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Tue, Jul 12, 2011
Washington Flyer’s Best Travel Blogs of 2011
Flyer showcases the best of the best travel and adventure blogs
We traveled the planet to find the very best places for our readers to visit—and now we’ve “traveled” the web to track down and share the best of the blogosphere.
Whether you’re visiting the farthest reaches of the planet or simply looking for a great cocktail in a Washington, D.C., bar, Flyer has the scoop on everything you need to know courtesy of our top travel and adventure bloggers.
We gave these blogs our seal of web approval because of their brilliant content, including travel tips, videos, diaries, recommendations, and first-hand experiences.
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Enjoy the list! You’ll discover a world of terrific information…
Washington Flyer’s Best 100 Travel Blogs of 2011
A Dangerous Business
Follow Amanda Williams, a small-town Ohio girl, trying to balance a job, friends and family with an unquenchable lust for travel. Our favorite post: “Taking the Plunge,” a well-told adventure of bungee-jumping in New Zealand.
Read A Dangerous Business | Follow @DangerousBiz on Twitter
A Good Time with Wine
Matthew Horbund has been passionate about food and wine for more than 20 years, and he loves sharing that passion with the world. Some even call him a wine aficionado. Our favorite post: “Wine for Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl,” as he provides a simple guide to the perfect wine for these occasions.
Read A Good Time with Wine | Follow @mmWine on Twitter
A Little Adrift
Shannon O’Donnell circumnavigated the globe in 2008 and now travels what she terms “Shannon-Style”—traveling slowly while seeking new perspectives. Our favorite post: “Can Travel Re-Train Your Taste Buds?” You guessed it, she shares some tricks of the trade to liking foods you once hated.
Read A Little Adrift | Follow @ShannonRTW on Twitter
Follow Andrew and Laura Murray as they explore obscure locations as their desire to escape the beaten tourist trails grows. Our favorite post: “What To Do When it Rains on Your Trip.”
Read Adventure Bimbling | Follow @AdvBimbling on Twitter
Adventures With Dan
Dan first traveled to Australia where he caught the travel bug. Now he looks for adventure wherever he goes around the globe. Our favorite post: Dan’s amazing journey in the Alpine Challenge—a 170-foot abseil down a freezing waterfall in Switzerland.
Read Adventures with Dan | Follow @AdventuresWdan on Twitter
Follow Kate McCulley as she documents her global journey as a solo traveler. One of her main goals is to show women that solo travel can be safe, easy, cheap and a lot of fun. Our favorite post: “10 Adventures in Southeast Asia” as Kate chronicles many off-the-chart activities.
Read Adventurous Kate | Follow @AdventurousKate on Twitter
Alice’s Garden Travel Buzz
If you’re looking for gardens around the globe that stir the imagination, search no further than Alice Joyce’s blog. Our favorite post: Her amazing photography of the “Edible Garden at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show.”
Read Alice’s Garden Travel Buzz | Follow @travelgrdnsbuzz on Twitter
Having visited each of the seven continents by her 30th birthday, Ali Garland, labels herself a travel addict. She continues her global adventures and loves to share travel tips. Our favorite post: Ali’s take on the evolution of luggage and what backpacks suit your trips.
Read Ali’s Adventures | Follow @AliAdventures7 on Twitter
Angela B. Pan
Angela Pan is a D.C.-based travel and chameleon HDR photographer. Follow her pictorial journey as she captures some of the most breathtaking scenes in D.C. and other locations around the world. Our favorite post: her photograph of “Georgetown at Night.”
Read Angela B. Pan - Photography | Follow @abpanphoto on Twitter
Around the World “L”!
Follow Lillie Marshall, a Boston English teacher, who’s learning a few things as she travels around the globe. Our favorite post: Lillie sand-boards in Peru, where she gives readers moment-by-moment snapshots as she slides down the dune.
Read Around the World “L”! | Follow @WorldLillie on Twitter
As We Travel
Stay up to date with travel advice via daily blogs from the duo, Nathan and Sofia, as they share tips, backpacking advice and clutter-free country travel guides. Our favorite post: the rumors and truths of Paris.
Read As We Travel | Follow @aswetravel on Twitter
Backpack with Brock
Brock G has one of the best video blogs out there. He captures every second of his adventures so his viewers never miss out on a crazy exploration. Our favorite post: Eating bugs in China, where Brock takes on a bet to eat a grasshopper and even a scorpion.
Read Backpack with Brock | Follow @backpackerbrock on Twitter
Follow Chris Stevens, a surfer, photographer and global traveler who hopes his advice and banter gets you stoked to explore the world. Our favorite post: His “Top Ten Tuesday—Moroccan Shots,” where he perfectly captions each photo.
Read Backpacker Banter | Follow @BckPackerBanter on Twitter
Chloe Johnson is a girl with a passion for culture. Follow her as she journeys the world experiencing new things and tasting exotic foods. Our favorite post: a quick guide to quirky eats in London. Yes, she includes prices. We like.
Read Backpacking Journalist | Follow @BackpackJourno on Twitter
Matt Kyhnn views life as a journey…with a budget. He provides money-conscious advice about a range of destinations and adventures. Our favorite post: A gorgeous photographic exploration of “Mount Alfred in Queenstown.”
Read Backpacking Matt | Follow @Backpackingmatt on Twitter
Beau’s Barrel Room
Follow Beau as he shares his love for food and wine. He hopes to inspire readers to expand their wine knowledge and also become more adventurous. Our favorite post: His reviews of 10 wines from Navarra, Spain.
Read Beau’s Barrel Room | Follow @UCBeau on Twitter
Been There, Eaten That
Follow Lori Gardner as she dines out, particularly in the D.C. area, and reviews restaurants for every pallet. Make sure to check out her helpful rating at the end of each post. Our favorite post: “Grapeseed American Bistro.”
Read Been There, Eaten That | Follow @foodobsessed6 on Twitter
Bitches Who Brunch
Becca and Cori Sue are brunching their way around Washington, D.C., and sharing some of the best places to munch in style. Our favorite post: their take on Ris, along with some delectable photos.
Read Bitches Who Brunch | Follow @BtchesWhoBrunch on Twitter
Follow Jaime as he makes his dreams of a round-the-world journey a reality. He wants to show everyone that it’s possible to break away. Our favorite post: His weekly photo roundup highlighting the gorgeous destinations.
Read Breakaway Backpacker | Follow @BAbackpacker on Twitter
Breathe Dream Go
Join Mariellen Ward as she travels through India and documents everything from spirituality and social and environmental issues to the arts and culture. Our favorite post: a trip to Bhutan with breathtaking aerial photos.
Read Breathe Dream Go | Follow @BreatheDreamGo on Twitter
Miemo is stationed in D.C., where she looks for adventure at every corner. Follow her as she checks out different foods, adventures and restaurants in the area. Our favorite post: “Night at the Museum,” as she tells of her after-hours visit.
Read Bulletproof | Follow @miemonster on Twitter
By Lander Sea
Follow Debi Lander as she devours ethnic food and drink on her travels around the world by air, land or sea. Favorite post: Debi’s air adventures in Montserrat, where she documents a volcanic eruption.
Read By Lander Sea | Follow @Bylandersea on Twitter
Join this 20-something blogger who’s trying to eat well (on a budget) in Washington, D.C. Our favorite post: This blogger’s run-down of Mongolian barbecue in Bethesda.
Read Capitol Bites | Follow @capitolbites on Twitter
Kirsten is a wine lover who enjoys visiting and sipping at Virginia wineries or any winery she has time for while traveling. Follow her reviews for tips and events. Our favorite post: “Farm-to-Fork Loudoun” event.
Read Cellar Blog | Follow @VAWineWoogie on Twitter
Chef Robin White
Follow Chef Robin White for everything you need to know about food, wine and travel. She focuses on American wines. Our favorite post: “Ceja Virtual Dinner: Recipe #6 Carne Asados Tacos.”
Read Chef Robin White | Follow @canapes45 on Twitter
Chris Around the World
Travel with Chris Gray around the world. She provides great travel tips from the road. Our favorite post: “Portlandia: Chris Israel’s Grüner,” where she provides a guide of what to eat and drink at all the hot spots in town.
Read Chris Around the World | Follow @CAroundTheWorld on Twitter
D.C. Event Junkie
Follow Lisa Byrne for anything and everything D.C. related. She has the scoop on food and drinks, music and arts, sports and fitness, travel and other amazing events in the D.C. area. Our favorite post: Lisa’s listing of all the “Foodie Events” in and around D.C.
Read D.C. Event Junkie | Follow @dceventjunkie on Twitter
Join Kristen Poillon, who considers herself a quasi-foodie, as she creates delightfully delicious dishes; because she believes every recipe has a story. Our favorite post: Her recipe for “Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Salsa.”
Read Delectabelle | Follow @delectabelle on Twitter
Dining in D.C.
Find out the latest in the D.C. area restaurant scene, including restaurant reviews, news, events and chef interviews. Our favorite post: Her dog-friendly happy-hour spots for those nice summer days in the District.
Read Dining in D.C. | Follow @diningindc on Twitter
Don’t Ever Look Back
Join Amy and Kieron as they travel the globe and document all of their fun and crazy adventures along the way. Our favorite post: “Become a Yes Man (or Yes Woman)”which challenges others to open their minds to new experiences.
Read Don’t Ever Look Back | Follow @amzkiz on Twitter
Eat Like a Girl
Niamh Shields’ blog is a foodie’s delight. Check out her original recipes inspired by her travels and some from her favorite cook books. Our favorite post: “And That Was Argentina!,” where she provides some amazing highlights of the country’s food and entertainment.
Read Eat Like a Girl | Follow @eatlikeagirl on Twitter
Eat More, Drink More
Check out what this blog has to say about anything food in the D.C. area. From restaurants and reviews to recommendations from its three bloggers, Chad, Britt, and Jenna. Our favorite post: Their “Hawaii Travel Guide” from the “Travel Tuesday” segment.
Read Eat More, Drink More | Follow @eatdrinkmore on Twitter
Somewhere between regular consumers of food pop culture and total snobs, the bloggers of Endless Simmer is the place to go for all your food needs. Our favorite post: “100 Ways to Use a Strip of Bacon.”
Read Endless Simmer | Follow @EndlessSimmer on Twitter
Evan and Rachel
Follow Evan and Rachel on their adventures around the world. Their awesome video blogs will give you a firsthand glimpse of the places where they travel. Our favorite post: Their clip featuring Seoraksan National Park.
Read Evan and Rachel | Follow @EvannRachel on Twitter
Ever the Nomad Blog
Flyer contributing writer Anja Mutic has lived, worked and traveled on all the continents, except Antarctica. Follow her blog as she documents her global travels. Our favorite post: Her tale on how Kenya stirred her soul paired with heart-felt pictures.
Read Ever the Nomad Blog | Follow @everthenomad on Twitter
Everett Potter’s Travel Report
If you’re a smart traveler in search of value, look no further than Everett Potter’s weekly news blog for great information on everything travel. Our favorite post: His ultimate 15-minute packing list that will get you ready in a hurry.
Read Everett Potter’s Travel Report | Follow @everettpotter on Twitter
Follow Gary Arndt, a dude who calls himself a one-man National Geographic, as he travels around the world. Our favorite post: His monthly “Questions & Answers” section.
Read Everything Everywhere | Follow @EverywhereTrip on Twitter
Read about Torre DeRoche as she conquers her fear of, well, everything, as she travels to different far-reaching locations in this refreshingly honest travel blog. Our favorite post: “Stung By Sea Urchins” a humorous story of some painful stings.
Read Fearful Adventurer | Follow @fearfulgirl on Twitter
Footprints of a Backpacker
Sarah describes herself as a “Born Backpacker. Budding Minimalist. [and] Wannabe Nomad.” Check out her blog as she documents her world travels and adventures. Our favorite post: Photo Friday with snapshots of beautiful lands, water and food.
Read Footprints of a Backpacker | Follow @footprintssarah on Twitter
French Twist D.C.
Follow Laetitia, a French-born girl, trying to adapt to life in “Paris on the Potomac” and blogging about all there is to do (and eat) in D.C. with a French twist. Our favorite post: Her take on “Whisked!” a food event hosted by 1905 Restaurant.
Read French Twist D.C. | Follow @FrenchTwistDC on Twitter
Girl Meets Food
Discover unusual foods that you didn’t know about with Mary Kong’s honest and entertaining restaurant reviews blog for dining in the D.C. area. Our favorite feature? The Loving Spoonful’s Night of the Zombie entry with brains and all.
Read Girl Meets Food | Follow @GirlMeetsFood on Twitter
Ekua’s blog regularly features posts that aim to help and inspire the female traveler let out her inner audacious adventurer. Our favorite feature: Her find on the “Money Belt Made for Women.”
Read Girl Unstoppable | Follow @girlunstoppable on Twitter
Heather on Her Travels
Find travel inspiration and information from Heather as she trots the globe. Our favorite post: In search of the perfect Smørrebrød – in Copenhagen with mouth-watering photos.
Read Heather on Her Travels | Follow @Heathercowper on Twitter
Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel
Follow Barbara Weibel to the destinations she visits, interesting people she meets, and the never-ending spiritual lessons that come from travel. Our favorite post: Her “Craziest Bus In the World,” with photos you’d never expect.
Read Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel | Follow @holeinthedonut on Twitter
Hungry with Children
Come to Kelly for mommy-approved tips, tricks, products and recipes. Our favorite post: “Tastes of Summer: Rum Punch Recipe,” because moms need to have some fun too.
Read Hungry with Children | Follow @dclovesfood on Twitter
Isabelle’s Travel Guide
Check out everything Isabelle has to share about her travel experiences, as well as great information to help inspire (and motivate) you to discover the world. Our favorite post: “Top 5 Destinations” for hotels, cities, most beautiful beaches and more.
Read Isabelle’s Travel Guide | Follow @IsabellesTravel on Twitter
J The Travel Authority
Jeanine Barone provides the best packing tips, ways to stay healthy on the road and where to find hidden treasures along your exploration. Our favorite post: her quick and simple guide to finding an authentic Bahamas.
Read J The Travel Authority | Follow @JCreatureTravel on Twitter
Jack and Jill Travel
Follow this couple as they journey the world with an open itinerary of where to travel next. Our favorite post: “5 Little Joys of Travels” that show simple pleasures can make all the difference.
Read Jack and Jill Travel | Follow @JacknJillTravel on Twitter
Jason Hussong has globetrotted seven continents and continues to record his adventures as he journeys through America’s national parks. Our favorite post: His take on a day in Joshua Tree National Park.
Read Jason’s Travels | Follow @JasonsTravels on Twitter
Johnna Knows Good Food
Turn to Johnna for recipes and restaurant reviews in D.C. yet her range of topics/trends are broad enough for those not in the District to still enjoy. Our favorite feature: “Etiquette Tuesday’s To Say or Not to Say.”
Read Johnna Knows Good Food | Follow @JKnowsGoodFood on Twitter
Known for his awesome photography and budget tips, Johnny Vagabond is a well-balanced travel blog topped with interesting stories. Our favorite post: “Things You Didn’t Know About Thailand” with insightful takeaways about its culture.
Read Johnny Vagabond | Follow @johnnyvagabond on Twitter
JoAnna Haugen has seen much of the U.S. by car and parts of the rest of the world by air and boat. Her travels haven’t stopped as she continues to document her journeys. Our favorite post:“Good Sources for Travel Information.”
Read Kaleidoscopic Wandering | Follow @joanna_haugen on Twitter
Follow Kelly Magyarics as she offers wine, beer and spirits tips, reviews, news and food-pairing advice. Our favorite post: “Turn Monday from Ho Hum to Spirited,” with a fun restaurant event.
Read Kelly Magyarics | Follow @kmagyarics on Twitter
Ladies Who Brunch
Follow Rachel and Emily as they share the best brunch places in D.C., compilations of their own culinary brunch masterpieces, and their thoughts on any random assortment of topics. Our favorite post: “Rachel Goes Vegan,” with a tasty recipe even she was surprised about.
Read Ladies Who Brunch | Follow @jaegerwolf and @emilyannDC on Twitter
Matt Long calls himself a typical Gen-X professional who has a passion for all things travel. Check out his unique perspective on the world. Our favorite post: an awesome video of snorkeling in the Red Sea..
Read Land Lopers | Follow @LandLopers on Twitter
Life’s Great Adventures
Follow the journey of Aisleen and Richard as they share stories while traveling the globe. Our favorite post: Their “Photo Flashbacks,” where they give readers a glimpse into their adventures via well-timed snapshots.
Read Life’s Great Adventures | Follow @Tripofourlife on Twitter
Liza and Gary’s D.C. Pizza Blog
These self-proclaimed pizza experts, Liza and Gary, scout the best pizza in Washington, D.C. Our favorite post: Their adventure to Bugsy’s Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar in Alexandria.
Read Liza and Gary’s D.C. Pizza Blog | Follow @DCPizzaBlog on Twitter
Mallory on Travel
Iain Mallory believes in making every day an adventure, and he’s done so by traveling the globe. Our favorite post: a photo essay on “All Things Colour and Spice.”
Read Mallory on Travel | Follow @MalloryOnTravel on Twitter
Follow Olga Berman for her latest kitchen creations, review restaurants and anything and everything food related in her life. Our favorite post: a photo essay about Dupont Farmer’s market in D.C.
Read Mango Tomato | Follow @MangoTomato on Twitter
Mary Winston Nicklin
See where Mary’s voyages around the world take her next as she chronicles everything she sees and all the adventures she has. Our favorite post: insider secrets of London.
Read Mary Winston Nicklin | Follow @MaryWNicklin on Twitter
Charles McCool has great money-saving travel tips for fun travels and is ready to share all he knows. Our favorite post: awesome (and some very funny) travel signs he found around the globe.
Read McCool Travel | Follow @CharlesMcCool on Twitter
Jenna Huntsberger is a baker and blogger, writing about baking, pastry, dessert and living the sweet life in our nation’s capital. Our favorite post: a recipe for strawberry kiwi shortcakes accompanied by delicious photos.
Read Modern Domestic | Follow @Modern_Domestic on Twitter
My Vine Spot
Follow Dezel, a wine lover and enthusiast, for wine education and enjoyment with a local Northern Virginia twist. Our favorite post: “Quick Sip” with details on different wine events and tastings.
Read My Vine Spot | Follow @myvinespot on Twitter
No Place to Be
Join Poi and Kirsty, a young English couple, as they backpack across Asia blogging their experiences along the way. Our favorite post: “Small Decisions, Big Differences,” as Poi discusses their decision to follow their hearts and not their plans.
Read No Place to Be | Follow @NoPlaceToBe on Twitter
Jeannie Mark believes a dose of the unknown may be just what she needs—see where her adventures take her on this liberating experience. Our favorite post: a discussion of what a year of travel has brought her to life.
Read Nomadic Chick | Follow @nomadicchick on Twitter
Matt not only chronicles his travels but tries to create a way for people to find inspiration, travel tips, destination advice, travel news and beautiful photos. Our favorite feature: “Unusual Place of the Month: Borobudur.”
Read Nomadic Matt | Follow @nomadicmatt on Twitter
After eight years on the road, James Clark knows a lot about travel and wants to share his experiences on food, fun and friends. Our favorite post: breathtaking photography of The Taj Mahal in India.
Read Nomadic Notes | Follow @nomadicnotes on Twitter
These childhood sweethearts, Erica and Shaun Kuschel, are traveling the world the same way they’ve traveled through life: no regrets, no missed opportunities and no stone unturned. Our favorite post: video of snorkeling in Belize.
Read Over Yonderlust | Follow @overyonderlust on Twitter
Pause the Moment
Ryan Gargiulo terms his blog a “hybrid” travel website because it consists of two main parts, “Around the World Travel Blog” and “Budget Travel Resource.” Our favorite post: “Behind the Photo: Pigeon Is What’s for Dinner,” as Ryan shares his experience with trying something a little different.
Read Pause the Moment | Follow @PauseTheMoment on Twitter
Phil in the Blank
Follow Phil as he travels around the world practicing slow travel while teaching others how to draw camels. Our favorite post: The one-year anniversary of his blog (and flip flops) as he looks back on a year of adventure and exploration.
Read Phil in the Blank | Follow @philinthe_ on Twitter
Follow Amanda Castleman as she writes about travel, adventure, the environment and women’s issues. Our favorite post: diving the Desert Salt Flats in Utah with awesome pictures of her experience.
Read Road Remedies | Follow @amandacastleman on Twitter
Faraz Shibli, a travel-and-adventure enthusiast, now travels the Gobi Desert on foot. Join his adventures as he captures everything on film. Our favorite post: Faraz’s survival kit, including knives and tampons, for his trek across the desert.
Read Shibli Adventure | Follow @ShibliAdventure on Twitter
Smiling in a Foreign Land
Amy Lysen is ready to share her travel experiences and help readers broaden their perspective on different cultures. Our favorite post: a daily diary chronicling her adventures along Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland.
Read Smiling in a Foreign Land | Follow @InAForeignLand on Twitter
Read what Gray Cargill has to say about solo travel and all the great tips she provides for making such a journey possible. Our favorite post: Barcelona with gorgeous photos of the architecture of this Modern city.
Read Solo Friendly | Follow @SoloFriendly on Twitter
Spunky Girl Monologues
Turn to Pamela MacNaughtan for your fill of spunky stories, advice and tips. Our favorite post: “Random Canada Day Events,” as she documents the Canada Day Parade including some great action shots.
Read Spunky Girl Monologues | Follow @spunkygirllogue on Twitter
Stop Having a Boring Life
Rob’s writing style can be described as blunt, amusing, gritty and sometimes even “over the line,” but this is what makes his blog all the more interesting to read. Our favorite post: Rob’s report of leaving Moldova and a not-so great train ride.
Read Stop Having a Boring Life | Follow @bloggeries on Twitter
Follow the bloggers of Tasting Table for the latest about the best of food and drink culture for adventurous eaters everywhere. Our favorite post: “Leftovers,” a monthly segment on how to cram a month of delicious dining into one day.
Read Tasting Table | Follow @TastingTable on Twitter
The Arugula Files
Mary Cunningham loves to blog about her experiences learning to cook, eating out and how she manages to cook anything in her tiny D.C. kitchen. Our favorite post: a refreshing post on “Uncle Liu’s Hot Pot” restaurant.
Read The Arugula Files | Follow @arugulafiles on Twitter
The Natural Navigator
Follow Tristan Gooley, an amazing explorer, who is the only living person to have both flown and sailed solo across the Atlantic. Our favorite post: his journey of underground navigation down a slate mine in Snowdonia, Wales.
Read The Natural Navigator | Follow @NaturalNav on Twitter
The Official Roni Weiss Blog
Roni Weiss has visited 70+ countries equaling more than one-third of the countries in the world...and he now blogs about his adventures and experiences. Our favorite post: Roni’s continued documentation of his time in Iraq and the friends he made along the way.
Read The Official Roni Weiss Blog | Follow @roniweiss on Twitter
Dave and Deb are a dynamic travel duo immersing themselves into the culture and adventures of 45 nations while providing helpful advice to their readers along the way. Our favorite post: photos of a spectacular view from the Bund of the Shanghai Skyline.
Read The Planetd | Follow @theplanetd on Twitter
The Shirt Off My Backpack
Scott coins himself a travel addict who’s hungry for more adventure. Follow his journey as he prepares for his first round the world trip in 2012. Our favorite post: a discussion of his style of backpacking compared to others out there.
Read The Shirt Off My Backpack | Follow @OffMyBackpack on Twitter
The Travel Chica
Join Stephanie as she takes on independent travel and attempts to live simpler, consume less and experience more. Our favorite post: the “Cuisine & Vins Wine Expo” in Buenos Aires.
Read The Travel Chica | Follow @thetravelchica on Twitter
The Trip Chicks
Ann Lombardi and Wendy Swartzell are maverick tour guides who have traveled to 85+ countries and specialize in international leisure travel. Stay up to date on all of their travel and airline tips. Our favorite post: “36 Natural Wonders Of New Zealand.”
Read The Trip Chicks | Follow @thetripchicks on Twitter
If you want some awesome stories and advice from a hard-core travel junkie, look no further than Julia Dimon as she blogs about her worldly experiences. Our favorite post: “Top 10 Easy Tips for Traveling Green.”
Read Travel Junkie | Follow @juliadimon on Twitter
Travel with Becca
Becca Hensley is a globetrotting Flyer contributing writer who can’t resist a mysterious side street, a glass of champagne at a local bar or a flea market in a foreign city. Our favorite post: “Hotel St. Cecilia Austin.”
Read Travel with Becca | Follow @beccahensley on Twitter
Travel With Julie
Follow Julie Gilley as she offers her broad experience and knowledge to anyone interested in venturing beyond their backyard. Our favorite post: “First Friday Foto Therapy.”
Read Travel with Julie | Follow @TravelwithJulie on Twitter
If you want to know everything about Scotland, Keith Savage has the blog for you. Our favorite post: “9 Ways to Fill Your Days in MoraySpeyside.”
Read Traveling Savage | Follow @travelingsavage on Twitter
Take a photographic glimpse into the adventures, sights and experiences of Teri as she travels the globe. Our favorite post: a photo montage of Athens.
Read Traveling Teri | Follow @TravelingTeri on Twitter
Stephanie Yoder wants to show her twenty-something readers and anyone else out there that long-term travel is a viable option with the right mindset. Our favorite post: what she did right while taking an extended trip.
Read Twenty-Something Travel | Follow @20sTravel on Twitter
Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide
Tyler Cowen’s philosophy, “all food is ethnic,” has afforded him to create a delightful dining guide for the D.C. area. Our favorite post: a quick review of Deshi Spice and what to order for a proper Bangladeshi meal.
Read Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide | Follow @TCEDG on Twitter
Sally is afraid of a lot of things, but that hasn’t stopped her Asian travels. Read about how she conquers her fears and makes her experiences something to remember. Our favorite post: “Big Girl’s Guide to Surviving Asia.”
Read Unbrave Girl | Follow @unbravegirl on Twitter
Ryan and Dina have been traveling around the world since April 2009 and are still create engaging stories as they document their journeys. Our favorite post: gorgeous photography of their “10 Most Memorable Travel Moments from 2 Years of Living on the Road.”
Read Vagabond Quest | Follow @VagabondQuest on Twitter
Follow Keith Jenkins as he uses travel as an opportunity to truly unwind and to explore new places and cultures. Our favorite post: remarkable photos of his seven mornings in Alaska.
Read Velvet Escape | Follow @velvetescape on Twitter
Wander and Explore
Mary Myers is traveling with a spirit of adventure and curiosity and wants to share her unique journeys with a hint of her cultural, architectural and historical interests. Our favorite post: a pictorial exploration of San Antonio on foot.
Read Wander and Explore | Follow @womensjourneys on Twitter
Woman Seeks World
Nicole McPherson has developed an insatiable appetite for traveling the world and desires to be location independent by mid-2012. Our favorite post: How to get more bang for your buck with six great ways to save money while traveling.
Read Woman Seeks World | Follow @WomanSeeksWorld on Twitter
Y Travel Blog
CCaz and Craig have been traveling and living around the world since 1997 and continue to explore the exotic and not-so-exotic locations. Our favorite post: Their experiences with traveling with children and the benefits of minimalism.
Read Y Travel Blog | Follow @ytravelblog on Twitter
1 Wine Dude
Joe Roberts wants you to learn all there is to know about wine, and he’ll do so through his funny yet informational blog. Our favorite post: weekly “Twitter Wine Mini Reviews,” complete price and where to purchase.
Read 1 Wine Dude | Follow @1WineDude on Twitter
10 Year Itch
Turn to Savi and Madhu for help designing your dream India vacation with their promise of a unique experience or simply look here for a great read of such a multi-faceted country. Our favorite post: experiences dining at The Imperial.
Read 10 Year Itch | Follow @10YearItch on Twitter
100 Miles Highway
Follow Katherina for a refreshing blog about thoughts and pictures of the places she’s visited and her experiences living as an expat in Switzerland. Our favorite post: a photo essay of The Terraces of Lavaux.
Read 100 Miles Highway | Follow @100Mileshighway on Twitter