Affordable Luxury Ideas from Astrid Solo Travel Advisor


Solo Traveler’s Guide to Jazz Fest

Solo Traveler’s Guide to Jazz Fest

The music, the food, the art - the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one of the most popular events that takes place in the city. We've put together an Astrid Solo Travel Advisor Jazz Fest Guide with helpful hints, safety tips, and food and drink recommendations for the solo traveler!

Episode 064: Solo Travel on Fremont Street, Las Vegas

Episode 064: Solo Travel on Fremont Street, Las Vegas

Looking for things to do in Las Vegas off of the Strip when traveling alone? Fremont Street is fun, revitalized, and great for the solo traveler. Whether you are in Las Vegas for business or pleasure, make sure to include Fremont Street on your to-do list. Listen to the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, for all my tips about electric, exciting Fremont Street. 

Episode 063: Lovely Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale

Episode 063: Lovely Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale

A visit to Fort Lauderdale, Florida as a solo traveler isn't complete without a visit to Las Olas Boulevard. On my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I visit this unique district and share how Las Olas has become a center of activity and fun in Fort Lauderdale that’s not on the Beach.

Episode 062: Miami Architecture and Cultural Touring - Alexandra Bassil

Episode 062: Miami Architecture and Cultural Touring - Alexandra Bassil

Miami has more than just beaches to discover when traveling solo to this fabulous American city. Alexandra Bassil joins us on my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, to talk about Miami and it’s wonderful historic Art Deco architecture. Hear about the vibrant architectural preservation movement in Miami plus all the ways to enjoy Miami's culture when traveling here alone.

 

Episode 059: The Seine - Soul of Paris plus Dinner Cruising

Episode 059: The Seine - Soul of Paris plus Dinner Cruising

Experiencing Paris as a solo traveler is delightful but key to a great trip is to know what “must do” things you should focus on. A River Seine dinner cruise, padlocks of love, "magical" beaches that appear for the summer... The Seine has history and spectacular sights that are the soul of the City of Lights. On my new solo travel podcast, I investigate the Seine, plus share how to balance "touristy" activities with authentic experiences. 

Episode 057: Off the Beaten Path New Orleans, by Neighborhood

Episode 057: Off the Beaten Path New Orleans, by Neighborhood

New Orleans is a fabulous destination for the solo traveler! I take you on a virtual tour of the Crescent City on my new solo travel podcast--by neighborhood--and give you lots of highlights. As a special twist, I try and share places that you might not always hear about when considering New Orleans travel. 

Smart Money Saving Planning Tips for the Solo Traveler

Smart Money Saving Planning Tips for the Solo Traveler

Making a Solo Trip Dream come true takes smart planning and budgeting. Astrid shares in this blog her money saving and planning tips to make your next solo adventure stress free and affordable.

Episode 054: 5 Planning Ahead Tips for Solo Travel Success

Episode 054: 5 Planning Ahead Tips for Solo Travel Success

To facilitate a great solo trip, you should pay close attention to 5 key trip planning tasks. If you have resolved to travel more in 2018, the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, will give you amazing trip planning tips to make sure you reach your travel goals when going it alone. 

Planning Your Solo Trip to New Orleans Mardi Gras

Planning Your Solo Trip to New Orleans Mardi Gras

Planning a trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? Here are our tips for planning your solo trip, including the best affordable luxury places to stay near the parade route, and how to get around New Orleans!