Shopping in Paris: 7 Affordable French Brands You Should Know

Shopping in Paris: 7 Affordable French Brands You Should Know

When shopping in Paris, isn’t one of the goals to come home with a wardrobe as Parisian-ified as possible? While we could give you a list of stores to shop at that you may have heard of before, we decided to go a little further and find some lesser-known affordable French brands for you to pad out your Parisian wardrobe (and your suitcase). Check out our selection below and then let us know in the comments if we’ve introduced you to a few new brands! ... Read More

5 Reasons to Plan a Winter Trip to Paris

5 Reasons to Plan a Winter Trip to Paris

While you may not have thought of Paris as an ideal winter destination, it’s actually a great time to visit the city. The low season means better rates, fewer tourists and more opportunities to see Paris in its truest form. So what are you waiting for? Check out these reasons to plan a winter trip to Paris. ... Read More

Shaken and Stirred: The Hottest Cocktail Bars in Paris

Shaken and Stirred: The Hottest Cocktail Bars in Paris

While France may be known for its wine, the cocktail scene in Paris has never looked better. No matter the arrondissement or your preference for bar atmosphere–a quiet candlelit corner, a funky speakeasy, a kitschy theme–there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes. We’ve narrowed down a selection of the hottest cocktail bars in Paris, with creations that are guaranteed to intrigue and bartenders who are fully dedicated to their craft. ... Read More

5 Places to See Fall Foliage in Paris

5 Places to See Fall Foliage in Paris

The French capital is famously seductive in spring, but for true romance you can’t beat fall foliage in Paris. Plan a trip in October or November to spy the city’s autumn leaves turning yellow, orange, red and gold. It’s a dazzling array of color that looks a treat set against elegant architecture and pretty parks. ... Read More

Summer in Paris: The Coolest Places to Beat the Heat

Summer in Paris: The Coolest Places to Beat the Heat

If you follow the Paris Perfect Instagram account, you know that summer in Paris can get pretty hot. This translates well for warm summer evenings spent outside on restaurant terraces, with glasses of chilled rosé. However, during the day, it can be a challenge to find a way to keep cool. Fortunately, you’re in luck; we’ve rounded up the coolest places to beat the heat during summer in Paris! ... Read More

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

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

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

Why I Love the 7th Arrondissement of Paris! If You Feel the Same, Join the Club!

Why I Love the 7th Arrondissement of Paris! If You Feel the Same, Join the Club!

We had an exceptional response from our first fractional offer — the lovely Cairanne apartment. Many of the buyers know the 7th arrondissement of Paris, as they’ve stayed there and love it as I do. One interested couple asked what I personally love about life in this neighborhood, in the heart of the Left Bank. Explaining why is easy. ... Read More

A Fabulous Pied À Terre Buying Opportunity in Paris!

A Fabulous Pied À Terre Buying Opportunity in Paris!

Paris Perfect Offers Their First Pied à Terre to Purchase Fractionally! We’ve finally done it! We’re offering the fabulous Cairanne apartment as a rare chance to own your very own apartment for a portion of the year. There are 13 shares of four weeks each; this is fully deeded ownership seen increasingly by other established companies in desirable locations. ... Read More

Amazing Video of Paris’s River Seine Rising!

Amazing Video of Paris’s River Seine Rising!

Everyone’s talking about the river Seine in Paris and how it’s been rising over the past week.  In June 2016, we experienced a similar event when several weeks of rain caused the river to rise rapidly.  I was in Paris with our daughter Alexia and was amazed by how it looked!  Here’s the blog I wrote about it, including historic photos of the famous flood of 1910. ... Read More

The Perfect Valentine’s Day In Paris

The Perfect Valentine’s Day In Paris

Every day feels like Valentine’s Day in ravishingly romantic Paris. When 14 February comes around, though, it’s time to pull out all the stops! To ramp up the romance in the City of Light, Paris Perfect’s seductive stays will make your heart skip a beat. Think stylish interiors, blissful balconies and views over the city’s rooftops, trees and historic avenues, including Eiffel Tower panoramas. ... Read More

5 Bookstores Every Book Lover Should Visit In Paris

5 Bookstores Every Book Lover Should Visit In Paris

If Midnight in Paris is anything to go by, Paris is arguably the greatest literary city in the world. Between its poets and philosophers, novelists and playwrights, this city is a historic melting pot of famous thinkers and revolutionary ideas. Where else could you discuss existentialism in the seats of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, or pay your respects at the graves of Molière and Proust? ... Read More

The Best-Kept Parisian Shopping And Style Secrets

The Best-Kept Parisian Shopping And Style Secrets

As Maria Callas, the influential opera singer said: “Paris dictates fashion to the whole world.” We know Paris is one of the best cities in the world for fashion, but where to begin? With so many incredible stores, how do you maximize your shopping time? We enlisted some of Paris’s top fashion experts on our tours, helping to uncover the city’s best-kept shopping secrets. ... Read More

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