Affordable Luxury Ideas from Astrid Solo Travel Advisor


STT 103: Solo Travel Trends to Watch in 2019

STT 103: Solo Travel Trends to Watch in 2019

Travel trends that impact solo travelers are always of interest to me, and the trends that are shaping up in 2019 are no different. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I share some of the most significant trends that are emerging, and what savvy solo travelers need to know. Plus, at the end of the show I make an announcement about the future of the podcast.

The Most Fabulous Shopping Street in Paris

The Most Fabulous Shopping Street in Paris

Looking to be inspired by fashion? Travel to Paris and spend a day along the Avenue Montaigne, one of the most fabulous shopping streets in the world. For solo travelers visiting the "City of Lights" enjoy this blog highlighting my personal Paris makeover and the memorable day enjoyed on the Avenue Montaigne.

Five Best Luxury Lounges in Paris for the Solo Traveler

Five Best Luxury Lounges in Paris for the Solo Traveler

When in Paris treat yourself to a great craft cocktail or a glass of fine French wine at one of the most elegant lounges in the world. Click here to read about my list of the Top 5 Best Luxury Lounges in the City of Light.

5 Ways To Travel (Solo!) Through the Depths of New Zealand

5 Ways To Travel (Solo!) Through the Depths of New Zealand

It’s not difficult to see why New Zealand is a dream destination for many. Famous for its awe-inspiring landscapes, the country allows visitors to see mountains, rugged coastlines, volcanic craters and more. It’s also one of the safest places in the world, and the locals are known for being friendly and welcoming.

Episode 033: Get Dreaming About Singapore and Bangkok

Episode 033: Get Dreaming About Singapore and Bangkok

Whisk yourself away to Singapore and Bangkok on my new solo travel podcast episode. On this episode of Solo Travel Talk, I continue my mini-series on wonderful solo travel destinations I think you should consider. Get tons of ideas and inspiration for travel alone to Singapore and Bangkok on the show. 

Episode 030: Destination - Beijing

Episode 030: Destination - Beijing

Have you ever considered Beijing, China as a solo travel destination? You certainly will after listening to my new podcast episode on Solo Travel Talk where I profile this fascinating city and what an interesting place to visit when traveling alone. 

Want Cheap Flights to Europe? Go through New Orleans!

Want Cheap Flights to Europe? Go through New Orleans!

There is a surge of new ways to fly to Europe this summer and going through lesser-known airports, like New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International, or using a smaller airline could save you hundreds of dollars!

Eliseyev Emporium: The Most Wonderful Food Emporium in the World

Eliseyev Emporium: The Most Wonderful Food Emporium in the World

Looking to dine at a "special" place in St Petersburg? Eliseyev Emporium is not to be missed! Foodies: do not underestimate Russia as an incredible travel destination for digging into the culinary arts!

Want to Stay in Luxury for Less in Lisbon? Here's Where to Book

Want to Stay in Luxury for Less in Lisbon? Here's Where to Book

Choosing that perfect hotel is one of the most important pre-trip decisions I make as a solo traveler. I am always on the hunt for the best affordable luxury hotels around the world. If you’re looking for the one in Lisbon, I’ve found it!

Serendipity and My Last Wonderful Meal in Lisbon

Serendipity and My Last Wonderful Meal in Lisbon

What to do in Lisbon when traveling solo and you find your dinner restaurant is closed. Go with the Flow and let Serendipity be your guide.