It’s been nearly five years since I got to travel further than the shores of Africa so as I was preparing to fly to Paris this year I was totally flustered by the thought of having to figure out how this long haul travel thing worked again. To top that I decided to travel solo for the first five days of the trip which for me was a double whammy… foreign county, foreign language and no wing man to stick by me when things inevitably go wrong. Nerves aside, I believe that knowledge is power and I hit the research hard to come up with a few ideas to assure myself that the whole experience would be fun. Suffice to say I got all the way to Paris and back unscathed and so I decided to share the top ten tips I would give any friend when deciding to travel solo to Paris (in fact I think these tips would be helpful for anyone travelling to Paris, solo or otherwise!)….