A decent travel blog will give you loads of great hints, tips, and nuggets of travel-related wisdom. And although there are some embarrassingly bad travel blogs, there are also some fantastic travel blogs that are definitely worth your time. This selection should keep you busy for quite a while.
Here are 10 great travel blogs you should subscribe to:
1. Heather Poole
Heather Poole is a flight attendant who has certainly racked up a lot of experience and has been kind enough to share this experience on her blog. Never afraid to let her geeky side shine through, Heather blog’s is full of awesome information to help you get the most out of your travels.
2. Phil in the Blank
Travelling through West Africa, Phil Paoletta has been sharing his experiences of some of the lesser-known parts of Africa on his blog. Phil in the Blank provides a wonderful amount of insight into the subtleties of West African culture, along with some great tips for traversing the region.
Whether you’re looking to travel to Asia, America, Africa, Australia, or Europe, this site contains some truly invaluable and unique information. It covers some of the hottest destinations in the world, as well as some more obscure locations you might like to check out.
4. The Aussie Nomad
Backpacking and travelling on a budget has never been easier, thanks to this fantastic blog by Chris Richardson. The information found here is easily digestible and he brilliantly breaks down the costs of travelling to various cities across Europe. This is perfect for the traveller who wants to see the world without breaking the bank.
5. Two Backpackers
Staying with the backpacking theme, this blog is run by a wonderful couple and long-term travel partners, Jason and Aracely. Their travels have recently brought them to the melting pot of culture and history that is South America. This is definitely a blog you’ll want to check out.
6. Where is Jenny?
This blog runs more along the vein of preparing to travel, with skateboarder and whiz-kid Jenny Leonard. If you’re new to travel blogging or, more generally, to travel itself, this is a great blog to start with.
7. Bacon is Magic
Ayngelina Brogan is an avid food-enthusiast and is definitely not afraid to show it on her aptly-titled blog. Ayngelina is currently making her way across Central and South America, and is always sure to provide plenty of mouth-watering culinary insight into the cultural cuisines of the Latin continent.
8. Eating Asia
Sticking with the theme of food from faraway lands, Eating Asia is yet another blog that will leave you salivating. This blog covers some well-known regions and their dishes, as well as some more obscure areas of Asia, all documented with mouth-watering, high-quality photography.
9. Intelligent Travel
This blog from National Geographic never ceases to disappoint. As you would expect from National Geographic, every piece contains so much fascinating information you will not find elsewhere, all presented with a beautifully professional writing style and loads of jaw-dropping photography.
Whether you want to visit Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, or Malaysia, Travelfish is an absolutely invaluable resource for your travels across South-East Asia. It features some truly impressive articles with loads of original information and some very entertaining editorials.
About the author
This article was provided by Shearings Holidays, the UK’s number one coach tour operator. Whether you’re a foodie looking to sample some foreign cuisine, a sightseeing type who wants to soak up some local culture via coach trips, or a retired couple wanting to relax on a Danube river cruise, you’ll find everything you need in these travel blogs.