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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.

New Orleans First Food Truck Park: Fresh and Fun

New Orleans First Food Truck Park: Fresh and Fun

New Orleans is home to many outstanding food trucks. Now it'll be easier for the solo traveler to try them all as New Orleans's first permanent food truck park opened in 2018. Want a delicious, affordable meal when traveling to New Orleans? Head to Deja Vieux Food Truck Park. Yum!

Episode 053: Elegant Parisian Lounges Not to Miss

Episode 053: Elegant Parisian Lounges Not to Miss

A votre sante! When traveling solo enjoy the elegance and sophistication of Paris that can be found in the superbly managed bars and lounges of the City of Lights. I take you on a tour of five not-to-be-missed after hours establishments well suited for the solo traveler on the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk. 

The Best Airports Around the World for Dining, Shopping, and Lounging

The Best Airports Around the World for Dining, Shopping, and Lounging

While time spent in airports is certainly not the highlight of anyone’s trip, some airports are attempting to make the travel experience more enjoyable by introducing more and more options for dining, shopping and entertainment. Here’s a list of some of the best airports around the world in terms of restaurants, lounges, shopping and more. 

Eliseyev Emporium: The Most Wonderful Food Emporium in the World

Eliseyev Emporium: The Most Wonderful Food Emporium in the World

Looking to dine at a "special" place in St Petersburg? Eliseyev Emporium is not to be missed! Foodies: do not underestimate Russia as an incredible travel destination for digging into the culinary arts!

What is the Best Food Tour in Marrakech? This is It!