It has been a few months already since we bid goodbye to 2015 and greeted 2016 with a big hello and since the year started really well for us Two Monkeys Travel Group team, we– the whole team, truly hope the same goes for everyone!
If you are all curious who other inspiring top travel bloggers to keep an eye this year, either for their beautifully written articles about their adventures or lust over their beautiful travel photo’s; or perhaps you’re just looking for new bloggers to check out then you’re in great luck because we have compiled this list of 25 top travel bloggers who we think are so awesome to be on our list of top travel bloggers to follow this year!
1. Rica’s Rucksack
Rica has been traveling around South East Asia, a former copywriter who quit her job to pursue the life of travel. She’s an impressive woman who knows how to write moving articles about her adventures.
2. Don’t Forget to Move
Jules and Christine are behind this blog and as well has been traveling the world since 2012 by volunteering and as well promoting responsible tourism! They are very inspirational not only because they are living the dream and helping people through volunteering but they also use their digital nomad skills in good use by using their success to promote a good cause.
3. Out of Town Blog
Melo Villareal is the brainchild behind this blog that combines several categories from travel to food to lifestyle – you choose they have it covered. Melo started as a travel fanatic like all of us combining his passion for travel photography and writing. Melo is now on the mission to immortalize all experiences he has taken photographs of to preserve the culture he has once witnessed.
4. Luxe Adventure Traveler
Jennifer and Tim are the travel writers behind this blog and together they chronicle their awesome adventures around the world from a thrilling winter scuba dive in Iceland to luxury hotel hopping. They provide stories from their honest point of view and does traveling how they like it.
5. The Poor Traveler
Yoshke and Vins are the guys behind this successful blog. They have been inspiring a lot of us to travel and seek adventures in two different points of view. Yoshke quit his job to travel more and be his own boss while Vins actually enjoys his corporate job and loves his weekends discovering new gems in his country of residence – the Philippines. Two guys with exceptional skills on storytelling, flawless writing and beautiful photographs in two different points of view with the love of one thing – traveling. What else can you ask for?
6. Getting Stamped
Adam and Hannah are the husband and wife behind this blog and together they left their ‘American Dream’ lifestyle to trot around the world while documenting their life on the road for us to read and get inspired. Both had a successful life prior their round the world trip but the travel bug is so strong that they decided to seek for adventure.
7. Drive on the Left
Drew and Julie are the inspiring bloggers who run Drive on the Left and together they left their respective lifestyle in New York to accept a job offer and relocated to London to live an expatriate life. Together they are exploring their local neighborhood and as well the world at its best.
8. Travel with Bender
The Benders is a nomadic traveling family who has been traveling the world with their two kids. They break the norms regarding settling down and raising their kids in one suburban place. Erin and Josh along their daughter Mia and son Caius have been globe trotting since 2012!
9. Kenneth Surat
Kenneth is the master storyteller behind this blog and he is also a very talented craftsman and owns Surat Journals – an artisan handcrafted traveling journal. A Dubai-based Filipino travel blogger with a passion for traveling and high-end craftsmanship.
10. The Daily Affair
The Daily Affair it not only a travel website but they also cover various topics including fashion, beauty and lifestyle. They chronicle all their adventures and daily affairs to share to the world.
11. Travel Break
Stephanie is the travel blogger behind Travel Break and she has been all over, seeking adventures while working remotely as a digital nomad expressing and sharing her wonderful adventures to the world! A California girl, she took a leap and bought a one-way ticket to Sydney during her gap year and from then on her travel history went on.
12. Inspiring Travellers
Geert is the blogger behind this blog and his main goal is to inspire his readers through his adventure. A self-confessed flashpacker, Geert brings his readers with him to his adventures through his adventure-filled blog.
13. Dream Euro Trip
DJ, the person behind the blog, provides planning and budgeting for your European adventure. He has been to almost all European cities more than once (in some) and has been providing tips and tricks on how to get around! Not to mention, this traveler not only gives travel related advice but also travel in style.
14. Janna on a Jaunt
Janna is a Philipines-born and raised American who resides in Las Vegas, Nevada and with her husband they trot and hike around U.S national parks and do spontaneous road trips to different states. She documents her travels and as well shares amazing and beautiful travel photos!
15. Two Scots Abroad
The Scots behind this blog are Gemma and Craig and together they have been on a Career Break traveling around the globe.
16. The Wandering Juan
Joshua is the wandering juan and although he did not grow up adventurous, it still didn’t stop him from traveling and promoting Philippines’ beautiful travel destinations through his blog.
Alesha and Jaryd are the Nomadsaurus who shares their long-term adventures and as well focuses on sustainable tourism. They have inspiring adventures and as well fantastic stories to tell!
18. Goats on the Road
Nick and Dariece are the couple behind this blog and together they managed to turn travel into their new lifestyle as location independent who works whenever and wherever they want.
19. One Step 4 ward
Johnny Ward is one of the well-established travel bloggers in the blogosphere. He managed (with hard work) to turn his life into a dream and calls himself a ‘lifestyle designer’, which he is. He is one of the most successful travel blogger in blogging industry who worked hard for what he have. A true inspiration indeed!
20. True Nomads
Justin is the nomad behind this blog and he shares his adventures throughout his journey to 79 countries he has visited. Now, as he discovered scuba diving, he is on a mission to visit all scuba diving spots in the world!
21. Hippie in Heels
Traveling in style? Rachel managed to do that without a fuss! A former nurse who moved around and traveled the world with a smile and with style.
22. Just 1 Way Ticket
Sab is a travel blogger who is living a nomadic life purely out of her passion for travel and documents her adventures as she travels around the world. She also has beautiful and inspiring photo’s to check out.
23. Extra Pack of Peanuts
Travis and his wife Heather are the travelers behind this blog and together they provide travel hacks for their readers on how to travel the world on a budget. They believe that you don’t need a lot of money to travel the world and they are the absolute living proof of that!
24. The Blonde Abroad
Kiersten used to be a typical American who was taught to follow the norms and dedicated her former years completing college, getting a 9-5 high paying job and live a normal American life… However, she sought for more and quit all of what is ‘typical’ of the norms and traveled the world. Now, Kiersten loves her Nomadic lifestyle and is living the life outside what is seen ‘normal’ as she discovers her own happily ever after.
25. Pretty, Wild World
Evan moved to Europe at the age of 16 from the Philippines to study culinary arts and little she knows that the big move kick-started her journey to unravel the great tales from each country she visits. She works as a chef in Finland and on her free time she travels around Europe collecting memories and sharing it to the world.
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