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Episode 094: Paris Cultural Do's and Don'ts

Episode 094: Paris Cultural Do's and Don'ts

It’s easy to have pleasant interactions if you learn a few cultural norms for the place you want to visit. Paris has some particularities, but my new solo travel podcast shares some Do’s and Don’ts I have learned over the years for the City of Lights. Listen to Solo Travel Talk and hear my tips for navigating Paris without any faux pas!

Episode 093: When to Book Your Flight - 10 Tips

Episode 093: When to Book Your Flight - 10 Tips

I am a maven when it comes to planning ahead for travel. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, I share insights about booking your flights. All my tips, some of the resources I use, websites, plus when to book your travel. Listen to learn more!

Episode 092: Returning to Paris Solo

Episode 092: Returning to Paris Solo

I am returning to Paris! Hear about how I have planned my trip and why, plus how mood fits in with your solo travel and the merits of revisiting a city versus visiting somewhere new. I also share some of the qualities that make Paris so glorious, especiall for a solo traveler.

Episode 091: 20 Solo Friendly Cities

Episode 091: 20 Solo Friendly Cities

Twenty solo friendly cities on the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk! I have a good idea about what makes a city “solo friendly” and offer for your consideration US cities and international cities. Listen and get inspired.

Episode 090: Solo Travel Dream Trip Planning 2019

Episode 090: Solo Travel Dream Trip Planning 2019

There are some dream trips and tons of travel inspiration on the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk. I profile four trips—that I plan on taking!—on the show. Find out the why, how, and when, plus maybe do a little dreaming of your own!

Episode 089: Assessing the Mood and Setting Solo Travel Goals

Episode 089: Assessing the Mood and Setting Solo Travel Goals

It’s not too early to think about where you want to go and what you want to see in your solo travels next year. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I take you into my process for assessing mood and picking goals of my travel. Listen and be inspired for your own travels!

STT 087: Introducing Cartagena for the Solo Traveler

STT 087: Introducing Cartagena for the Solo Traveler

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.

Episode 085: Post Trip Tips for the Solo Traveler

Episode 085: Post Trip Tips for the Solo Traveler

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.