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
Don’t travel to Paris without these essentials!
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Everything you need to know before traveling to Paris for the first time
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15 mistakes you should not make when visiting Paris
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What to wear in Paris? Pack for a trip in style!
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Explore Paris by Vélib – a half day itinerary by bike
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Ultimate guide to Paris’ Transportation System
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