travel bloggers

Do you find yourself daydreaming about the world beyond the four walls of your office? Are there days you wish you could drop what you’re doing and hop on the next plane to Europe? Over the years, more and more young professionals have quit their day jobs to pursue adventure 24/7; and for many of them, they have used their passion for travel to become full-time adventure bloggers or photographers.

Now that the world is so connected, who says you can’t bring your laptop to the beach or work from a charming coffee shop in London? Whether you’ve caught a case of wanderlust or you’re seriously considering quitting your job to travel the world, check out these adventure bloggers for inspiration.

1.Bearfoot Theory

Kristen Bor is the adventure travel blogger behind Barefoot Theory. After quitting her job in Washington, D.C. as a conservation policy advocate in 2014, she decided to pack up her camping gear and embark on a new journey. Currently living out of a 4×4 Mercedes Sprinter Van, she has spent the last year on the road going on adventures and blogging about how to travel on a budget. If you’re curious about where to find the right gear or tips for planning your next wilderness adventure, Kristen is your gal.

2. Helene In Between

Helene Sula is a travel blogger who left her marketing career behind in the United States in 2016 to live in Germany with her husband and two dogs. Thanks to her successful blog, Helene in Between, that she started in 2014, she was able to save up enough money to quit her job and make the move to Germany. She now blogs about how to save money on traveling and also helps bloggers grow and expand their online presence. Most recently, she and her husband were featured on House Hunters International — you never know where travel blogging might take you.

3. O Christine

Olivia Christine is a blogger and yoga instructor who left her successful corporate job in New York City to travel the world on a search for happiness and purpose. What makes her journey so inspiring is that she was diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis at 16 years old. Through her blog, Olivia talks about overcoming obstacles with her health while also following her dreams to see the world.

4. The Blonde Abroad

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Kiersten was taught that her plan for life was to go to college, get a job, get married, have kids, and live happily every after. However, after landing a job at a leading financial agency in Los Angeles, she realized that picture of success wasn’t for her. She decided to leave her career behind to travel the world and volunteer in developing countries. Now she’s a successful travel blogger who will inspire you to follow your dreams.

5. Polkadot Passport

Staring out at His creation in all of its glory… It is moments like this where I simply cannot deny the existence of God 💫🏔

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When Nicola graduated from high school in 2011, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do after graduation. After developing a passion for photography, she decided to go to college to pursue a photography degree. A year into her program, she started to question why she was working toward a degree in photography when she could be gaining valuable experience and building her portfolio by traveling the world. Nicola decided to pack her bags and begin her adventure. She is now a travel photographer exploring the world for work.

6. The Bold Brunette

Once a public relations professional working a nine to five job, Christina Galbato is now a self-made luxury and adventure blogger, photographer, and “serial wanderluster.” She first got a taste for travel when she was just seven months old on a family vacation and has had a passion for travel ever since. Over the years, Christina has developed a curiosity for the world that she captures through The Bold Brunette, sharing her passion for travel and how she has turned going on exotic getaways into a full-time job.


Are you itching to travel the world? Who are some of your favorite adventure bloggers to follow?