Affordable Luxury Ideas from Astrid Solo Travel Advisor


Japan Tips & Challenges | Solo Travel Talk Podcast

Japan Tips & Challenges | Solo Travel Talk Podcast

For everything that is great about Japan, solo travel in this wonderful country has some challenges, too. Here are my tips for tackling solo travel in Japan as well as some problems that can arise in Japan and how to overcome them.

The AstridTravel Club Forum | Your Questions Answered

The AstridTravel Club Forum | Your Questions Answered

There is a lot of information on the internet about the “best” hotels, restaurants and excursions around the world - all based on the opinions of millions of Joe Shmoes around the world. With so many opinions floating around, how can you know who to trust? Is there a way to seek out the advice of people who understand exactly what you’re looking for when it comes to affordable luxury travel? Yes!

Best Affordable Luxury Business Class Ticket to Tokyo

Best Affordable Luxury Business Class Ticket to Tokyo

Flying business class from the US to Tokyo is a long, costly flight. As an avid solo traveler, I am always on the look out for affordable flight options that are enjoyable. Finnair offers a wonderful flight experience from New York to Tokyo with a coveted stopover feature that allows you to have 2 travel destinations for the price of one business class ticket.

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!