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

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

Paris has numerous cultural particularities, but my new solo travel podcast shares some important cultural Do’s and Don’ts that I have learned over the years when I’m traveling alone for a trip to the City of Lights. Listen to Solo Travel Talk and hear my tips for navigating Paris without any faux pas!

Episode 074: Casa Azul, The Frida Kahlo Museum - A Mexico City Must

Episode 074: Casa Azul, The Frida Kahlo Museum - A Mexico City Must

If you are interested in cultural enrichment, Casa Azul, The Frida Kahlo Museum, is an absolute must-see for anyone traveling solo to Mexico City. I explain why in the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk. Enjoy this show that discusses the life, work, and cultural impact of the iconic artist Frida Kahlo.

Episode 037: Self-Discovery and Reflection on the Road

Episode 037: Self-Discovery and Reflection on the Road

Solo travel listeners, you are in for a treat. On the new episode of Solo Travel Talk, my solo travel podcast, we hear from solo traveler, Gerri Hobdy and learn from her unique perspective about traveling alone.

Episode 028: Dos and Don'ts of Culture for the Solo Traveler

Episode 028: Dos and Don'ts of Culture for the Solo Traveler

Knowing the dos and don'ts of another culture before you leave on a solo adventure can make your solo travel experience more comfortable and allow you to engage more deeply with the place you are visiting and it’s people. Listen to my new solo travel podcast episode explaining why it is important to know the particular cultural do’s and don’ts of a place as part of your pre-trip preparation.

Episode 025: Saint Petersburg Art Routes Wrap Up, Part I

Episode 025: Saint Petersburg Art Routes Wrap Up, Part I

St Petersburg, Russia has a fabulous cultural history and a vibrant current day scene. The Art Routes Saint Petersburg excursion was a glorious success, and on this episode of Solo Travel talk, I introduce Saint Petersburg as a select, must-visit destination for the solo traveler. 

Episode 008: Cultural Literacy for the Solo Traveler

Episode 008: Cultural Literacy for the Solo Traveler

One of the most important aspects of traveling alone, is gaining an immersive experience into another culture. In this episode of our Solo Travel Talk podcast, we’re discussing culture shock, the importance of cultural literacy; how it can change your life and impact the way you see the world.

Globally Give Back with Kiva

Globally Give Back with Kiva

We are proud to support the efforts of Kiva, a nonprofit with a mission to create opportunity for people in poverty by forming connections with lenders around the world. We all have dreams, and with Kiva, it is a humbling experience to feel as if you have played a part in helping hard-working people reach theirs.