Paris Hits New Record as Prices Continue to Surge

Paris Hits New Record as Prices Continue to Surge

It’s official: Paris real estate is hot right now. The market is sizzling, according to new sales records and surging prices in 2017. A recent report by Notaires confirmed sustained price rises across the Île-de-France region between July 2016 and July 2017, where apartments have increased by 5.2% and houses by 2.2% on average. Paris represents a significant proportion of these accelerated growths. ... Read More

Braving The Catacombs And The Dark Underworld Of Paris

Braving The Catacombs And The Dark Underworld Of Paris

Labyrinthine subterranean passages, chilling tales of macabre carryings-on and spooky anecdotes of bones transported across the city. As Halloween approaches, what better time of year to take a deep breath and plunge into the depths of the sinister Catacombs sixty feet below the surface of the bustling Parisian streets? Avoid the eternally long lines, and join us for an intrepid visit to the largest necropolis in the world. ... Read More

Affordable Shopping In Paris

Affordable Shopping In Paris

Chic, high-end and enviably couture: ‘affordable’ isn’t something that springs to mind when thinking about shopping in Paris. However, you may be pleasantly surprised. We’ve handpicked some stores where you can get voguish brands year-round at a fraction of the price. Whether you’re searching for the best designer consignment stores, discounted beauty products, or simply clothing that won’t break the bank, we’ve got every option covered. ... Read More

Our Team Share Their Favorite Festive Activities

Our Team Share Their Favorite Festive Activities

“Paris is always a good idea” – said Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina. This, we know. However, it’s magnificent in winter. There are trees draped in fairy lights, pretty festive markets, and a Christmas ambiance like no other city. Even better, many things are actually open on Christmas Day. Starting in early December the main shopping streets – and pretty much all of the stores – start putting up their Christmas decorations, giving Paris a glitzy makeover. ... Read More

The Finest Discounted Beauty Products At City Pharma

The Finest Discounted Beauty Products At City Pharma

Looking to bring home some of the finest French beauty products but don’t want to break the bank? Then you have to visit City Pharma, the only discount parapharmacy in Paris. A parapharmacy is a wonderful hybrid: a regular pharmacy, beauty and homeopathy store, all rolled into one. It’s where French women buy the bulk of their fabulous hair and skin care products, alongside regular painkillers and prescriptions. ... Read More

Tis The Season: A Magical Christmas In The City

Tis The Season: A Magical Christmas In The City

Spending winter in Paris? If so, read our insider guide for the festive season. All of our Paris Perfect apartments are centrally located, to help you get the very best from your vacation. From mid-November the first flakes of festivity begin to fall, as a flurry of traditional Christmas markets open across the capital. There are a wealth of markets in the city, but we frequent our favorite spots. ... Read More

Our Latest Gourmet Experience: French Wine And Cheese Pairing

Our Latest Gourmet Experience: French Wine And Cheese Pairing

We were delighted when we recently launched Paris Perfect Gourmet Experiences and our handpicked cooking courses – to rave reviews. Watch this space over the forthcoming months for details of more exciting culinary courses, we have big plans. We’re also thrilled to announce our latest partnership: it offers an irresistible opportunity to demystify the often-intimidating world of French wines. ... Read More

The Best Evening Entertainment in Paris

The Best Evening Entertainment in Paris

Calling all culture vultures! There are a whole host of varied and prestigious productions staged all year round in Paris, from ballets to classical concerts and from plays to one-(wo)man shows. With three opera houses, over 80 cinemas and more than 200 theater and cabaret shows for evening entertainment, it’s small wonder that the Parisians are such avid theater-goers – the sheer choice is dizzying. ... Read More

5 Insider Tips On Parisian Tourist Attractions

5 Insider Tips On Parisian Tourist Attractions

Your flights are booked, your stylish Paris Perfect apartment is reserved and your bags are packed. You’re ready for a trip to Paris. Now, it’s time to plan your itinerary. You’ll likely visit tourist attractions like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum, but you might not know everything you should about the most romantic city in the world. Fear not, we’re here to guide you. ... Read More

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