A Summer Weekend in Normandy and A French Country Style Wedding

A Summer Weekend in Normandy and A French Country Style Wedding

Philippe and I had a wonderful weekend in Normandy, while attending the French country style wedding of his niece, Sophie. It was a fantastic occasion, and particularly special for me, as it was my first family-in-France wedding! Sophie and her family put on a day to remember in the most beautiful setting in the world–the town of Eu. ... Read More

Market Tours and Cooking Classes: Culinary Experiences in Paris with Chef Brian DeFehr

Market Tours and Cooking Classes: Culinary Experiences in Paris with Chef Brian DeFehr

As our minds and appetites naturally turn to the wonderful selection of fresh produce available in France at the moment, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to catch up with our resident private Chef Brian and grill him, as it were, about some of his favorite culinary experiences in Paris. ... Read More

Soldes in France: Guide to Shopping the Biannual Sales in Paris

Soldes in France: Guide to Shopping the Biannual Sales in Paris

Everybody likes a good deal when shopping, right? And if it’s while shopping in Paris, even better. Say hello to the sales, known as les soldes! … Read on for our guide to help you make the most out of the sales in Paris! ... Read More

The Best Stores to Buy French Food Souvenirs in Paris

The Best Stores to Buy French Food Souvenirs in Paris

One of the main reasons people travel to France is the food. While we’d all love to bring home a personal French chef to recreate all our favorite French dishes, fortunately we can at least bring home some of the ingredients they’d use to stock our own kitchens. Want to keep the taste of France in your home cooked meals after you’ve bid au revoir to the City of Light? Here are the best stores to buy French food souvenirs in Paris. ... Read More

5 Great Museums in Paris (that aren’t the Louvre)

5 Great Museums in Paris (that aren’t the Louvre)

It’s no secret that there are tons of great museums in Paris. However, with the high season upon us, why wait in line at a big museum when you could be soaking in the culture one of the many smaller, but equally interesting, museums dotted throughout the city? Get the culture without the crowds by visiting some of the great museums in Paris that aren’t the Louvre. ... Read More

Scandalous Boudoirs and Courtesans: A Unique Paris Tour

Scandalous Boudoirs and Courtesans: A Unique Paris Tour

The Paris Perfect Travel Design Team is taking you behind closed doors on a unique Paris tour that takes a walk on the wild side of the capital, traveling back in time to meet some of the most scandalous characters who have given Paris its racy reputation. ... Read More

Discover Batignolles–Paris’ New Hippest Neighborhood

Discover Batignolles–Paris’ New Hippest Neighborhood

Paris is known for setting trends, but where do the Parisian trendsetters flock? To the oh-so-cool Batignolles neighborhood in the 17th arrondissement, of course! Take a walk with us around this fascinating part of the city. ... Read More

Terraces, Rooftops and Gardens: The Best Places to Eat Outside in Paris

Terraces, Rooftops and Gardens: The Best Places to Eat Outside in Paris

In Paris, sitting outside during beautiful weather is almost a requirement. As soon as the mercury hits a comfortable level, Parisians emerge en masse to people-watch and sip rosé on every street corner in the city. Here are some of our picks for the best places to eat outside in Paris. ... Read More

Atelier des Lumières and Musée Yves Saint Laurent: Visit these New Museums in Paris

Atelier des Lumières and Musée Yves Saint Laurent: Visit these New Museums in Paris

How often do you get to experience something completely unexpected and unique? As we all know, the City of Light is at the forefront of the world, with so many fantastic exhibitions and artistic events to enjoy, whether you are visiting for the first or the fifteenth time. The Paris Perfect Travel Design Team is excited to tell you about two brand new museums in Paris that have just opened their doors to a very enthusiastic public. ... Read More

12 Paris Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Next Trip

12 Paris Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Next Trip

If you spend time scrolling through Paris Instagram accounts then you’re probably looking to freshen up your feed. While narrowing down all of the fantastic Paris Instagram accounts is nearly impossible, there are some that really make you feel as if you’re right there in the city with them. Scroll through each of these beautifully curated accounts, and be prepared to constantly press the save button as inspiration for your next trip. ... Read More

What to Pack for Paris in the Spring

What to Pack for Paris in the Spring

So you’ve booked your trip to the French capital, and rented a fabulous holiday apartment from Paris Perfect. But what to pack for Paris in the spring? Deciding on the perfect capsule wardrobe and kit to cope with all eventualities is a tricky travel dilemma. When it comes to what to pack for Paris in the spring, here are our five top tips. ... Read More

The Perfect Provence Vacation Villas in the South of France

The Perfect Provence Vacation Villas in the South of France

Paris Perfect is known for beautifully designed vacation apartment rentals in the most desirable locations in Paris, as well as top-notch service that rivals the finest hotels. What you might not know is that Paris Perfect also has French properties outside of the city. In fact, there two Provence vacation villas in the South of France, and they are currently discounted! Take 30% for the rest of 2018, if you book by the end of May! ... Read More

Pastries in Paris: Take a Walk on the Sweet Side in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Pastries in Paris: Take a Walk on the Sweet Side in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

In search of the perfect pastries in Paris? We’re sharing four of our perennial favorite pastry shops in Paris, which all happen to be in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Get ready to taste a decadent slice of heaven. ... Read More

Everything you need to know about Tipping in Paris

Everything you need to know about Tipping in Paris

Not sure who or how much to tip? In Paris, like most other cities, there is a tipping culture which is useful to know about before you travel. The Paris Perfect concierge team offers their advice on tipping etiquette and French culture to guide you. What do they recommend for new travelers to the city? Read on to find out what (or who) you should – and shouldn’t – tip in Paris… ... Read More

21 Fun Historical Facts About Paris Every Francophile Should Know

21 Fun Historical Facts About Paris Every Francophile Should Know

Paris is absolutely overflowing with history! From the grand landmarks to the tiniest details like a door handle or wall carving, everything has a backstory. Everywhere you look, there’s something old and interesting to discover. Here are some fun historical facts about Paris will enhance your experience in the beautiful City of Light! ... Read More

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