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

10 of the Best Places to Picnic in Paris

10 of the Best Places to Picnic in Paris

With spring beckoning, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best places to picnic in Paris. From pretty parks to scenic river banks, the city is full of leafy spots for relaxing alfresco. Pick up a baguette, some cheese, charcuterie, olives, pastries and wine and discover your own little patch of paradise. Paris Perfect has stylish romantic retreats to match. ... Read More

A Location Guide to the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in Paris

A Location Guide to the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in Paris

In its second season on the air, one of the most beloved shows in recent history made an appearance in one of the most beloved cities in all of history: Mrs. Maisel went to Paris! Though the show is fictional, many of the locations visited by the characters are real – meaning you can walk in Midge’s steps on your vacation in La Ville des Lumieres (the City of Light). And so, voila: our location guide to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in Paris! ... Read More

Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2019

Here’s Why You Should Visit France in 2019

It seems almost silly to suggest that anyone needs a special reason to visit France. The wine, the cheese, the art museums, the joie de vivre — those are all reason enough, right? Well, 2019 is an extra special year for the country as it celebrates a few monumental anniversaries and plays host to one of the world’s most exciting sporting events. ... Read More

A Local’s Guide to the 11th Arrondissement in Paris: Where to Eat, Drink and Shop

A Local’s Guide to the 11th Arrondissement in Paris: Where to Eat, Drink and Shop

Having lived in the 11th arrondissement for over three years, I’ve spent many hours wandering its streets and discovering all that this lively area has to offer. Bordered by the 3rd, 4th, 10th, 12th, and 20th arrondissements, it’s much more central than its number would lead one to believe. It’s the perfect place to live like a local, but also easily accessible to the rest of Paris. I’ve put together a little guide to the 11th arrondissement, which will help you discover this unique, fun neighborhood! ... 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

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

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