Episode 008: Cultural Literacy for the Solo Traveler


One of the best features of solo travel is experiencing and learning to understand another culture.

In this episode of our Solo Travel Talk podcast, we get into how to get the most out of another culture when traveling. Learn 15 best tips about getting into another culture. Some of the questions answered in this episode include:

  • How to deal with culture shock and what some of the signs of culture shock are?

  • What the length of your trip has to do with cultural literacy?

  • What is reverse culture shock?

  • How your life can change from experiencing another culture

  • How to be a good ambassador of your own culture as a solo traveler

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Author: Astrid Clements

Astrid Solo Travel Advisor CEO and founder, Astrid, has spent over 40 years traveling around the world. She is passionate about embracing the world’s diverse cultures and sharing with others the global need and personal benefit of cultural literacy. Her focus is on affordable luxury travel that is both substantive and fun! To read more about her and each one of our Solo Travel Advisors, head over to theAbout page!