These are personal sites that document travelers as they make their way
around the world. Most have many pictures, but many are also laced with
advice. At any rate, all seem to have travel stories that are of interest
(whether because of the trip, or the traveler). As I molded my ideas to
design this site out of other sites I saw,
so will I mold my ideas to design phase 2 out of these sites.
Follows John Freyer around the country as he visits the possessions he sold
only months earlier
A German exchange student in the US with extensive pics of travels
A German exchange student who has traveled extensively around the US (with
A German exchange student in the US with pics of travels (Brazil)
A very American account of a 4-day power-visit (but with a few pics)
A small collection of pictures from a trip to N.E. Africa
and Ryan go RTW
Pretty thorough site. Haven't left yet, but have all packing lists,
vacinnations, interactive map, etc. Ryan has even openned up travel log
part to public.
Has journals and pics for many trips taken. The great tips section
is a must! (I have it here)
This guy likes gadgets, and likes to travel. A tough combination for the rest of
us, but luckily Adrian really knows his stuff, and wants to share it with
A great source for trips to Russia (only). This woman has posted
advice, history, links, etc.
RTW Backpackers List-Serve
I haven't joined, but this appears to be a list-serve for those on, or
interested in RTW
Hitch-Hike The World
Wow! Really inspirational site dedicated to telling the story of Kinga and
Chopin of Poland, and their 5 year hitch-hiking journey around the world. See
A huge sites dedicated just to helping others travel cheap - no catch. Props to
Giles for making it.
Dave's ESL Cafe
English as a Second Language, that is... A source for those clever souls who
will work and travel
Two backpackers and one year of travel. A journal of Karen and Garvin.
A journal of world travels with lotsa stories and a few pics
South Pacific Photos
Grrrrrrrrreat collection of pics and stories pertaining to South Pacific!!
A NYC girl packed her things up, and headed for the horizon. RTW just started (I
Wanderlust's friend with a lot more thorough and fancy a site. Surely a
A collection of beautiful pics taken in SEA posted on PBase
Bob's Trips 2
More of Bob's professional pics posted from Trek Earth
A collection of some very nice pics taken in Japan and Thailand posted on PBase
A photo site who's slogan is "Learning about the world through
photography". Sort of like a photo class complete with critiques.
Professional photographer primarily focusing on Europe
Dom and Jane on the road
One of my favorite RTW personal sites. These two are cute, and sound like
they had a blast! Moreover, they did it! Having just returned home,
theirs is one of the few sites that has an ending.
Short stories and pics of travels in Nepal and India
Some stories and pics of an East African trip (as well as a few New England pics)
Wow! A complete 360 page site with advice, stories, and pics from 11 countries
A travel forum for travels in India. Plenty of pics, forums, blogs, advice,
news, and more.
This site has many people stories of interesting long-term travels throughout
An interesting guy who's lived in a few countries and just written a travel book
MIT affiliate Taumoda
Just a slide show of Costa Rica
Kinda a quirky guy, but mostly about scuba diving
Lists sightings of wildlife like the Blue Footed Booby! Many pics.
Michael Travels the World
Michael e-mailed me having seen my ride posting on Craigslist. I like his
site, because it gets to the bare bones of what is interesting about this kind
of travel - the stories.
This guy travels a lot, and has tried to put as much on his site as
possible. Lots of tips!
Jodi, Duncan, and Dan are traveling the world and bumped into me in Maui
Jacques has traveled extensively through 17 European countries and wants to share what he learned
An real Canuck wants to help fellow Canadian travellers from a unique perspective - a Canadian one.
Man in a Suitcase
Hank has travelled a lot, and his site is very well organised and documented (without the overkill like some of ithinknot)
Frank Becvar's Travel Adventures
A small little site that has a few pictures to accompany Franks e-mails during 2 trips
Overland to Hong Kong
Get ready for a TON of reading if you're to enjoy this site, but were there's a TON of reading, there's a TON of good stories!
Douglas Mann is addicted to taking travel photos... which is GREAT for us!
Publish you Travelogue
Hmmm... looking to actually PUBLISH your own travelogue?
Europe on a Eurail Pass and a Prayer
Site is down due to claimed popularity overusing the bandwidth
Luke and Sally's Hippy Dippy Med Trip
Now, neither of these two are anything close to hippies, and the "Med" means Mediteranian, so git yer mind outta the gutter and back to business
A collection of photos from around the world
This is hilarious! This guy golfed a self-designed 18 hole across Mongolia. Try a par 2500!!
Explore le Monde
Danielle voyage de la Russie jusqu'en Asie du S-E via le subcontinent
indien. Her site is mostly in French for now.
Josephine is traveling around Asia. Site offers pictures, and journal
entires in Dutch.
Alex and Julia
These Quebecois are traveling from "The Stans" through Tibet and the
subcontinent to Thailand.
Kris' World Trip
Kris is taking a year off from work to travel Asia and Australia.
I met Joe in Beijing. This is his really fancy RTW site. Wow!!!