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How to Manage Anxiety While Traveling Alone

How to Manage Anxiety While Traveling Alone

It is very likely that you will face stressful situations while traveling alone, but what this means is that you will be given an opportunity to develop and improve your inner self. Here are a few tips on how to anticipate, mitigate and manage anxiety while traveling solo so you can emerge with newfound strength, wisdom and confidence.

Practical Tips for Solo Travelers Visiting Japan

Practical Tips for Solo Travelers Visiting Japan

Traveling alone to Japan may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. This post will not reveal any hidden secrets, but what we hope it will demonstrate is how, with smart and thoughtful planning, you too can take a solo trip to The Land of the Rising Sun!

What You Need to Pack For a Solo Trip to Japan in the Spring

What You Need to Pack For a Solo Trip to Japan in the Spring

Deciding what to pack for a solo trip is always a challenge, but the wonderful thing about visiting Japan is that clothing is often embraced as an expression of personality, so almost anything goes. Here is my cherry blossom-inspired travel wardrobe for spring in Japan!

Follow Me on My Solo Journey to Japan: The Land of the Rising Sun

Follow Me on My Solo Journey to Japan: The Land of the Rising Sun

The time to visit Japan as a solo traveler is now! I have put off visiting this beautiful, powerful country for years for a variety of reasons, cost included. However, the opportunity has finally materialized to visit what Travel and Leisure has named the #1 Travel Destination in the World for 2019. Follow me on my one woman journey to the Land of the Rising Sun!

An Important Solo Travel Epiphany | Why Slow is Better

An Important Solo Travel Epiphany | Why Slow is Better

Have you ever felt pressured to fit as many things as possible into a single trip itinerary? I have made this solo travel mistake many times, and it wasn’t until recently that I realized the error in my ways. I used to be a fast-paced traveler, but I have since learned the value of slow travel.

How To Enjoy NYE as a Solo Traveler

How To Enjoy NYE as a Solo Traveler

If you’re finding yourself traveling solo this New Year’s Eve, we suggest you take this time to think about what would make you truly happy. Whether you decide to spend the night in or the night out, we have some suggestions for you.

Episode 099: Paris' 16th Arrondissement for the Solo Traveler

Episode 099: Paris' 16th Arrondissement for the Solo Traveler

Part travelogue, part tip sheet, this episode takes us back to Paris! Don’t overlook the 16th Arrondissement when traveling alone in Paris! It is full of museums, outstanding restaurants, trendy boutiques, fabulous vintage shops and perhaps the best rooftop terrace in the entire city! Listen and discover this gem of a district in the City of Lights.

Episode 097: Managing an Itinerary as a Solo Traveler

Episode 097: Managing an Itinerary as a Solo Traveler

Pre-trip planning is my bag, and setting an itinerary can make all the difference for your solo travel. I share my itinerary tips—especially discussing when to plan what— on the new episode of my solo travel podcast. I even have some tips for procrastinators. Take a listen to the new episode of the podcast.

A Personal Connection to Paris and The Famous Studio Harcourt

A Personal Connection to Paris and The Famous Studio Harcourt

A unique travel story about Astrid Clements, founder of Astrid Solo Travel Advisor, and her 2018 trip to Paris that focused on photography. Read this interesting travelogue and learn about the Paris Photo Show and the famed Studio Harcourt, two photography related activities Astrid enjoyed on her last trip to Paris.

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