Seven Incredible Historic Photos from the 7th Arrondissement

Seven Incredible Historic Photos from the 7th Arrondissement

The 7th district is probably the most photographed arrondissement in Paris. With the Eiffel Tower, the Seine, the Musée d’Orsay and more – it would almost be hard to take a bad photo. But have you ever taken a look at some of the fascinating historic photos of the neighborhood? Check out these seven that show particularly striking moments in time! ... Read More

Talking Chic Interiors and Paris Real Estate Remodels with Designer, Ann Huff

Talking Chic Interiors and Paris Real Estate Remodels with Designer, Ann Huff

Several years ago, my husband and I, fulfilling a lifelong dream, bought an apartment in Paris’ 7th arrondissement, with a lovely view of the Eiffel Tower. I knew it was going to be hard, but had no idea how hard! On a whim, but feeling pretty good about how it the apartment remodel came out, we invited Maddy to stop by for a glass of bubbles. To our great relief, she walked in, loved it! Since then, we’ve worked on a number of projects together. ... Read More

Meet Vivant, the Newest Fractional Co-Ownership Apartment from Paris Perfect Shared

Meet Vivant, the Newest Fractional Co-Ownership Apartment from Paris Perfect Shared

It’s been nine months in the making, but we’re excited to introduce you to our latest Paris Perfect Shared apartment – the Vivant! A true labor of love, 10 of the 13 shares were sold prior to this public launch! ... Read More

Learn more about Paris Perfect Shared and the Co-Ownership Concept

Learn more about Paris Perfect Shared and the Co-Ownership Concept

With Paris Perfect, we made our mark through renting luxury short-term vacation rentals in Paris’ best locations, and after 20+ years in business and thousands of guests, our business has naturally evolved. Thanks to our stellar reputation in vacation rentals and property management, many of our guests have shared with us their dream of owning an apartment in Paris. ... Read More

Santé! Here’s how to Create a French Apéro at Home

Santé! Here’s how to Create a French Apéro at Home

The French have mastered the art of joie de vivre (joy of living). Take the very French ritual of l’apéro. This is the time of day after work that is celebrated with a drink and snack before dinner. It’s not just about the food and drink (though those are certainly important). It’s about relaxing with friends and taking a moment to reset and appreciate life. Here’s how to create a French apéro at home, when you can’t get to Paris. ... Read More

The 7 Best Coffee Cafés in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris

The 7 Best Coffee Cafés in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris

So you’re staying in the 7th arrondissement, and you’re hankering for a cup of coffee – a proper coffee though, the delicious kind that’s still quite new to the Paris café scene. ... Read More

7 Ways to Bring Paris Into Your Home Until You Return to France

7 Ways to Bring Paris Into Your Home Until You Return to France

Are you longing to be in the City of Light? Well, never fear–we have a great solution! We’re bringing Paris to you with a slew of ideas for your home. Whether it’s a little pick-me-up or a full meal worthy of the finest restaurants in Paris, we’ve got some suggestions to help stave off your Paris cravings, until you can hop a plane bound for CDG. ... Read More

Renovating a Paris Apartment: Some of our Favorite Transformation Stories

Renovating a Paris Apartment: Some of our Favorite Transformation Stories

If you love travel and interior design, you’ll discover your happy place staying at our elegant Paris Perfect holiday rentals. Whether you’re renovating a Paris apartment – or just keen to redecorate your home – you’ll find plenty of inspiring styling ideas. Here we’ve selected our favorite transformation stories, showing how some of our chic apartments have been revamped. Distressed before but divine after, they might encourage you to buy property in Paris and embark on your own exciting reno! ... Read More

Santé! 12 French Spirits to Taste on Your Trip to Paris

Santé! 12 French Spirits to Taste on Your Trip to Paris

For many around the world, France is instantly equated to great wine. While we can’t argue that the French do know their wine, but did you know they also produce excellent liquors? If you’ve traveled to Paris without trying these French spirits, you’ve been missing out! ... Read More

French Family Update: Ninette Turns 102

French Family Update: Ninette Turns 102

Philippe’s mother, Ninette, turned 102 last week and we drove to Normandy to celebrate.  Until last year, Ninette lived unassisted in the family’s three-story home. A wonderful housekeeper came every day to prepare lunch and, as she reached 100, to help with bathing and morning toilet, but she slept alone in the big house. ... Read More

11 of the Best Food Streets in Paris that will Feed your French Food Cravings

11 of the Best Food Streets in Paris that will Feed your French Food Cravings

Paris is one of the gastronomical capitals of the world for a reason. In addition to its Michelin-starred restaurants and beloved baguettes and cheeses, travelers also visit for the myriad of food streets in Paris. ... Read More

Palais-Royal History: A Peaceful Place for Parisians

Palais-Royal History: A Peaceful Place for Parisians

Hiding in plain sight, just a stroll from the Louvre, former palace Palais-Royal is one of Paris’ most intriguing insider secrets. While visitors flock to iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and Palais Garnier, this heritage arcade often escapes attention. In the 1st arrondissement, it’s a favorite with locals, drawn by the rich Palais-Royal history, gorgeous garden and its contemporary charms. Come to channel an era when kings and emperors ruled, with Palais-Royal as the jewel in their crown – or just to enjoy a hushed refuge in the city center. ... Read More

Everything You Want To Know About the Café Terraces in Paris

Everything You Want To Know About the Café Terraces in Paris

The Parisian terrace: one of the city’s most iconic, romantic images. It is so iconic and romantic, in fact, that in 2018 the city requested UNESCO to recognize the terraces in Paris on its world heritage list! The idea is that these cafés and terraces bring people together and nurture a creative, artistic community, and they also support the idea of joie de vivre (lust for life) that is so intrinsically, delishly French. ... Read More

Buying the Paris Dream: An Interview with Fractional Owner Vickie Francone

Buying the Paris Dream: An Interview with Fractional Owner Vickie Francone

Since the start of Paris Perfect, many of our guests have told us how much they love the beautifully furnished and maintained vacation rental properties we manage – from our own luxury linens and amenities to helpful service in Paris. They told us of their dream of owning a second home in Paris without the large, upfront investment to find and remodel an apartment. We listened, and last year launched two fractional ownership opportunities. ... Read More

7 of our Most Instagrammable Apartments in Paris

7 of our Most Instagrammable Apartments in Paris

Over here at Paris Perfect we’re big fans of Instagram (are you following us yet?). It’s a great way to share both the beauty of our apartments, as well as Paris, with people from around the world. Because of this, we know the importance of a good Instagram photo, and even more so how much easier it is when you already have a photogenic setting. ... Read More

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