Top Travel Bloggers to Follow

Who are the Coolest Travel Bloggers?

Right now, there are thousands of travel junkies combing the world in search of their next great adventure. They may stop for a just a few moments on a mountain top in Nepal, a bridge in the jungle or a flight to Moscow. A few pictures are snapped, a few words are typed or scribbled in a journal, and suddenly the adventure is shared with the world.

So who are these travel bloggers and more importantly, who are the best? Who are the ones to follow?

The latest FareCompare Win the Airfare Game destination is Cape Town, South Africa and our featured travel bloggers have something to say – in fact – we consider them experts. We listed links to their full websites below as well as links to their specific articles about Cape Town and South Africa as a whole. And if you haven’t entered the contest, what are you waiting for? Your 5-star Cape Town vacation awaits!

Adventures with Ben

Ben Reed loves to travel and will go anywhere and try anything (almost) once.  Ben has a super-fantastic motto: “Every post I write will make you smile, laugh, inspire you to do something adventurous and say, I want to do that. The best part is, you’ll learn how.” Every picture of Ben showcases his big smile, whether he’s eating insects or climbing into a shark cages off the coast of Cape Town.

Read Ben’s Top 5 Cape Town Attractions for the First-Time Visitor on FareCompare.

Follow Ben on Twitter @adventureswben

Solo Traveler

A true adventurer can hop a jet at the drop of a hat with no need for a partner in crime. Janice Waugh’s blog is an excellent resource for anyone who feels the urge to travel independently. She weaves trip tales with practical tips about traveling solo, living a great single life, personal resilience and finding success as a “location-independent entrepreneur.” Janice is also co-founder of the Global Bloggers Network, an online resource for bloggers.

See Janice’s blog posts about Cape Town.

Follow @solotraveler on Twitter

Everything Everywhere

In 2007, Gary Arndt sold his house and started traveling. Between swimming with whale sharks and Australia and crossing the Arctic Circle in the Yucatan, Gary takes a few moments to share his adventures with the world. His site features gorgeous pictures and fascinating ideas on how to make your next journey your best trip yet.

Look for Gary’s blog posts about Cape Town

Follow @EverywhereTrip on Twitter

Wild Junket

Nellie Huang’s name might be familiar even if you’ve never seen Wild Junket because this journalist/traveler travel articles have appeared in CNNGo, Travel+Leisure Asia and more. She’s obsessed with “cultural exchange, mojitos and offbeat travels” and has a pretty cool gig.

See Nellie’s post on sand surfing outside Cape Town

Follow @wildjunket on Twitter

The Brooklyn Nomad

Brooklyn nomad Andrew Hickey says he never gets tired of traveling – maybe because he always finds fun stuff wherever he goes. His work has appeared and has been referenced by such media outlets as the New York Times, Business Insider, AOL Travel,, MSNBC, MSN, Huffington Post, Sherman’s Travel, CheapOair and more. See his entertaining blog and find out the world’s best surf spots…as well as where to get your junk food fix in New York City.

Check out Andrew’s 10 Must See Attractions in Cape Town

Follow @BrooklynNomad on Twitter



Published: August 30, 2011