Do you hate cookie-cutter hotels and tours almost as much as you hate “roughing it?” Here’s the good news: Going off the beaten path doesn’t mean you have to sling a pack on your back or live the communal life in a hostel.
In fact, here are 8 amazing luxury travel bloggers who combine luxury, pampering and unique adventures. Check them out, get to know them, and get inspired.
Or is it an adventure travel blog with a side of luxury? Either way, travel writers Jennifer and Tim Dombrowski explore by day and get pampered at night. Join them as they hike across glaciers, explore Santorini by kayak and hang out in a luxury baobab treehouse in Africa.
Want to the first of your friends to visit the most unique, little-known but still luxurious destinations and hotels? Get the inside scoop by reading the Luxury Columnist, especially the “Hidden Gems” section, which highlights places to visit and places to stay that deserve a little bit more attention from the outside world.
As an added bonus, all the entries are illustrated by blogger Suze and her husband Paul’s award-winning travel photography.
Who says traveling with kids has to be unpleasant? Chic Family Travels follows blogger Tamala as she travels the world with her husband and three children. Here, you’ll find reviews of hotels, destinations, and resorts, both in the United States and abroad.
Chic Family Travels focuses on first-hand reviews of luxury travel experiences. Tamala likes creature comforts, but she doesn’t like wasting money. So, you can feel confident that the places she endorses are worth the price tag.
While she does review more well-known all-inclusive resorts, there are also plenty of unique destinations and experiences to help you live vicariously, and maybe even plan a trip of your own.
LandLopers is the online home of travel writer Matt Long. If you’re interested in “adventurous experiences along with the pampering that only great luxury can provide,” this blog is definitely one to add to your must-read list. You’ll come away with a wealth of insider travel tips plus in-depth reviews of destinations, activities, accommodations and more.
Different Doors is written by a married couple, Revati and Charles Victor. They focus on unique experiences, on “new ways of discovering even the most popular and mainstream of destinations.”
Are you daydreaming of an African safari? A luxury hotel in Prague? Or maybe a trip to Italy? Either way, Different Doors has something to inspire you. Find the perfect trip? You can even download their travel itineraries!
Since 1998, luxury travel expert Roxanne Genier has traveled to 70 different countries and spent a total of 150 months (that’s almost 12 years!) on the road. She’s turned that experience into a successful luxury travel blog with a staff of travel writers. Luxe in the City is an amazing resource for any would-be traveler, whether you aspire to follow in her footsteps or you just want to plan the vacation of a lifetime.
Read Luxe In a City for in-depth reviews of unique hotels, restaurants, and destinations around the world.
World traveler Nyssa Chopra is the personality behind The Culturer, which marries her love of luxury travel with her love of local cultures. Check it out for detailed luxury hotel and restaurant reviews, shopping suggestions, travel tips and luxury travel city guides.
The Harper Way is maintained by the staff of Andrew Harper, a luxury travel company that “provides the intelligence and tools for discerning travelers to get the most out of their vacations.”
Check out The Harper Way for amazing reviews and recommendations for luxury hotels, restaurants and tours. Another bonus: the photography is absolutely breathtaking!
Recommended Reading: 8 New Recommended Hotels, December 2016, Where to Go in 2017
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