The number of travel blogs published grows quickly and deciding which are the most interesting to read can be tough since so many travelers turning their advice into some of the best travel blogs online. Blogs written by independent travelers are becoming the majority of information and inspiration to go travel by many people across the world. We wanted to share with you some of our favorite travel bloggers that we enjoy following. Here are the top 13 travel bloggers we think you should follow in 2015.
NOTE: Please check out our updated list > Top Travel Blogs To Follow In 2016
Alex In Wanderland
Alex In Wanderland – Alex is a New York native with a passion for aquatic adventures. Four years ago she decided to buy a one-way ticket out of the country and ever since she is traveling with no end date in sight. Alex really feels like she is on the ride of her life. There’s no end date, no itinerary, and no real backup plan. Just adventure, adrenaline, and a lifetime of globe-trotting daydreams to fulfill. Along the way she indulge her passions for photography, design, scuba diving, and squealing over small animals. Documenting every highlight and heartbreak along the way, Alex spend most of her life fighting an incurable case of wanderlust.
Travelling Weasels – This great blog managed by Laura and Tanbay, an Anglo-German couple, is all about travelling luxuriously and cheaply – mainly by house sitting (Essentially it’s living in other people’s houses whilst they are away). The blog started as a way to keep their friends and family informed of their travels and developed into a business over time. They are currently discovering House Sitting in around Europe and it’s very interesting to follow them as they move form country to country.
Weekend Candy – Meet sweet Claire Robinson from England, a full-time freelance writer and a true traveler. Weekend Candy, her famous blog, is all about weekend escapes – long weekends, short weekends, Saturday and Sunday day-trips. Claire started Weekend Candy in June 2014 to indulge her neurotic, borderline OCD-like obsession of travel writing and travel photography, and it’s grown since then to be her all-consuming passion. Your sweet weekend away starts here – TWeekend Candy.
Finding The Freedom
Finding The Freedom – Alex is a true adventure, he completed a 23 day trek on Mount Everest with no guide, a 20 day motorcycle journey through central India with nothing more than an old map and a couple new friends, lived on many beaches in huts with little comforts and traveled to more than 20 countries in a few years. With his vision and dreams he have left everything behind in order to embark into the unknown on what is a journey of epic proportions. Alex created this blog as a way to share his experiences and inspire others to find the freedom with their own lives through travel.
Mindful Wanderlust – 3 years ago Giselle and Cody decided to quit their jobs in Canada to head out and travel the world long term. They are a fun creative vegan couple who live for responsible travel, and meeting new people with a strong love, and passion for animals, and animal rights. They have been including a lot of volunteering at animal sanctuaries along their journey around the world. They share their experiences around the world with people through Mindful Wanderlust blog in a kind, compassionate, open minded way with a quirky sense of humor.
Uncornered Market – In 2001 Dan & Audrey left heir comfortable life in San Francisco with six suitcases and a one-way ticket to Prague, Czech Republic and no jobs. They have been described as adventurers, professionals, and – most recently – as full-time travelers and storytellers. What was meant to be a 12-18 month creative sabbatical turned into a business and lifestyle of exploring and sharing stories through our blog and social media channels, and on stage at conferences and events. Uncornered Market is an adventure and lifestyle blog focused on offbeat, deep travel that helps build a story-filled life. Their travel philosophy: driven by curiosity, guided by respect. They began Uncornered Market originally as an online portfolio for their written and photographic work as their previous jobs were very different and they wanted to develop new skills and transition professionally. Quickly, it grew into a community of like-minded travelers who travel to enrich their own lives, but do so in such a way that gives back to the places they visit.
Hippie in Heels
Hippie in Heels – Meet Rachel Jones, an American who left a career in nursing to live on the beaches on Goa, India two years ago where she is now a Thai masseuse, candle-maker, and travel writer. Her award winning blog gives advice on the other 24 countries she’s been to but has become the go-to site on India travel, focusing on off beat places & “glamorous travel”.
A Globe Well Travelled
A Globe Well Travelled – Born and raised in Tasmania, Ashlea Wheeler, created ‘A Globe Well Travelled’ as a resource for those who would like to use travel as a way of enriching their lives (without the requirement of bathing in money first). It’s a haven of destination inspiration for offbeat experiences, travel planning tips and advice for working in travel. Her next adventure is to Mexico, Bolivia, Peru and USA.
Two Monkeys Travel
Two Monkeys Travel – Kach Medina and Jonathan How are working-on-the-road couple from the Philippines and the UK. Having each decided to quit their jobs and set off around South East Asia to start their new lives, neither imagined they would end up traveling the world with someone they met in a backpackers’ bar in Laos. But that’s what happened! They are both certified Tantra Yoga Teachers, Ayurveda Massage Therapists and TEFL Certified Teachers. Working wherever and whenever they want! Traveling since April 2013 and currently exploring South America. their next major travel goal- Antartica via Argentina. Their blog first started in a cafe in Kolkata, in the state of Bengal, East India in May 2014 and ever since they both feel incredibly lucky to be able to travel the world, do what they love and help others to do the same.
Going Awesome Places
Going Awesome Places – Going Awesome Places is an affordable luxury and adventure travel blog focused on providing useful travel tips, inspiration and advice to their readers. It is a trusted resource for travel tips and destination guides. Will Tang, the author, presenting the best locations, attractions and accommodations in each area that he visits. He started the blog back in 2012 when he quit his job in consulting to travel all around Asia for 4 months and haven’t looked back since.
Blogging From Paradise
Blogging From Paradise – Ryan is a travel blogger from New Jersey in the USA, Through his blog, he helps his fans to retire to a life of island hopping through smart blogging. Ryan simply decided to teach travel bloggers and other digital nomads how to earn a full-time income through blogging by sharing his travel stories and practical tips.
The Love Assembly
The Love Assembly – Aubrey Daquinag is the founder, creative force and curious mind behind The Love Assembly, an online destination that encourages you to dream big, love life and travel more. TheLoveAssembly.com showcases an ever-evolving world of travel finds, experiences, tips and inspiration for the style-conscious traveler. Launching in November 2012, The Love Assembly has quickly received worldwide recognition – partnering with Condé Nast Traveler as the first Australian contributing blogger after just 18 months of being live. Aubrey is an avid and experienced traveler from Sydney Australia, who does not sacrifice style while jet setting around the world. She loves to see new cultures, meet new people and capture it all on her camera.
Divergent Travelers – Lina & Dave, a married couple from Wisconsin, USA. They have been traveling internationally since 2001 both solo and together. Most of their travel were done while working full-time jobs until they decided they wanted more out of life when they sold their house, quit their jobs and left to travel the world for an indefinite amount of time in February 2014. Divergent Travelers blog was born in 2013 as a way to share the process of making such a grand decision and is now the place Lina and Dave share and promote their travels and adventures as they experience new cultures and get up to all the great adventures in this world, seeking life’s greatest travel adventures, new cultures, new faces, new cities and new lands in the process.