Affordable Luxury Ideas from Astrid Solo Travel Advisor


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 101: Hotel Raphael Paris - Solo Travel Gem

Episode 101: Hotel Raphael Paris - Solo Travel Gem

Gorgeous interiors, an amazing rooftop terrace, refinement and style—Hotel Raphael is a great place to stay when traveling alone in Paris and is a gem in the 16th Arrondissement. My new solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, takes you right into the heart of this affordable luxury, boutique hotel.

How To Enjoy NYE as a Solo Traveler

How To Enjoy NYE as a Solo Traveler

If you’re finding yourself traveling solo this New Year’s Eve, we suggest you take this time to think about what would make you truly happy. Whether you decide to spend the night in or the night out, we have some suggestions for you.

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 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.

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.

Episode 095: How and When Tips for Booking Hotels

Episode 095: How and When Tips for Booking Hotels

Deciding where to stay is one of the most important trip planning decision for the solo traveler. On this episode of my solo travel podcast, I share my tips on where to stay, the best time to book, where to book, and other ways to make sure you get the best deal!

Episode 093: When to Book Your Flight - 10 Tips

Episode 093: When to Book Your Flight - 10 Tips

Flight Booking tips can save the solo traveler money when purchasing airline tickets. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, I share insights and tips about booking your flights, some of the resources I use, websites, plus when to book your travel. Listen to learn more!

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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?