More and more people are seeking inspiration from travel influencers and bloggers.
If you are looking for new fascinating people to follow and new adventures to inspire you, here are the 25 best travel blogs of 2019!
Laura has an obsession with visiting new places (and revisiting some old favorites too). Last year alone, she visited over 25 cities across 11 countries, stayed in some amazing hotels and sampled mouth-watering local delicacies.
Anita Hendrieka is a New Zealand travel blogger currently based in Albania, who left her home at the tender age of 19 to learn more about this crazy beautiful world. She shares all her adventures on her blog to inspire you to experience unforgettable adventures too. Anita is all about discovering places that are lesser known, hence her move to Albania just over a year ago!
Bridges and Balloons
Bridges and Balloons is a blog about travel to special places. Victoria and Steve specialize in finding unique and interesting places to stay and visit around the world. They put these finds into detailed itineraries, inspiring photo stories, best-of collections, and in a dedicated Special Stays series. Words that epitomize their style are cozy, creative, independent, hipster, bohemian, and characterful. They like places that have a story behind them and they prioritize the experience over the price, featuring both budget and luxury styles. And they also share personal stories from along the way, offering a window into their lives.
Travelling Weasels is a travel blog designed to help you weasel your way out of the rat race and straight into full-time travel. Through a combination of working online, house sitting and sustainable travel, Travelling Weasels has hundreds of tips to help you out.
Charlie On Travel
Charlie is a UK travel blogger from Brighton. She writes about green travel and how to be a responsible traveler. Charlie travels with her partner Luke and together they love exploring the outdoors, meeting local people and finding community tourism projects.
Wild About Travel
Simon Falvo is the editor of Wild About Travel, the website she launched in 2010 and where she inspires readers through stories and photography. A solo traveler who loves nature, the mountains and isolated places, Simon is also passionate about art, architecture, and design. Her motto is “there’s beauty everywhere, we just need to open our eyes,” and her photography ranges from wild landscapes to architectural details.
Dave Anderson is a full-time travel and festival blogger from Orange County, California. He’s spent the last decade living and working around the world and has created a popular website to document his various international adventures. He’s lived in six different countries, loves learning new languages, and has a strange addiction to homemade hummus! From exploring the Northern Lights in Finland to partying it up at Burning Man – there seems to never be a dull moment in his life! Check out his travel blog Jones Around The Worl, and be sure to follow him on Instagram for behind the scenes footage!
Megan is the Australian behind Mapingmegan.com; a niche adventure travel blog with a focus on cultural immersion, authentic discovery and incredible journeys. She visits off the beaten path destinations to cover corners of the globe which still remain relatively undiscovered.
Having visited 50+ countries across all seven continents, Megan has accumulated a wealth of knowledge about what the world has to offer. Her articles have been widely published and acknowledged by publications such as National Geographic, the New York Times, and Forbes; when she’s not jumping out of planes, or hiking through the wilderness, you can find her blogging about it.
Justin Plus Lauren
Lauren Yakiwchuk is the blogger behind Justin Plus Lauren, a travel blog that documents her worldwide adventures with her partner, Justin. She writes about outdoor and urban adventures, eco-friendly travel, and responsible wildlife tourism. Lauren follows a vegan lifestyle and documents the best plant-based meals all over the world. When she’s not traveling, she explores local destinations near the Toronto area. Lauren also loves coffee and cats – she also shares her home with two rescue kitties.
SilverSpoon London is a lifestyle, food and luxury travel blog following the adventures of Angie in her hometown of London and around the world. She aims to give the low-down on London’s hottest new restaurants as well as cool and inspiring destinations globally. SilverSpoon London has been ranked as a Top Ten Luxury Travel blog and the No.1 London Lifestyle blog by Vuelio and one of the most influential blogs in the UK by Feedspot.
Don’t Stop Living by Jonny Blair
Don’t Stop Living is a passionate travel blog packed with stories from Jonny Blair’s journeys to all 7 (or 10) continents and over 150 countries. It’s one of the veteran travel blogs out there, having started life back in 2007 when Jonny was backpacking in Toronto. Don’t Stop Living has created a niche for the obscure, with Jonny visiting 43 unrecognized countries ranging from Romkerhall and the People’s Republic of Podjistan to Uzupis to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. Jonny writes crazy stories from far-flung destinations such as hyena feeding in Harar (Ethiopia), a fireball festival in Nejapa (El Salvador) and finding peace at yellow canola fields in Kokoszkowy (Poland). The blog also deals with the writer’s own struggle with loneliness and depression while aiming to inspire others to be honest, open and to live a limitless and adventurous life.
Mayssam Samaha is a food and travel writer and blogger based in Montreal. She was born and raised in Lebanon and have lived in New York City but have called Montreal home for the past 25 years or so. She is the founder behind the blog Will Travel for Food, which has been a finalist in the Saveur Magazine Blog Awards in the Culinary Travel category two years in a row. She has loved food since she was a child and she loves sharing her discoveries, which is the reason why she decided to start the blog in 2010. She has already visited 35 countries from Iceland to South Africa, Peru, and Hong Kong and there’s nothing she enjoys more than wandering around a farmers’ market in a foreign city.
Carmen Luxury Travel
Carmen Edelson is a full-time luxury travel influencer and writer who specializes in luxury and family travel. Carmen’s Luxury Travel launched in 2013 after encouragement from a close friend to document and share her amazing experiences, love of travel, and photography. Carmen’s love of travel began in her early thirties after joining her grandmother on a trip to Spain to visit family. There was no turning back after that! She wants Carmen’s Luxury Travel to provide a wealth of information and a source of inspiration for those who enjoy the finer things in life. You can read about small luxury hotels, weekend spa escapes, five-star cruises, gourmet restaurants and so much more on her award-winning website. Enjoy!
TravelFreak is an acclaimed adventure travel blog, sharing impactful stories and beautiful photographs from all around the world. They believe in living life to the fullest. They seek freedom and personal growth. They reject the status quo and refuse to live life on any else’s terms. They believe in finding adventure in every moment, every day.
Emily Luxton is a full-time travel blogger focusing on solo female travel, adventure, and personal development through travel. Whether it’s eating her way around a new culture, or throwing herself into a new challenge (and out of her comfort zone), Emily is all about really getting to know the world – and having fun do it!
Eat Your World
Eat Your World is a global guide to local food, a resource developed to help travelers get deeper into culture via its local cuisine. They create guides to a destination’s top local dishes and drinks — what they are, their historical and cultural significance, where exactly to find them — and invite users to contribute their own local-food finds via photos and food memories, or stories. In this way, EYW has amassed local food tips from more than 150 destinations around the globe. The website is powered by the ambitious appetites of writer-editor Laura Siciliano-Rosen and photographer Scott B. Rosen, a married couple (now with two little boys!) who live in Queens, NYC, where they also run highly curated food tours.
Inside the Travel Lab
Inside the Travel Lab is a luxury travel blog for those who care about the people, places, and cultures they visit. They blend sustainable tourism with luxury travel, food with World Heritage Sites and history with having a good time. Behind Inside the Travel Lab is Abi, a doctor turned writer who’s worked with Lonely Planet, the BBC, Nat Geo Traveller, UNESCO and more and traveled to over 60 countries.
Her motto: let’s all travel more and think more.
WanderingCarol.com is a luxury travel blog that combines wit and wisdom with travel temptation and exotic locales. It’s helmed by Carol Perehudoff, a travel blogger based in Toronto who was voted one of the Top 10 Luxury Travel Bloggers in USA Today’s 10Best Awards. In total, she’s won more than 20 writing and blogging awards and honors, including Gold Medals in the North America Travel Journalists Association Awards and First Prizes in the Travel Media of Canada Awards. A former travel columnist, Carol has written for top publications such as the Toronto Star, the San Francisco Chronicle and enRoute Magazine, and brings that same quality of writing to her website. Her blog is an entertaining read packed with deeper insights about travel and focuses on the outdoors, great hotels, spas, and history. Her motto? Adventure is a luxury and luxury travel is an adventure.
2 Food Trippers
Daryl and Mindi Hirsch publish 2foodtrippers, an award-winning culinary travel site that celebrates food and travel around the world. The site has a range of articles and food guides focused on global destinations both near and far. In 2018, 2foodtrippers won first place blog awards from both Saveur Magazine (Best Travel Blog) and TBC Asia (Best Food Blog).
Travel. Traveling with kids. Tips for foodies. Culinary guides of cities and regions. For about 8 years they traveled all over the world with their son, Max, and two years ago, their daughter Jagoda (in Polish it means blueberry) joined the ride. You will find on their multi-language blog a lot of advice on how to travel with small kids, how to survive on the plane, what to take, how to start exotic journeys but also many tips where and what to eat!
Lisa is a travel journalist and a self-confessed travel addict. Since the age of 21, she has traveled extensively, living and working all over the world. She has now been to 125 countries and 90 of these alone, and she created Girl about the Globe to show that if she can do it, anyone can. Girl about the Globe is an award-winning travel resource for conscious female travelers; empowering women to travel solo and helping vulnerable girls about the globe along the way.
I am a huge fan of Garrett, Jessica, Dorothy, Manilla, and Calihan! They are the most fascinating easy-going family traveling everywhere in the world. You’ve probably heard about them, and if not, please follow their Insta for your daily dose of wanderlust.
The Blonde Abroad
Of course, the gorgeous Kiki from The Blonde Abroad is one of the best travel bloggers to follow in 2019. She always looks flawless, and her content is very useful to all kinds of travelers.
Easy Planet Travel
Of course, I still believe that my blog, this blog, is one of the best travel blogs! Why have I kept providing tips and inspiration for more than 5 years now? Because I truly believe that we can raise our kids better with the help of family travel. I also believe that traveling with my daughter will help her to be more grateful for what she has and have an open mind. I want her to become a happy young woman one day, and traveling with her help me achieve that goal. Do you want the same thing for your kids?
If you know another travel blog that is so great that should be on this list, please comment below!
See you next year 😉