51. Europe Packing List
Another packing list for Europe, this one from The Savvy Backpacker proved to be Pinterest friendly goldmine for authors James and Susan.
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52. Top 10 Things to do in Batanes: The Home of the Winds
Aileen from I Am Aileen saw plenty of Facebook love for her post on things to do in Batanes, The Philippines.
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53. Brothers of the Sea and Other Stories of Kindness on the Road
Solitary Wanderer blogger Aleah gives us a proper case of the feel-goods with this inspiring collaborative post of do-gooders on the road.
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54. 14 Places to Go in 2014
Even though Jennifer Dombrowski offers her take on places to go for 2014, I’m happy to report they’re all still appropriate for 2015. Her site JDombs Travels is newly rebranded as Luxe Adventure Traveler.
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55. 10 Reasons to Travel Honduras
As if sun and sand weren’t enough, Alex Saint at Travelettes offers up even more reasons the Central American country of Honduras should be on your travel radar.
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56. Kuang Si Falls in Luang Prabang
Jeremy Scott Foster of Travel Freak makes a great case for why Kuang Si Falls in Laos is the most beautiful waterfall on the planet.
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57. Staying at an Italian Farmhouse, Masseria il Frantoio
Cailin O’Neil’s third post from Travel Yourself on this list takes her wining and dining to an Italian farmhouse just outside the city of Bari.
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58. Me Talk Kiwi One Day
Instagram legend Liz Carlson (yes, I did just call her the L word) found favour with Facebook audiences for this hilarious post about New Zealand slang on her site Young Adventuress.
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59. Underwater Galapagos
David and Veronica James from Gypsy Nester are another couple with two posts that made the list of Top 100 Travel Blog Posts of 2014. This one takes a look at the magic that lurks beneath the surface in the Galapagos islands.
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60. 5 Reasons to Not Visit Croatia
Another post from the prolific SJ from Chasing the Donkey, this one takes a tongue-in-cheek approach on why you shouldn’t bother with Croatia.
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61. Interesting Food in Newfoundland
It warms the cockles of my heart to see my home province of Newfoundland represented on this list. Cailin O’Neil from Travel Yourself is at it again, plucking bakeapples, scarfing on cod tongues, and downing Iceberg Vodka — all in the name of travel research.
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62. Things to do in New York City
Pinners (Pinteresters? PinUps? Pinheads?) — anyhow, people who are fond of Pinterest were also quite fond of Sofie Couenbergh’s post about New York City on her site Wonderful Wanderings.
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63. 18 Best Beaches in Europe That Will Make Your Jaw Drop. 3 of Them are Nudist.
DJ from Dream Euro Trip spills the beans on (and drops his pants at?) some of the best beaches in Europe.
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64. 7 Free Things to do in Prague
Everyone loves a freebie. And Pinners loved Adelina Wong’s guide to freebies in Prague on her site Pack Me To.
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65. Absolute Must-do Things to do in Croatia
Surprise! It’s SJ Begonja again with another post about Croatia from her site Chasing the Donkey.
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66. 108 Little, Yet Important, Things I’ve Learned after 1,000 Days Traveling Around the World
An insightful and thoughtful post from Norbert Figueroa at GloboTreks about lessons learned on the road (he even explains the significance of choosing the number 108.) A great read for anyone just setting out, coming home, or anywhere in between.
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67. Memories of That Day — A Visit to the September 11 Memorial
A sombre and respectful post from Manhattanites Lance and Laura Longwell on their site Travel Addicts about visiting the September 11 Memorial, and revisiting the bitter memories from that day. Laura eloquently writes:
“There’s something about that site and that day that pulls us in opposite directions — the absolute need to remember and pay our respects balanced against the desire not to let our thoughts overwhelm us.”
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68. Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef — Bucket List, Check!
The Gypsy Nester folks Veronica and David James are back in the water again with their second post in the Top 100 Travel Blog Posts of 2014 by Social Media Shares — this time around it’s a glorious snorkel trip at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
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69. Distinctively New Orleans — Photos of The Big Easy
A photo essay of one of America’s most photogenic cities — New Orleans — proved a Stumbleupon success for Lance and Laura Longwell at Travel Addicts.
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70. 27 Must Try Foods Around the World
Grrrl Traveler Christine Kaaloa appealed to the hungry masses with this collaborative post about must-try eats around the globe.
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71. Check out this amazing beach on Dugi Otok in Croatia
SJ Begonja from Chasing the Donkey is back with her fourth post on the list — blanketing us with pics of this gorgeous beach and lake on the island of Dugi Otok in Croatia.
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72. Honduras: We Travel to Realize Everyone is Wrong About Other Countries
Shivya Nath from The Shooting Star dispels some myths about Honduras, and in the process lets travellers know that many fears about travel to this Central American country are completely unfounded.
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73. Tikal Guatemala: A Long Time Ago, in a Mayan Civilization Far, Far Away
Katherine Belarmino shares her experience exploring the ancient ruins of Tikal in Guatemala on her blog Travel the World.
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74. Como os holandeses lutaram por um país de bicicletas
The second (and final) non-English language travel blog post to make this list comes to us courtesy of Daniel Duclos on his site Ducs Amsterdam. An Brazilian living in Holland, Daniel’s post translates as “How the Dutch fought for a country of bicycles,” and it gives some great insight into how the Dutch came to be a nation of bike-lovers.
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75. Croatia Like You’ve Never Seen Before, Unless of course you’re a Bird
Chasing the Donkey‘s fifth and final post to make this list is a stellar collection of shots from above courtesy of the company Aerial Croatia.
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