Affordable Luxury

Affordable Luxury Ideas from Astrid Solo Travel Advisor


Episode 061: Innovative Products and Travel Trends for the Solo Traveler

Episode 061: Innovative Products and Travel Trends for the Solo Traveler

The proper travel gear when traveling alone is so key to a stress free trip. On my new solo travel podcast episode I give listeners the full report on new and innovative products I found at the recent International Travel Goods Show in Las Vegas that are wonderful for the solo traveler. If you are interested in travel gear that will make your life on the road better, this is the solo travel podcast episode for you. 

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. 

Episode 055: Avenue Montaigne

Episode 055: Avenue Montaigne

Looking for the “best of the best” when traveling alone in Paris. Refinement, luxury, opulence--all this and more can be found on Avenue Montaigne in Paris. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I take you to this fabulous destination and share why it should be on the solo traveler's itinerary. 

Episode 052: Hotel Regina, Affordable Luxury Gem in Paris

Episode 052: Hotel Regina, Affordable Luxury Gem in Paris

Looking for a five star hotel in Paris that is affordable? Listen to this episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, and be transported to Paris and discover the Hotel Regina where I profile this gem of a hotel plus explore affordable luxury and how solo travelers can get more luxury for less when traveling the world alone. 

Solo Travel Tip: Best Affordable Luxury Hotel In Paris

Solo Travel Tip: Best Affordable Luxury Hotel In Paris

While searching for that perfect hotel for my solo trip to Paris, I came across a beautiful, luxury, dream hotel in the right location, with the all the right features, at the right price. Could this hotel be too good to be true? The Hotel Regina is certainly real, and it is a true Parisian gem!

Episode 047:  The Solo Travelers' Wish List and Astrid's Travel Essentials

Episode 047: The Solo Travelers' Wish List and Astrid's Travel Essentials

Looking for some great Holiday gifts for the solo traveler? On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I share several gift ideas for solo travelers that range from the practical to chic. Plus, I take you on a virtual tour of my new Marketplace and introduce my Travel Essentials!

Want to Feel Like a Queen in St Petersburg? Stay at the Taleon Imperial Hotel

Want to Feel Like a Queen in St Petersburg? Stay at the Taleon Imperial Hotel

Want to stay in palace while on vacation? Consider the Taleon Imperial Hotel in St. Petersburg. This is affordable luxury accommodation at its best! I stayed here during my recent solo trip to Russia, and you can read my review of this one-of-a-kind hotel here!

The Banya Spa: The Best Way to Relax in Russia

The Banya Spa: The Best Way to Relax in Russia

Solo traveling can place a strain on both your mind and body. To relax and rejuvenate in Russia, indulge yourself with a visit to a Banya Spa. By far the most unusual spa experience I have had in my life! This is an experience not to miss out on!

New Orleans on an Affordable Luxury Budget

New Orleans on an Affordable Luxury Budget

New Orleans is a city with so much to do on any budget for the solo traveler. We recommend checking out these restaurants, bars, hotels and other stops to make along the way to get the most bang for your buck when traveling alone to the Big Easy. 

Aer Lingus Business Class: New, Trendy and Affordable

Aer Lingus Business Class: New, Trendy and Affordable

Business Class on Aer Lingus is a great choice for the solo traveler because it is affordable and has many outstanding features such as lie flat seats and a Pre Clearance Customs and Immigration Service in Dublin for US citizens traveling to the United States.