Back again this year, with a bigger and better venue, the Fried Chicken Festival sponsored by Raising Cane's is a free outdoor festival that brings food, music, family and festivities together in celebration of the classic Southern dish!
On the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, atop the continent of South America is Cartagena. Formerly the main port of the Spanish Empire, Cartagena served as a major center of political, religious, and economic activity. Today, Cartagena is a fabulous destination for the solo traveler! Listen to the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk to hear my introduction of this highly-desirable destination.
24 hours in New Orleans is not nearly enough, but if you're here for a layover or just passing through, a day is plenty to see, eat, and dance your way through New Orleans. Here is Astrid Solo Travel Advisor's guide for a quick trip to the Crescent City:
Don’t forget to think about your post-trip practices and mindset. Just as we plan before a trip, thinking about how to integrate experiences, get back into “normal” life after travel can be impactful as well. I share some tips for post-travel on the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk.
This is not quite a “Christmas is August” episode, but this is a great time to start thinking of all the end-of-year Holidays and get started if you want to enjoy your “Season’s Greetings” on a wonderful trip.