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The Best Solo-Friendly Festivals and Events in New Orleans

The Best Solo-Friendly Festivals and Events in New Orleans

New Orleans is host to many unique festivals and events throughout the entire calendar year. With so many options, it’s hard to sort through them all, so Astrid Solo Travel Advisor compiled a list of recommendations for the most solo-friendly New Orleans happenings in 2019:

Astrid's New Orleans Gift Guide For Him

Astrid's New Orleans Gift Guide For Him

If you find yourself traveling solo to New Orleans during the Holiday Season and you are still looking for the perfect gift for the lucky guy in your life? Shop local this holiday season and give him a gift from a New Orleans brand or boutique!

Christmas New Orleans Style: Reveillon Dinners

Christmas New Orleans Style: Reveillon Dinners

Reveillon (REH-vee-on). A Creole tradition from the mid-1800s, dozens of New Orleans' finest restaurants serve up decadent four-course holiday feasts with all the trimmings through the month of December. 

Where to Work Off Those Holiday Meals in New Orleans

Where to Work Off Those Holiday Meals in New Orleans

Staying in shape this time of year is hard, but luckily New Orleans is home to some of the best jogging and running trails, fitness studios, and gyms. Whether you’re a local trying to change up your fitness routine or you’re a visitor wanting to drop in on a class, there’s something for everyone here.

Best New Orleans Happy Hour for Solo Travelers

Best New Orleans Happy Hour for Solo Travelers

Looking for the best New Orleans Happy Hours when traveling alone to the Crescent City? Here is a list of 5 of New Orleans’ favorite restaurant hangouts from classic to cool casual that are well suited for the solo traveler

Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in New Orleans as a Solo Traveler

Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in New Orleans as a Solo Traveler

If you are traveling solo to New Orleans during Thanksgiving and want to eat a traditional Holiday meal at a solo friendly restaurant, here is my list of the 11 Best Restaurants in New Orleans for a memorable Thanksgiving meal.

Frenchmen Street, New Orleans Spot for Authentic Music and Fun
Halloween in New Orleans: The Most Haunting Party of the Year

Halloween in New Orleans: The Most Haunting Party of the Year

Second only to Mardi Gras when it comes to costumes, revelry, and an overall good time, Halloween in New Orleans is the most haunting party of the year! Plan to spend your next Halloween as a solo traveler in New Orleans, the most Haunted City in America

Top Safety Tips for the Female Solo Traveler - New Orleans

Top Safety Tips for the Female Solo Traveler - New Orleans

Be smart, be aware, and be safe when traveling alone in New Orleans. If solo travelers do these things and follow the safety tips we've detailed for you, solo female travel in New Orleans should be a piece of cake.