Affordable Luxury Ideas from Astrid Solo Travel Advisor


Escape to Where the Action Is: The Fabulous Fontainebleau Hotel

Escape to Where the Action Is: The Fabulous Fontainebleau Hotel

While there are many wonderful hotels around the world that are outstanding, there are few that are iconic. The Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach falls is in this rare category.

The Oldest Department Store in America

The Oldest Department Store in America

I discovered the oldest department store in America while on my Miami to Maine solo road trip. Only true, quality business are able to stay open so long, which is why Hildreth’s in Southampton has stood the test of time.

4 of the Best Places to Stop on a Solo East Coast Road Trip

4 of the Best Places to Stop on a Solo East Coast Road Trip

In preparation for the launch of this website, I decided to look back at some of my favorite moments spent traveling alone in 2015 on my Solo Miami to Maine Road Trip. Here are four of my favorite stops.

Wine Tasting at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in the Hamptons

Wine Tasting at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in the Hamptons

American wine doesn’t just come from the West Coast. Visit Long Island on your next solo adventure and sample some of the best wines produced on the East Coast. Wöffler Estate Vineyard and Stables in the Hamptons offers good wine, good food, good music and boho fashion.

A Bed and Breakfast with Butler Service in Southampton

A Bed and Breakfast with Butler Service in Southampton

Choosing an affordable place to stay in the Hamptons for the solo traveler is a challenge. The charming bed and breakfast, A Butler’s Manor, is a great, affordable luxury choice for anyone traveling alone to the Hamptons.

A Casual Chic Dining Spot in The Hamptons

A Casual Chic Dining Spot in The Hamptons

Looking for a chic, casual dining spot in The Hamptons? Pierre’s in Bridgehampton is a solo traveler foodie’s bucket list destination. There is simply no place like Pierre's.

A Pink Palace in Boca Raton

A Pink Palace in Boca Raton

I had the pleasure of staying at the historic and beautiful Boca Raton Resort and Club on my Miami to Maine solo road trip. Read on to discover more about this fabulous hotel!

Lincoln Road: Luxury Lane on South Beach
The Epic Hotel: A Downtown Miami Hotel for the Cosmopolitan Solo Traveler

The Epic Hotel: A Downtown Miami Hotel for the Cosmopolitan Solo Traveler

With the proliferation of luxury hotels in Miami, the difficult decision for the solo traveler is where to stay. If the downtown area is your base of activity, I highly recommend the Epic Hotel. 

A Solo Traveler's Guide to Miami's Little Havana

A Solo Traveler's Guide to Miami's Little Havana

Colorful, tasty, aromatic, friendly, interesting and soulful - Miami's Little Havana is the perfect solo trip. All the feel and excitement of Cuban culture, without going the distance!