12 Offbeat Things to See in Paris (When you Think you’ve Seen it All)

12 Offbeat Things to See in Paris (When you Think you’ve Seen it All)

The French capital is full of surprises, even for seasoned travelers. We’ve rounded up 12 offbeat things to see in Paris, from urban vineyards to kooky clocks, pet cemeteries and even the Statue of Liberty! ... Read More

A Guide to Paris Cemeteries

A Guide to Paris Cemeteries

Offering natural beauty, rich history and striking sculptures, Paris cemeteries are serene spots for a stroll. There are 14 within the city limits, home to the graves of famous names. For our guide to Paris cemeteries, we’ve selected 10 of the best, from iconic spots to insider secrets. ... Read More

Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2020

Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2020

With its historic cities, rich culture, fabulous food and gorgeous landscapes, France is an eternal magnet for visitors. Add elegant architecture, inspiring art and romantic Paris Perfect holiday apartment rentals, and a trip to France is a no-brainer. If you need a special reason to visit France in 2020, though, we’ve found 10 must-see events to get every keen traveler booking a trip pronto. ... Read More

A 2019 Guide to Christmas in Paris: Celebrate the Season like the French

A 2019 Guide to Christmas in Paris: Celebrate the Season like the French

The City of Light is sparkly at any time of the year, but particularly so at Christmastime. From festive food to Christmas markets, there are a multitude of ways to get into the holiday spirit. While many of the events and offerings are annual, each year brings new surprises, new menus and new light shows. Here is our guide to Christmas in Paris this year, with some of the holiday offerings this Christmas season. ... Read More

Here are 8 Great Annual Winter Events in Paris

Here are 8 Great Annual Winter Events in Paris

Are you considering a winter trip to Paris? There is no “bad” time to visit the city, and includes when the temperatures drop. More than just admiring the holiday decor (it IS pretty awesome), winter in Paris will have even the most cold-weather-phobic ready to jump on a plane. Grab your boots, throw on a scarf and discover some of the annual winter events in Paris that make the city feel alive despite the chill. ... Read More

Art in Paris: Famous French Artists and Where to Find their Works

Art in Paris: Famous French Artists and Where to Find their Works

Discovering art in Paris is a treat, with glorious museums and galleries in stunning settings. Given the country’s rich history of art, it makes sense to seek out famous French artists while you’re here. We’ve rounded up some top names and the best spots to find their works, guaranteed to please keen culture vultures. ... Read More

Now is Time to Start Planning Your Christmas in Paris and Alsace

Now is Time to Start Planning Your Christmas in Paris and Alsace

Where has the year gone? Kids are back to school, days are getting shorter and pumpkin-flavored everything is hitting the shelves. The holiday season will be here before we know it! Christmas in Paris, Alsace and all of France is truly special. From the food to the lights to the shopping, it’s an unforgettable experience and an amazing gift to give yourself and loved ones. ... Read More

8 Great Annual Fall Events in Paris You Shouldn’t Miss

8 Great Annual Fall Events in Paris You Shouldn’t Miss

Marking the end of summer holidays, La Rentrée – “the return” – is an exciting time to visit the French capital. We’ve rounded up eight unmissable fall events in Paris, capturing the cultural highs and sociable festivals of this full-filled season. ... Read More

Guide to the Most Picture Perfect Paris Métro Station Entrances

Guide to the Most Picture Perfect Paris Métro Station Entrances

Paris Métro station entrances are famous worldwide for their beauty. French architect Hector Guimard produced the first generation of entries between 1900 and 1913. His elegant cast-iron and glass creations, with eye-catching lettering, were designed in the Art Nouveau style and became known as the style Métro. ... Read More

Your Guide to the Prettiest Insta-Famous Spots in Paris

Your Guide to the Prettiest Insta-Famous Spots in Paris

Paris is a city brimming with gorgeous places that fill your feed, but if you’re looking to find a different vantage point on a classic sight, or something a little different, we’ve put together a list of 10 of the prettiest Insta-famous spots in Paris: five can’t-miss classics and five more obscure places. And don’t forget to check out some of our most Instagramable apartments, as well as some of the Paris Instagram accounts we love. ... Read More

6 Non-Hotel Spas in Paris to Relax and Revive

6 Non-Hotel Spas in Paris to Relax and Revive

A few hours at a spa is one of the best ways to beat jet lag and recover from your journey to Paris. It’s also simply a wonderful way to pamper yourself. Paris is filled with plenty of luxurious spas, many of which are inside hotels. However, the city also has wonderful retreats independent of hotels. Whether you’re looking for a completely luxurious afternoon in a beautiful location or wanting to try a massage inspired by the healing properties of tea or wine, we’ve got a round-up of some of the best non-hotel spas in Paris. ... Read More

Pretty Paris Métro Stations: 8 Unique Stops in the City

Pretty Paris Métro Stations: 8 Unique Stops in the City

Like underground cathedrals, Paris’ Métro stations are beautiful destinations in their own right. While you’re traveling on this reliable subway system, look out for heritage and cultural highlights along the way. All of the pretty Paris Métro stations are named for people, places or events in French history. Some have picture-perfect entrances, others display art, curios or creative design inside. Spanning 16 lines and around 302 stations, accessed via a handy Métro map, the network was born in 1900. Here are eight unique stops in the city ... Read More

7 Sensational Summer Walks in Paris that Will Evoke Your Inner Flâneur

7 Sensational Summer Walks in Paris that Will Evoke Your Inner Flâneur

One of our favorite French words is flâner. It means “to stroll,” but has a much more idle connotation, evoking the idea of wandering without an end point in mind. From time-to-time, it does the soul good to simply head out to see just what the day, and the city, has to offer. To help you get started, we’ve put together seven summer walks in Paris, from the Bois de Boulogne to the Promenade Plantée, which will take you past some beautifully iconic Parisian spots. After that, where your feet take you is the responsibility of your inner flâneur. ... Read More

15 of the Most Beautiful Squares in Paris

15 of the Most Beautiful Squares in Paris

The City of Light is famous for its stunning architecture, but which are the most beautiful squares in Paris? We’ve rounded up 15 favorites from classic locations to secret spots. Our guide also includes stylish Paris Perfect apartment rentals near must-see squares. ... Read More

Here are 5 of the Most Beautiful Bridges in Paris

Here are 5 of the Most Beautiful Bridges in Paris

Paris is defined, as much as anything, by the two sides of the Seine River–the Left Bank and the Right Bank. But no one can stay on just one side; there’s too much to see! This is where the bridges in Paris come in handy. There are 37 of them criss-crossing the river and connecting the two sides of the city. Fortunately, in keeping with its reputation, the bridges of Paris are as beautiful as they are functional. ... Read More

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