15 awe-inspiring travel blogs
Whether you’re looking for some inspiration for your own blog or just want a window on the world of the web’s globe-trotting massive, these 15 travel blogs are sure to get the creative juices flowing!
One Mile at a Time is focused on one thing, and one thing only, beating the airplane companies at their own game. Ben Schlappig travels around the world in first-class luxury, never paying for his own flights. How? An intense knowledge of obscure airline bureaucracy and a mind keen to exploit every loophole the system has to offer. We might not have the dedication to pulling that off ourselves, but living vicariously through Ben is good enough for us.
An OG of the travel blog scene, Nomadic Matt has been dishing out expert budget travel advice for years. He’s a New York Times best-selling author and has the expertise to match. For top notch travel tips, area guides and useful resources, there’s no one better.
For epic adventures, amazing photos and useful tips, enter Expert Vagabond. Whether you’re interested in the Middle East, Central America, Asia or Oceania, there’s plenty to get stuck into, from cage-diving with great white sharks to hiking the most dangerous trail in Spain.
Into your food? You’re in luck, because that’s what Migrationology is all about! Looking for the best street food in the Philippines? They’ve got you covered. Maybe the finest NYC restaurants – once again, there’s a post for that. They’ve also got city guides to help you eat like a local, not that you’re likely to need all that much encouragement.
Around the world in 80 years
If you’ve got a penchant for responsible adventure, Around the World in 80 Years might be the blog for you. Run by Jim O’Donnell, a veteran traveller who offers blog posts on sustainable travelling and climate change, it’s the top choice for eco-conscious travellers.
Girl Gone Travel
The eye-opening Girl Gone Travel has plenty of local insight, photography tips and restaurant recommendations to keep you going. Bon voyage!
For travel, lifestyle and amazing photography tips, Urban Pixxels might be the complete package. Their city guides are perfect for the prospective traveller, while you only have to lead through their stunning portfolio for inspiration on your very own travel photography.
For photo-essays, interviews and travel hacks, Xpat Matt is your man. His content is sharp, vibrant, funny and sure to put a smile on your face.
The Blonde Abroad
A real social media influencer, The Blonde Abroad is a travel and lifestyle blog that’s chock full of useful advice and blog posts. Whether you’re interested in budget travel, solo travel or luxury travel, there’s a section dedicated to your needs.
Wandering Earl has been travelling around the world since 1999, so it’s no surprise that he’s picked up some decent tips and tricks along the way. On his blog, you’ll find useful tips, raw stories and resources to help ease you into your travels.
BudgetTraveller is the perfect blog to help you take the plunge and get on with that long-awaited adventure. Offering tips, tricks and recommendations for cheap eats on the road, any penny-pinching traveller is sure to find something to savour on the site.
With videos, pics, food reviews, hotel reviews and travel tips, Travel Yourself is a fantastic collection of resources that make your world journeys that little bit easier.
Girl vs. Globe
For nifty info on sustainable travel practices, the Girl vs. Globe travel blog has plenty of material that can help you travel the world in the right way. Oh, and if that wasn’t enough, there are tonnes of gorgeous pictures to cast your eye over.
For a grown-up take on the traditional travel blog, The Professional Hobo is the one for you. Offering financial advice on sustainable travel, they’ve got plenty of tips on the nitty-gritty of making ends meet while you’re on the road.
Dan Flying Solo
Rounding thing’s off, Dan Flying Solo is a British dude who has been on the road for over 1,000 days, making him a pretty good resource for anyone interested in the globetrotting lifestyle. Offering advice ranging from ecotourism to the best travel apps, it’s a great resource for the modern traveller.
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