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List Words : Wanderlust team | 09 June

The top 15 travel blogs you must read

We've scoured web rankings and social media to compile the ultimate list of travel's most important, useful, and entertaining blogs

1: Stuck In Customs

Described as a 'Daily Photo Adventure', this blog showcases Trey Ratcliff's amazing travel photos. Of most interest to aspiring photographers are the step-by-step guides to how he took them. His guide to HDR photography is arguably one of the best on the web.

Visit the blog: stuckincustoms.com

2: Fluent In 3 Months

Irishman Benny Lewis sets himself language challenges, and along the way shows how you too can learn another language cheaply and quickly.

Visit the blog: fluentin3months.com

3: The Everywhereist

The Everywhereist

The Everywhereist

Geraldine DeRuiter travels the world and eats. But she's not your average Travel Foodie Blogger, as posts like 7 Badass Bavarian Foods You Must Try testify.

Visit the blog: everywhereist.com

4: Fox Nomad

Anil Polat's tech guide to travel is the go-to blog for up-to-the-minute advice on wireless internet on the road, international SIM cards, and exactly which chargers you should be taking with you.

Visit the blog: foxnomad.com

5: Journeywoman

Heralded as the premier travel resource for women, Evelyn Hannon's blog tackles everything from packing to travelling safely – with lots of good food in between.

Visit the blog: journeywoman.com

6: The Adventurists

The Adventurists

The Adventurists

From the brains behind The Mongol Rally, this blog revels in the wackier side of travel and gives a heads-up on new events and adventures.

Visit the blog: theadventurists.com

7: Free Donia Post

Not just your usual photos-and-stories-from-my-round-the-world-trip blog. This one's got quizzes! Plus anyone who heads his post Let Saigons be Saigons is alright by me.

Visit the blog: freedoniapost.com

8: Tim Leffel's Cheapest Destinations

Travel veteran Tim Leffel tells you how to stretch your travel budget further with tips about destinations, travel deals and travel gear.

Visit the blog: cheapestdestinationsblog.com

9: The Longest Way Home

Dave has been on the road for over 13 years now. Along the way he has picked up a shed-load of tips and experiences that he shares openly and with sometimes alarming candour.

Visit the blog: thelongestwayhome.com

10: Solo Traveler

Janice Waugh is a solo traveller, blogging exclusively about getting the most from travelling on your own. From destination guides to tips on finding classes as a solo traveller, you'll find everything you need to travel on your lonesome.

Visit the blog: solotravelerworld.com

11: Time Travel Turtle

Time Travel Turtle

Time Travel Turtle

Michael Turtle gave up his career in media in Australia to visit every UNESCO site in the world. Follow his quest and make a list of your own.

Visit the blog: timetravelturtle.com

12: Art Of Backpacking

This celebration of the simplicity and authenticity of backpacking has evolved into a community of like-minded individuals sharing tips, advice and a common philosophy.

Visit the blog: artofbackpacking.com

13: Global Grasshoppers

Advice and inspiration with a slightly off-beat outlook. The world's weirdest beaches is an excellent example of their style.

Visit the blog: globalgrasshopper.com

14: Get In The Hotspot

Travel stories and tips from an expat Brit living in Australia. Uplifting. Useful. Funny.

Visit the blog: getinthehotspot.com

15: Follow The Boat

Follow The Boat

Follow The Boat

Wanderlust regular Liz Cleere created a corner of the web where aspiring travel writers can hone their craft. Liz, her partner Jamie, and their cat named Millie teamed up to sail all corners of the world, and keep aspiring travellers updated on Follow The Boat.

Visit the blog: followtheboat.com