Doing your homework before you reach your destination is the best way of ensuring that you see some of the things tour guides usually don’t mention – the things the locals enjoy and lesser known attractions that don’t attract huge crowds. So what are the best travel blogs on the net today?
Here’s a top 5 best travel blogs:
For those with the intention of visiting one of the major cities of the world, this travel blog is a must-visit. A small army of friendly locals contributes to the blog and the information is organised by the city so that it’s easy to access. Find out where the nicest restaurants are – or find a good eatery that serves affordable food. Find out what shops you should visit and what routes you should take. You’ll discover some secrets that no other tourist knows (unless they read the blog too). PDF travel guides for 59 cities are available here. Thanks TripAdvisor for this amazing review!
Chris McGinnis certainly has travelled – his time as a travel journalist for the BBC and CNN saw to that. His blog offers one man’s experience in traveling to a variety of destinations and the focus is on airlines, ticket prices and everything to do with how to get there. Getting his tips and tricks will certainly help you to negotiate your way through all those big, unfriendly airports!
Alright, you might not be able to share all of JD Andrews’ experiences, but if you’re not sure where you’d like to go for your holiday, his photos and blog might help you to make up your mind. The emphasis is on photography: and what photography! Whether it’s the inside of a luxury liner or views of mountains, you’ll enjoy the eye candy on this cool blog.
Here’s a blogger who has probably seen more of the world than most of us combined. If you want to check out hotel reviews and get tons of travel tips for a variety of destinations, this popular blogger might have some of the information you’re looking for. Even if he doesn’t, you’ll enjoy his posts.
If data and statistics are what you’d like to have, Skift is the perfect place to get all the facts and figures. You’ll get statistics on things you never even thought about before and you’ll be able to impress (or possibly bore) all your travel companions with the facts you’ve absorbed!