The Top 10 Travel Blog ranking was last updated 29/06/2016.
Snatching our number one slot this year is Two Monkeys Travel, a blog filled with inspiring travel stories, advice, itineraries and travel guides. Founded in 2013, Two Monkeys Travel is authored by Kach Medina Umandap from the Philippines and Jonathan Howe from the UK who both use the blog as a platform to share their extensive knowledge and experience of travelling the world.
Launched in 2011, Mrs. O around the world has become one of the leading travel and lifestyle blogs with over 35,000 page views a month. Authored by Ana Silva O’Reilly, Mrs. O around the world is a must to vicarious high-end travellers whether it’s discussing luxury hotels in London, travelling first class with British Airways or wine tasting in Portugal.
If you like to enjoy the finer things in life when travelling, A Luxury Travel Blog is another vital resource. Authored by Dr Paul Johnson, who has worked for 25 years in the travel industry, A Luxury Travel Blog showcases his wealth of knowledge which is conveyed in blog posts like the best places to eat in Montreal as well as exploring the culture and coastlines in the palm beaches.
Authored by a collection of different jet-setting writers, The Travel Hack offers great insight into top travel destinations and tips for those on a budget. Founded in 2009 by Monica Scott, the blog is now one of the world’s leading travel sites, proving that you can travel with style and experience luxury without ending up out of pocket.
If you are looking for travel destinations off the radar, Global Grasshopper is the blog you jump on. Run by UK-based duo Becky and Gray, Global Grasshopper features blog posts about the rugged landscapes of Spain, five reasons why you should visit Lapland and café hopping in Chiang Mai.
Julie Falconer is quite a celebrity in the blogging world. Since creating her blog in 2007, the expat Californian has turned it into a full-time occupation. Julie has travelled to more than 102 countries and landed writing gigs for the National Geographic, Lonely Planet and Time Out.
What do you do when you graduate with a 2:1 (Hons) degree in Broadcast Journalism? You go and find a job in the media right? If you are Victoria Brewood you move to Bali and start blogging. Currently based in London, she is now an award-winning blogger, sharing her experiences of travelling to places such as Myanmar, Australia, Dominican Republic and Zurich.
Abigail King started her career as a hospital doctor but soon felt a different calling. With hopes of pursuing a more creative vocation, Abigail decided to combine her passion for writing with her love of travel. And the risk paid off! Today she blogs about her globetrotting adventures in Croatia, Spain, Sweden, Paris, Hong Kong, and the Cotswolds.
VickyFlipFlop is described as a blog for people who want to make the most of their annual leave, weekends, money and friends by exploring the world. The author of the blog, Victoria Philpott is quick to point out that VickyFlipFlop is not just another solo female travel blog but instead a very practical, down to earth site that offers advice on how to travel on a budget or fitting in weekend breaks to places like Norway, Cinque Terre and Ibiza.
10. I am Ella
Ella Dvornik is only twenty-four but for her travel has been a life-long passion. Having spent much of her childhood travelling and learning different languages, it’s no surprise that Ella felt an affinity towards becoming a travel blogger. Describing herself as a hedonist, Ella uses her blog to document her adventures to places like Tokyo, Rio de Janerio, Prague and Dubai.
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The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these Travel blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.