Travel Blogs – The Complete List of Who to Follow in 2019

A list of travel blogs that we are fans of and personally follow. Broken down by category with ineresting l tidbits about each one!

These travellers are inspiring, offer great advice,  and have excellent content. Plus, we know a lot of them in person too!

Top Travel Blogs to Follow

There are many sites that have put together lists of the top travel blogs.

But just because somebody has high numbers, a high Alexa ranking, or any other metric, doesn't mean they are the best at giving travel advice and inspiration.

This list that has been going since 2009 and we have recently updated with the newer blogs that have come along since.

Cream of the Crop

These Travel Blogs that have consistently been leaders in the industry for years on end. Award winners who are tops in their fields and mentors to up and coming blogs. These are our go-to travel websites.

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The Blonde Abroad - Kiersten is the premiere solo female traveller focusing on photography and lifestyle

Curb Free with Cory Lee - Award-winning Travel Blog, breaking barriers and sharing his experiences as a disabled traveller

Everything Everywhere - Traveling and blogging around the world since 2007 and is one of the biggest sites on the internet

ExpertVagabond- Follow Matt's adventures as he does everything from hitchhiking across the US to trekking through Afghanistan

LegalNomads - A Former Layer eating her way around the world since 2008!

JohnnyJet  - Everything You need to know about credit card and travel rewards. One of the top best money-saving websites for travel

Nomadic Matt - a vagabond and travel hacks expert who has been on the road regularly since 2005

Oneika the Traveller - On-Air personality, host, journalist and award-winning travel bloggers.

OurAwesemePlanet - The number one travel blog in the Philippines with some great videos too.

YTravelBlog - Our favourite family travel blog focusing on inspiration and information.

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Most of these blogs have not only been around for a long time, but they also have authority, expertise and experience.

This is a list of blogs that keep creating great content and have put in the blood, sweat and tears into pursuing their passion.

About the Travel Blogs List

 

Most of the travel bloggers on this list are travellers that have been doing their jobs for years.

They have been exploring the world for a very long time and have thousands of articles filled with expertise.

Many people go into the business of blogging for an easy job or quick way to make money, but they have never really learned how to travel.

Travel blogging should start with a love for travel first and then the business can follow. 

You can tell that the people below love to travel, have a passion for travel and want to share their expertise with their readers.

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Canadian Travel Blogs We Love

Canadians take up a lot of real estate on the Internet in the world of Travel Bloggers. So many of them are world famous.

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While going through our list, we noticed that a lot of our favourite travel blogs are Canadian. We may have a small population, but we have a huge impact in the travel world.

These are some of our favourite Canadians that share their stories from around the world.

Bacon in Magic - Sharing the best food from around the world and how to make it at home.

BreatheDreamGo - A Canadian living in India, sharing the beauty of India's rich culture and ancient wisdom with the world

DobbernationLoves - Andrew's blog covers travel, lifestyle and food from around the world.

CheeseWeb - Alison is a Canadian lifestyle and garden photographer based in Brussels, an excellent resource for expats in Belgium.

FreeCandy - a fun chronical of unfortunate coincidences, bizarre experiences and shady characters. Can't wait for her RTW trip.

GoatsOnTheRoad - Adventure-loving, wine-drinking, culture-seeking videographers, photographers and writer

Hecktic Travels - 2014 National Geographic Travellers of the Year. Need we say more?

HikeBikeTravel - Travel guides from Leigh offering itineraries from over 3 decades of travel to 50+ countries

HopScotch The Globe - our favourite travel vloggers too! Fellow Canadians and the cutest couple.

IBackPackCanada - Everything you need to know about travel and backpacking in Canada

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Out With Ryan - He just won the 2018 Notable Travel Influencer of the Year Award!

Oneika the Traveller - On-Air personality, host, journalist and award-winning travel bloggers.

Professional Hobo - One of the first blogs we ever found. Nora has lived in many of the countries she's travelled to.

Stop Having a Boring Life - Sharing his travels around the world in real time.

See You Soon Travel - Travel writer, videographer, and photographer from Toronto, Canada. Since 2011,

Solo Traveler - After traveling extensively with her family for two decades, Janice is now traveling solo and sharing how traveling solo offers a unique opportunity to discover the world as well as oneself.

Traveling Canucks - We knew thenm when they were a newlywed couple Exploring the World. Now they are a family!

Travel Junkie Julia - On air TV travel host and accomplished writer transitioning from solo female to family travel.

Travel Yourself - Canadian Cailin O'Neill travels the world filming her series about travelling by yourself

Vacation Couple - Kristin and Shadi are excellent video content creators in the luxury travel market.

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Travel Couples

As a Travel Couple we are always looking for other couples to inspire us. These are our favourites.

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BackPackMe - "An Indian boy and a Portuguese girl travelling the world. Piggy-back ride with A&Z!

Couple's Coordinates - Alex and Michael call Southern California home, but travel the world 50% of the year.

Drink Tea Travel - Max holds 3 passports from Canada, UK and Australia and Oksana was born in Ukraine but lived in Canada for 10 years. Wow!

Getting Stamped - First-hand accounts of couples travel and excellent photography.

HoneyTrek - The Worlds Longest honeymoon and writers of National Geographic's Ultimate Journeys for Two.

Local Adventurer - Esther and Jacob run a travel lifestyle blog that has been moving us to a new city each year.

Never Ending Voyage -  a digital nomad couple who sold everything we owned to travel the world indefinitely

Nomadaurus - Alesha and Jarryd travel the world 365 days a year since 2008!

Roar Loud - Come with Cathy and Frank as they explore the world, from mountain hikes in the wilderness to street art adventures in cities.

Two Monkey's Travel - Kach and Johnathan met while travelling, married, started the blog and now are sailing around the world.

Uncornered Market - Dan and Audrey have been travelling since 2006 humanizing the places they visit, drawing their readers in through photographs and stories.

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Solo Female Travel Blogs

Traveling solo is no easy task but these ladies make it look easy giving tips advice and inspiration travelling the world solo.

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A Dangerous Business - One ordinary girl in search of life's extraordinary stories and adventures.

AdventurousKate - 74 countries 7 continents, travelling the world for 8 years.

A Little Adrift - Shannon started an around the world trip in 2008 and hasn't stopped

Anna Everywhere - 10 Years of Solo Travel - one day in a luxury hotel, on another I’ll be horseback riding next to an active volcano

BeMyTravelMuse - I'm Kristin, an award-winning expert on solo female travel blogger.

Angie Away - A full-time travel evangelist sharing my adventures and tips on balancing life, love and luggage at home and away.

Backpacking Worldwide - An ex-law school graduate and musician exploring the world seeing everything that he can possibly see.

The Blog Abroad - Glo runs a vibrant fun blog pushing the envelope of what’s possible, and creating the life of my dreams

Borders of Adventure - A Cultural and Adventure travel blog plus leading resource for social, historical, political and cultural reporting.

Ordinary Traveler - Travel is more than just a vacation It's about learning new languages, exploring new cultures, and opening our minds.

Ottsworld -Sherry quit her corporate job 2 years ago to travel to 23 countries and has relocated to Vietnam to write and photograph.

Young Adventuress - An American based in New Zealand showcasing adventures around the world and in Wanaka.

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LGBTQ Travel Blogs

We love how diverse the travel blogging space is. Travel inspires and breaks down barriers. These are the blogs leading the way.

 

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DobbernationLoves - Andrew's blog covers travel, lifestyle and food from around the world.

Out With Ryan - He just won the 2018 Notable Travel Influencer of the Year Award!

Nomadic Boys - Stefan and Sebastien are a gay couple showcasing romantic, culinary and outdoor adventures.

Travels of Adam - a lifestyle blog for men and other stylish travellers. The ultimate hipster.

2Travel Dads - 2 Dads showing their 2 Kids the world.

 

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Adventure Travel Blogs

 
Adventure travel is the foundation of our travel blog so we love finding people pushing their limits

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Adventure Junkies - A resources for all things adventure

Divergent Travelers - America's Adventure Couple living by tbe motto - Dare, Dream, Diverge.

EasyHiker - Hiking and adventures for beginners.

ExpertVagabond- Follow Matt's adventures as he does everything from hitchhiking across the US to trekking through Afghanistan

HikeBikeTravel - Travel guides from Leigh offering itineraries from over 3 decades of travel to 50+ countries

Monkeys and Mountains - Adventure by Day, Luxury by night.  Personally curated adventure vacations to make your travel planning easy.

Mallory on Travel - Making Every Day an Adventure!

Mapping Megan - Megan and Mike are Adrenaline junkies and incredibly active travellers, we’ve racked up quite the adventure resume; skydiving over the Swiss Alps

Nomadaurus - Alesha and Jarryd travel the world 365 days a year since 2008!

Off The Path - Sebastian has done adventures in 100 countries and lived in 10!

Ottsworld -Sherry quit her corporate job 2 years ago to travel to 23 countries and has relocated to Vietnam to write and photograph.

WildJunket - Veteran adventure travel blogger, tour leader and mum on a quest to visit every country in the world.

Young Adventuress - An American based in New Zealand showcasing adventures around the world and in Wanaka.

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Family Travel

A lot of family travellers we followed are all grown up, but there are more popping up. And several couples travel blogs have now turned into families!

 

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2Travel Dads - 2 Dads showing their 2 Kids the world.

Girl Gone Travel - Encompasses all things travel for friends, family and lovers.

Journey of a Nomadic Family - Adventurous family travellers and our secondary niche is veganism and ecotourism wherever possible.

JohnnyJet  - Johnny is known for his money-saving websites for travel but he and his wife Natalie have a new addition to the family.

Lau Family Travels - a theme park loving family of three who enjoy travelling together whenever possible.

Travel Babbo - after years of posting about travel on Facebook Eric finally started his own blog to inspire family travel.

Traveling Canucks - We knew them when they were a newlywed couple Exploring the World. Now they are a family!

Vagabond3 - A Twitter contest in 2009 started their travel, now they do adventures around the world as a family.

YTravelBlog - One of the top blogs out there for family travel, inspiration and information.

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Budget Travellers

Travel is expensive, but these travellers show you how to make the most of your budget on the road.

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BackpackingWithTheBonds - Travel bloggers for sustainable and responsible travel with a focus on the local. Based in Amman, Jordan.

The Broke Backpacker - Travelling the world on the cheap with Will Hatton.

Budget Traveller -  Kash has a unique niche of making budget travel glamorous and luxurious.

Don't Worry Just Travel - Delivers precise travel information to you, straight to the point and a good summary on a certain subject.

FoxNomad - Excellent recourse for budget, green, safety, culture and technology while traveling.

GoatsOnTheRoad - Adventure-loving, travel couple giving budget travel tips and advice.

Professional Hobo - Sharing financial travel advice to make your travels last.

Travel Freak - Jeremy has been living life to the fullest at TravelFreak since 2010.

Wandering Earl - Traveling non-stop since 1999. Inspiring the world with 18 years of travel!

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General Travel Blogs

There are many travel blogs out there that aren't put into a category.  Yes, many below share solo female tips, budget travel tips and luxury adventures, but these blogs focus on general travel advice.

We couldn't put everyone into a pigeonhole, so we left these fabulous blogs up to you to choose what place they belong.

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Camels and Chocolate - I’m Kristin Luna, a photo-taking, food-loving, Southern belle of a journalist

Dave's Travel Corner - Running since 1996, this travel blog site is huge! It's a great travel content and research provider.

David's Been Here - David is a travel host, producer and social media influencer

Don't Fly Go - Dedicated to overland travel and alternative ways of travel in a bid to help preserve the environment and our future.

Escape Artists - This single parent family from London tells the tale of their round the world trip.

EverythingZany - Ryazan Tristram focuses on travel as a dual citizen (British- Filipina) with the mission to show the best of both worlds.

Explore With Erin - Family travel combining lifestyle, food and her travel brand

Finding the Universe- Travel information about Austrailia and Germany

Flip Nomad - a compilation of my travel experiences around the Philippines and as well as other countries since 2009.

GapYearEscape - Amar's personal blog for backpackers everywhere

Gourmantic - a magazine style website of a gourmand from rustic regional food to haute cuisine of Michelin star chefs

Green Global Travel - Bret and Mary write about sustainable travel and responsible tourism.

HippieInHeels - Travel and shopping are Rachels two favourite things. She combines glamour and travel but isn't afraid of getting dirty.

OneWeirdGlobe - making it a point to visit one new place, event, or festival every week, telling you about what’s going on in the land of the morning calm.

InsideTheTravelLab - Abi writes about Art, Science and Unusual Journeys

JourneyWoman - The Premier travel resource for women. Period

Lola Akinmede - Award-winning photographer based in Sweden and represented by National Geographic Creative.

Migrationology - Migration Mark lives a spontaneous lifestyle of unplanned migrations throughout the earth

Minority Nomad - Erick is a Photographer, Philanthropist, and World Traveler. On a quest to become the first African American to visit every country in the world.

Runaway Juno - A blog about sharing, learning and keeping up the dream of travelling the world.

SophiesWorld - Ever since I was a child, I’ve enjoyed writing and travelling.

Swedish Nomad - A photographer that has been travelling the world with his girlfriend since 2014.

Time Travel Turtle - Michael is a former on-air personality from Australia who switched to blogging and telling his own stories.

The Broke Backpacker - Travelling the world on the cheap with Will Hatton.

The Shooting Star- Travel blog of an Indian girl, seeking offbeat travel experiences.

The Travel Experta - Helping people create their dream vacation to Central America

Tourist2Townie - Follow Gareth as he finds out exactly what it takes to become part of a foreign community.

Travel Addicts - The explorations of Laura and Lance, 2 busy professionals who work to support their travel habit

Travel and Destinations -  Mike aims to write the highest quality content to help travellers around the world.

Travel Savage - recounting the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of life on the road and in the new.

Travel Writers Exchange - A community of travel writers, bloggers, and journalists exchanging tools, tips, and resources.

Travelling with Me - a travel blog written by lone traveller Scott Evans sharing his travelling experiences with all those wanting to read

Traveldudes - Tips, information, news and advice for travellers, by travellers

Travel Squire - An online magazine and travel itinerary planning service.

Velvet Escape - Keiths travels are his Velvet Escape which acts as a platform for his travel ideas, tips and photos.

WanderingTrader - Showing everyone how living and moving overseas can be on your own terms.

WanderLass Travels - A Lass that wanders the world on a quest to live an extraordinary life.

Wild Junket - Join Nellie in her rollercoast ride around the world, as she explores every nook and cranny of the Earth… just for the fun of it!
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