Travel Links

Here’s a list of travel blogs i like to read and sites i find useful for planning trips and inspiration. If you have a travel blog or a useful site you’d like to add please contact me at admin[at], i’d be happy to add your site in exchange for a link back to Ben’s Backpacking Travel Blog.

Travel Advice

Travel Blogs


  • Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site A travel site designed to keep people motivated to travel and contains travel information, travel tips, travel advice, travel news, personal stories
  • Detailed travel guides about hot European and exotic travel destinations. Providing info about luxury hotels and cheap travel at the same time.
  • Travel Wonders of the World Blog about Mark’s most memorable destinations, places he regards as the travel wonders of the world
  • Everything Everywhere Gary Arndt  set out to travel around the world in March 2007 and is still going, read about his travels around the world.
  • A Travel Around the World A couple backpacking around the world, sharing their adventures, travel tips and thoughts as they travel through Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Cook Island and finally USA in a year
  • NileGuidance Travel tips, tales and updates from the NileGuide team
  • First-time Travels Blog aimed at first time travellers



  • Xinjiang: Far West China Life and travel in China is unique to say the least, but wait until you dive into the far west corner of this country! Xinjiang is a place you could never get tired of.


  • Visit North Sulawesi Source of information on North Sulawesi, Bunaken, Manado, Siladen, Bubur Manado and so much more.





  • Hostel World Book hostels online. Confirmed reservations at over 10000 hostels worldwide as well as up to the minute customer reviews and ratings, descriptions.