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  • Packing for Winter, Paris

    1. Packing for Winter

    i agree with everyone. cold is pretty relative depending on where you live. i am from santa barbara county, california. i went to paris in jan. '08 and although it wasn't snowing, it was freezing and...

  • Footwear, Paris

    2. Footwear

    I always take an extra foldable bag. You always come back with more than you left with. No matter what they say about not wearing tennis shoes....take them anyway. You absolutely need the MOST...

  • Packing List, Paris

    3. Packing List

    While I try to take as little as possible these are some items that I must take along with me on most of my travels. I travel during any season and adjust my packing list according to the weather,...

  • Electronics, Paris

    4. Electronics

    In the winter - scarves are a must! If you don't want to appear like an obvious tourist, you would wear dark, solid colored clothing. Nice slacks - polyester blend or gabbardine. No tennis shoes or...

  • Backpack, Paris

    5. Backpack

    If you go into the museums or art galleries and you are wearing a small rucksack they ask you to wear it front ways, instead of on your back. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes, paris is very dusty...

  • Rainwear, Paris

    6. Rainwear

    Ladies, bring a purse that can be worn across your torso. Theives are common, and a bag slung only over one shoulder can be easily slipped off and taken in a crowd. Pack an umbrella! Weather in Europe...

  • Rolling Luggage, Paris

    7. Rolling Luggage

    Look at the photo below. Would you want to haul all that stuff up a Parisian stairway? Those stairways can be mighty small and steep. Bring some essential clothes in your carry on bag in case the...

  • Toiletries, Paris

    8. Toiletries

    To protect your feet from blisters, you'll want to use some Moleskin. This adhesive cotton padding is soft & puffy yet thin. You cut it out with a hole in the middle where your blister is. You don't...

  • Style, Paris

    9. Style

    We all have expectations of what to see and do in Paris, but we shouldn't forget ourselves. Fashion and Style are more than mere words in Paris, they are a way of life. Even the most casual outfit...

  • Packing for Summer, Paris

    10. Packing for Summer

    * Map and guidebook; * Crackers; * 2 Liter of water; * Fruit / power bars. * Hiking boots; * 1 extra t-shirt; * Shorts with many pockets; * Sunglasses; * Fleece type jacket; * Hat / cap; * Raincoat. *...

  • Internet Access, Paris

    11. Internet Access

    Easyeverything ( boulevard Sébastopol ) The biggest cyber café in Paris !! Address: 31/37 Boulevard de Sébastopol (1st district) Number of PCs: 375 Opening hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week...

  • Guidebooks, Paris

    12. Guidebooks

    Here are my guide books that provided me details about a geographic location, tourist attractions, or most interesting itineraries in Paris. Casa Editrice Bonechi – Italy. “The Golden Book”. Paris....

  • Maps, Paris

    13. Maps

    If you plan to rent a car to visit the area sourrounding Paris, do not forget to bring a very good route map. Signals in this area are not so good (I compare them to the ones you find in Italy) and it...

  • Packing for Spring, Paris

    14. Packing for Spring

    Bring luggage tags. French trains require that all baggage are tagged. Bring additional bags, you will shop. Pack for light weather (long-sleeve tees/tops, dresses, jeans etc) BUT bring a...

  • Money, Paris

    15. Money

    I used different credit cards during a trip to Paris in May and here is the scoop: There are three types of credit cards: 1)signature (U.S.A. style without a chip) 2)chip and signature (e.g....

  • Good shoes!, Paris

    16. Good shoes!

    I can almost promise that you will walk, and walk, and walk even more, when you are in Paris. So bring some good walking-shoes! Could destroy your whole trip...

  • Cracked Lips - bring your lip salve!, Paris

    17. Cracked Lips - bring your lip salve!

    The humidity in France (& other parts of Europe) always seems lower than back home in sunny Queensland no matter what time of year. I always carry a lip stick...

  • What if I forget something?, Paris

    18. What if I forget something?

    This is kind of a "don't worry about it" tip. On our first trip (before there were terrific travel web sites like Virtual Tourist), I really worried about...

  • Bring a Champagne Stopper!, Paris

    19. Bring a Champagne Stopper!

    One thing i did not take with me to Paris was a Champagne Stopper! Champagne was cheap and plentiful in the super marche. A stopper would of come in handy in...

  • Some of Paris Basic Necessities, Paris

    20. Some of Paris Basic Necessities

    "Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose....And nothin' ain't worth nothin' but it's free "( © Kris Kristofferson)So better bring some of...

  • Rennies, s'il vous plait?, Paris

    21. Rennies, s'il vous plait?

    I never like to be caught without my regular types of medication when abroad - you may not be able to get the particular brand you use and as medicines are...

  • For those traveling on to Brittany..., Paris

    22. For those traveling on to Brittany...

    There is La Maison de Bretagne at 203 Boulevard St. Germain. This is a good place to check out tourist info if you are heading to Brittany from Paris as they...

  • You will be so happy you have this!!, Paris

    23. You will be so happy you have this!!

    If you plan on buying some of the amazing cheeses of France home with you, you much bring some sort of airtight container of really good quality ziplock...

  • The Love Chocolate Ink Please, Paris

    24. The Love Chocolate Ink Please

    Oh you know how to add fantasies and love, and more craziness, every time of our meeting, I am crazy about you baby, crazy about your love, crazy about your...

  • French produce, Paris

    25. French produce

    Don't pass up the opportunity in bringing back a few bottles of really good wine whilst in France. I would especially recommend the rather fine bottle of 2001...

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    Packing is very personal. Some  carry their whole closet with them, while others just bring a few items that they will wash enroute. Paris is a fashion-conscious city, so those of us who...

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