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Best New Travel Blogs Of September 2014

Girl Vs Globe

This month’s featured blogs focus primarily on adventure travel, cultural experiences, must-visit bucket list destinations, budget backpacking through Asia and much more. Dozens upon dozens of countries from the UK on down through the tips of Indonesia are covered in the following blogs, as well as enough food and exciting travel ideas to keep you occupied for a while…or at least until the next round of the best new travel blogs is released As far as this edition, well these are my favorite female travel bloggers. That’s right, it’s a ladies-only edition of the Best New Travel Blogs. (I don’t […]

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The Best New Travel Blogs Of April 2014

Orient Excess

The best new travel blogs awards are a monthly feature here at the HoliDaze, an opportunity to shine the spotlight on some of the best new bloggers out there who deserve more attention then they are currently getting. After all getting noticed is the hardest part of blogging, especially due to the influx of new travel bloggers over the last year or two. Travelling Apples   A Slow Travelling Nomadic Family On The Adventure Of A Lifetime…On A Budget!   This is another blog I’ve recently fallen in love with. It follows an Australian family who has decided to spend […]

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FriFotos: Street Meat: As Fresh As It Gets

Bangkok Butcher

I love everything about street food. The unparalleled taste. The plastic chairs intended for children. The surrounding ambiance of wherever in the world you might be. And yes, even the questionable level of hygiene. When I think of fresh — this week’s FriFotos theme — I cannot help but think of street food. Although to be perfectly honest it may not all be that fresh, those are the type of thoughts that we Westerners have to ignore. After all, life begins at the edge of your comfort zone. Regardless of the country, street food is almost always better than in […]

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The Best New Travel Blogs You Haven’t Heard Of Yet

Bemused Backpacker

The sheer number of travel blogs on the web has exploded over the last couple of years and it has gotten increasingly to keep up with all the newest ones, let alone stay up-to-date with all their posts. For quite some time now I have wanted to start a monthly series highlighting my top picks for new and interesting blogs that are worthy of following, as well as provide a medium for others to suggest their own new favorites. After being reminded of this fact a couple days ago on Twitter I’ve decided that now is the time to make […]

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4 Weeks to Prepare for a 4-Year RTW Adventure. Oh crap.


That’s right, in just one month I will bid adieu to my house in Austin and embark on my longest and greatest adventure yet. No more ‘six weeks in this country’ or ‘six months on the road,’ this time it’s the infamous “sell all my possessions and buy a one-way ticket” scenario. The wild part is that I only decided all of this only 96 hours ago. But how? Why? Well as some of you many know, after returning from Central America back in 2011 I purchased my first house. Ever since the mortgage and other responsibilities have kept me […]

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Spotlight: Alexandra Of Fluent In Frolicking

Alexandra, Beach Gidget

Greetings fellow travel enthusiasts, I’ve got another interesting interview for you. This week’s world wanderer is Alexandra Pucherelli, originally from Hawaii. Now she is proudly living life out of a suitcase and inspiring / encouraging you to do the same. Many of you may recognize her from her blog, Fluent In Frolicking. She also is a contributing author to the HoliDaze. She also takes awesome photos, which you will see scattered throughout the interview. Now, let’s see how she handles our tough questions! So tell us more about you and your blog, Fluent In Frolicking. I am a 30+ solo […]

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