Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words, especially when you’re
trying to describe places you’ve traveled. These blogs focus on documenting
trips for the more visually inclined.
For those going it alone, travel can be a true
adventure. These bloggers share their experiences in these blogs.
Many travelers opt to take a notebook with them on their journeys to keep a
record of their adventures and impressions of the new places they visit. In this
digital age, however, many of these notebooks are going on the Web instead and
are being shared with people all over the world. Many travel bloggers share
their experiences with travel through online travel journals that provide an
interesting and sometimes entertaining record of the places they visit and the
people they meet. You can read about these journeys either just for your own
enjoyment or because you want to take a trip yourself. Here are some of the best
to check out.
Families and Friends
What better way is there to travel than with those you care about most? These
travel journals are all about making travel a group affair.
Sometimes you find a place you love and you just want to learn more about it.
These blogs focus on one area and share information and advice as the bloggers
Road Less Traveled
From traveling to the far reaches of the globe to taking to the road for
unusual reasons, these travelers have taken some unusual trips all over the
While air travel is usually the way most
global travelers choose to make long journeys, some choose a more adventurous
way to get around. Follow these bloggers as they travel the world by foot, bike,
boat and more.
Why only take a few weeks in a country when you can live there and really
learn about a place? These journals are by bloggers who have done just that and
who have chosen to share their experiences.
Looking for some friendly advice before your next trip? Learn from the
experiences of these bloggers by checking out their travel journals.
Hear about all kinds of stories from travelers who have explored the far
reaches of the globe and reported back to their blogs with these helpful and
entertaining online travel journals.
- Pret a Voyager:
The name of this blog translates to Ready to Travel, and that’s just
what this roaming graphic designer does. The blog focuses on stories of her
travels as well as on fashion, design and photography.
- Escape from New
York: Wendy, writer of this blog, is a photographer and journalist
who travels the world taking photos and learning about what makes cultures
unique. Her blog contains stories and, of course, photographs of her
- Nomad4Ever: Here
you’ll find articles and advice from a self-professed nomad who’s spending his
time traveling and living in Southeast Asia. The blog shares his experiences
while also giving inspiration and motivation to those scared to fulfill their
- Nerd’s Eye View:
This self-professed nerd works as a technical writer but also enjoys
writing about travel and culture whenever she can. This blog is an extension of
that and is full of her travels both local and abroad.
- Sand Dollar
Adventures: This humorous blog shares the adventures and
misadventures of the blogger. It also shares ideas and deals on travel for those
who like a little adrenaline on their vacations.
- Budget Trouble:
Here, self professed travel
addict Anna shares her experiences traveling and living in places all over
- Greg Wesson’s
Esoteric Globe: Follow the travels of Greg, a frequent road warrior
and world traveler whose blog covers countries near and far.
- Notes from the
Road: This blog provides beautiful photos and writings on travel
all over the United States.
- Randall Wood:
Randall Wood is a travel writer, among many other things, and this blog
showcases his writings on the places he’s been.
- Song of the Open Road Travel
Blog: Having been traveling for years and visiting over forty
countries, Wade shares his experiences with international travel through this
- Write Away!:
Lauren Carter, the author of this blog, is a travel writer living in
Ontario. Her blog focuses on the travels she’s taken, travel deals, tourism
issues and more.
Enlight’s Travel Blog: Get inspired by the photos and posts from
this blogger who plans to travel the world for the next five years, and who is
sharing his experiences on his blog.
- Not Another
Tourist: This blogger has been living and working all over the
world. She’s chosen to share her experiences with friends, family and the rest
of the Internet through this blog.
Traveling: Follow this blogger across continents with entertaining
posts and insights on backpacking through Europe, China and maybe