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Blogroll (2017)

Blogroll (2017)

I keep track of recently published articles on a number of travel websites (blogs) as well as a handful of magazines.

When I started my own publishing practice in August 2011, I made a list of good travel blogs that very autumn, and developed it a year later. By November 2013 I had set up my new website here at Sandalsand only this time I defined the “blogroll” as a fixed menu item/page.

The content was updated in the ensuing years on an irregular frequency. That means I have removed some: Travel blogs come, flourish and die. The “digital nomads” and “eternal travellers” settle down and their enlightened flames suddenly vanish. I have also been expanding the list with new interesting travel blogs and magazines, as sources of inspiration and learning. The result is that I still subscribe to many of the sites from the first years.

Time has however come to relegate the status of the blogroll from “page” to “post”. This means that I will no longer update the list below. It will remain as it is, as a reminder of (and recommendation to) good travel websites as of June, 2017. They all exist, but some may not have had new content published for a while. That is in essence not a problem, because they have good articles worth reading up on prior to visiting a particular destination.

I’m doing this for several reasons. One important is that I do not want to spend time administering this particular list. Instead I’m using Feedly to administer my subscriptions (read why). On Feedly my screen is updated with new articles when they are published, automatically. I do not need the list below for my own sake, and frankly it has not been extremely popular among my readers. 

 

 I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. (Oscar Wilde)

 

42nd Class

A Dangerous Business

Adventurous Kate

Africa

Ageless GlobeTravels

An Ocean Away

Arctic Nomad

Art Weekenders

Aussie in France

Backroad Planet

Bacon is Magic

Been There, Seen That, Got The Postcard

Beyond My Front Door

Blissful Adventures

Bob Carries On

Bon Voyage, Lauren!

Borders Of Adventure

Breakaway Backpacker

Bucket List Publications

Camels & Chocolate

CharlotteJohnson888

Croatia Travel Guide & Blog

Curious Cat Expat

DA Travelography

Daily Scandinavian

Deliciously Directionless

Diaries of an explorer

Divergent Travelers

Down the Wrabbit Hole

Dreams of Freedom

Drivers Touring Europe….and Beyond

Eff It, I’m On Holiday

EscapingAbroad.com

eTramping.com

EuroTravelogue

Everything Everywhere

Eye & Pen: Travel – Blog

Finding the universe

Follow my travel

Forget Someday

Fortune and Glory, Kid

FoXnoMad

Fromatravellersdesk

FusionTourism

Gentleman Adventurer

Global Pitara

Globetrotting Galore

Goats On The Road

GoMad Nomad Travel

GranTourismo!

Green Global Travel

Heather on her travels blog

Hecktic Travels

Henrik Travel

Hey Nadine

Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel

I Should Tend To My Sunburn

I Sign. I Wander

Ice cream and permafrost

Independent Travel Cats

IndieTraveller

Jaspa’s Journal

Jcarroll

Johnny Jet

Just one way ticket

Kiss From The World

Le Monde – A Poetic Travail

Lee Abbamonte

Life Changing Year

Living the Dream

LL World Tour

Mags On The Move

Man Vs Clock

Mapping Megan

Marginal Boundaries

MeganStarr.com

Mike’s Adventures

My Itchy Travel Feet

MytanFeet

Nerd Nomads

Nerdy Nomad

Never Ending Voyage

Never-Ending Footsteps

No Vacation Required

Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site

Nomadic Samuel

Ordinary Traveler Feeds

Out of Town Blog

Over Here.

Over Yonderlust

Overland Travel Adventures

Passport and Toothbrush

Pommie Travels

RamBLer WithOUT BorDers

Remarkabletravels

Restrepo Ortega | Documentalist

Round the World in 30 Days

Runaway Brit

See The World In My Eyes

Sending postcards

Solo Wayfarer

Stop Having a Boring Life

ThaHoliday

The Adventures of D

The Blonde Abroad

The Blonde Gypsy

The Caffeinated Day Tripper

The Chaotic Scot

The Crowded Planet

The Everywhereist

The Expert Vagabond

The Hungry Partier

The Longest Way Home

The Planet D

The Road Forks

The Runaway Guide

The Taste of Travel

The Travel Gear Reviews

The Travel Wench

The Travelbunny

The Two Gallivants

Thinking Nomads

Time Travel Turtle

Too Many Adapters

TourBackpacker

TrailBound

Travel & Food Adventures

Travel and Beyond

Travel Junkie Julia

Travel Life Experiences

Travel Notes & Beyond

Travel Past 50

Travel Photo Blogging

Travel the World

Travel with Kat

Traveling Bytes

Traveller Soul

Travels of Adam

True Nomads

Turquoise Compass

Twenty-Something Travel

Vagabond Journey

Wandering Earl

Wanderlusters

What’s Dave Doing?

Where’s Sharon?

Wife with Baggage

Wild Junket

Without Baggage

Y Travel Blog

 

I am following more than 5,000 travellers on Twitter, and many among them run a travel blog as well. I have not had a chance to check them all out.

 

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