Month: March 2016

Paris tips for a solo budget traveler

I wasn’t specifically looking to visit Paris, but an offer for discounted train tickets did me in (the power of a “sale”, buying things we didn’t really know we needed 😉 ). Anyway, I booked my tickets, only to second guess my decision many times in the weeks after that. Should I be going solo to the City of Love? Will I regret my decision in hindsight, thinking I should have done this with the mister (or anyone else for that matter)? I thought about this a lot, and obsessively read online to prepare myself on things to do, places to eat etc. so that I didn’t feel lost. The end result? I had a great time! Though I must admit that the weather sucked the weekend I was there. Apparently, it hadn’t rained that much in years! Anyway, I wanted to share my wisdom 😀 through some tips that I think can enhance your Paris experience significantly, especially if you are solo and on a budget. Where to stay Paris is divided into 20 arrondissements (neighborhoods) and …