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Frenchmen Street, New Orleans Spot for Authentic Music and Fun
How to Spend A Day in New Orleans as a Solo Traveler

How to Spend A Day in New Orleans as a Solo Traveler

A day in New Orleans is not nearly enough, but if you're here traveling solo for a layover or just passing through, 24 hours is enough time to see, eat, and dance your way through key things to do in the Crescent City. Here is Astrid Solo Travel Advisor's guide for a day trip to the Big Easy.

Episode 059: The Seine - Soul of Paris plus Dinner Cruising

Episode 059: The Seine - Soul of Paris plus Dinner Cruising

Experiencing Paris as a solo traveler is delightful but key to a great trip is to know what “must do” things you should focus on. A River Seine dinner cruise, padlocks of love, "magical" beaches that appear for the summer... The Seine has history and spectacular sights that are the soul of the City of Lights. On my new solo travel podcast, I investigate the Seine, plus share how to balance "touristy" activities with authentic experiences. 

Episode 057: Off the Beaten Path New Orleans, by Neighborhood

Episode 057: Off the Beaten Path New Orleans, by Neighborhood

New Orleans is a fabulous destination for the solo traveler! I take you on a virtual tour of the Crescent City on my new solo travel podcast--by neighborhood--and give you lots of highlights. As a special twist, I try and share places that you might not always hear about when considering New Orleans travel. 

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. 

Episode 050: Your 2018 Solo Travel Planning Guide - Paris

Episode 050: Your 2018 Solo Travel Planning Guide - Paris

When traveling to Paris solo it is important you plan your trip well so your adventure alone will be a good one.Listen to the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, and be swept away what you should do on a solo trip to the City of Lights. Get my best Paris tips and find out why I think Paris is perfect for solo travelers. 

How to Spend a Solo NYE in New Orleans

How to Spend a Solo NYE in New Orleans

Whether you're in the mood for a decadent gala or a more intimate gathering, New Orleans has just the party to suit your style! 

Experience a True New Orleans Block Party at White Linen Night

Experience a True New Orleans Block Party at White Linen Night

Whitney White Linen Night is an event that occurs every year around Labor Day in the New Orleans Warehouse District. This is the Warehouse District’s chance to show off NOLA’s thriving art scene, and your chance to experience a true NOLA block party!

Effervescence is the Place to Drink Champagne in the French Quarter!

Effervescence is the Place to Drink Champagne in the French Quarter!

Effervescence is an elegant sleek champagne bar with chef inspired sharing plates on the edge of the French Quarter. If you’re a traveler, or local, looking for a fine place to enjoy a class of champagne or sparkling wine, look no further than this hip French Quarter bar!

What to Eat, See and Do on New Orleans' Charming Oak Street

What to Eat, See and Do on New Orleans' Charming Oak Street

Spend a day strolling down New Orleans' picturesque Oak Street, a Carrollton gem that still retains the turn-of-the-last-century feel of an old Americana Main Street.