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  • The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

    The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

    Nothing can describe the incredible feeling you get when you step inside the stained glass kaleidoscope that is Sainte-Chapelle. Built over 800 years ago, this incredible and colorful masterpiece still stands today, welcoming awestruck visitors every single day. Come get a glimpse inside this truly unique icon of Paris, take in the magnificence, and leave truly inspired.

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  • Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Purple Olives

    Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Purple Olives

    This is probably one of Morocco’s best-known tagines featuring two ingredients indispensable to Moroccan cuisine; tangy salt-cured lemons and slightly bitter, half-ripe purple olives. A delicious dish from the kitchen of the supremely talented chef Charlotte Puckette, this tagine is sure to please the palate and delight everyone at the table.

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  • Exercising in Paris — Do You Know Ze French Kiss?

    Exercising in Paris — Do You Know Ze French Kiss?

    Paris never fails to offer an incredible opportunity to take in amazing views while out on a run around the 7th, strolling along the banks of the Seine, cycling all over the City of Light. Plenty of parks and open spaces give locals and tourists alike the perfect setting to burn calories while taking in the sights. You never know what – or who – you might encounter!

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Best of Paris: Brunch Spots and Bookshops

    Best of Paris: Brunch Spots and Bookshops

    Two of life’s greatest pleasures include sampling culinary delights and discovering new literary hideaways. Paris is a dream destination to combine the two! For your next visit to the City of Light, check out our list of the best of the best Paris has to offer for brunch spots and bookshops for a leisurely start to your day in Paris.

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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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  • 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 Best Pastry Shops on Rue Saint Dominique!

    The Best Pastry Shops on Rue Saint Dominique!

    Pastry shops and bakeries abound in Paris – there’s practically one on every street corner. Since we love the 7th arrondissement so much, and know that many of our guests prefer to stay in this area near the Eiffel Tower, we’ve compiled a list of the best pastry shops along Rue Saint Dominique!

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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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