When traveling abroad, there are always many questions around all those little things that can create a certain insecurity – how do I get to my hotel? Where do I buy a Metro ticket? Which shoes should I pack? Do I need a converter for my devices?
This category on Salut from Paris covers everything that will assure you a smooth trip to Paris. The key is to know about the tweaks beforehand and to gather info before you go!
Most travellers are having difficulties figuring out the Parisian public transport system and honestly, it’s not easy! Especially if you also have to figure out which ticket you need to buy and what is the most beneficial ticket option for your stay! Check the following guides and learn everything you need to know!
- How to get from CDG Airport to Paris? THE complete guide
- Ultimate guide to Paris’ Transportation System
Packing for Paris can be tricky – the season might be a completely different one than at home and the fact that Paris is the world’s fashion capital is adding an extra layer of pressure. And this is without talking about potential converters or visas!
Check out the following packing guides to know more about what you need to bring to Paris!
- Best walking shoes for Paris
- What to wear in Paris? – Packing guide
- Paris essentials – don’t travel to Paris without these items!
Know before you go!
If all this is a bit too overwhelming – I get it! – I suggest you read the following 2 posts and you are good to go! These are the essentials everyone should know before traveling to Paris and not much can go wrong anymore!
- 15 mistakes you should not make when visiting Paris
- Everything you need to know before traveling to Paris for the first time
15 mistakes you should not make when visiting Paris
Updated: October 2020 Even though sightseeing is fairly easy in Paris, the city holds still quite a few flaws and pitfalls. Honestly, nothing is crucial when it comes to “what not to do in Paris” and it’s quite unlikely that you accidentally insult someone’s…
Scams in Paris! How to avoid the most common cons
If you are traveling to Paris soon, read this post and know how to avoid the most common scams in Paris! Know better! Whenever you are traveling to a metropole, you can be sure that scammers and thieves are already there waiting for you….
How to learn French – 23 tips to progress
Whether you’ve fallen in love with the French language or you are preparing a trip to Paris: It’s proven that learning French is one of the easiest languages to learn for English speakers! Isn’t it fantastic news and very motivating? However, a bit of…
5 ways to get from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris – THE complete guide!
Updated: January 2020 Salut! You are flying to Paris, isn’t that exciting?! And now you are wondering how the heck you’re getting from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris, right? I know that transportation in Paris can be a bit confusing, but don’t worry,…
Everything you need to know before traveling to Paris for the first time
If you are reading this, you are probably planning a trip that brings you for the first time to Paris! Isn’t that exciting? Paris is stunning, especially if it’s your first to Paris .. I remember spending my very first Parisian night at the…
What to wear in Paris 2020? Pack for a trip in style!
Updated August 2020 You booked your epic trip, you know what to do in Paris – and what not to do, and are now wondering what to wear in Paris? I know!! It can be so difficult to pick the right outfits for an…
Explore Paris by Vélib – a half day itinerary by bike
Update: The Velib rental bike service got relaunched in spring 2018 and offers now also e-bikes. Apart from this, there are a few other rental bike services in Paris now, that is not requiring you to rent your bike at a rental station, but…
Ultimate guide to Paris’ Transportation System
Last Update: June 2020 I noticed LOADS of people asking the same questions on Reddit and TripAdvisor .. again and again. How much is a ticket for Paris Metro? Where can I buy a Navigo Decouverte? What’s the best way to get around? Being…