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

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

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

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Fancy visiting Little Tokyo in Paris? On a small street between the Louvre and the Opera and next to the Palais Royal is Rue Sainte-Anne. It’s home to dozens of delicious Japanese restaurants and shops. Just hop off the metro at the Pyramides station and it’s within striking distance. You’ll find yourself marveling at the charming Parisian Haussmann style buildings and their neighboring Asian restaurants. ... Read More

Fall In Love with Paris In the Fall

Fall In Love with Paris In the Fall

Paris in the fall is breathtaking. The leaves are just beginning to fade into dusky shades of coral, an energetic buzz fills the city, and the weather is still warm enough to lounge by the riverside or sip your café at an outdoor terrace. Perhaps one of the most alluring aspects of Paris in the fall is just how many events you can attend. Gourmet-obsessed? Fashion forward? ... Read More

Must-See Christian Dior Exhibition In Paris

Must-See Christian Dior Exhibition In Paris

If you’ll be in Paris anytime this year, the brand new Christian Dior exhibition at the Musée des Art Décoratifs is the one show you must not miss. t’s been 30 years since the last Dior exhibition in Paris, and it’s definitely been worth the wait. Be warned as the queues to buy tickets on entry stretch right down past the Tuileries gardens, so be sure to book your tickets in advance. ... Read More

Top 5 Parks and Gardens In Paris

Top 5 Parks and Gardens In Paris

Paris is home to some of the most beautiful and best maintained parks and incredibly amazing gardens in the world, just perfect for a stroll on a warm summer’s afternoon, a nap beside one of the many stunning fountains, to sketch away to the beauty of nature, or to let your children play and run free. Take in the stunning surroundings and enjoy leisurely visits to the green spaces located throughout the City of Light. ... Read More

The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

Nothing can describe the incredible feeling you get when you step inside the stained glass kaleidoscope that is Sainte-Chapelle. Built over 800 years ago, this incredible and colorful masterpiece still stands today, welcoming awestruck visitors every single day. Come get a glimpse inside this truly unique icon of Paris, take in the magnificence, and leave truly inspired. ... Read More

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Tucked away into the furthest corner of the Versailles grounds, the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette’s playground, quiety waits for visitors to discover its hidden charms. Filled with “petites folies,” or “little extravagances,” this small palace with its whimiscal gardens and “play farm” are an unexpectedly light-hearted treat after the ornate grandeur of the main Palace. ... Read More

Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Women with Travaux de Dames?

Since its founding, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs has worked to pay homage to women in the arts, and in 1895, founded the Comité des Dames (Women’s Committee), a group of female patrons who fought for respect and to advance women’s artistic training. And through the evident attention to detail and thought that went into Travaux de Dames?, that beautiful tradition remains alive today. ... Read More

Paris For Guys: 10 Things To Do On Father’s Day

Paris For Guys: 10 Things To Do On Father’s Day

Tourist sights aside, there’s a multitude of experiences tailored to guys in the most romantic city in the world. Football fans can join a stadium visit, go for a spin on a classic CV Citroen car tour or simply book a table in a hot bistro. Spread the Father’s Day love on June 18th and read our picks for some Father’s Day inspiration. ... Read More

Best of Paris: Brunch Spots and Bookshops

Best of Paris: Brunch Spots and Bookshops

Two of life’s greatest pleasures include sampling culinary delights and discovering new literary hideaways. Paris is a dream destination to combine the two! For your next visit to the City of Light, check out our list of the best of the best Paris has to offer for brunch spots and bookshops for a leisurely start to your day in Paris. ... Read More

The Best of Rue Montorgeuil – Historic Market Street in the Center of Paris!

The Best of Rue Montorgeuil – Historic Market Street in the Center of Paris!

Unique shopping, varied dining options, great food stores and a rich history – rue Montorgeuil has it all! Come take a little tour around this central market street located near the Louvre and Centre Pompidou. Be sure to bookmark this convenient list for your future trip to Paris; we promise it’ll come in handy! ... Read More

5 Incredible Rooms to Visit Inside the Louvre!

5 Incredible Rooms to Visit Inside the Louvre!

It’s common knowledge that the Louvre is filled with masterpieces – the “Mona Lisa” and the “Venus de Milo,” just to name two – but has anyone ever told you which rooms to visit in the Louvre? This list will show you where to find the most incredible spaces inside the museum that combine beautiful artworks with stunning architecture! ... Read More

The Best of Rue Saint Dominique – The Hottest Street in the 7th!

The Best of Rue Saint Dominique – The Hottest Street in the 7th!

It’s no secret that we absolutely LOVE the 7th arrondissement—most of our rentals are there! It’s the perfect mix of elegance, tradition and style that makes Paris so memorable. We’ve already discussed how awesome the neighboring Rue Cler is for food, but now it’s time to discover why Rue Saint Dominique is worth exploring too! ... Read More

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