Best Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2016
If you’re a traveler that needs to find a new backpack, you’re most likely someone that is thinking about a trip to your next location. I’m sure you’re reading all the blogs you can find out there about travel so the question is - how do you find the best ones to read right now? Well - if you stick to the big ones - you’re not going to find the personal stories, pictures, travel tips that individuals are using RIGHT NOW.
Outside of the big names, there are tremendously talented individuals that are very interesting to read. Below is a list of the best travel blogs you can read right now!
Samuel has put together one of the most comprehensive travel sites that you should follow. You’ll find a photo essay, videos, guides for almost every country you’d like to visit and a comprehensive list of the top blogs that gives you a wide range of choices. I would highly recommend taking a gander at this wonderful blog - if you love traveling that is 🙂
Marcello has traveled to 80 countries in the last 5 years. Because of this, he has 300,000 people coming to his blog on a monthly basis. He’s been able to do this because of the combo of day trading and travelling. If you’re looking for tips on how to make it possible to travel and make money - you’ll need to check out Marcello’s amazing set of tips at his day trading blog and travel blog.
When you think about traveling and working, it can be difficult to do. If you’re looking to understand how to travel full time in a financially sustainable way, this is it. Nora has some amazing stories and it looks like she’s almost been doing this for a decade so go check out her site.
There is no complete top travel blogger list without having an adrenalin junky on the list! If you’re into death road mountain biking or finding the best way to skydive over the Swiss Alps, then you’ve found where you need to be. I would highly recommend checking out their 7 Extreme Adventures in the Philippines if you’re looking for fun!
Alex got out of New York and has been traveling after buying a one way ticket out of the country. She has over 80,000 monthly followers who love her photography, scuba diving and reading guidebooks to countries she has no plans to visit - anytime soon. If you’re looking for a person that loves going down rabbit holes - you’ve found the spot!
Gary is one of the most well known travel bloggers out there. He sold his house in 2007 and has been traveling around the world ever since. If you're looking for someone to learn from on a variety of topics related to travel, you'll need to get over to Everything Everywhere and enjoy what you see and read. Have fun - it's a blast!
Dave has one of the most comprehensive blogs that contains travel guides, books and one of the largest travel directories out there. He also dedicates an entire section of his site to planning your journey which to me is fantastic. The anticipation of going on a journey is half the fun. You much stop by and check out Dave's blog.
João has compiled one of the most comprehensive travel blog directories on this planet. He's not only one of the top travel experts but he's a photography enthusiast that landed him the top travel Instagram photo in September 2016. Make sure you stop by and read up on his latest adventures when looking over his amazing photography.
I’m a sucker for photo blogs, essays, interviews and travel tips that go along with it. I love how they break each post down into lists that allow me to make decisions on the destinations I want to get to next. I would highly recommend taking a look at their travel tips for backpackers, hikers and campers.
This site is a product of Nomadic Samuel and he’s put together a fantastic blog that takes an approach of getting photos of smiling faces. There are some useful travel tips, photos, travel videos and if you’re feeling good, you can share your travel photo with them too. I really enjoy the New York Attractions Guide too so don’t miss out!
Brian & Noelle won the Best Travel Blog for Ireland. They’ve compiled the best travel tips, hiking and trekking and just an overall adventure section. If you’re looking to travel long term and want some motivation, you’ll really need to head over to Wandering On.
Valen is an amazing food and travel blogger that has curated an amazing amount of information of where to travel along with the best markets, foods and some amazing stories. I’m planning a trip to Reykjavik and I was happy to hear her stories about the Reykjavik Hot Dogs. You need to follow her on Facebook and Twitter. I can’t wait to hear about what you get out of this!
Britain For Travellers is a fantastic travel site that gives information for traveling all over the the United Kingdom. They have some wonderful guides on a budget or the complete opposite if you want to go for it! They have travel information for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Enjoy the best site for Britain Travellers.
If you’re looking for simple travel hacks and techniques to make traveling affordable for anyone. Money is hard to come by and you’ll find some great ways of doing it on Kyle’s site that’s full of tips, tricks and more. Oh - keep in mind that he still has a 9-5 job like the rest of us so you better listen up for great tips!
Jim put together a site that launched in 2011 and ever since then you’ll see some great posts about how to travel on a budget. His time in South Korea gave him the opportunity to travel to Europe and other parts of the world. I loved his post about the 5 Ways Technology is Changing Travel Planning. Stop by his blog to see some great intel that you can’t find anywhere else.
Have you ever had a problem figuring out how to have a balanced working life and travel? Well - 25Travels was created for solving this question because Jerick visiting 25 countries before turning 25 and that’s how the site was born. Talk about motivation and a wonderful way to find where to go next.
Michelle has put together a great way for newbies to figure out where to travel. You’ll find great intel on the best way to travel and see some fantastic information about where your next adventure should be. If you’re looking for a guide to help you pick your next destination, you’ll need to stop by and get help from Michelle.
Adam is able to be independent and travel while sharing all his stories. Tropical Nomad made it on the list because he shows you how to live and work abroad. There are great blogs on here talking about how to travel on a budget but if you’re looking for a simple way of learning how to live and work abroad, go talk to Adam.
I couldn’t imagine having a list without having a wonderful Australian that talks to you about the best ways of living and traveling around and from Australia. If you’re living and working in Australia or aspire to do so, you need to check out Leonie’s blog about how to make that a reality. They also have a What’s On Directory to make your life easier!
Erika’s blog has been inspiring to follow. At only six months old she got her first passport and has been traveling ever since. She has some fantastic advice on visiting Bali and if you’re looking for an unbiased view and an easy read, make sure to continue to follow her.
Craig has been all over the world but he is based out of New England, USA. If you’re looking for the best fall activities in New England, I’d highly recommend checking it out. He’s been all over the world but the advice and the way his blog reads, it’s a must follow.
Rashad has built a travel blog that also acts as a source for english teaching jobs in countries you may want to visit. The way he broke up the site into easy to follow ‘country’ tags makes it easy to click into your next country and find all the information you need to get their safely and learn a number of things you would miss otherwise. Don’t miss out.
Mike has put together the best tips, tricks and gadgets that you’ll need to keep track of. It is a one of kind travel blog that can be used for finding new backpacking spots or just traveling to the next country you’ve been waiting to get to. Without Mike’s help, I may have ended up eating something that I’d regret. He’s full of tips and tricks while traveling to a new country.
The best travel stories are created with photographs. Chris and Tiffany have done just that. They’ve created a travel blog that is inspiring to others and brings out the life of their adventures in photographs. Make sure to check out all the resources they have and how they’ve been inspiring others for years.
Have you ever wanted to travel to the Philippines? If you’re thought it’s time then it’s your time to get over to Lets Palawan. It’s a comprehensive guide to trips, photographs and stories about how to make the best of it. It’s made this list because it breaks down planning a trip into a very simple format. Get there and check out their Ultimate Guide!
There are so many more than the bloggers above but if you can follow all of these - it’s a start! These bloggers will be the best people you can follow if you’re looking for some great advice so make sure you’re following all of them on Twitter and Facebook before the end of the day. If you're looking for more, you can always head over to TravelBloggersGuide.com or Dave's Largest Travel Directory to find even more!
It's also great to check out this fantastic travel directory when you have some time.