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The AstridTravel Club | Solo Travel Talk Podcast

The AstridTravel Club | Solo Travel Talk Podcast

This episode of my Solo Travel Talk podcast is all about the brand new AstridTravel Club. In this episode, I’m sharing the inspiration for the club, who this club is for, and some of the exciting trips we have planned thus far! Listen to find out whether or not the AstridTravel Club is right for you!

Episode 102: The Stopover Secret

Episode 102: The Stopover Secret

Do you use stopovers? You might want to after the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk! What a stopover is, how to use them, where to find them— all those questions and more answered on the new episode of Solo Travel Talk.

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.

Episode 092: Returning to Paris Solo

Episode 092: Returning to Paris Solo

In this podcast, I share what makes Paris such a great destination for solo travelers, and how you can fall in love with Paris all on your own. I also address topics such as mindset while traveling, and a certain dilemma many frequent travelers face: should I revisit a city I’ve already been to or go somewhere new?

Four Inexpensive Places to Travel This Year

Four Inexpensive Places to Travel This Year

Sometimes, the hardest part about planning a trip is deciding where to go. To help you out, we’ve picked four destinations- two domestic and two international, that we think are great affordable luxury destinations for the solo traveler!

Want Cheap Flights to Europe? Go through New Orleans!

Want Cheap Flights to Europe? Go through New Orleans!

There is a surge of new ways to fly to Europe this summer and going through lesser-known airports, like New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International, or using a smaller airline could save you hundreds of dollars!

Direct International Flights from New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International

Direct International Flights from New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International

For decades, flying from the Southeaster United States to Europe invariably included a connecting flight in another major metro airport. (Please don’t let it be Atlanta!) Now, Southerners can finally rejoice, because New Orleans is offering it’s first direct flight across the Atlantic since 1982! Read more in this post!

Touring Tips for Solo Travelers Visiting Athens

Touring Tips for Solo Travelers Visiting Athens

Before you scoff at the idea of taking one of those cheesy double-decker bus tours, consider the value these tours might have for you as a solo traveler. (Especially if you don't speak or read the language.) Read about my experience with City Sightseeing Tours in Athens, Greece.

Flight Booking Tips for the Solo Traveler

Flight Booking Tips for the Solo Traveler

Trying to find the best flight deals can be tricky. In this post, we’re sharing some of best money-saving practices solo travelers should use when booking flights!