavor has been perfected. Head over to their newest location on the village-like Île-Saint-Louis to satisfy your sweet tooth in the shadow of Notre Dame!

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  • The Monthelie – Beautiful Interiors with the Iconic Location to Match

    The Monthelie – Beautiful Interiors with the Iconic Location to Match

    If you ever wanted to live in one of those beautiful French flats you saw in a postcard, look no further than the Monthelie. Located next to one of the most famous views of Paris, this 2-bedroom apartment provides everything one would want in a vacation rental: gorgeous interior design, an unbeatable location and historic value!

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  • Art Lessons in Paris – Commemorate Your Trip in a Meaningful Way

    Art Lessons in Paris – Commemorate Your Trip in a Meaningful Way

    Before cameras became so popular and easy to use, travelers to Paris would remember their voyage through sketches and paintings. This artistic tradition remains alive today, and you can be a part of it! All you need are a few simple art supplies and a teacher to guide you. Soak in the sights of Paris like you never have before!

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  • Fashion Meets Impressionism at the Sophie Cochevelou Exhibition

    Fashion Meets Impressionism at the Sophie Cochevelou Exhibition

    Whoever said fashion couldn’t be a work of art clearly didn’t know Sophie Cochevelou. Until May 28th, the young French costume designer brings her Instagram-famous masterpieces to the public. From feather headdresses to necklaces made of Barbie dolls, come see the apparel you won’t be able to find at Galeries Lafayette!

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  • Experience Roland-Garros Up Close and Personal

    Experience Roland-Garros Up Close and Personal

    For all of the sports enthusiasts and tourists looking for some fun outside, the French Open returns for another year in Paris, from now until June 5th, 2016. Come check out the athletic line-up, ticket prices and fun facts that will make the trip to the famous Roland-Garros stadium on the west side of Paris even more fun!

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  • European Museum Night in Paris – Free Art & Performance for All!

    European Museum Night in Paris – Free Art & Performance for All!

    European Museum Night 2016 is quickly approaching. Mark your calendars for May 21st, one of the only nights you can get into all the major museums of Paris for free! There will also be a plethora of exciting demonstrations and performances taking place throughout the city, so check this list of events to make the most of this culture-filled night!

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  • Welcome to 25 Place Dauphine – the Finest New Address in Paris!

    Welcome to 25 Place Dauphine – the Finest New Address in Paris!

    Please join us as we celebrate the opening of 25 Place Dauphine – the epitome of refined Parisian living in the heart of the City of Light. Situated on charming Place Dauphine, one of the Paris’ most elegant addresses, settle into a comfortable stay on the Ile de la Cité at our newest Paris Perfect residence!

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  • The Mesmerizing Opulence of the Palais Garnier

    The Mesmerizing Opulence of the Palais Garnier

    Halls dripping in gold, lush red velvet seats and a chandelier weighing 7 tons are just a few of the things that make the Opéra Garnier a truly magnificent sight to behold. As one of the first theaters of its kind in the world that is still in use today, it’s a definite must-see on your Paris sightseeing itinerary!

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  • An Expansive, Light-Filled Loft in the Historic Latin Quarter

    An Expansive, Light-Filled Loft in the Historic Latin Quarter

    Housed in a former chocolate factory in the Latin Quarter, this apartment features rows of windows and a glass-topped roof. We couldn’t think of a better place to enjoy the City of Light than in an apartment flooded with light! Consider this spacious apartment for your next family vacation to Paris!

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  • Say Happy Mother’s Day with Flowers, French Delicacies & More!

    Say Happy Mother’s Day with Flowers, French Delicacies & More!

    Surprising Mom with a trip to Paris is one way to celebrate Mother’s Day, but why not go the extra mile with some exclusive guest services? Have your Paris apartment fridge stocked with French goodies before arrival, or go the classic route with fresh flowers and pastries – all hand delivered by your very own Paris Perfect Travel Design Team!

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  • How to Make Philippe’s Famous Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

    How to Make Philippe’s Famous Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

    We have a very special (and delicious!) treat for readers of the Paris Perfect Blog today as we’re sharing the recipe for Philippe’s famous Boeuf Bourguignon. This classic French dish from Burgundy is a favorite in our family, and Philippe is sharing his secret recipe for all of you. Take a look behind the scenes as well in a video to see Philippe shopping for ingredients in Paris and making his famous Boeuf Bourguignon!

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