Small Apartment, Big Living: Tiny Paris Apartment Transformed!

Small Apartment, Big Living: Tiny Paris Apartment Transformed!

I love interior design and especially the challenges of remodeling a tiny apartment into something fabulous. Paris is one of the best places to transform small spaces – apartments are generally not as spacious as the USA.  Done well, even a petite apartment can seem grand with the right design. ... Read More

Paris In Spring: The Perfect Guide

Paris In Spring: The Perfect Guide

Spring in Paris is a wonderful time when sunny days, colorful flowers and fresh foliage add to the city’s charm. Time a trip from March to May to enjoy the great outdoors while soaking up spring romance. See our five inspiring ideas, from photogenic alfresco markets to picnic-friendly parks, guaranteed to put a spring in your step… ... Read More

The Movie Dunkirk: Family History and Age-Old Father-Son Arguments

The Movie Dunkirk: Family History and Age-Old Father-Son Arguments

We watched the movie Dunkirk with our kids recently and the discussion afterward may be familiar to many of you moms. It definitely posed an unanswerable question for me: How to show a father and son that although they have 180 degree opposed views, they are alike when it comes to maintaining a completely immovable stance. The example was Christopher Nolan’s movie Dunkirk. For those of you who haven’t seen it, here’s a look. ... Read More

What’s On In Paris (January – June)

What’s On In Paris (January – June)

From romantic snow in winter to sun-kissed spring, Paris is wonderful at any time of year. So when you’re planning your next trip, why not take into account the city’s packed year-round calendar? Its fab festivals, exhibitions, and events could prove a handy hook for a blissful break. Paris Perfect can help you work out what’s on or take your cue from these 2018 monthly highlights. ... 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

New! Fully Escorted “Secrets of Paris” Tour: May 5-12, 2018

New! Fully Escorted “Secrets of Paris” Tour: May 5-12, 2018

Dreaming of Paris in Spring? We invite you to join us for the trip of a lifetime! Go beyond the beaten tourist path and enjoy exclusive private tours, behind-the-scenes VIP experiences, authentic French cafés and bistros, and remarkable museums you will not find on any other Paris tour.Don’t miss out on this fabulous experience when planning your next big French vacation. ... Read More

The Perfect Escape to Provence

The Perfect Escape to Provence

Take in the luscious sights and scents of the French countryside with an escape to your own private villa in Provence. Surrounded by rolling vineyards and sweeping mountains, the De la Barre Villa feels secluded, but isn’t remote: charming villages and towns to explore are just a drive away. After staying here, you’ll find that life is always sweeter in Provence! ... Read More

How to Skip the Lines at the Château of Versailles

How to Skip the Lines at the Château of Versailles

With about 7 million visitors each year, the Château of Versailles is one of the most popular tourist attractions in France. The lines to buy tickets and enter the Palace can stretch for unbelievable lengths. Save precious time and make your visit easy with a skip-the-line ticket to the palace. You’ll be exploring the domaine of legendary kings and queens in no time! ... Read More

Savoring the Sweet Life in Paris – Interview with David Lebovitz

Savoring the Sweet Life in Paris – Interview with David Lebovitz

It’s no secret that at Paris Perfect we adore French pastries and desserts, and we know many of you are just same! We’re thrilled to share an interview with one of our favorite cookbook authors and Paris pastry experts – David Lebovitz. He answered a few of the questions we’ve been dying to ask about the Parisian pastry scene, favorite things about his new home and the charms of daily life in Paris. ... Read More

Only in France — Ski Lessons, Great French Meals and Cooking Tips!

Only in France — Ski Lessons, Great French Meals and Cooking Tips!

Our family made the marathon drive from London to Val d’Isere before Christmas and spent a fun week skiing, relaxing … and eating! ... Read More

Movies Set in Paris to Put You in the Mood!

Movies Set in Paris to Put You in the Mood!

From the romantic Amelié to the hilarious As Good as it Gets with Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson, the last scenes from Sex and the City, or the action-packed Frantic, you’re bound to find a movie to put you in the Paris mood! ... Read More

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