Why You Should Definitely Follow These 10 Travel Bloggers!
There are so many travel bloggers out there, how do you decide who to follow? You’re in luck! Our staff has rounded up the best of the best so you don’t have to… and believe us you really don’t want to miss them because they are gonna save you a lot of money and time through their traveling tactics and hacks and you are going to get some major traveling goals!
Hippie in Heels
Rachel Jones is an American who left a career in nursing to live on the beaches in Goa India over four years ago. Her website gives advice on the 35+ countries she’s been to and has become the go-to site on India travel. She’s written a book called the Insider’s Guide to Goa. Her blog, Hippie in Heels, like its name, is a contradiction combining off-beat adventurous places with glamorous and girly travel. Hippie in Heels has been featured in ELLE, Thomas Cook, & Grazia UK magazines & based on traffic is the #28 travel blog in the world. She’s a writer for Bravo TV. You can follow her adventures on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
The Broke Backpacker
The Broke Backpacker is the world’s best-known adventure travel blog and is filled with crazy stories of Indian rickshaw races, hitchhiking adventures and travels with Tinder. Focusing on off the beaten track destinations like Iran, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Venezuela, veteran explorer Will Hatton teaches his audience how to travel the world on the cheap, picking up work on the go. Will has been on the road for nine years and is passionate about teaching others how to ditch their desks, hit the road and live a life of adventure supported through an online income. In 2018, Will is launching a top-secret project aimed at teaching others how to build an online business.
Camels and Chocolate
Kristin Luna is a Nashville-based journalist who has written for more than 50 magazines, including Newsweek, Travel + Leisure, Parade, Conde Nast Traveler, and Glamour. She shares the behind-the-scenes of her travels via her 10-year-old blog Camels & Chocolate. Kristin’s blog content spans travel, food and drink, home renovation, luxury products and outdoor adventures. She has won countless awards, such as Best Travel Blog at the Bloggies three years in a row, as well as partnered with myriad tourism boards (among them, Visit Britain, Visit Cayman Islands, Visit Florida, Tennessee Tourism) and brands (such as Airbnb, Fairmont, Zappos, Google) on campaigns and marketing initiatives.
Eric Stoen is a writer and photographer specializing in family travel, based in California. His goal is to encourage everyone to take their kids to unique destinations, and he provides first-hand information through travelbabbo.com to make it easier to plan those trips. He’s traveled with his three kids (ages 7, 10 and 11) to 48 countries on 7 continents, with destinations including Antarctica, Kenya, Easter Island, the Maldives and much of Europe. Every year each of his kids gets to choose any destination in the world (literally) for a one-on-one trip. In 2012 he won Conde Nast Traveler’s Photo of the Year award, and in 2017 Forbes named him the World’s #4 Travel Influencer. Eric is an ambassador for Travelocity, AFAR Magazine, Thomson Family Adventures and Universal Orlando.
Everything – Everywhere
Gary Arndt is an awarding winning blogger and travel photographer who has been traveling around the world since 2007. His travels have taken him to 190 countries and territories in the Traveler’s Century Club and 120 United Nations countries. He has also visited over 335 UNESCO World Heritage sites and all 50 US states. His blog Everything Everywhere is widely considered one of the most popular travel blogs in the world. In 2010 Time Magazine named it one of the Top 25 Blogs on the Internet and it earned a Gold Medal in the Travel Blog category in the North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA) awards.
Apenoni is an inspirational travel blog featuring stories, photographs, and reviews of a Mexican/German couple. They founded the blog to help and encourage others to travel, explore and discover more of what this fascinating world has to offer. The blog features a variety of impressions of their travels from across the globe, providing readers with how-to guides, budget & adventure travels. Both being food-lovers they also offer a section names Travelicious where they present various dishes they ate during their travels.
Lose The Map
Joanna Kalafatis is a travel blogger, photographer, and actress behind Lose the Map. She is based in Los Angeles, has visited over 35 countries so far, and has every place in the world on her bucket list. She has lived in Athens and New York before moving to California, and when she travels she loves to connect with locals, see different sides of a city, and explore what the local lifestyle and culture is really like. Her primary goal while traveling is sharing stories: of people, places, and experiences around the world.
Maddy and Mauricio are a couple of adventurers, eaters, world travelers, and kindergarten sweethearts from Southern California. In 2014, Maddy and Mauricio created Travel Alphas to share their tips, stories, and inspiration to help their readers live more adventurously, abroad and at home. Travel Alphas focuses on luxury and adventure travel, as well as foodie experiences and internationally inspired recipes. Maddy and Mauricio love teaching people how they can balance adventurous lifestyles with limited budgets and time, and it’s their passion to help their readers travel more, and do more of the things that make them happy, every single day.
Always Wanderlust – An alternative travel blog that aims to inspire through amazing photography and entertaining stories from around the world. You don’t have to quit your job to make adventure and travel a big part of your life. There are always adventures right around the corner, on and off the beaten path, small or big. Follow Adonis of Always Wanderlust on his zany adventures around the globe. Check out Always Wanderlust on Instagram.
Julie Dawn Fox
Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal is a blog for independent travelers who want to discover the cultural and less touristy sides of Portugal. Julie moved to Portugal in 2007 and swiftly fell in love with the country. She also realized that finding useful information about off the beaten track locations was often challenging. By sharing her experiences, she makes it easier to explore the parts of Portugal that others never get to. If you’re planning a trip to Portugal, Julie’s blog is packed with inspiration and practical insider tips to help you make the most of your time and money.