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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 100: Fad or Fabulous Solo Travel

Episode 100: Fad or Fabulous Solo Travel

In celebration of the 100th episode of my Solo Travel Talk podcast, I will inspire and encourage you to consider all the changes happening in the travel industry. I discuss how solo travel is evolving, current travel trends, and this question: “Solo travel … is it fad or fabulous?” Listen to the episode and decide for yourself.

Episode 097: Keep the Change - Tipping While Traveling

Episode 097: Keep the Change - Tipping While Traveling

Tipping while traveling can cause some concern, but on the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I break down some of the issues surrounding giving tips and share some strategies for gaining confidence around this common occurrence.

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.

Astrid's Top 10 Travel Deals for Cyber Monday 2018

Astrid's Top 10 Travel Deals for Cyber Monday 2018

Cyber Monday offers a range of travel deals to choose from, from flights to hotel stays to package deals that include all transportation, accommodations, and excursions at a fraction of the regular price.

Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in New Orleans

Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in New Orleans

With Halloween over and done, it is now time to start thinking about Thanksgiving! Whether you're traveling to New Orleans for the holiday, or just don't feel like cooking, many restaurants in and around the city will be open offering Thanksgiving meals.

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. If you do those things and follow the tips we've detailed for you, solo female travel in New Orleans should be a piece of cake.

Episode 090: Solo Travel Dream Trip Planning 2019

Episode 090: Solo Travel Dream Trip Planning 2019

There are some dream trips and tons of travel inspiration on the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk. I profile four trips—that I plan on taking!—on the show. Find out the why, how, and when, plus maybe do a little dreaming of your own!

Solo Traveler's 24 Hours in New Orleans

Solo Traveler's 24 Hours in New Orleans

24 hours in New Orleans is not nearly enough, but if you're here for a layover or just passing through, a day is plenty to see, eat, and dance your way through New Orleans. Here is Astrid Solo Travel Advisor's guide for a quick trip to the Crescent City: