Think you’re well traveled? Think you’ve seen every corner of the globe? Think you have more stamps on your passport than anyone you know? Now is your chance to measure yourself against some of the most popular and worldly travel bloggers out there. These world travelers have seen, done, and eaten things you’ve only seen in your dreams or in a movie. They’ve also documented it all on their award-winning and oft visited blogs.
They’re listed in buckets depending on how many countries they’ve visited, and to get to know each extraordinary blogger a little better, we’ve included a few snippets from their “About Us” section on their website. Enjoy, and enjoy the challenge!
“Hello! We’re Hannah & Adam of Getting Stamped. Currently we are on a Round-the-World trip “GETTING STAMPED” in 54 countries on our travels since June 2013. Here at Getting Stamped we share our travel stories, travel tips, photography, and much much more.”
“My name is Anil Polat, a blogger and computer security engineer who’s been traveling around the world for the past six years. Along the way I set the goal of visiting every country on the planet – I’m currently at 80…”
“G’day, we are an Aussie family who share fun tips on the best places to take your young kids on holiday. Join us as we travel worldwide with our 5 & 6 yr old looking for family adventure!”
“By January 2016, after six years of riding my bicycle around the world, I had racked up over 83,000 km in 73 countries – that’s a distance equivalent to more than twice around the globe. I have so far cycled across six continents – Europe, Africa (via the Middle East), South America, Central and North America, Australia and Asia.”
“Our motto: slow, local and experiential. Our mission: to make travel more meaningful and memorable by exploring more authentic and enriching ways to travel. Our passions: slow, sustainable travel; local travel and living like locals; experiential travel and learning and doing things; and responsible travel and giving back to places we visit. Grantourismo is a space where we share stories about our travels, the places we settle into and the people we meet along the way. We see it as somewhere you can come to be inspired to travel, to gain insight and information to plan your trips, and to find the tools to book your own meaningful and memorable experiences.”
“Back in 1999, I left home for a 3 month trip to Asia that has still yet to end. Now, as a permanent nomad, my aim is to show you that long- term travel is not a crazy fantasy, but a very real lifestyle option instead.”
“Hi, I’m J.D. Andrews. Every picture tells a story but not every story has a picture, that’s why I’m here. Travel is my passion; creating inspiring and evocative videos and photographs is my profession and social media is the way I connect with the world and share them both. A video producer for more than twenty years, exploring the globe (96 countries across all 7 continents), capturing, shooting and editing travel/tourism videos for various companies, cruise lines, airlines, DMO’s and tourist boards. These projects presented several amazing once-in-a-lifetime experiences and the chance to see this incredible world we live in.”
“Hey, my name is Clint and I have been travel hacking through over 80 countries. I fly for free, never pay full price, and always get the most out of my hard earned days off traveling. I started Triphackr to share the tips and and travel hacks I have learned from years of traveling.”
“Hi, I’m Federico. Join me as I travel the world visiting world famous destinations and explore those not as known, offering money saving tips and unique insights for your ultimate trip.”
“I’m Oneika, a serial expat and travel junkie who has travelled to over 80 countries on 6 continents. Originally from Canada, I’ve lived and worked in France, Mexico, London UK, and currently live in Hong Kong. I’m a high school teacher by trade, but a traveller at heart who is proof that you can balance a career with long-term travel. Follow me on my travel adventures around the world!”
“My name is Julia Dimon. I’m an adventure travel writer, a TV host and hard-core travel junkie who’s traveled around the world to over 80 countries, across all seven continents.”
“We are Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott, a husband-and-wife storytelling team. Fourteen years ago we began with a one-way ticket and an insatiable curiosity about the world and its people. More than 90 countries later, we are still going…and still married.”
“Since leaving corporate life in London in 2006 I’ve travelled, worked, volunteered and lived in over 90 countries. Highlights so far would be driving along the Silk Road from Beijing to Istanbul, a complete circuit of South America and volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Costa Rica. I’m currently back in Beijing, as a base to visit more of Asia and attempt to learn Mandarin and more about China.”
“I am a London-based travel writer and speaker. I run an award-winning travel and lifestyle blog, A Lady in London, which I founded in 2007 and turned into a full-time job in 2010. It has taken me all over London and to 100 countries (and counting!). Originally from San Francisco, I came to London after leaving a career in finance, during which I worked for Goldman Sachs and a hedge fund. Prior to that, I studied International Relations at Brown University and spent my summers working at the US Embassy in Paris and the US Mission to the EU in Brussels.”
“I want to see the whole world, and I want YOU to join me on my journey if not in person, at least through this website. I write about places I go, people I meet, jobs I’ve had, buses I’ve missed, beers I’ve drank, adventures I’ve experienced and anything else that takes my fancy. A lifestyle of travel means I’m always on the move, even when I have a settled job! I hope to provide important travel tips, essential advice, endless stories and light hearted humour based on my experiences on this sphere we find ourselves on. I will give you a first hand account, an honest guide to travelling the world, backpacking through endless towns, cities, villages and mud huts.”
“Francis Tapon is the author of Hike Your Own Hike and The Hidden Europe. He has traveled to over 100 countries and has walked across America 4 times.”
“My Name is Gary Arndt. In March 2007 I sold my house and have been traveling, blogging and taking photos around the world ever since. So far I have visited all 7 continents, over 170 countries and territories around the world. I am also a self taught travel photographer who was named Travel Photographer of the Year by both the Society of American Travel Writers and the North American Travel Journalists Association.”
“Hey guys, I’m Johnny Ward, Generation Y, Irish guy who just knew that there was more to life than a 40+ hour work week, a bland social calendar and a 2 week break in the sun each year. Now I work 10-20 hour weeks from my laptop anywhere on the planet, whilst on a full-time journey to travel to every country in the world. I’m a huge advocate of lifestyle design, so I’ve redesigned my lifestyle to allow me to follow my dreams, now I’m hoping I can help you follow yours…”
All of them!
“I’m Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit every country in the world. I am a multimedia travel personality, brand ambassador, entrepreneur, travel expert, travel writer, author and global adventurer. I appear regularly on Fox News, HLN, Bloomberg TV, Travel Channel, NBC, CBS, CNN, BBC, AJAM, ESPN and many others. I have also been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, New York Magazine, Huffington Post, Yahoo Travel, Discovery Channel, Today, Travel Zoo, Smart Money, Slate, OK! Magazine, Frommers, Peter Greenberg radio and countless others.”