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NO TOURIST STUFF.
Learn how to immerse yourself
in authentic Italy
AS A SOLO WOMAN
You don't want to be a tourist, you want to experience life in Italy as a local.
So how do you connect with locals, discover hidden secrets, and get immersed in authentic Italy on your own? This 250+ page ebook has the ALL answers!
Guide for the Solo
Woman in Italy
Eat Authentic, Shop Local, Travel Off the Beaten Path
Leave the crowds behind & uncover the local experience with an Italy expert in your pocket!
The local experience is at your fingertips...
It all happens inside The Ultimate Guide for the Solo Woman in Italy.
"I just finished The ULTIMATE Guide for the Solo Woman in Italy and I am blown away!
The information is so concrete and so helpful. I now have the exact steps that I need to plan.
I cannot tell you how excited I am that I found this guide! There are tips and tricks in here I NEVER would have known if I hadn’t read this book.
If you are interested at all in solo travel in Italy, you 110% have to get this book! You will be so thankful that you did!"
-Stephanie Chastain, Pennsylvania
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Expert tips to ensure the most authentic and meaningful solo journey possible
(without speaking italian)
Taboo topics no one talks about– getting romantic, women's health on the road, and tips from LGBTQ, POC, & Disability communities.. Yas queen, I'm going there!
The most memorable and unique activities with locals YOU CAN'T MISS.
Where to go and what to do to effortlessly make connections with locals!
My favorite hack to save money while traveling (without missing out).
The best tool to find the most authentic restaurants (you won’t find these in top 10 lists)!
The ONE flight-booking tip that saved me $300 and HOURS of research.
My favorite travel hacks for saving money on accommodations– or getting them FREE! (Yes, I’ve done it!)
The hidden corners of Italy that haven't changed for tourism and NEED to be on your list.
How to eat out in Italy for less than $10!
Everything you need to know to order and eat like a local, including the specific dishes to try in each region.
...and that's just the start!
Dating Safety Checklist
Accommodation Safety Checklist
Trip Planning Step-by-Step
4 Bonus Guides Included FREE!
10 Easy Ways to Save for Travel
I join forces with amazing money coach extraordinaire, Ashley Feinstein Gerstely, to bring you easy strategies to squirrel away those pennies and align your spending actions with your travel goals! This will be just the boost you need to jumpstart your saving habits.
How to Use Trains + Buses in Italy
I break down the step-by-step process of navigating bus and train stations to buy your ticket, find your platform, get off at the right stop, and what to do if you get off at the wrong stop. You'll feel like I’m right there cheering you on. With this in your back pocket, you can go anywhere!
How to Connect With Locals Anywhere You Go
I share the detailed methods I use for approaching locals and turning strangers into new friends. Don’t even think about skipping this–these are the secrets that turn basic Italy trips into unexpected, spontaneous adventures with loving and quirky characters who invite you into their culture!
Regional Dishes to Try in Italy
Never get tricked into a bad, touristy meal! With this Guide, you'll know what to order in each region for an authentic meal you won't forget!
...and access to my Facebook Group where I'll be actively engaging, answering questions and helping people plan their trips!
Connect with other immersion-seekers and get inspired by the hidden Italian experiences shared in the group!
Ready to jumpstart your solo journey?
The Ultimate Guide for the Solo Woman in Italy
BONUS: 10 Easy Ways to Save for Travel
BONUS: How to Use Trains + Buses in Italy
BONUS: How to Connect with Locals
BONUS: Regional Dishes to Try in Italy
Free Done-For-You Flight Research
Journal Prompts & more
Trip Planning Step-by-Step
Authentic Travel Italy Facebook Community
Tools & Resources Library
Over 250 Pages on How to Plan a Culturally-Immersive Trip in Italy
from an Experienced Solo Traveler and Italy Expert!
Why Learn From Me
Sierra Busch, Italy Expert and Founder of Creative Edge Travel
I'm Sierra. From my first taste of la dolce vita over a decade ago, I've never stopped scouring maps for Italy's hidden secrets,
connecting with locals and soaking up the authentic everyday life along the way.
I followed my passion to work for top agencies and startups in NYC and Europe, planning luxury vacations for VIP clients as the Italy Expert.
But I always felt disconnected from my personal values when working with clients who cared more about the fancy hotel room than what was outside the door.
Feeling out of place in NYC, I decided to do something bold. I left a relationship of 7 years, quit my job on 5th Avenue, and moved to the place where I could hear my own voice the clearly again– Italy.
That spark in myself
I worked for a tour operator there before finally launching Creative Edge Travel to help people experience Italy’s far-flung places, fading traditions, and phenomenal nature through genuine connection with locals.
I have poured over a decade of experience traveling solo in Italy into these 250+ pages to create an invaluable resource that will not only help you plan and navigate a meaningful solo journey in Italy, but teach you how to get immersed in the culture on your own, to discover those off-the-map places and forge those connections that become the most memorable and special parts of your trip.
The local experience is at your fingertips!
What Others Are Saying
"This is THE only guide you’ll ever need for a solo trip to Italy!"
-Alisha Dosani, Georgia
"The information, experiences and knowledge provided are worth a lot more than the cost of the ebook and will save you time in your research as well–it's like having a personal guide in your pocket."
-Melanie Ebersole, Alaska
"I'm blown away!"
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"What I would have given to have had this book the first time I went on a solo trip through Italy!
Not only does it include the most incredible tips for creating a trip that aligns with your dreams, but Sierra has written in such a way that really speaks to the heart. She doesn't just teach you about fabulous off-the-beaten path places to go and how to get there, but also guides you in how to listen to and understand your inner voice.
She has thought of everything you'll need in your suitcase, wallet, and itinerary to ensure your trip fulfills you–mind, tastebuds, and soul!"
- Jessica Kaplan, Washington, DC
"I would pay $100 for this book - and that would still be *cheap* considering that there is no-stone-left-unturned regarding how to plan and navigate your solo (or non-solo) trip to Italy! Woohoo! I'm excited!"
-Jana Castelli, New Jersey
100% Happy Traveler GUARANTEE
I am 110% confident in the value I’ve created in this e-book and bonus guides. It’s the culmination of over a decade of solo travel and a career as an Italy travel expert.
But if you’re still on the fence, you don’t have to worry because you’re backed by the “Happy Traveler Guarantee”!
If you aren't happy with this e-book after reading it entirely, I’ll give your money back up to 60 days after purchase–and let you keep the e-book and bonus guides.
To get your refund, just email . It's as simple as that!
I’m not an experienced traveler. Will this e-book be beyond my level?
All types of travelers–from newbies to seniors–will find value in this e-book. It's the perfect way to get a more in-depth understanding of the step-by-step process of traveling to Italy as a solo woman. Even if you're traveling with a friend, there are tons of great cultural tips and information that you'll find valuable for planning a unique and immersive trip! You’ll be able to skip around to the parts of the book that are relevant to you or jump to a section you need to reference on-the-spot while traveling.
How will I access the e-book?
A digital copy of the ebook will be devliered to you by email within 30 seconds after you submit payment. You’ll be able to start reading the book in less than 1 minute! You can save the digital book to your computer or even open it from your phone or tablet to reference on-the-go.
How much time will this save me compared to planning my trip on my own?
My tried-and-true methods that I use everyday as a professional travel planner will save you a lot of time, stress, and overwhelm by giving you the exact process to go through when choosing destinations, comparing accommodations, booking flights, etc. So we’re talking a magical bypass of weeks of pulling out your hair (trust me, I did a lot of that my first few years as a travel planner). But beyond that, the cultural tips and insider knowledge I share as an Italy expert are the added gift to ensure that the trip you plan is meaningful and authentic.
Can I get a refund if I’m not happy with the e-book?
Does the e-book include what to do and see?
As the goal of this e-book is to get you exploring Italy on your own, the information is not specific to particular destinations. It would be impossible to include itinerary recommendations for every destination. But you will find recommendations for a handful of my favorite lesser-known destinations, along with information on what each of those areas has to offer. There’s also a section of actual experiences you can book, depending on where you’ll be.
I’ll buy the e-book when I’ve committed to trip dates.
If you’ve had this calling to travel solo in Italy and don’t have dates yet, the problem isn’t the timing, it’s likely something else. Having a little structure and hand holding from someone else may be just the thing you need to move this from daydream to reality. Further, this e-book is best to read before you’ve really started planning so you can be sure the vision for your trip aligns with the time of year, type of accommodations, and destination(s) you choose. I walk you through exactly how to do that in The Ultimate Guide for the Solo Woman in Italy!
I’ll buy the e-book when I have more money.
If you’re really tight on cash right now, no problem. I’ll see you when buying this e-book feels exciting, not stressful. But is it really about the $19.95? Or are you looking for an excuse? Is there a deeper fear blocking you from making a decision that you know will benefit you, your life, and those around you? Ask yourself what the hesitation is really about then send me a message to let me know so I can help you through it.
Everything sounds great! How do I get started?
Click here to order your digital copy of the book! (Currently only available in digital format.)
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