Inspirational travel bloggers to follow

30 Bloggers That Will Inspire You to Explore the World

Most people around the world get 2 to 4 weeks holiday a year – perhaps with the exception of the French, who get up to 6 weeks (imagine that)!

How do you make the most out of your limited vacation time? And is it really possible to travel the world full-time?

To help see the world of possibilities out there, we’ve curated some of the most inspirational travel blogs we’ve found. Here they are – hopefully, they can inspire your travels too!

 

Love And Road

 

Natalie and Robson have been travelling since 2014. Read their blog to see how they navigate the never-ending travels, parties, family problems, job problems, parties, more travels, dreams, realisations, more parties…

Visit Natalie and Robson’s blog.

 

I Am Aileen

 

Aileen’s story is that of overcoming odds and circumstances to embark on a life of travel. Starting young and broke she built a business that allows her to see the world.

Find out more about Aileen here.

 

João Leitão

 

Do you fancy doing a bit of photography on your travels? Check out the amazing photos Portuguese traveller João Leitão has captured. From navigating the jagged roads of the Himalayas to capturing sunsets on the backdrop of the Sahara Desert, his blog will leave you with a bucket-load of ideas for your next holiday adventure.

See João’s photography here.

 

With Husband In Tow


A recovering tax attorney, Amber travels the world in search of great eats, amazing wines, and unique experiences. Her husband (Eric) travels along.

Travel the world with Amber & Eric.

 

Luxe Adventure Traveler


You’ll find Jennifer and Tim in the middle of crazy adventures such as snorkelling in Iceland (in winter, of course) or on a long distance hut-to-hut hike in the Dolomites, but by night, they turn into creatures of comfort who love big beds in the best hotels.

Get to know Jennifer and Tim here.

 

Rough Guides


OK, so we cheated here – this is not a blogger. Rough Guides are a book publisher, however their travel guides will dare you to do something different and their well-travelled authors can spark light-bulb moments for your own travels.

Check out Rough Guides.

 

Ordinary Traveler


Christy and Scott have been globetrotting for over ten years and share valuable advice on destinations, photography and getting the most out of the travel experience. These ordinary but not-so-ordinary travellers share plenty of practical tips. 

Check out Christy’s 25 top tips.

 

A Cruising Couple


Trekking the globe doesn’t have to be tiring and uncomfortable. Dan and Casey will show you how to travel in comfort and style. Peek into how this couple is following their dreams, slowly and indefinitely travelling the world.

Meet Dan and Casey.

 

Travelling Weasels


The Travelling Weasels are a young couple (Laura and Tanbay) who have weaseled their way out of the rat-race and cracked the code to travelling full-time.

Follow Laura and Tanbay on their blog.

 

The Flying Nest


Stephen & Jess are two Australian lovebirds that blog daily and post YouTube videos showcasing their day-to-day life as they travel around the world. Easy to follow, easy to be inspired!

Follow Jess and Stephen’s adventures here.

 

Bridges And Balloons


Victoria and Steve have travelled to over 50 countries and have been exploring the world for over 6 years. They look for places that are unusual, creative and special – and then they tell you all about them in their series “Special Stays”. A must read!

Be inspired with Victoria’s Special Stays series on Bridges and Balloons.

 

Globetrotter Girls


Globetrotter Girls is run by Dani, who has been traveling the world since 2010 and has no plans to stop. She shares her travel experiences to inspire curiosity about the world and notes her travel mistakes so others won’t have to make them themselves. In her “Go Beyond” series Dani explores what’s beyond popular tourist attractions.

Click here to explore the world with Dani.

 

Les Talk, More Travel


Take a bit of hiking, add some Canada and get your shoes a dirty exploring the Pacific Northwest with Leslie. If travelling with a backpack and traversing trails is your idea of an adventure, don’t miss this one out. 

Follow Leslie’s travel adventures here.

 

Lez Wander the World


Follow the adventures of Zoey and Mari travelling through South-East Asia and writing up what’s it like to be a queer traveller. Their dream – to travel the world indefinitely.

Find Zoey and Mari’s guides and travel posts here.

 

One Tiny Leap


Do you think it’s impossible to travel the world with a family? Take at least one tiny look at the adventures of Rob, Maria and their son. Their blog includes a wealth of family-oriented travel advice, ideas and inspirations.

Read Maria’s blog here.

 

Food Wine Travel


And one more site run by a team of professionals that we felt really needed to be included in our list. Explore a world of taste as the Food Wine Travel team uncovers little known spots with great food and plenty of happiness.

Dig into the good things in life with Food Wine Travel.

 

To Europe and Beyond


Marie-Eve is in love with Europe and on her blog shows how travel can be safe, empowering and fulfilling. Check out her Best Of section for some great starters.

Travel Europe and beyond with Marie-Eve.

 

Salt In Our Hair


The photography and video work that Nick and Hannah create is. simply. stunning. If you want to fall in love with a place before going there, their blog is how you do it.

Go and see Salt in Our Hair for yourself.

 

P.S. I’m On My Way


Trisha showcases how to travel in a balanced, sustainable way. Follow her evolving approach to travel on P.S. I’m On My Way.
Learn from Trisha and follow her travels here.

 

Girl Tweets World


Jayne’s blog “Girl Tweets World” will give you several out of the box travel ideas. From participating in big city scavenger hunts to exploring lane-way art and providing insightful hotel getaway reviews, she’ll intrigue you with her travel experiences and suggestions.

Take a look at Jayne’s travel experiences here.

 

Eat Sleep Love Travel


Vicky & Chris are a married couple from Yorkshire in England who both work full-time, but love to travel. As a result their travel advice, itineraries and experiences are based around their annual leave – extremely practical for the majority of us!

Check Vicky and Chris’ blog here.

 

Green Traveller Guides


Green Traveller Guides will inspire you to travel with a lighter footprint – and help you do that too. Check out their destination guides to Hawaii, Bali, India and more. 

Visit Green Traveller Guides.

 

Norris Around Australia.


S&S Norris are a couple travelling and working around the beautiful and vast Australian continent. If you’re curious to see what an all-Aussie adventure looks like, spend some time here.

Read the Norris Around Australia blog.

 

The Travelling Lindfields


After a lifetime of travelling the globe together David and Lyn have a thing or two to share about travel. See their favourite destinations, bike trails, gardens and luxury hotels through the lense of their blog.

Follow the Travelling Lindfields.

 

Albom Adventures


Explore New Zealand and the world with Rhonda Albom’s travel stories, photography and advice. Written with humour, Rhonda’s expiences will inspire anyone to take a closer look at NZ and to travel more. 

Visit Rhonda Albom’s blog.

 

To Travel Too

 

“If not now, when?” Follow Jane and Duncan as they discovered it’s time to take a gap year. And why just a year? They’ll inspire you to get off the treadmill and will teach you how to travel the world cheaply and live like a local.

Be inspired by Jane and Duncan’s travel life here.

 

Budget Travel Talk


Jan and Marty share a wealth of knowledge on traveling without breaking the bank. Airbnb, house-sitting and caravanning has allowed them to rediscover Australia and to visit iconic places around the world. 

Find out more about Jan and Marty here.

 

We Travel The World


You’ll need to either know German… or use Chrome’s translate feature to enjoy Carolin and Martin’s blog, but it’s worth it! Keeping to the more adventurous side of travel you’ll find them doing a Harlem Shake at 5,000m altitude (atop an active volcano) or rocking on the world’s most dangerous swing. Not for the faint-hearted.

Visit Carolin and Martin’s blog.

 

A Hole In My Shoe


“Doesn’t matter where we go as long as we go!” Lyn and Steve started their travel adventure in their 50s and set out to see as see much as they can of the beautiful world we live in.

Follow Lyn and Steve’s adventures here.

 

Food And Travel


Sally and Gordon Hammond have created the perfect destination for food and travel lovers. Sally is a food writer and a cook who travels (not a travel writer who eats!) and she uncovers food travel experiences that you wouldn’t even think of.

Visit Sally and Gordon’s website.

 

We hope the stories shared by these insightful travellers will inspire some of your future adventures! If you’ve enjoyed them – like or share their work on your favourite social network.