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!


Public Transportation

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!


Packing Guides

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!


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!


Blog Posts


How to use the Parisian Metro in 2021! 

Last updated on 19th of September 2021 by Lena   Very common questions in my Paris travel group (join here, it’s free!) are about how to get around in Paris, but also about what is the best Paris Metro pass or travel card for…

Know before you go

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…

Packing guides

Best walking shoes for Paris 2021 

Last updated on 16th September 2021 by Lena   A city trip to Paris means inevitably that you’ll be on your feet all day long, and there is no bigger showstopper than uncomfortable shoes. But the question of what are the best walking shoes…