11 travel bloggers to inspire your next trip

If these guys can’t get you excited about travel, we don’t know who can!

11 travel bloggers to inspire your next trip

Now the weather has turned and coats are being advertised again it leaves us counting down the days until we can get away. Not sure where to visit? We’ve chosen 11 travel bloggers who can help you swap the run-of-the-mill for something different. And if you’re not ready for a break yet, just live vicariously through these guys.

1. Girl Tweets World (previously 40 Before 30) – Jayne Gorman

Award-winning blogger Jayne Gorman initially wrote about her adventures as she attempted to visit 40 countries before she turned 30. She successfully hit her target and now blogs from her new life in Sydney.

As a bonus, she also hunts out great places to eat cake and reviews travel-themed books.

Twitter: 12.7k followers as @JayneyTravels

Facebook: 1,531 likes as 40 Before 30 .

2. Adventurous Kate – Kate McCulley

Bostonian Kate quit her job in September 2010 to travel the world alone. Initially it was to be for six months; still going strong she has visited more than 45 countries since then and is on a mission to show female travellers how they can travel the world alone – easily, safely and adventurously. Her blog and travelling is her full time job.

Twitter: 28k followers as @adventurouskate

Facebook: 23,314 as Adventurous Kate

3. Banker In The Sun – Rashad Pharaon

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After getting robbed at gun point, Rashad Pharaon decided to change his life and become the traveller he had always wanted to be.

Now he travels and blogs about the trips while showing other people how to achieve similar goals and leave their 9-5 job behind.

Twitter: 73.3k followers as @Rpharaon

Facebook: 7,875 likes as Banker In The Sun.

4. Borders of Adventure (previously Backpacker Becki) – Becki Enright

Londoner Becki Enright is on a quest for cultural immersion and is now a seasoned adventure seeker. She first went travelling in 2007 and left for indefinite travel in July 2012. She is on a mission to encourage people to “travel differently and with purpose, specialising in slow and budget travel and volunteering abroad”.

Twitter: 10.6k followers as @BordersofAdv

Facebook: 4,237 Likes as Backpacker Becki.

5. Suitcase stories – Nicole Connolly and Michael Wright

Couple Nicole and Michael met in 1999 and always made the most of “vacation time” before deciding that four weeks of holiday wasn’t enough and in March 2012 decided to travel the world indefinitely. On Suitcase Stories they specialise in sharing tips for “affordable luxury travel” via house sitting to helping long-term travellers stay on the road longer.

Twitter: 17.3K followers as @Suitcases2

Facebook: 10,941 likes as Suitcase Stories.

6. ETramping – Agness Walewinder and Cez Krol

Best friends Agness and Cez, from Poland, call themselves “tramps” as they live without permanent homes and try to survive on under $25 (£15) a day. Agness is not interested in typical beach or all inclusive holidays but prefers to spend free time doing “active and exciting activities with my backpack on”. Travelling is her whole life.

Twitter: 14K followers as @Agnesstramp and 5,193 as @CezKrol

Facebook: 9,099 likes for eTramping.com

7. Ad-lib Traveller – Colleen Williams

Colleen juggles her travels with working 9-5 and endeavours to show what can be achieved for low, mid and luxury budgets.

There’s not a set agenda for her travel – hence the name Ad-lib Traveller – but she will plan within her means for a trip “whenever it takes her fancy”, which luckily for her readers seems to be quite often.

Twitter: 2,653 followers as @AdlibTraveller

Facebook: 198 likes for Ad-lib Traveller Blog

8. Londoner Abroad – Ricky Carbis

As a Londoner Abroad, Ricky built up a strong following but his travels petered out when he moved to Mexico. Now he’s back for 2014. He will be popping up in Europe, Mexico, South America before moving to Asia this autumn.

Twitter: 27.8k followers as @RickyCarbis

Facebook: 3,445 likes as Londoner Abroad

9. The Travelista – Jess Gibson

As The Travelista Jess combines her three loves writing, travel and digital and wants to share her experiences with the world. She chose the name travelista to embody everything her blog is about “young, fun and glamorous”.

Twitter: 2,051 followers as @Travelistajess

Facebook: 206 likes as The Travelista

10. Pack Your Passport – Beverley Reinemann

Beverley spent two years in Australia and then time in New Zealand before moving to London. Now she travels a bit closer to home and balances work with her love of travel.

Twitter: 5,992 followers as @PckYourPassport

Facebook: 1,715 likes as Pack Your Passport

11. In A City Near You – Omar Oualili

Omar is originally from Morocco and moved to London in 2012 as a student. He uses the city as a launch pad for his travels between his studies.

Twitter: 472 followers as @Volubilis2266

Facebook: 1.036 likes as Omar, In A City Near You.

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