How To Travel The World: 30 Remarkable Travel Bloggers Who Will Make You Insanely Envious Of Their Travels
Do you want to find travel inspiration and figure out how to travel the world, maybe even forever?
These remarkable travel bloggers will inspire your next adventure, show you all the tips and tricks you need to know to realise your travel dreams and leave you begging for more.
Finally just admit it: you’re a travel blogs junkie.
You love reading travel blogs, you search for inspiration from the bloggers, you like the lifestyle most of them lead, you get ideas for new places to visit, you read stories and tell yourself “no way I’m going there/doing this!” but admire the courage the storyteller has (or you’re simply envious).
Well, so do I. That’s why I wanted to share with you several remarkable travel blogs and introduce the bloggers behind them, who are an incredible source of inspiration, information and travel ideas, with you.
Travel Blogs Are An Endless Source Of Inspiration
No matter your travel style, if you’re searching for a fun way to spend a few hours, or researching for a trip, I’m pretty sure you’ll find at least a few travel blogs to follow and like and be inspired for your next big adventure.
Here’s the list, in no particular order at all.
Travel As A Lifestyle: When Your Passport Is As Thick As The Book You’re Reading
Not having a home? Working from the road and living out of a backpack? All is possible nowadays and these travel bloggers prove it!
Living without a permanent address? Earl proves this possible: he’s been travelling to all kinds of exotic destinations non-stop since 1999 and apart from several “home bases”, he hasn’t had a permanent address since then. Before he started blogging, he worked a bunch of “offline” jobs. Parallel to his blog, he published a few books and leads his Wandering Earl Tours.
Must read post: The Most Important Word In The World
4 years ago Carolann and Macrae found out that weekend trips, occasional road trips and two weeks vacations weren’t enough anymore, so they decided to change their lifestyle. Since then they’ve learned how to work from anywhere in the world, about the travel lifestyle and how much they miss and don’t miss their Canadian home. They prefer to travel in comfort and luxury, affordably.
Must read post: Light the Torches! Two Things We Regret Eating!
Adventure Travel: When The Adrenaline Kick Is Never Enough
For those always seeking the adrenaline rush, the stories from the travel bloggers below are your new source of inspiration.
The Planet D
The adventure travelling couple Dave and Deb and awards winning bloggers are inspiring people to step out of their comfort zone and realise their potential for over 8 years now. They say, that travel has saved their marriage and brought them together closer than ever. Along with the stories of their incredible adventures, their inspirational posts will make you reconsider your life choices.
Must read post: How to avoid the “I’ll do that next year” Syndrome
The Australians Lesh and Jazza are living a simple life, wandering from place to place without the need of huge amounts of material objects. They’re all about long-term adventure travel with a focus on sustainable tourism. They specialise in overland tourism and started blogging to document their backpacking overland adventure from Thailand to South Africa without flying.
Must read post: Northern Vietnam Motorcycle Adventure
RTW Travel: When Visiting Places Nobody Else Has Even Heard About Is Your Goal
These travel bloggers have set only one goal: visit every country in the world. Simple as that. Good luck, guys, your stories are truly exceptional!
One Step 4Ward
Johnny left Ireland in 2006 broke. After working different “offline” jobs and travelling for a while, he started blogging, redesigned his lifestyle to allow him to follow his dreams, and has earned over $1 mil from his multiple online projects. Also, he’s visited 190+ countries and is almost done with his goal to visit every country in the world.
Must read post: Running Around Nauru, the Least Visited Country on Earth
Hannah and Adam are on a round the world trip since 2013 and have stamps from 62 countries already. It all started with a trip to Belize. Shortly after getting married, they decided their life was getting too boring, so they packed their bags and left. Warning: their amazing photographs and travel stories might just inspire you to do the same.
Must read post: The Ultimate Guide To Koh Lipe, Thailand
Cultural Travel: When People And History Are More Important Than Places
Because travel is not only about beaches and mountains, and museums aren’t the only sightseeing attractions.
After winning the fight against Lyme disease, Barbara reevaluated her life and started travelling. Her specialty is cultural travel all over the world, from USA to Myanmar, from Mexico to Europe. The photographs she takes are simply amazing and the stories she tells might just make you pack your bags and go.
Daniel and Audrey say they’re driven by curiosity and guided by respect. They’ve been travelling the world and sharing stories about people from all walks of life for several years now. Their goal is to create a movement of respectful travellers who live at the intersection of adventure, deep travel experiences and caring for our planet and its people.
Must read post: Should Travelers Give to Kids Who Beg?
Budget Travel: When Every Dollar Saved Is A New Place You Could Visit
Who doesn’t want to save a buck now and then? Not all budget travel blogs are necessarily about sleeping on a bench in the park to save money. There are so many more hacks to stretch your money while travelling, you wouldn’t believe!
Goats On The Road
Nick and Dariece are travelling mainly to off-track destinations since 2008, turning travel into a lifestyle. Their guides to countries such as Mongolia, Thailand and several Caribbean islands are full of useful tips. They’re housesitting experts and can teach you a lot on how to save on accommodation and transportation while travelling.
Must read post: Guide To Backpacking Mongolia
Best known for his low budget and money saving tips, the best-selling author Matt has been travelling for 10 years now. His mission is to help people travel better, cheaper and longer. He recently moved from NYC to Austin, where he runs his own hostel — his favourite type of accommodation.
Must read post: Falling In Love With The Land Of The Elves
Food Travel: When What You Eat Is As Important As Where You Go
Travel for food? It is totally worth it! Just imagine, you’re eating three meals per day — this makes for a lot of new experiences when travelling, which sure need to be shared.
Mark’s videos and posts are inspirational, surprising and mouthwatering at the same time. He’s travelling to exotic places and trying exotic meals, primarily from street food stalls, and sharing his experience. For him, food alone is a reason enough to travel to a destination.
Must read post: Durian Garden of Eden — Eating the King Of Fruits in Nonthaburi
Jodi is a former lawyer currently travelling (and eating!) her way around the world, one country at a time. She never imagined that food can be a reason to go out of your way to visit a place, until she started travelling and figured out she loved soup.
Must read post: How to Eat Street Food Without Getting Sick
Solo Female Travel: When One Is Enough Company
The one question every solo traveller probably hates: Is it safe? Until you’ve done it, you can’t really tell for yourself, but there’s a whole new level of experience, when travelling solo. Those amazing ladies talk about the ups and downs and share their adventures.
Sherry Ott was a corporate cube dweller who turned into a nomadic traveller. She travels to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences, adventures, and photography from around the globe. But her blog is not just about travel, it’s also about the life experiences of a solo female wanderer.
Must read post: Experiencing Bad Luck When Traveling
She’s a mid-lifer who quit a growing corporate career to reawaken her passions and forge a life set by her own rules. Travelling solo since 2010 after she left her old life behind, Jeannie is sharing her travel stories, tips and inspirations: from beach locations to city walks, from couchsurfing to luxury hotels.
Must read post: The Question I Hate: Is it Safe?
Family Travel: When Having Kids Is No Excuse To Stay Home
Travelling with the whole family raises a whole new set of challenges. Having people from different generations together all the time in enclosed spaces or even outdoors can develop unexpected skills.
Two Weeks In Costa Rica
Their two-week vacation turned into a book and then the adventure of a lifetime. The Boston expats Matt and Jenn moved to Costa Rica and recently got their first baby there. Their travel blog is all about life in Costa Rica and features amazing wild life photographs.
Must read post: House Sitting: How to Live in Costa Rica for $2,000 a Year
Now stop it.
You don’t have to be envious because you’ve just met all these remarkable people and already wish you were in their place.
You can use their travel blogs and their experiences as a starting point for planning your next big adventure and gather ideas on how to change your lifestyle to better suit your travel needs, goals and desires.
Inspired already? You see travelling is not that difficult, do you :)
Which one is your travel style? Which travel bloggers are you checking already?
Wondering why you only counted 15 blogs? The whole list is availeble at NTripping | Trips & Stuff, along with other great stories.
P.S. Did I miss a great travel blog?
I’d love to hear your recommendations and thoughts in the comments.
Originally published at ntripping.com on May 19, 2016.