With so many amazing travel bloggers out there, the best of the bunch are very difficult to decide on. We pick our favourites based on adventure, inspiration, insight and storytelling.Read on for this week’s selection, exploring everywhere from Mali to Bali.
Best for Adventure
‘Swollen ankles marinated in a dirt and sweat reduction, seared and then steamed, served absolutely smothered in sweat. A drizzle of tampico on top.’
Phil explores the perils and pleasures of travelling overland in the hot season whilst in Mali, Africa. Why not just take the plane?? Well, Phil’s descriptions of the people he meets, the vibrant local culture and distinct flavours of the street food make it all seem very worth while.
From a creepy collection of dangling dolls to a lime green mosque, Jaime’s photo essay of a recent week in India has as much colour and energy as an adventure playground. His photography is so spellbinding because it offers secret glances into the lives of others as well as an overall view of India’s vibrant culture. His subject choices are often surprising and always beautiful.
Best for Travel Tips
Theodora and her nine year old son, Z, have never shied away from adventure and daring, travelling around the world together and writing magical, inspiring tales. In this post, Theodora offers advice and reassurance on travelling in Egypt after the revolution.
What do they locals say? Is it safe for solo women travellers? This is a thoughtful, well researched answer to all your Egypt travel questions.
‘However, this monkey was hardened. He was hardened from a lifetime of encounters far more brutal than a small girl tapdancing near his face.’
Lauren of Never Ending Footsteps know how to spin a good yarn! Here, she relays her dastardly encounter with a gang of villainous monkeys in Bali.
Best for Alternative Travel
It’s ever travellers dream, isn’t it? To gallivant around some of the most beautiful cities in the world for a month…without paying a penny for accommodation! Leah is proof that entering travel writing competitions, staying dedicated to your craft and following your dreams pays off. In this post she begins planning her upcoming European adventure, curtsey of accommodation company Go with Oh.