Astrid Solo Travel Advisor looks to empower solo travelers worldwide to help them move through the world feeling safe, confident, inspired and engaged.  It’s in our DNA to promote cultural awareness along the way, and one of the ways we do that is through an organization we love and admire, Kiva. This microlending site allows anyone, anywhere to help alleviate global poverty and empower entrepreneurs through loans as small as $25. Visit to see how you can make a difference and spread the ASTA spirit throughout the world.