Again enjoying what briefly seemed impossible

Before booking, a few guests have asked us: “What is the atmosphere like right now in Paris, following the terror attacks of November?” At first the question seemed odd to us, because the Paris atmosphere had rapidly returned to normal with Parisians going about their lives as before: either walking hurriedly or on the contrary taking the…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: The Holiday Season in Paris

It’s le plus merveilleux time of the year! Christmas in Paris is a magical time; the boulevards are lined with shimmering lights as the city transforms itself to celebrate the holiday season and the coming New Year. Read further to indulge in our ‘Christmas in Paris Checklist’ so to guarantee you don’t miss anything Paris has…

Enjoying What Briefly Seemed Impossible

The featured cover story from the New Yorker, due to hit newsstands next week, is “Paris, November 2015” – we couldn’t help but agree with the Parisian artist Charles Berberian: “The day after the attacks, Saturday, it was so calm here. … No one was in the streets. This week though, people are back out….

We’ll Always Have Paris

Hello, While our families, our friends and ourselves are safe, the shootings this past Friday evening, November 13th, have shaken and saddened us. The victims of this mindless violence had only in common that they were French, the attacks being focused on north-east Paris, far from the central districts favored by most international visitors, our…

Apartment of the Month: Marais Authentic

Now that autumn is in full swing and the shades of fall have taken over Paris, we were inspired by the comforts of home and that cozy feeling one desires after a walk in the brisk air, reminding us that winter is soon to come. The Marais Authentic, a 1-bedroom apartment, faces a peaceful cobblestone…

Apartment of the Month: Marais View

As you might have learned in our last blog post, “La rentrée” literally translated as the “the return” has come to signify the beginning of autumn as everyone returns from summer getaways and the children start school again. It is a beginning of an exciting time in the city, which features many events, and we…

Event Spotlights in the Most Energetic Season of Paris: “La Rentrée”

With the crisp cool days and vibrantly changing colored leaves, the fall season is definitely an exciting time in the City of Light, mostly due to the sense of transition you feel throughout.  “La rentrée”, literally translated as “the return” has come to signify the beginning of autumn as everyone returns from summer getaways and…

Late Summer 2015 Paris Attractions You Just Might Add To Your Agenda!

Being that Paris is one of the world’s major capital cities, many events are in constant rotation, attracting jet-setters, entrepreneurs, and many local Parisians.  As a result we would like to spotlight these major events and local cultural activities that bring such a diverse group of people together into one beautiful and inspiring place (awww,…

Our Newest Apartment – With 180˚ Views on Paris!

We are very happy to announce our latest apartment rental, located minutes on foot from the Eiffel Tower: Paris View, 1-bedroom Apartment Rental: This spectacular apartment sits on the 30th floor of a contemporary building, giving guests a breathtaking 180 degree views of the City Of Light.  With an open fully equipped kitchen, a cozy…

Low Euro Exchange Rates Make That Paris Vacation Much More Affordable

That Parisian vacation you have been dreaming about might be coming sooner than you thought. In case you haven’t been closely following the financial press, the euro is currently at a 12 year low against other currencies. It looks like we are not the only ones who have picked up on this trend according to the Washington…

As Promised: Full Video Tours Of The Apartments

Last fall I made a short apartment video clip for investor clients who could not be in Paris for the unveiling of their new Paris apartment, Marais Nest. The owners were delighted with the video clip, which got me thinking – is this something our rental clients would like as well? After a quick blog post to ask…