Philippe Excoffier’s Easy Pumpkin Soup

Philippe Excoffier’s Easy Pumpkin Soup

Spring is right around the corner, but in Paris, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the chilly temperatures will cease! To warm you up during the last cold days of the season, we’re sharing this easy, delicious and warming pumpkin soup from Philippe Excoffier, former head chef of the American Embassy in Paris and author of a gorgeous cookbook! ... Read More

A Contemporary Winter Teatime at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

A Contemporary Winter Teatime at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Welcome back to our new teatime series where we’re testing out the best afternoon teas at the top Parisian palace hotels. Today we’re visiting the Camélia restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on the legendary Rue Saint Honoré, where you’ll find a contemporary atmosphere and a fabulously chic Saint-Honoré pastry adorned with bits of edible gold. ... Read More

All the Incredible Things to See & Do Near Our Provence Villa!

All the Incredible Things to See & Do Near Our Provence Villa!

We love Paris, but there’s an entire country around it that is waiting to be explored by you! By staying in our charming De la Barre Villa in the South of France, you’ll have access to tons of incredible history, breathtaking landscapes, idyllic beaches and fascinating culture. Come see what makes Provence so incredibly irresistible! ... Read More

Can’t Wait! Exclusive Cooking Class with Philippe Excoffier Coming Soon!

Can’t Wait! Exclusive Cooking Class with Philippe Excoffier Coming Soon!

We recently had lunch at Philippe Excoffier’s excellent restaurant in the 7th arrondissement – and it was fabulous as always! The timing was amazing since we are about to launch a brand new exclusive offer for Paris Perfect guests – regular gourmet cooking lessons themed around seasonal products! Watch this space for more details on these exciting new weekly courses coming soon. ... Read More

Fabulous Spring Break and Easter Savings with Paris Perfect!

Fabulous Spring Break and Easter Savings with Paris Perfect!

If you’ve always dreamed of Paris in the springtime, now is your chance to make that wish a reality! With our Spring Break and Easter sales, we’re offering some great discounts on apartments, along with some enticing extras to make your stay even brighter. Come spend a week or two admiring the splendor of Paris’s most poetic season! ... Read More

Teatime at the Ritz – The Sumptuous Salon Proust

Teatime at the Ritz – The Sumptuous Salon Proust

If you’re searching for the perfect luxury teatime in Paris, look no further than the many 5-star hotels in Paris. The Salon Proust of the Ritz is an excellent choice, offering a classic ‘Thé à la Française’ with all the nostalgic sweet treats you could imagine – not to mention the pure elegance and rich history of the hotel itself! ... Read More

The Best of Rue Saint Dominique – The Hottest Street in the 7th!

The Best of Rue Saint Dominique – The Hottest Street in the 7th!

It’s no secret that we absolutely LOVE the 7th arrondissement—most of our rentals are there! It’s the perfect mix of elegance, tradition and style that makes Paris so memorable. We’ve already discussed how awesome the neighboring Rue Cler is for food, but now it’s time to discover why Rue Saint Dominique is worth exploring too! ... Read More

Small Space, Parisian Style! How to Decorate a Studio Apartment

Small Space, Parisian Style! How to Decorate a Studio Apartment

We love finding the perfect Paris apartments – of all sizes! Studios are cute, affordable and offer a fun design challenge, and we’re firm believers that just because it’s smaller doesn’t mean it has to look like a college dorm room. Here are some of our best interior design tips to make even the tiniest space look Parisian chic! ... Read More

Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

Where to Shop for Groceries in Paris

Settling into a new city can be difficult, especially when it comes to the locals-only stuff like shopping for groceries! That’s why we’ve put together this super handy list of all the places to stock up on food in Paris, from traditional open-air markets and specialized shops to the most popular supermarket chains! ... Read More

Airbnb Validates the Importance of Professional, High-End Vacation Rental Market

Airbnb Validates the Importance of Professional, High-End Vacation Rental Market

At Paris Perfect, we keep our fingers on the pulse of the trends and developments in the vacation rental industry. The latest news that Airbnb is set to purchase Luxury Retreats International Inc. indicates an important focus in the market – the vital role high-end vacation rental companies like ours offer to travelers today. ... Read More

Gorgeous Paris Apartment for Sale in the Elegant 1st Arrondissement!

Gorgeous Paris Apartment for Sale in the Elegant 1st Arrondissement!

Searching for your dream apartment in Paris? We’ve found a stunning two bedroom, two bathroom apartment with an excellent setting in the exclusive 1st arrondissement very near the beautiful Palais Royal gardens, Louvre and outstanding shopping and dining. This is the perfect setting for savoring the regal life in the City of Light! ... Read More

Here are the Top 6 Best Vegetarian Cafés in Paris!

Here are the Top 6 Best Vegetarian Cafés in Paris!

While France is known for having some of the best cuisine in the world, to a visiting vegetarian, it can seem like there’s nothing to eat in Paris! Fear not – we’ve found the best veggie-based restaurants in the city, whether you’re a vegetarian or simply want a break from all the Steak Frites and paté! ... Read More

Climbing the Everest of Baking: French Macarons

Climbing the Everest of Baking: French Macarons

French macarons are notoriously difficult to make and the learning process can seem like a never-ending struggle. Madelyn teamed up with her daughter Alexia in an attempt to recreate Pierre Hermé’s famous chocolate-passionfruit macaron. See the hilarious failures and eventual triumph that ensued, and get some baking tips too! ... Read More

A Very Cheesy Petit Déjeuner in Paris

A Very Cheesy Petit Déjeuner in Paris

Exploring the world of French cheese never gets old for a true cheese lover like Madelyn! You can always find new creations, flavors, and even shapes in the fromageries of Paris. Madelyn lists some of her preferred cheeses and shares how to best enjoy them for a perfectly Parisian breakfast on the balcony! ... Read More

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