By PureWow
Updated March 16, 2015
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This just in: New York is no longer the most popular destination on AirBnB. What city had the audacity to beat out the Big Apple? Paris, bien sur! Since the French legalized short-term rentals last March, more than 40,000 listings have appeared in the City of Light. To help you navigate this bounty of balconies, we gathered five of our favorites.

1. Perfectly Parisian

​2. Bargain

​3. Paging Pinterest

4. Island Living

5. Best View