Affordable Luxury Ideas from Astrid Solo Travel Advisor


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!

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.

The Best Hotels in New Orleans for Female Solo Travelers

The Best Hotels in New Orleans for Female Solo Travelers

A hotel can make or break a solo traveler's trip to New Orleans. Taking into account safety, location, and price, we’ve put together a list of the best hotels in New Orleans for the female solo traveler.

Things to See and Do as a Solo Traveler in Atlanta

Things to See and Do as a Solo Traveler in Atlanta

In recent years, Atlanta has seen an influx of young people moving to the city, and they are bringing a new wave of culture and innovation with them. Atlanta is ripe with all kinds of entertainment, fun attractions, and great food - making it the perfect destination for a solo trip. For a few solo travel suggestions, read this post!
 

Episode 036: Some Trusted Brands for the Solo Traveler

Episode 036: Some Trusted Brands for the Solo Traveler

Trusted brands are important for the solo traveler to feel comfortable when traveling alone. I profile two hotel companies, a luggage brand, and a cruise line on the new episode of my solo travel podcast. Listen, learn and Enjoy!

Luxury, Charm and Elegance for Less in Venice

Luxury, Charm and Elegance for Less in Venice

Ahhh Venice! For the solo traveler, just thinking about this magical destination breeds wanderlust. However, Venice is expensive, so finding an affordable, luxury, boutique hotel in this city can be a challenge. I discovered The Hotel Ai Mori D'Oriente on my last trip, and found that was a superb choice. Read my review for the details!

Affordable Luxury at It's Best in Downtown LA: The Historic Biltmore Hotel

Affordable Luxury at It's Best in Downtown LA: The Historic Biltmore Hotel

Looking for elegance in Downtown Los Angeles at an affordable price? Stay at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel. This hotel is a great option for solo travelers for a number of reasons. For 6 reasons why I will always stay at this hotel in LA, read this post!

The Columns Hotel, A Streetcar Line Delight

The Columns Hotel, A Streetcar Line Delight

Whether you're looking for an affordable luxury place to stay for a solo adventure or just a place to sip happy hour cocktails, the Columns Hotel has something for everyone. The Columns has an ambience of age-old elegance, yet remains one of the most comfortable and affordable hotels in New Orleans.

This NOLA Hotel Opens Its Doors for the First Time in 30 Years

This NOLA Hotel Opens Its Doors for the First Time in 30 Years

After decades in the dark, the regal entrance and corridors of the former NOPSI headquarters in the CBD are again open to the public -- this time as the new more than $50 million NOPSI Hotel. Travelers now have a new affordable luxury option to choose from when booking a place to stay in New Orleans!

Don't Be Fooled! Use Oyster.com to See What Hotels Really Look Like

Don't Be Fooled! Use Oyster.com to See What Hotels Really Look Like

From Paris to St. Petersburg, Astrid has stayed in some of the finest affordable luxury hotels around the world, all for a reasonable price. How does she do it? She’s shared a number of her travel planning tips before, and now we’re adding another tool to the toolbox: Oyster.com