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Paris on my mind...

View of Paris from Notre Dame Cathedral

We are thinking about spending a week in Paris in January 2010 so I have started searching for an apartment in Paris.

I have spent a couple of hours searching yesterday for apartments and all of the diamonds that I short listed are already booked.

So I am continuing my search for a love nest in fabulous Paris, if anyone knows of a great apartment that sleeps 2 and is centrally located with WiFi, please let me know.
Bon weekend

L x
ps we are off to a vide grenier tomorrow morning so fingers crossed that we come home laden with lots of fabulous goodies!


  1. What a great photo...yes, Paris is always on my mind!

  2. I always have Paris on my mind...!!!

    We stayed in an apartment on St. Martin Canal for "8" weeks last was fabulous. The apartment had a computer, 'free' telephone, washing machine and a small kitchen.

    Contact "Stephane"...he is French, but now lives in Australia!!
    ...he also has other apartments, the one we stayed in was called "Valmy"...right on the canal!!
    If this is not what you are after, it may be helpful to another of your readers!

    Regards, Linda

  3. ...should add that the Meto is only a miniutes walk fron your front door...and everything that is required for a week or 8 weeks is just around the corner!!

  4. A week in Paris?? It's a great idea!!!!
    Good luck for the vide-grenier!!!

  5. Oh a week in Paris - I am envious.
    In Dec last year for Christmas , my hubby and I went to Paris. It was a lovely way t celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary.
    We stayed in a beautiful apartment in Montmartre. You may think this is not so central but it was so easy. The metro was just a brief walk away.

    Have a peek at the website. It is and was perfect! - Paris apartment.

    x Suzi

  6. Hi Leeann,

    good luck for the search for a little love nest in Paris. How wonderful for you!
    Also I hope that you have much luck for the vide- grenier.

    Makes me want to go back again.

    Happy weekend

  7. Hi Leeann
    Sounds exciting. A little bit jealous over here. Feeling just like that Gargoyle!! Looking but no going!! hehe

    Hope you find what you are looking for. I think the wifi is imperative so you can post on your wonderful trip and make us even more jealous.. hehe

    Good Luck x Julie

  8. Good luck at the vide-grenier. Hope you find many treasures - some to keep, and some to sell!

  9. Vide grenier sounds so much more exciting than a yard sale. Just like aubergine and eggplant.

  10. Ooo I can't wait to see your finds and lucky you going to Paris!
    xo Isa

  11. You will have such a great time! I'm sure!


  12. Me again, I am always on the look-out for place in Paris, have you tried...

    ...they all look very nice!!!

  13. Oh you lucky girl Leeann, I can't wait to go back to Paris. The only site I know is (a different one to the one mentioned above by Linda - although Linda's apartment sounds perfect). Happy hunting, I am sure you will find something fabulous.

  14. Hello Linda,

    Thanks for the suggestions. I have tried haven in paris but the apartments that we liked are all full in Jan :-(

    I am sure that something nice will turn up.


  15. Oh how lovely a week in Paris sounds. Good luck with your search for the perfect love nest! Leigh

  16. I will be living in Paris for three months in 2010 in a friends apartment. It's not centrally located but it doesn't matter to me as long as I am in Paris all is good. I have always had Paris on my mind.

    I love your blog it's fantastic. Please stop by and visit my blog if you'd like. It may not be Paris but it's funny like me.

    Good luck finding your little perfect love nest it will be so worth it. I am becoming a follower just to keep up with your Paris adventure.


  17. Sounds wonderful ~ I have a friend with 2 wonderful apartments in the Marais. So convenient. The only drawback in no WIFI. Cafes and public WIFI nearby. Photo tour on my blog under "Serge's Apartment" of the smaller apartment. I can email you photos of the larger one. If you think they might be a fit let me know and I'll put you in contact with him re availability.
    ~J~ @

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