16 Dec THE TOP 8 TRAVEL BLOGS TO FOLLOW IN 2015
IF YOU TRAVEL OFTEN, THESE BLOGS ARE FOR YOU
The person who travels often knows the various stresses and issues that inevitably arise while they’re gone. From late flights to lack of transportation to being late for meetings, bad hotel rooms and more, the life of the constant traveler can always use a little help. From sound advice from fellow travelers to ideas on making the most of your time in a certain city, travel blogs can offer great insights to those of you who are constantly on the move.
We’ve listed our top 8 favorite travel blogs for 2015 to help you find camaraderie, even when your travel life is crazy.
ACROSS AND ABROAD: DAVID WEBB’S TRAVEL BLOG
David Webb is a travel writer and magazine editor from Vancouver, British Columbia who has traveled across the globe in search of adventure and experience. From Malaysia to Africa to Belize, Webb spends his days exploring various countries and blogging about it at Across and Abroad, offering advice on transportation, food and lodging and of course, entertaining his audience with various anecdotes of his travels.
Adventurous Kate follows the travel experiences of 30-year-old Kat McCulley, a former online marketing professional who dropped everything four years to travel the world. Her experiences have led her to over 50 countries, where she has enjoyed meals with notable locals, been shipwrecked in Indonesia, and been an extra in a German film. Adventurous Kate hopes to encourage anyone who has a dream of traveling the world, offering advice on safety, cuisine and local custom.
Matt Gibson is a travel writer, photographer, and online marketer who travels the world and writes about unique cultural phenomena, his life experiences abroad and more. He offers advice on finding cheaper flights, finding affiliates and collecting supplies. His travel stories have been featured on prominent travel websites and in renowned magazines; he even offer tutorials on sports like paddleboarding and kitesurfing.
MEANDER THE WORLD
Follow the adventures of Rachel, who has been traveling the world since 2012, in search of cultural enlightenment, culinary experiences, and the fulfilling of a lifelong dream to visit every country on the globe. Rachel’s experiences have taken her to over 60 countries, involved near-death experiences and helped her make lifelong friends along the way. From Canada to China to India and Nepal, Rachel discusses her experiences and adventures in length.
Travel Skills offers tons of practical advice for constant travelers, including changes for airlines, tips on finding the best affiliate and rewards programs for your sky miles, and updated travel deals for last minute travelers. Travel Skills will help you get the most out of every trip, whether you’re flying economy or first class, and with new blogs nearly every day, you’ll always have something to read when you’re waiting in the airport or have downtime at your hotel.
THE MOTHER OF ALL TRIPS
Especially those of you looking to plan trips with children in tow, this travel blog is an ideal companion. Its author, Mara, has been traveling the world with her husband and children in tow for over 10 years and chronicles the various obstacles, joys and shortcuts she has found and experienced along the way. Many parents think traveling with their children is irresponsible, or too difficult; this mother of two proves that giving your children an extensive travel experience is not only possible, but wonderful.
This guy has spent the last 10 years hopping flights all the world, acquiring tons of experience and knowledge on the ins and outs of constant travel. From tips on finding the best hotel rooms to advice on maximizing your travel points, Johnny Jet’s blog will help you make the most of each and every trip, no matter where you’re headed.
HELEN IN WONDERLUST
Helen, a 30-something world traveler from the UK, has been all over the world, and considers Africa the country of her dreams. From petting lions to enjoying high tea with local royals to blogging about her cross-country trip of the United States, Helen has seen and heard it all. She offers advice to solo female travelers, and even offers pointers for those of you looking to blog about your own travel experiences.
No matter where your travels take you in 2015, remember to seize the day and enjoy each new experience with an open heart. The world is vast and full of wonderful people; enjoy them all with enthusiasm and an adventurous spirit.