You’re sitting at your desk on a Monday morning day-dreaming about being anywhere but your office as you imagine surfing in Costa Rica or roaming through the rice paddies of Bali. To fuel your insatiable wanderlust, you turn towards that wonderful world of blogging where enviable travelers share inspiring snapshots of their travels along with priceless tips.
The following bloggers are the travel bloggers to follow in 2015–both because of the inspiration they offer and more importantly for the valuable advice and travel hacks they share to turn your dreams of travel into a reality. Read on but be warned, you may want to run for you passport and book a flight after!
World of Wanderlust
Brooke Saward is a globetrotter turned successful travel blogger and author whose award-winning blog, World of Wanderlust, has grown to over 300,000 views and shares stunning imagery of the world alongside compelling stories. Having worked with numerous tourism boards, hotels and traveled across continents, Brooke spent the past year living out of a suitcase before settling in Berlin.
The Travel Hack
Monica is the founder and editor of The Travel Hack. She began the blog in 2009 when she left the UK to travel around Asia and Australia for two years. She’s now a professional blogger and has travelled around the world in search of stylish adventure travel.
Living in Another Language
Amanda started her blog, Living in Another Language, as a way to keep in touch with family and friends while globetrotting the world. Since then, Living in Another Language has flourished into a popular travel site for destination guides, travel tips and more.
The Blonde Abroad
Kiersten is a California native turned successful travel blogger who swapped her corporate finance career for a life of travel. With a successful website that shares travel tips, destination information and wanderlust inducing imagery, Kiersten’s website has been featured in various publications.
The Pin the Map Project
Voted a top 100 travel blog of 2015, The Pin the Map Project is an online destination for solo travel, food & drink, travel guides, wanderlust inspiration and more. The Pin the Map Project is founded by Nikki Vargas, an NYC-based journalist and blogger whose work has been featured in VICE, FOOD & WINE, Roads & Kingdoms and more. Nikki travels the world on assignment and shares her adventures and travel tips along the way.
Queen of Jet Lags
The blog of Miss Noor de Groot merges fashion and travel as Noor realized she wanted to create an online space that spoke to fashion trends and her crazy travel itinerary.
Travel blogger, Katie Cook, seems to live la vie en rose–seeing the world through shades of optimism, kindness and beauty. Having traveled the world with her husband and infused her adventures with faith and grace, her website and Instagram feed serve as an inspiration.
In 2008, Jodi Ettenberg quit her job as a lawyer and swapped business suits for a backpack as she set out to travel the world. Documenting her travels on her site, Legal Nomads, Jodi continues to globe trot around the world and share her stories with her many fans and followers.
Audrey Bergner is the blogger behind ThatBackpacker, a travel blog (that is one of my favorites!) where she chronicles her adventures, life abroad and shares tips with other travelers. Audrey has spent time teaching English in Korea, living the ex-pat life in Thailand and backpacking around Europe.
The Lazy Travelers
These two best friends turned their love of travel into a site where readers could share their adventures and feel as though they were part of this dynamic friendship. Similarly, The Lazy Travelers’ Instagram feed is full of stunning landscapes and travel shots.
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