We’ve scoured the web to find five of the best luxury travel blogs to follow and inspire:
A Luxury Travel Blog is a giant in the luxury travel world, with over 250 writers and guest bloggers producing a daily feed of inspirational posts, photography and city guides.
Since 2005 Paul Johnson’s site has gained a loyal following on Facebook and Twitter, and been featured by many mainstream newspapers and websites. Paul’s background in the travel industry has meant he has travelled a great deal.
Keith Jenkins has been running Velvet Escape since 2008, after switching careers from the banking sector. His extensive travels have allowed him to see the world, and in some style. Based in Amsterdam, Keith’s passion for travel and travel blogging is obvious when reading his stories. Keith is well-known in the travel sector, and has been seen speaking at many high-profile events from TBEX to World Travel Market.
One of Lisbon’s finest exports, Mrs O is a relative newcomer to the travel blogging world, but is already establishing herself as one of the most important luxury travel blogs to follow. Ana follows her mother’s motto “if you are leaving home, it has to be to a better place”, and it shows – luxury experiences, mojitos by the pool and first class travel are standard on her site. With marketing qualifications and a real drive to succeed, Mrs O is definitely one to watch.
Travel and food are just two of the subjects lavishly featured by Cara Waters on her site, Gourmet Chick. Covering London and Melbourne, the site showcases gorgeous photography with handy travel tips and detailed gourmet recipes. There is a great selection of restaurant reviews from the world over, accompanied by sumptuous looking food photos and useful guides and maps. A superb journalist, Cara has been featured by major newspapers in the UK, and deservedly so.
Jaillan Yehia runs this stylish website from her home in London, combining travel journalism with blogging and travel planning. Not just another well-travelled blogger, Jai’s excellent writing style and photography skills transport you to wherever she is, be it Italy or the Philippines.