College Travel Resources Online
Searching for an alternative to the usual Spring Break destinations? While many students are planning on partying in Cancun over Spring break, you may prefer a trip to Italy or Spain. For those of you that want to explore new cultures and travel the world, OnlineCollegesUSA.org presents these Top Travel Blogs and Websites. We are dedicated to helping students gain knowledge in both the classroom and through life experience. So if you’ve been thinking of traveling abroad or even within the states, take a look at these informative and inspiring sites.
Nomadic Matt Five years ago, Matt quit his job and decided to travel the world. He hasn't looked back since, and he shares his experiences and his tips on this blog. Learn about long-term travel or just pick up a few tips for your next trip. Some recent posts include 14 Ways to be Prepared for Anything While Traveling, The Most Stressful Time of the Year, and The Complete Guide to Diving in Koh Tao.
Twenty-Something Travel Learn how this twenty-something saved up and made her dreams of long-term travel around the world a reality. Then learn how you can make the same dream a reality for yourself. Recent posts include La Boca: The Fakest Spot in Buenos Aires, Backpacker Battle: South America v. South East Asia, and How I Saved20k in Less than 2 Years.
Brendan's Adventures Find reviews, recommendations, and tips for travel from this seasoned world traveler and travel writer. Recent posts include Searching for Soul in the Southern States, Booking a Rental Car with Air Miles, and Fighting North American Over-Consumerism.
2 Backpackers Learn from this globe-trotting couple about how to save money while traveling, the best places to see, and other tips. Check out recent posts Best Things to Do in NYC, Packing for Gap Year Travel v. Vacation, and Choosing the Best Galapagos Tours.
Do It While You're Young This blog offers "a girl's guide to travel, studying, working and volunteering abroad." Men can also learn a thing or two! Some recent posts include "Best Accommodation in the World from HostelBooker.com" (http://www.diwyy.com/new-blog/best-accommodation-in-the-world-from-hoste...), City Breaks: The Way to Holiday this Year, and How to Battle Homesickness while Traveling.
Travel Dudes On this site, you'll be able to "discover the last beautiful places of the world, travel free and untroubled and still be informed like an insider, be well-prepared for your trip and save time and money, and profit from the experiences of other travelers, to get inside information of a country, culture and people." Some recent posts include Visiting London - Enjoy Traditional and Tomorrow's Cultures, How to Save Money on Your West End Theatre Tickets, and How to Hope around Language Barriers.
Go Backpacking This "round the world travel guide" offers tips for traveling on a budget -- perfect for students and other young people. Check out recent posts Colombia Travel Guide, How to Book a Last Minute Cruise to the Galapagos Islands, and 7 Ways to be an Ultra-Productive Travel Blogger.
Ott's World Sherry was once a "corporate cube dweller" who left it all to visit places off the beaten path. Students who are interested in taking a gap year or exploring more long-term travel options can find a lot of tips and advice here. Popular posts include What Has Travel Taught Me? Couchsurfing Regrets, and Acts of Kindness in Jordan.
Everything Everywhere Gary sold his house and his business and has spent the last several years traveling the world. Students can learn about great places to travel, how to prepare for a trip, and how to save the most money. Many posts simply share beautiful photos of places and landmarks. Recent posts include All I Really Needed to Know I Learned from Traveling around the World, Why I am Not One Lucky Bastard, and 8 Things You Might Not Have Known about South Georgia Island.
Traveling Greener Eco-friendly students can learn ways to reduce their carbon footprint while traveling with this blog. Recent posts include "Top Things to Do in Sharm El Sheikh", The Chocolate Lab in London, and A Rome Green Guide.
Travel with a Mate Get "great advice from real travel addicts" at this blog. Get tips for successful travel, ideas for places to visit, sample itineraries, money-saving advice, and more. Recent posts include 3 Reasons to Visit Australia's East Coast, How to Stay Healthy on Holiday, and How to Survive a Long-Haul Flight.
Johnny Vagabond Wes is "Johnny Vagabond," a man traveling the world, "taking pics and telling lies." Learn from his experience to plan your own budget travel. Check out recent posts Weirdest Place I've Ever Been? Inside My Own Head, T is for Trouble: A to Z with Johnny Vagabond, and Rules of the Road: Guatemalan Edition.
The Brooklyn Nomad Travel far outside the bounds of Brooklyn with this blog. Learn about destinations around the world and how to plan your own trip. Recent posts include Four Day Trips from Madrid, New Attractions in Valencia, and New York Style Food in Europe.
Wild Junket Learn about the best places to visit, the best things to see, and the best way to get there on this blog. Find beautiful travel photos and recommendations, as well. Recent posts include 10 Unique Transport Modes around the World, Are You a Good Traveler? and 10 Most Visited Countries in the World.
Art of Backpacking Students on a budget can travel far while backpacking. This blog offers tips for planning long- or short-term travel, how to save, and things to see. Recent posts include Exploring Cities that Were Once Contained with Walls, Things to Do in Honduras, and How to Save for Your RTW Trip.
Wanderlust and Lipstick Lady travelers can learn travel tips tailored to their needs and interests on this blog. Women travelers from around the world contribute their tips and travel stories. Some recent posts include Visit a Sikh Temple: How to Step Inside Respectfully, Mingun: Myanmar's Village Capital, and Taste a Little Bit of Summer with a Raspberry Mojito.
Traveling Savage This savage is exploring Scotland with "a pen in hand and a fire in the belly." Get an insider's view of the country and learn the best places to see and other tips for travel. Recent posts include Silver City Sleeping at The Skene House, Picture This: Dreams of Speyside Summers, and A Savage Pub Crawl around Edingburgh's Southside.
Y Travel Learn from nearly 15 years of travel from this adventuring couple. Find out insider tips for saving money, seeing the best places, and more. Check out recent posts include 5 Places to See in Tuscany, Italy, Arriving in a Place for the First Time, and "How to Travel to the Touristy Destinations".
Vagabondish Vacation travelers and those looking to backpack for a longer period can find lots of advice on this extensive site. Recent posts include 8 Travel Apps You Can't Leave Home Without, How Travel Can Make You a More Romantic Partner, and 8 Ways to Stretch Your Short Vacation Days.
Travels of Adam This self-proclaimed hipster travel blog should appeal to many students. As a student, Adam realized the need to create his own life plan and worked out a strategy to fulfill his dreams of travel. Learn from his experiences and determine how to create your own plan. Check out recent posts A Winter Weekend in Berlin by Instagram Photo, Why I Wanted to Visit Petra a Second Time, and The Difference Between Pancakes and Waffles.
foXnoMad Travel smarter with tips from this extensive blog. Get detailed suggestions for traveling on a budget, learn about resources to make traveling easier, get recommendations for places to visit and things to see, and much more. Recent posts include 4 Ways to Track and Recover Your Stuff if It Gets Stolen When Traveling, "How to Earn Frequent Flyer Miles without Getting More Credit Cards", and My Picks: 4 Unexpected Travel Destinations You Can Visit before They Become Hits.
Solo Friendly You don't lead a large entourage or even a partner to see the world. All you need is your own adventuresome spirit and a little preparation to make your trip a great one. This site will help you do that. Recent posts include Why I Love Visiting Tourist Attractions, Lost in Translation, and Getting around Barcelona.
Todd's Wanderings Here you'll find "travel, adventure, and advice from 10 years on the road ... and counting." Check out recent posts Trusted Travel Questions and Answers, Can Travel Make the World a Better Place? and Proof It All Works out in the End.
LandLopers Students and other travelers can learn how to travel the world with advice from this blog -- one adventure at a time. In addition to tips and advice, readers can also find regular news and travel deals. Some recent posts include Five Things I Bet You Didn't Know about Banff, Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Iceland, and My Four Least Romantic Travel Experiences.
Travelogged Liz Borod Wright writes about trips that she and others have taken, offers tips and advice for others, provides product reviews, and links to online deals. Recent posts include The 16 Coolest Places I Didn't Go to in 2011, Driving from Lisbon to Seville to Sintra, and How to Make Flying with Children Under 2 as Painless as Possible.
Travel Cuts Canada's "student travel experts" offer students tips and advice on how to get the best deals on travel, where to go, how to prepare, and more. Some recent posts include Buy a Trip to Peru, Get One Free! Let's Go to Scotland with Haggis Adventures! and Write Your Travel Manifesto.
Backpacking Matt Matt is "exploring the unknown and offering travel advice, inspiration and ideas to the budget-conscious traveler or backpacker" on this blog. Recent posts include On Top of the World: Climbing Ben Lomond in Queenstown, 7 Must-Do Experiences for an Alternative Visit to Athens, and 15 Tips for Your First Experience Backpacking in Australia.
Velvet Escape Find information and inspiration for your next traveling adventure on this blog. Some recent posts include Experiencing the Arctic Wonders of Finnish Lapland, A Bundle of Travel Inspiration, and Galapagos: Things to Consider Before You Go.
Adventurous Kate's Solo Female Travel Blog All the single ladies can get tips on tailoring travel to their individual needs. Even if you're not a lady, and even if you're not traveling solo, you're likely to find some good tips on this blog. Some recent posts include Shetland: The Strangest Place I've Ever Been, Feeling Like a Local around the World, and The Sunshine of Lisbon.
Wandering Earl Follow Earl as he travels around the world as a permanent nomad, and learn how he does it all. Get inspiration for places to see and advice for how to make it happen. Popular posts include How Can I Afford My Life of Constant Travel, Living Abroad for Less than $1,000 Per Month, and When Tourism Goes Terribly Wrong.
Canada's Adventure Couple Not only does this adventurous couple offer you tips for how to travel around the world on a budget, but they also offer you advice on how to become a successful travel blogger in order to fund your own adventures. Some recent business-related posts include Video Tips for Travel Bloggers, Twitter Tips for Travel Bloggers, and "How to Brand Yourself and Build Engagement with a Facebook Page".
501 Places Andy hasn't quite been to 501 countries -- he's been to "somewhere between 75 and 95" -- but he has acquired quite a bit of knowledge through his travels that he shares with readers on this blog. Check out recent posts Poles Apart: Growing up with Warsaw, How Museums Get their Stuff: Should We Care? and Visiting the Same Country Twice: The Return Visit Dilemma.
Solo Female Traveler Here's another great blog for women who are looking to travel alone. There is a lot of great advice and information you overcome the intimidation of traveling alone and make your adventure a reality. Some recent posts include The Gifts of Solo Travel, 5 Reasons Why the Mideast is Safe for Solo Female Travelers, and Climbing 800 Steps to Petra's Monastery.
A Little Adrift Learn about volunteering abroad, how travel can change your worldview, and planning your round-the-world adventure on this blog. Some recent posts include "A Little Tourism ... A Laid-Back Laos, and Our Shrinking World", A Little Reflection ... To 2012, and the Case for Making No Plans, and "A Little Update ... Into Burma and Happily Out of Connectedness".
Budget Travelers Sandbox Learn how to create priceless travel memories on a budget with advice from this blog. Most posts offer a photo essay of a specific place, with information about traveling there. You can also find reviews and information about teaching abroad.
In the Know Traveler Get insider information about the best places to travel around the world and the best things to do in those locations at this blog. Some recent posts include Want to Run Away this Holiday? Bungee Jumping in Zambia: 365 Feet of Fun, and South Africa Shines Through a Child's Eyes.
Never Ending Voyage Who says travel has to come to an end after a week? Or even two or three weeks? This blog can tell you how to make your dreams of long-term travel a reality. Some recent posts include A Visa Run to Burma by Moped, Chiang Dao: A Relaxing Retreat in Northern Thailand, and Lessons from Hiroshima.
Globetrooper Find travel partners to share your adventure and reduce your travel costs with this community blog. Create a trip or browse trips created by other users. There are also travel guides and other travel tips available on the site.
The Longest Way Home This blog author explains, " I venture to places and find myself in situations very few people have documented. I am proud to say, this is no cookie cutter travel blog. This is a pioneering look at travel and 21st century migration." Learn about his experiences and plan your own trip around the world. Recent posts include What is the Definition of Home? "What Is It Like to Return to a Country and Travel It Again? - Nepal", and How to Get Up and Enjoy Travel Again.
Trail of Ants Experience the thrill of travel through one man's adventures, and find the tips and advice to make your own travels a reality. Check out recent posts One Blind Summit. After. Another. The Time I Was in Tibet... and Where's Your Paradise?
The Professional Hobo The professional hobo is happily traveling around the world and sharing her tips with other would-be travelers, including financial advice, information on how to plan your trip, and more. Some recent posts include Getting My Feet Wet on a Sailboat in St. Martin, Roundup: How to Travel Full-Time, and Reach Your Goals, and The Most Dangerous Beach in the World.
Hipster Travel Guide Learn about all the coolest places to travel with this fun blog. Read about travel legislation and related news items, get tips for travel, learn about recommendations, and more. Recent posts include "What You're Leaving Behind at Security Checkpoints", A Traveler's Wishes for the New Year, and New Laws of the Land.
Candice Does the World Candice Walsh is "a 20-something female dangling precariously on the edge of eastern Canada, in St. Johns, Newfoundland" who works as a travel writer by day but doesn't get the opportunity to actually travel as much as she'd like. Follow along with her as she plots her travels, and pick up some tips and information for planning your own. Recent posts include What's It Gonna Take to Be a Sexy Travel Blogger? "How to Deal with a Storm in St. John's", and That Time a Dolphin Undressed Me in Mexico.
A Pair of Panties and Boxers This blog author explains, " Traveling doesnt always mean leaving the country. It doesnt mean you have to leave your home. Home is where the heart is. Traveling is leaving your bubble, your comfort zone. Sometimes I travel to different places in the world. Sometimes I travel in my thoughts. Either way I travel, its food for my soul." Monica is a travel writing longing to travel. She shares past trips and information about travel here while she plots her next trip. Recent posts include Do Your Pre-Travel Homework or End Up a Reject Like Me, London Street Snaps, and Getting Pissed Off in Austria.
Travel Wonders of the World Learn about the best places to travel and get tips for making your trip a success with information from this blog. Check out recent posts "Which is the Best Caribbean Island to Spend Your Vacation On?", Traveling with Mobile Phones, and Road Trip: Perth to Ayers Rock.
Beers and Beans A journalist and a photographer are the traveling companions behind this blog, which has a mission to seek out the "unusual, the mundane, the beautiful, and the forgotten." Discover the world as they do. Recent posts include Lucerne to Interlaken: Getting into the Swiss Alps by Train, RTW Travelers Dinner Party, and Temecula to Denver: An Instatog Session.
Maiden Voyage Twenty-somethings can find information here tailored to their travel interests and needs. In addition to the usual tips for travel and trip overviews, you'll also find product recommendations and links to resources. Recent posts include More Thoughts on Unplugging during Travel (and Life), Why I'm Dying to Go Back to Santorini, Greece, and An Overview of Poland for Travelers.
Traveling Canucks Get travel advice from a couple of adventuring Canadians on this blog. Get lots of budget-friendly tips, read about their adventures, and view beautiful photos of locales around the world. Some recent posts include 7 Super Shots from Our Travels, How to Travel the World and NOT Pay for Hotels, and Our Travels and Adventures from A to Z.
Around the World "L"! Get traveling advice from a team of writers that contribute to this blog. You'll also find the occasional post with tips about productivity or other lifestyle improvements. Recent posts include What I Appreciate in Boston after Travel to Beijing, Why Giant Tour Group Travel in Toledo, Spain Didn't Stink, and Why Brazil is One of the Best Places on Earth to Travel.
The Aussie Nomad "Wander for distraction, travel for fulfillment." Learn how to do both with tips and advice from this blog, which focuses on travel around the world, not just Australia. Some recent posts include Visit Tunisia, Antonine Baths of Carthage, and Touring Glasgow.
Adventure Girl Travelers and adventure seeks can get tips on the best places to go and how to get there. Learn about deals and how to find them, as well. Recent posts include Top Indoor Pools from Around the Globe, What Does it Take to Get Adventurous in Life? and Airlines: New Rules to Make Airline Pricing Transparent.
Wandering Trader Photo essays guide readers through beautiful vacation destinations, cultural sites, and festivals on this blog. There are also occasional travel tips to help you get there. Check out Victoria Falls Gorge: Border Between Zambia and Zimbabwe, Faces of Madagascar: The Beauty Queen, and Colombian Coffee Region: View from the Goldmine.
Travelocafe A couple traveling around the world offers you their tips and tricks for how to make your own travel dreams a reality. Find inspiration in their trips or learn how to plan your travels with their experienced advice. Some recent posts include Walking around the Fabulous Blenheim Palace and Gardens, Ten Best Hotels on the Greek Islands, and Top 5 Scenic Places to Stay in Canada.
Spunky Girl Monologues Spunky Girl is a solo traveler , writer, and photographer documenting her travels and adventures on her blog. Look back on her year of adventures or get tips on travel, including how to fund your adventures through travel writing and blogging. Recent posts include Bloggers, Travel Consumer Shows are Worth Your Time! Inside Scoop on Travel Vaccines, and I'm Addicted to iPhoneography.
Migrationology The philosophy of this blog is "When you have a goal at the front of your head (instead of the back of your head), youll live intently to pursue it." Articles aim to help you do just that. Recent posts include 3 of the Best Hawaiian Luaus on Oahu, The Top 16 Things to Do in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, and The Ultimate Travel Guide to Nairobi, Kenya.
Two Go RTW This traveling duo have been "avoiding the disruption of routine since 2009." Their blog shares picture essays of scenic travel locales, reviews of products and guidebooks, and tips for travel. Recent posts include Hackpacking: Make a Rubber Band Travel Clothesline, The Tourist Stereotype and Why You Should Give a Crap, and Looking Back: The Deepest Need for Maps.
Monkey Brewster This nomad explains, "Im no travel expert but I like doing it and Im working on becoming a location independent traveling nomadic [insert new hip travel term here] in the future." Learn about his journey and pick up tips and recommendations for travel along the way. Recent posts include Where to Find the Best Fish and Chips in London, Where to Eat and Drink on the Rooftops of Paris, and 10 Tips on How to Find a Cheap Flight.
Kaleidoscopic Wandering JoAnna Haugen is a travel lover and writer, and she "created this blog to share my stories and travel tips my hope is that I inspire you to learn, love and live your own travel dreams." Recent posts include Tips for Traveling to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Coconuts in the Cook Islands, and Kicking Up the Dust at the International Camel Races.
Trans-Americas Journey This blog promises a glimpse inside "the mother of all road trips," which has spanned U.S. and Canada and is now working through South America. Check out recent posts The Pope and the Black Christ - Esquipulas , Guatemala, Robbed and Recovered (All before Breakfast) - Ipala Volcano, Guatemala, and Way Out Water - Semuc Champey and Lanquin, Guatemala.
No Place to Be Learn about random fellow travelers and their experiences, find resources for planning your trip, enjoy photos of scenic travel destinations, and learn more about traveling around the world. Popular posts include The Stupid Things I Miss from Home, 100 Days of Travel and 100 Reasons to Love It, and Getting My Anus Expected in Bangkok.
Pause the Moment Ryan Gargiulo is "a full-time travel blogger and self proclaimed wanderer of the world. I specialize in budget travel but enjoy living the life of luxury from time to time." Learn from his traveling adventures and find inspiration for your own trip. Recent posts include Spotting the Big 5 in Kruger National Park, Descending Into the Dark and Eerie Sterkfontein Caves, and The Colorful Streets of Soweto.
GloboTreks This blogger shares travel tips, planning tips, recommended products, and personal experiences on this extensive blog. Recent posts include 19 Reasons to Ignore Everybody and Follow Your Dreams, Should You Choose Gap Adventures or Intrepid Travel? and 12 Things I've Learned from a Year of Blogging.
Vagabond Quest Perpetual travelers and digital nomads share their insider tips for traveling the world on a budget. Check out How to Snag a Discount by Buying Two Tickets at Once, The Unsettle Life: Married and Traveling the World, and Deodorizing on the Road, or How Not to Be a Stinky Traveler.
The Expeditioner Explore travel destinations by continent or pick up tips for planning your own travel on this extensive blog. Recent posts include 5 Things You Didn't Know about Machu Picchu and the 5 Best Ways to Get There, A Glut of New Cheap Flights are Coming to Asia, and Have a Little Faith: Advice from a Teacher Abroad.
Over Yonderlust Enjoy gorgeous photo essays and read about traveling adventures around the globe on this blog. Recent posts include Being Inspired in Cuzco, Peru, How to Backpack Brilliantly in Europe, and A Lack of Hobbits in Middle Earth, Ecuador.
A Travel Around the World Get recommendations for places to visit and the best things to see while you're there on this blog. Check out recent posts When in Rome! Caribbean Cuisines: A Treat for the Taste Buds, and Parisian Delights for You.
Almost Fearless Christine and her husband quit their jobs, sold their things, and moved overseas to travel and start their careers over to do what they love. They also had a baby. Learn about life traveling with a small child with this blog. Recent posts include Seriously, This Happens All the Time, Notes in Progress (Alternate Title: Freaking the F Out), and Starbucks in Beijing.
Adventure Rob Beautiful photos of scenic travel destinations are often featured on this blog from world traveler, Rob. There are also tips on planning your own travel and recommendations for gear. Some recent posts include A Thought on Cameras for Travel -- Goodbye SLRs, Hello Mirrorless, Tokyo Tower, and 3 Great Eco Hostels for Green Travelers.
No Onions Extra Pickles Here you can learn about "art, travel and San Francisco by an art historian in training." Recent posts include My ABCs of Travel, Exploring Krakow, San Francisco's Sister City, and Incredible Hikes in San Francisco.
Tango Diva "Tango Diva is a community for women to share solo travel experiences, ideas, and questions in the hopes of creating connections with other women throughout the world, learning about solo travel, and sharing their thoughts." Browse blogs or explore topics by category.
Off Track Planet Get a blunt assessment of places to travel and the things to do while you're there from this practical blog. Some recent posts include Getting Drunk with Locals: 10 Best Local Bars in Madrid, 10 Sexiest Germans of All Time, and Fives Hikes Worth the Ass Cramps in Lisbon.
Inside the Travel Lab This blog offers a collection of stories about travel and culture with beautiful photos and videos for illustration. Check out recent posts Not the Ugly Sister: Warsaw in Photos, Goodbye Kangaroo, Hello Bison, and Surf's Up in Sydney.
One Travel This network of guest bloggers shares travel stories from around the globe and a few tips on planning your own travel and making the most of your trip. Some recent posts include Renting Your Dream Holiday Home, New Jersey - An Unlikely Tourist Destination, and Western Australia - Worth the Extra Mile?
Fevered Mutterings Mike Sowden is a "British travel-writer, blogger and all-round thrill-seeking geek," and his blog shares his fevered mutterings about travel, writing, and how to make it as a freelance writer. Recent posts include Hadrian's Wall: Fear and Loathing in Twice Brewed, Who Is In Charge - You or Your Map? and How to Be Rude to a Latvian.
The Indie Travel Podcast Learn about places to go, practical tips for travel, information about safety, and much more on this podcast and blog. There are also promotions to help you on your travels. Recent posts include Nine Best Things to Do in Austria, Best Places in Asia, and Adventure, Food and Fun in Belize.
Spot Cool Stuff Travel Get insider tips to the best attractions and out-of-the-way places to visit while you're traveling. Check out recent posts The Best View in the Alps, The Luxurious Boat-Room Resort, and The Mystery of the Crooked Forest.
Gran Tourismo! This blog aims to help make travel more meaningful and memorable with inside tips and advice. Some recent posts include Mouthwatering Melbourne - A Taste of the Melbourne Food Scene, "Appetizing Australia", and 12 Reasons We are Smitten with South East Asia.
Chris Around the World This blog offers "a travel journalist's tips from the road." Check out recent posts Finding Travel Deals on Groupon and Other Travel Sites, Bedding Down: The Luxury Bed and Breakfast, and California Dreaming: Big Sur.
Go Nomad "Travel the world with articles, travel planning, great travel places and everything you need to book your next trip!" Recent posts include Belize Inland and By the Sea, Walking the Bronte Trail, and A Trek to Gocta Falls in Northern Peru.
Nomadic Chick Nomadic Chick left her corporate job, sold everything she owns, and left on a trip around the world. "This site grew from a desire to motivate myself, as well as others. Hopefully it touches those people who are afraid to take the leap. If you discover this site, feel encouraged most of all realize that life-long travel is doable at any age!" Check out recent posts Second Try at Roomarama: Hong Kong, Facing Failure in El Nido, and Are You Conquering the World?
Adventure Worthy Learn about all aspects of travel with this extensive blog. Get recommendations for products to make your trip easier, learn how to find the best deals, read about destinations to visit, and participate in discussions about travel-related news and legislation. Recent posts include The Ultimate Traveling Video Security System, The Top Pickpocketing Cities Around the World, and Will Hidden Airline Fees be a Thing of the Past?
The Travelers Zone Learn about travel destinations, travel tips, essential trip gear, travel deals and information about different types of travel and accommodations on this practical and extensive blog. Recent posts include 8 Best Cities to Explore by Bus, How to Find the Best Student Travel Deals, and Pack Smartly for Your Skiing Trip.
Europe Up Close If a romantic trip to Paris or a sight-seeing expedition in Rome sounds like your dream trip, then this is the blog for you. Learn all about travel in Europe, including places to see and tips for planning your best trip. Recent posts include Where to Stay in Prague, Classic Sights in Berlin, and Hand Picking Olives in Greece.
My Several Worlds Learn about destinations, lifestyles, and cultures in Asia with this blog from traveler and writer Carrie Kellenberger. Check out recent posts Travel Taiwan: Orchid Island, The Secret Lives of Taipei Housekeepers, and Hiking in Taiwan: Snow Mountain.
Cumi and Ciki This travel, food, and adventure blog features tips and profiles for each of these categories. Recent posts include Top 10 Places to Visit for 2012, A Weekend in Chicago, and Mini Breakers are the Way to Go.
My Melange Italy and France take center stage on this travel blog about two of the most popular and romantic travel destinations. You can even get sample itineraries or a travel consultation to plan your trip. Some recent posts include Italian Wine: Castello Banfi, Obika Mozzarella Bar, and 10 Memories of Puglia that Make Me Happy.
Air Treks Get lots of travel tips and information about top destinations on this extensive travel blog. Some recent posts include Best New Travel Budget Planning Tool -- Eardex, Colombia -- When a Country Exceeds High Expectations, and The Indie Travel Manifesto -- Travel Values in Overdrive.
Travel Squire Travel Squire is an online magazine with tips and advice for travel. It is also a travel itinerary planning service, helping travelers plan the trip of their dreams. Recent posts include Driving Around Finland, Scandinavian Cruise, and A Love Affair with Sauna.
Gap Year Escape Students looking to take some time off after graduation and before starting their professional careers can find a lot of information on this site about how to spend some time traveling instead. Recent posts include Seven Free Sights in New York City, 5 Star Hong Kong on a 1 Star Budget, and Awesome Things to Do in Cardiff.
Before You Backpack Students should check out this practical blog before beginning a backpacking trip to get tips on how to plan the trip, recommendations for gear, advice on places to see, and more. Recent posts include The Many Sides of Barbados, The 5 Hottest Backpacker Beach Party Spots, and The More Unusual Foods of South East Asia.
Suzy Guese This blog explores "traveling with a redheaded temperament." But you don't have to have red hair to learn a few travel tips from this seasoned adventurer. Recent posts include Traveling Weather or Not, The Adventurer's Great Backdoor, and Bled, Slovenia Wishes You Were Here.
Solo Traveler You don't have to have a travel partner to enjoy a trip around the world. Learn tips for making solo travel exciting and fulfilling with posts from this blog. Check out The Taj Mahal -- It's Real, Solo Travel Destination: Edinburgh, Scotland, and The Doorbell and a Case for Slow Travel.
Brilliant Tips This blog promises to offer you brilliant tips for travel and advice about current trends. Pick up a few pointers from The Kimberley - Hidden Treasure in Remote Australia, Dog Sledding in Canada, and Cart Around Belize.
Vagabond Roots This is the blog of a girl with just her backpack and a world to discover. Learn about budget-friendly travel destinations and how to plan your trip. Recent posts include The Other Side of Istanbul, The Ancient Ruins of Pompeii, and Hugging Gators in New Orleans.
Heather on Her Travels Here you'll find "travel inspiration and destination information with travel tales, photos, videos and podcasts from around the world." Recent posts include Plan Your St. Patrick's Day Break in Ireland, The Passport Party Project - Giving Girls a Chance to Travel, and Belgian Food and Beer - The Trappist Experience.
A Tramp Abroad "A Tramp Abroad is dedicated to publishing quirky, helpful travel tips and wanderlust inspiring essays. While we hope to provide you with practical information to help you on your way, our main focus is to inspire people to get out into the world and explore even if its just within your own neighborhood." Recent posts include How to Find Off-the-Beaten-Track Destinations, The Trials and Tribulations of Writing a Book While Traveling, and Tipping: It's Not Just a City in China.
TripWolf This extensive travel guide and blog offers detailed profiles of travel destinations around the world to help you plan your trip. Some recent posts include A Roman Bath in Bath, London Olympic Park in Photos, and 5 Reasons Why San Francisco is Cooler than New York.
Hike Bike Travel Outdoor adventurists will find plenty of tips and inspiration here for travel that includes physical activities like hiking and biking. Recent posts include "Walking Holidays in Dalyan: A Nature Lover's Paradise", 5 Great Bike Rides in Newfoundland, PEI and Nova Scotia, and A Quick Tour of Kauai, Hawaii.
Travel Blissful "Since variety makes travel more enriching, Travel Blissful covers both low-cost and luxury travel as well as advice, stories, thoughts, photos, videos, news, reviews and interviews. I aim to share content that can inspire and lead to blissful travel experiences." Recent posts include 5 Reasons Children Will Love Princess Cruises, Benefits of Having a Tour Guide in Egypt, and Flea Markets and Boutique Shopping in Sardinia.