Ready to skip town, but don’t know where to start? Here’s 7 great travel blogs to inspire the travel bug in all of us:
If the kids are coming along, On The Go With Amy, is a great place to begin your pre-trip reading. Recently named “best family travel blog”, author Amy Graff shares stories and advice from her family’s travels across the United States and beyond. There’s even tips on Pregnant Travel. Pickles and ice cream, not included.
Everything is bigger in L.A, and the L.A Times Travel Blog is no exception. While its size is certainly notable, it’s got substance to it too. U.S travel is well covered from coast to coast, while a wealth of articles on Mexico and Central America, give it some international flavour.
Of course, travel deals are at the core of the blog and you’ll find dozens of specials posted here daily.
All Matt ever wanted to do was play and make video games, but he soon discovers there’s more to life than mashing buttons. He sets off to travel the world and gets a great idea along the way; record himself doing a silly dance across the planet.
The now infamous “Matt dance” has sprung to global fame, with his youtube video amongst the most viewed clips of all time. His story even inspired Stride Gum, to pay for him to travel the world twice more. Not bad for a former video game nerd.
When times are tough, vacations are often the first thing to get the axe. Much to your dismay, you’re left at home playing board games instead of relaxing on a beach.
Sound familiar? The Budget Travel Blog may just be the answer to your woes. Here you’ll find hundreds of travel specials that will take you far away from home, without taking too much from your wallet. Don’t forget to leave your Monopoly board behind.
Let’s face it, travelling with the little ones isn’t always fun. Delicious Baby helps you make the best of it. Written by parents, for parents, the blog is full of tips and activities to keep the kids entertained and parents, well, sane. Articles like “How To Keep Kids Busy On A Plane“, and “Flying With A Car Seat” are all but guaranteed to make your family holiday more enjoyable.
Boasting 7 different regular contributors, it’s like having 7 blogs in one. Each contributor brings their unique travel perspective on everything from luxury Alaska cruises to budget bike tours in British Columbia. There’s travel tips, travel stories and expert answers to your travel questions. You’ll appreciate its expert insight, 7 times over.
It’s the classic story of leaving the old life behind. Jared, a Former New York fashion executive, ditches the cushy Manhattan lifestyle for world adventure. Sharing stories from his exploits in over 40 countries, you’ll learn first hand that life’s too short not to have fun.
Disagree with our picks? Know of any great travel blogs yourself? We’d love to hear your thoughts.