Paris’s Best Crème Brûlée

Paris’s Best Crème Brûlée

Remember the scene from Amélie where Audrey Tautou ponders life’s little pleasures? One of them is cracking into a luscious crème brûlée. A rich and creamy vanilla-laced custard covered in a crisp sugar shell, it’s hard not to love the classic French dessert. It takes time to perfect this sublime dessert and while it’s a staple in Paris, it isn’t that easy to find a first-rate version of the scrumptious treat. ... Read More

Lorette & Jasmin: Vintage Designer Shopping

Lorette & Jasmin: Vintage Designer Shopping

Looking to find a really special designer piece while in Paris? Look no further than Lorette & Jasmin, an alluring consignment store (dépôt vente in French) in the heart of the chic 16th arrondissement. At Paris Perfect, we also have a host of guided shopping tours for those that want a more expert-led option. Specializing in high-quality second-hand clothes, this is the place to find a real bargain. ... Read More

A Splendid Lunch With Mum At Café Constant

A Splendid Lunch With Mum At Café Constant

Looking for a charming Parisian café serving mouth-watering classic French fare? Café Constant ticks those boxes and so much more. After hearing top-notch reviews about Café Constant from our guests and my Paris Perfect colleagues, I just had to try it. It looked like a cozy and cheerful destination for a leisurely lunch with my mum, on her latest trip to visit me in Paris. ... Read More

Tis The Season: A Magical Christmas In The City

Tis The Season: A Magical Christmas In The City

Spending winter in Paris? If so, read our insider guide for the festive season. All of our Paris Perfect apartments are centrally located, to help you get the very best from your vacation. From mid-November the first flakes of festivity begin to fall, as a flurry of traditional Christmas markets open across the capital. There are a wealth of markets in the city, but we frequent our favorite spots. ... Read More

The Best Evening Entertainment in Paris

The Best Evening Entertainment in Paris

Calling all culture vultures! There are a whole host of varied and prestigious productions staged all year round in Paris, from ballets to classical concerts and from plays to one-(wo)man shows. With three opera houses, over 80 cinemas and more than 200 theater and cabaret shows for evening entertainment, it’s small wonder that the Parisians are such avid theater-goers – the sheer choice is dizzying. ... Read More

My Delicious Fig And Apple Custard Clafoutis

My Delicious Fig And Apple Custard Clafoutis

Our good friends have recently purchased a country home in Normandy – not far from Paris. They had loads of beautiful homegrown figs and they gave us with a huge bag. The first thing I did was make this divine apple and fig clafoutis. It’s a fruity and delicious dessert originally made with morello cherries, but the apples and figs complement each other perfectly. ... 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

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

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

101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

Calling all restaurant lovers! If enjoying a great meal out is one of the things you think about most when planning your next trip to Paris, then grab a coffee, sit back and read on… as the One Hundred (and One) Must-Eat Bistros in Paris are revealed. ... Read More

What it’s Really Like to Buy & Renovate a Paris Apartment

What it’s Really Like to Buy & Renovate a Paris Apartment

Finding, purchasing, renovating AND decorating a Paris apartment from 6,000 miles away?! Seems impossible – but it’s totally doable! The owners of the beautiful Monthelie apartment answer all your burning questions, from creative inspiration to logistical issues. If you’re considering buying in Paris, you’ll definitely want to read this interview first! ... Read More

Paris Real Estate Update – Interview With Our Resident Expert

Paris Real Estate Update – Interview With Our Resident Expert

If you’ve been dreaming of owning your very own Parisian property, then it’s a good idea to become acquainted with the current state of the market – and that’s where our resident expert comes in! Madelyn is here to answer all the questions you didn’t even know you had about Paris real estate in 2017. ... Read More

Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

Welcome back our teatime series where we’re testing out the best afternoon tea at the top Paris Palace Hotels. Duck into the art-inspired Dali restaurant at Le Meurice and enjoy a decadent experience filled with champagne, sandwiches, pastries, tea and maybe even a spa treatment! You could easily spend a few luxurious hours here! ... Read More

5 Charming Craft Stores to Discover in Paris!

5 Charming Craft Stores to Discover in Paris!

Antique buttons, delicate fabrics and luscious wools – Paris has so many amazing craft stores to explore! If you love picking up little creative treasures as unique souvenirs while you travel, you’ll absolutely love these locations. Here are 5 of our favorite craft stores in Paris in which to spend an inspiring afternoon! ... Read More

Our Amazingly Comfortable Italian Convertible Beds!

Our Amazingly Comfortable Italian Convertible Beds!

When most people think of a sofa bed, they think of an awkward night’s sleep on a low quality mattress. That is why we invested a lot of time in finding the highest quality convertible beds for our Paris Perfect apartments, designed to be slept on every night! Crafted in Milan, these feel just like a normal mattress! ... Read More

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