Before I started my own travel blog I was inspired by cool photos and motivating stories written by some of the best adventurous travelers.
These are my favorite adventure travel blogs of 2018. If you don’t know them, check them out and enjoy this selection.
WHAT METRICS DO I USE FOR THIS LIST?
I’ve used my personal criteria. To create such a list, most people use Alexa Score, Domain Authority, Klout Score and monthly number of visits. However, we know that the most visited travel blog isn’t necessarily the best one. Even the DA, Some people are SEO geniuses and can get a lot of backlinks in a short period of time. They’ll have a high Domain Authority, but this doesn’t always represent the quality of their work.
This list is based on high-quality, well-written articles, informative posts, awesome pictures, nice entertainment and, above all, a lot of amazing adventures around the world.
IMPORTANT: I usually update this list every year depending on what’s new, and also to provide an opportunity for new blogs that are rapidly growing and that deserve to be known. If your blog was on the list but it’s not anymore, I’m sorry. I still love your work but have just updated the list with new projects.
TOP 25 BEST ADVENTURE TRAVEL BLOGS TO FOLLOW IN 2018
1. Nomad Revelations
Joao inspires us with the archive of 15 years of travel experiences, exotic narratives and adventure chronicles. This might be my favorite adventure travel blog!
2. Lost with Purpose
Alex and Sebastiaan really know the meaning of getting off the beaten track. Deep storytelling, epic photos, and all the useful information a backpacker could need.
3. Expert Vagabond
Professional traveler. Adventure photographer. Exploring the world. One of the best adventure travel blogs ever.
4. Divergent Travelers
Lina & Dave, a married couple from Wisconsin, USA. Adventure travel through professional photography, videos, and stories. Super cool design and great adventures.
5. The Adventure Junkies
One of the best adventure travel blogs that provides top notch, easy to understand, actionable education to get you started with outdoor activities.
6. Adventure in You
Tom and Anna are two backpackers who met while traveling on a mission to travel around the world, one adventure at a time. Cool stories, photos and tips.
7. Mapping Megan
Megan and Mike are two adventurous travelers and bloggers – bringing you amazing and inspiring pins from every corner of the world! Top bloggers with great stories!
8. Freeborn Aiden
A great off-the-beaten-path traveler. Aiden shares his adventures around Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East.
9. Everything Everywhere
In March 2007 Gary sold his house and has been traveling around the world ever since. He is a really good photagrapher and says: Since I started traveling, I have probably done and seen more than I have in the rest of my life combined.
10. Off the Path
Sebastian won’t stop traveling and exploring the world, and he has gathered all his experiences on this awesome blog for you.
Charli is an adventurous traveler and avid scuba diver. She has great adventures and photos!
12. Across and Abroad
Explore the world alongside Canadian travel writer David Webb. I love his photos, they’re great!
13. Adventure Inspired
An outdoor lifestyle website dedicated to sharing stories, tips, trip reports, gear reviews, and anything related to playing outside!
14. Borders of Adventure
Becki has a top travel blog about adventure and culture. Looking at the world with a different angle to change perceptions of the misunderstood.
15. Just one way ticket
Sabrina is a Top travel blogger and inspires us with valuable tips, breathtaking photos and professional travel videos.
16. Weekend Sherpa
Your e-magazine to outdoor adventures in the San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Los Angeles Area, and throughout California.
17. Hiking the trail
This is a blog about the journey of one man’s dream to hike the Appalachian trail.
18. Young Adventuress
Liz is a very inspirational blogger. She has a unique way of telling stories from a very personal and beautiful point of view.
19. Round We Go
Round We Go is a travel blog of one couple’s journey around the world in search of food, drink and travel adventures.
20. Stay Adventurous
Mexico Travel Tips by Craig Zabransky, a Mexico Travel expert and travel blogger. A lot of good information gathered on this great travel blog.
21. Unusual Traveler
Chris is a young Norwegian fella who loves to travel! Often he finds himself drawn to the places where no-one, or at least few people, considers going to. One of the newest best adventure travel blogs.
22. The Broke Backpacker
Adventurer and journalist. Backpacking from the UK to Papau New Guinea over 2 years. I love to follow Will’s adventure as he is very funny and a great storyteller.
23. Ordinary Traveler
Christy and Scott are traveling the world & sharing the view through their lens. This is a blog for serious photo lovers!
Matt Gibson is an outdoor adventure travel writer & photographer. Expat, surfer, snowboarder, in love with mountains, beaches, barefoot walking & naked swimming.
25. Don’t stop living
Jonny is a travelling Northern Irishman in his late thirties and he has an absolute passion for people, places, travel, beer and football. Sometimes all at the same time.
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Not enough? Do you want to know other travel blogs I love? Ok, there you go:
This globe-trotter has been on the road for almost a decade inspiring us with amazing stories, photos and videos.
Audrey is a travel blogger and youtuber with a passion for great adventures around the world.
Backpacking Travel blog
A very usefull travel blog with lots of tips, guides, ideas and great photos.
Smiling Faces Travel Photos
A fun project by the hand of Nomadic Samuel with lots of great photos and stories.
Learn how to travel full-time in a financially sustainable way with Nora, the Professional Hobo.
A collection of travel stories, photos and personal opinions focusing on less known travel destinations.
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Hi, I’m Mokel; Adventure traveler, scuba diver and hiking lover. I have been traveling the world for the last 7 years and I hope my experiences, photos and hiking routes inspire you to travel the world too.