Well, it might not be a true secret, but YouTube is an underutilized tool when it comes to solo travel planning. On this episode of Solo Travel Talk, you'll hear how YouTube can help pick places to stay, how videos can lead you to sights you otherwise might miss, and even how videos can help you dine! In addition to learning about what to look for in the videos you watch, Astrid shares a lot of stories about how these videos have influenced her travels. The show closes with Astrid delving into how watching videos actually can improve your traveling mindset, preparing you to be immersed in a different culture. Don't miss out on this valuable travel research tool. You can subscribe to Solo Travel Talk on iTunes or most places where podcasts can be found.