These are the travel associated links I love…I’ve used them all rather regularly. I hope you too can fall in love with them!
LLWorldTour - Lisa Lubin could be my twin…Career woman, career breaker, great blog…
Tripinator – Daily Travel News
Mark Moxon’s Travel Writing – The travels are a bit older, but they are still very applicable if you are going to one of these areas. I love this site because he’s a good writer AND he offers free audio downloads for your mp3 player/ipod of his travel writing. This is great for when you don’t have a computer and want to listen to stories on the road!
Hole in the Donut – gutsy woman leaves corporate job to pursue travel…gotta love that!
The Planetd – Canada’s Adventure Couple – Blog about travel adventures, lots of great trekking info and Africa travel info here!
Journey Woman – THE site for women who love to travel. Evelyn has been around for longer than many of us have been alive – her site is a wealth of women’s travel tips!
Travel Answer Man Blog – A wealth of travel info!
No Debt World Travel – One guy’s attempt to travel as far around the world as he cheaply can
The Professional Hobo – Adventures of a girls with no fixed address. I love her wit – a great travel writing style you’ll fall in love with!
foXnoMad – Travel Smarter
My Itchy Travel Feet – a baby boomers guide to travel
Travel Wonders of the World – An Aussie’s take on some of the best travel destinations in the world!
Shannon Hurst Lane – Travel, Myster, & Intrigue
Heather on Her Travels – Around the World Travel Stories from a classy Brit!
Everything-Everywhere – Gary’s trip around the world
The World is Getting Smaller – one country per month for a year – fun photos!
Saben and Lin Travel Around the World – Love their stat section ->check it out!
The Backpacker Daily – a Teaching couple plans for a career break trip around the world!
Travel and Living Bliss – a great looking blog focusing on Asia. Author is from Malaysia – so there’s some great info about the countries that only a ‘local’ can provide.
Wild Junket – A rollercoaster ride of adventures around the world from a Singaporean traveling around the world!
Inside the Travel Lab – Abi who has traveled to 40+ countries blogs about unusual journeys – I love her format!
Ah Trini Rishi- Travelogue - A Trini trying to defy the odds of full time work and be a travel hobo
Abandon the Cube – Humans were not meant to be office creatures!
A Travel Around the World – Love their About page – a great video clip!
Kaleidoscopic Wandering – a former Peace Corps volunteer shares travel experiences & some great hiking info!
Contemporary Nomads – Tony and Thomas travel the world – great info on Asian travel!
Seat of our Pants – an American couple travels around the world
Solo Traveler – Janice created a site for those that like to go solo
Breath, Dream, Go – India travel and yoga guide
We Blog the World – it has everything: travel, technology, food, news – a complete resource!
Go See Write – it says it all! Michael is a former attorney who made a major career change when he went around the world without ever using an airplane ticket. Great info on how to travel slow around the world with alternate transportation – love it!
Flip Nomad – Blogging about the Philippines
Where is Jenny - I love this chick…a skateboarder who is location independent working and skating around the world!
Lash World Tour – She’s been traveling and working her way around the world for 12 years solo!
Our Own Path – one of my favorite traveling couples. Gutsy, funny, and adventurous!
2 Backpackers – Jason & Aracely Castellani travel the world sharing HD adventure travel videos, travel pictures and budget backpacking travel tips.
Smiling Faces Travel Photos
Nomadic Samuel – Travel Blog
The Lost Backpack Travel Blog
Tech Travel Gear
Travel Rinse Repeat
Career Break Resources:
Meet Plan Go! Travel Events and Planning
Briefcase to Backpack: Travel Advice for Career Breaks or Sabbaticals
Career Break Secrets – Make your ‘someday’ a reality today!
Escape 101 – Sabbaticals, Career Breaks, and Lifestyle Design
Boots n All Travel
Travel Fish – Specializes in SE Asia. Sells downloadable guides of the area.
Go Backpacking – super advice on how to travel the world at any age!
Darn Good Diggs – a Great site to search for the perfect accommodation
Budget Your Trip – a tool to help you budget your locations & track it as you go!
Hike, Bike, Travel - Free downloadable e-guides for the adventure traveler!
Living in Sydney
NileGuide – Customize a downloadable travel guide – for free
How to Travel the World
Unearthing Asia – Culture, Lifestyle, Attractions around Asia
London 2012 Games
Travel Blog Hosting:
Boots n All
Gap Travel – group adventures worldwide – Tours run around the world. I used them in Brazil and Peru!
Intrepid Travel – used them for travel in Morocco, Vietnam, and Egypt
Backroads of China – loved this ‘local’ company. Traveled through Southwest China with them.
GeoVisions - volunteering with them in the Middle East in their Conversation Corp program
Cross Cultural Solutions- volunteered through them in India
Hands for Help Nepal – volunteered through them in Nepal
Travel Ideas and Inspiration:
Pology – a fabulous online magazine dedicated to quality writing and photography – top notch!
Go Learn To – Love this site! Gives you tons of ideas on holidays to take and learn a skill – cooking, language, photography, sailing, jewelry…the list is endless!
Other Favorite Podcasts to keep you entertained while on the road:
American History from the Civil War to Present - Berkley professor podcast lectures
The Moth – Short stories told by regular people – better than any audio book!!
This American Life – NPR hosts stories from America – a great slice of culture!
Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me - NPR hilarious news game show – I’m addicted!
Smugmug – photography storage; I love smugmug and have been a happy user for 2 years now!
WanderLust Productions – Photography and Art Design by Michaela Potter – Amazing Travel Madalas!
Explore – a non profit site that has amazing photography and videos all over the world – stunning!
TrekEarth – Learning about the world through photography
Global Photography by Sherry Ott – ha…need I say more?!
Cheese Web – Alison is an expat blogger in Brussels – her advice works for anywhere in the world!
Expat Women – Helping Women live Overseas
The Expats Guide to Get a Vietnam Motorcycle Driving Licence
The expats guide to get a Vietnam motorcycle driving license. Learn how to get a motorbike driving licence in Vietnam in 7 simple steps.
Ott’s World Germany – My doppelganger site in Germany run by Stefan Ott! One caveat – you have to know German!