Top 100 Travel Blogs | SEOmoz + Alexa Rankings | Volume V | August, 2012

Welcome to Volume V of the Top 100 Travel blogs!

I can’t believe this is the already the fifth update of this list!  I had originally been planning to update it roughly every 8-12 weeks but lately I’ve been doing it once a month.  Thanks again to everyone who has taken interest in the list and helped to support it with social media.

On this particular update SEOmoz was kind to all of us.  I don’t think many sites slipped in the rankings (like what happened on the last update) as there was much less volatility.  Some sites are consistently making Domain and Page Authority gains every update and the hard work they’ve been putting into there sites from a quality content and link building perspective is very impressive!

Every update strong travel blogs are being added to the tracking list.  For those sites that have fallen out of the top 100 or even the top 130 don’t get discouraged.  The competition on this list gets fiercer each month and there are so many strong travel blogs with passionate individuals behind them.

Traveling Ted wrote a hilarious post the other day about life after dropping out of The Top 100 travel blogs list – ecstasy for initially being included & ultimate fall from grace.  Well, I’m thrilled to announce Traveling Ted  is back on the list!

On this update I’ve tracked 157 sites meaning every category is now ranked out of a possible 157 points all the way down to 1.

**(All data gathered for the latest update on August 02, 2012)**

Top Performers Shout Outs!

Some top performers on this update include Travel YourselfMy Spanish Adventure and Matt Gibson!

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#Top 100 Travel BlogsScore
1Nomadic Matt468
2Everything Everywhere464
3Stuck In Customs463
4The Planet D453
5Fluent in 3 months448
6Uncornered Market446
7Travel Dudes439
8Almost Fearless433
9Fox Nomad429.5
10Go Backpacking429.5
12Y Travel Blog413
13Bacon is Magic410.5
14Nomadic Samuel410.5
15Wandering Trader410.5
16Wild Junket408.5
17Legal Nomads403.5
18The Vacation Gals400.5
19The Amateur Traveler395
20Adventurous Kate392.5
21Art of Backpacking385
22Twenty Something Travel384.5
23Chris Around The World378.5
24Otts World377.5
25Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel375.5
27The Indie Travel Podcast359.5
28My Itchy Travel Feet357
29Delicious Baby355
30Travels of Adam353.5
312 Backpackers352.5
32Velvet Escape352
33Go See Write348.5
34Wandering Earl347.5
35Family On Bikes340.5
36As We Travel339
37Beers and Beans339
38Dave’s Travel Corner339
39Solo Traveler338.5
40Life Cruiser338
41Johnny Vagabond327
42Brendan’s Adventures322
44Traveling Canucks320
45Green Global Travel318
46My Beautiful Adventures317.5
47Travel O Cafe316
48Nerd’s Eye View311
49Camels & Chocolate310.5
50A Dangerous Business306
51Smiling Faces Travel Photos303.5
52The Professional Hobo303.5
53A Little Adrift301.5
54Get In The Hot Spot298.5
55Inside The Travel Lab298.5
56Soul Travelers 3291.5
57Man on the Lam290
58Sharing Travel Experiences285
59Hecktic Travels284
61Nerdy Nomad277.5
62Ordinary Traveler276.5
63Europe Up Close274.5
64Over Yonderlust272.5
65Travel Experta270.5
66Heather on Her Travels264.5
67The Travel Tart252.5
68Muza Chan249.5
69Never Ending Voyage249
70The Road Forks248.5
71Around the World L244
72The Aussie Nomad244
73The Expert Vagabond243.5
74Nomadic Chick243
75Budget Travel Adventures242
76Travels with a Nine Year Old237
77Bohemian Trails232
78CC Food Travel230
79Inspiring Travellers230
80The Longest Way Home229.5
81Turkish Travel Blog229
82Sophie’s World224
83501 Places222.5
84Flip Nomad218.5
85Mai Travel Site218
86The Travel Chica213
87Suzy Guese209
88Maiden Voyage206.5
89Trans-Americas Journey204
90Fevered Mutterings198.5
91The Jungle Princess198.5
92Runaway Juno196.5
93Mallory On Travel192.5
94Ken Kaminesky Photography189.5
95Traveling Savage189
97Globetrotter Girls187
98Kaleidoscopic Wandering183
99One Step 4Ward183
100Travel Yourself180.5

The top 100 travel blogs as ranked by Domain Authority.


Domain Authority is a predictive measure about how a website will perform in search engine rankings.  Domain authority is ranked 0 to 100.  The higher the score the better.  Domain Authority differs from Page Authority by measuring the strength of the entire domain, whereas Page Authority measures the strength of your homepage.  To find out more information regarding Domain authority click here.  The following is a list of the top travel blogs according to Domain Authority.


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#Domain Authority Top 100ScorePoints
1Stuck In Customs79157
2Nomadic Matt68156
3Everything Everywhere67155
4Fluent in 3 months63154
5The Vacation Gals60152.5
6Uncornered Market60152.5
7Almost Fearless59148.5
8Dave’s Travel Corner59148.5
9Delicious Baby59148.5
10Fox Nomad59148.5
11The Amateur Traveler59148.5
12The Planet D59148.5
13Go Backpacking58144
14My Itchy Travel Feet58144
15Travel Dudes58144
17Family On Bikes57140
18Legal Nomads57140
19The Indie Travel Podcast57140
20Wandering Trader57140
21Art of Backpacking55136.5
22The Professional Hobo55136.5
23Bacon is Magic54132.5
24Nerd’s Eye View54132.5
25Otts World54132.5
26Solo Traveler54132.5
27Wild Junket54132.5
28Y Travel Blog54132.5
292 Backpackers53125
30Adventurous Kate53125
31Chris Around The World53125
32Get In The Hot Spot53125
33Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel53125
34My Beautiful Adventures53125
35Nomadic Samuel53125
36Soul Travelers 353125
37Twenty Something Travel53125
38As We Travel52116.5
39Beers and Beans52116.5
40Camels & Chocolate52116.5
41Johnny Vagabond52116.5
43Man on the Lam52116.5
44Sharing Travel Experiences52116.5
45Velvet Escape52116.5
46A Little Adrift51109
47Europe Up Close51109
48Go See Write51109
50Life Cruiser51109
51Travels of Adam51109
52Wandering Earl51109
53Flip Nomad50101.5
54Heather on Her Travels50101.5
55Inside The Travel Lab50101.5
57The Road Forks50101.5
58Travel Experta50101.5
59Travel O Cafe50101.5
60Traveling Canucks50101.5
61A Dangerous Business4994
62Brendan’s Adventures4994
63CC Food Travel4994
64Green Global Travel4994
65Kaleidoscopic Wandering4994
66Nomadic Chick4994
67Traveling Savage4994
68501 Places4885.5
69Maiden Voyage4885.5
70Nerdy Nomad4885.5
71Nomadic Notes4885.5
72Over Yonderlust4885.5
73Smiling Faces Travel Photos4885.5
74The Aussie Nomad4885.5
75The Longest Way Home4885.5
76The Travel Tart4885.5
77Travels with a Nine Year Old4885.5
78Brooke Vs The World4775
79Expert Vagabond4775
80Ken Kaminesky Photography4775
81My Several Worlds4775
82Never Ending Voyage4775
83Ordinary Traveler4775
84Pause the Moment4775
85Runaway Juno4775
86Suzy Guese4775
87The Jungle Princess4775
89Around the World L4663
90Bohemian Trails4663
91Budget Travel Adventures4663
92Fevered Mutterings4663
93Hecktic Travels4663
94Mai Travel Site4663
95Muza Chan4663
96One Step 4Ward4663
97Spunky Girl Monologues4663
98Trans-Americas Journey4663
99Travel Yourself4663
101Turkish Travel Blog4663
1021000 Fights4550.5
103Breakaway Backpacker4550.5
104Breathe Dream Go4550.5
105Career Break Secrets4550.5
107Inspiring Travellers4550.5
108Mallory On Travel4550.5
109No Place To Be4550.5
110Runaway Jane4550.5
111Sophie’s World4550.5
112Stop Having a Boring Life4550.5
113Tourist 2 Townie4550.5
114D Travels `Round4438.5
115Don’t Ever Look Back4438.5
116Globetrotter Girls4438.5
117Go Mexico Guide4438.5
118Matt Gibson4438.5
119My Spanish Adventures4438.5
120Raising Miro4438.5
121Rocky Travel4438.5
122The Travel Chica4438.5
123The World Of Deej4438.5
124Traveling Ted TV4438.5
125Virtual Wayfarer4438.5
126Aussie on the Road4328
127Canvas of Light4328
128Jasmine Wanders4328
129Katie Going Global4328
130Our Oyster4328

The top 100 travel blogs as ranked by Page Authority.



Page Authority predicts the likelihood of a single page (your homepage) to rank well in the search engines.  The scoring is exactly the same as Domain authority in that it is ranked 0 to 100.  Page Authority measures the strength of your homepage while Domain Authority covers your entire strength of your domain.  Click here to find out more about Page Authority.  The following is a list of the top travel blogs ranked by Page Authority from top to bottom.


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#Page Authority Top 100ScorePoints
1Stuck In Customs82157
2Nomadic Matt74156
3Everything Everywhere73155
4Fluent in 3 months69154
5The Vacation Gals67153
6Almost Fearless66149.5
7Dave’s Travel Corner66149.5
8Delicious Baby66149.5
9The Amateur Traveler66149.5
10The Planet D66149.5
11Uncornered Market66149.5
12Fox Nomad65145
13My Itchy Travel Feet65145
14Travel Dudes65145
16Legal Nomads64141.5
17The Indie Travel Podcast64141.5
18Wandering Trader64141.5
19Family On Bikes63138.5
20Go Backpacking63138.5
21Bacon is Magic62135
22Otts World62135
23Solo Traveler62135
24The Professional Hobo62135
25Wild Junket62135
262 Backpackers61128.5
27Adventurous Kate61128.5
28Art of Backpacking61128.5
29Chris Around The World61128.5
30Get In The Hot Spot61128.5
31Nomadic Samuel61128.5
32Twenty Something Travel61128.5
33Y Travel Blog61128.5
34As We Travel60120.5
36Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel60120.5
37Johnny Vagabond60120.5
38My Beautiful Adventures60120.5
39Nerd’s Eye View60120.5
40Sharing Travel Experiences60120.5
41Soul Travelers 360120.5
42A Little Adrift59111.5
43Beers and Beans59111.5
44Europe Up Close59111.5
45Go See Write59111.5
47Travel O Cafe59111.5
48Traveling Canucks59111.5
49Travels of Adam59111.5
50Velvet Escape59111.5
51Wandering Earl59111.5
52Flip Nomad58103
53Heather on Her Travels58103
54Inside The Travel Lab58103
55Life Cruiser58103
57The Road Forks58103
58Travel Experta58103
59501 Places5794
60A Dangerous Business5794
61Brendan’s Adventures5794
62Camels & Chocolate5794
63CC Food Travel5794
64Maiden Voyage5794
65Nerdy Nomad5794
66Nomadic Chick5794
67The Longest Way Home5794
68The Travel Tart5794
69Traveling Savage5794
70Expert Vagabond5684.5
71Man on the Lam5684.5
72My Several Worlds5684.5
73Nomadic Notes5684.5
74Ordinary Traveler5684.5
75Pause the Moment5684.5
76The Aussie Nomad5684.5
77Travels with a Nine Year Old5684.5
78Around the World L5573
79Bohemian Trails5573
80Brooke Vs The World5573
81Budget Travel Adventures5573
82Green Global Travel5573
83Hecktic Travels5573
84Kaleidoscopic Wandering5573
85Mai Travel Site5573
86Never Ending Voyage5573
87One Step 4Ward5573
88Over Yonderlust5573
89Smiling Faces Travel Photos5573
90Suzy Guese5573
91Turkish Travel Blog5573
93Breathe Dream Go5458.5
94Fevered Mutterings5458.5
96Inspiring Travellers5458.5
97Ken Kaminesky Photography5458.5
98Matt Gibson5458.5
99No Place To Be5458.5
100Runaway Jane5458.5
101Runaway Juno5458.5
102Sophie’s World5458.5
103Spunky Girl Monologues5458.5
104The Jungle Princess5458.5
105The Travel Chica5458.5
106Travel Yourself5458.5
1071000 Fights5344.5
108Aussie on the Road5344.5
109Breakaway Backpacker5344.5
110Career Break Secrets5344.5
111D Travels `Round5344.5
112Don’t Ever Look Back5344.5
113Globetrotter Girls5344.5
114Muza Chan5344.5
115Phil in the Blank5344.5
116Raising Miro5344.5
117Rocky Travel5344.5
118The World Of Deej5344.5
119Tourist 2 Townie5344.5
120Travel with a Mate5344.5
121Canvas of Light5233
122Go Mexico Guide5233
123Jasmine Wanders5233
124Mallory On Travel5233
125Stop Having a Boring Life5233
126Tour Absurd5233
127Travel Rinse Repeat5233
129Virtual Wayfarer5233
130Chicky Bus5122

The top 100 travel blogs as ranked by Alexa.

Alexa is the ranking system that measures a travel blog’s traffic.  The following is a cut & paste explanation straight from the source:

“Alexa computes traffic rankings by analyzing the Web usage of millions of Alexa Toolbar users and data obtained from other, diverse traffic data sources. The information is sorted, sifted, anonymized, counted, and computed, until, finally, we get the traffic rankings shown in the Alexa service.  The traffic rank is based on three months of aggregated historical traffic data from millions of Alexa Toolbar users and data obtained from other, diverse traffic data sources, and is a combined measure of page views and users (reach). As a first step, Alexa computes the reach and number of page views for all sites on the Web on a daily basis.”

The lower the score the better your rank.  Read more about Alexa rankings by clicking here.  Travel blogs are ranked by Alexa from 100 to 1 based on top score to bottom score.

The following is a list of the Top 100 Travel Blogs as ranked by their Alexa score:

#Alexa Top 100ScorePoints
1Nomadic Samuel13990157
2Nomadic Matt21557156
3The Planet D27930155
4Everything Everywhere28998154
5Mike’s Ryukyu Gallery31365153
6Y Travel Blog34317152
7Green Global Travel37819151
8Travel Dudes38431150
9Stuck In Customs39521149
10Hecktic Travels43239148
11Go Backpacking44497147
13Smiling Faces Travel Photos45844145
14Uncornered Market46174144
15Bacon is Magic46185143
16Muza Chan48755142
17Wild Junket50276141
18Fluent in 3 months51813140
19Adventurous Kate52338139
20That Backpacker57428138
22Fox Nomad58061136
23Almost Fearless58202135
24Brendan’s Adventures59997134
25Travels of Adam63175133
26Four Jandals63194132
27Twenty Something Travel64474131
28Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel65356130
29Wandering Trader65963129
30Go See Write66650128
31Wandering Earl68553127
32Life Cruiser69449126
33Chris Around The World71510125
34Velvet Escape71851124
35Finding The Universe72408123
36Legal Nomads74003122
37Inspiring Travellers74484121
38Art of Backpacking74541120
39Trans-Americas Journey74760119
40A Dangerous Business76130118
41Ordinary Traveler79048117
42The Travel Chica79664116
43Sophie’s World81436115
44Over Yonderlust84307114
45Our Oyster85234113
46Wild About Travel85564112
47Beers and Beans86037111
48Otts World86154110
49Mallory On Travel89466109
50Around the World L90000108
51Traveling Canucks90733107
52Budget Travel Adventures91092106
53No Vacation Required91339105
54Globetrotter Girls91344104
55Travel O Cafe92389103
56As We Travel93046102
57Never Ending Voyage95962101
58Camels & Chocolate96294100
592 Backpackers9775899
60Nerdy Nomad9823498
61The Amateur Traveler9877597
62Bohemian Trails9882696
63The Vacation Gals9934695
64Inside The Travel Lab10184194
65Turkish Travel Blog10298193
67Never Ending Footsteps10477891
68Johnny Vagabond10772290
69Man on the Lam11065289
70Short Travel Tips11192988
71Stop Having a Boring Life11338387
72Travel with a Mate11746786
73What’s Dave Doing?11845085
74Expert Vagabond11848184
75D Travels `Round12099583
76Mai Travel Site12152082
77A Little Adrift12195581
78My Spanish Adventures12250080
79Don’t Ever Look Back12353679
80The Indie Travel Podcast12479878
81Fevered Mutterings12506477
83Katie Going Global12660275
84The Aussie Nomad12674374
85The Travel Tart12680073
86My Beautiful Adventures12788372
87Solo Traveler12935571
88Traveling Ted TV13006570
89Grounded Traveler13064969
90My Itchy Travel Feet13258368
91Travels with a Nine Year Old13263867
92Travel Experta13321866
93The Jungle Princess13330665
94Rocky Travel13339564
95Runaway Juno13555663
96Family On Bikes13640962
97Suzy Guese13707961
98Heather on Her Travels14015160
99Travel Yourself14041359
100Nerd’s Eye View14256758
101Delicious Baby14318957
102Ken Kaminesky Photography14569056
103Nomadic Chick14659655
104Europe Up Close14692054
105Virtual Wayfarer14769653
106The World Of Deej14798452
107Positive World Travel15030351
108The Longest Way Home15147150
109Runaway Jane15339049
110Sharing Travel Experiences15431648
111One Step 4Ward15545047
112Soul Travelers 315962346
113Get In The Hot Spot16015845
114The Road Forks16623044
115501 Places16702543
116CC Food Travel16751042
117Dave’s Travel Corner16770041
119Breathe Dream Go16824539
120Tourist 2 Townie16846638
121Explore for a Year17005337
122Spunky Girl Monologues17257836
123Phil in the Blank17408235
124Matt Gibson17422234
125Destination Europe17634533
126The Professional Hobo18141632
127Travel Rinse Repeat18295431
128Chasing the Unexpected18480930
129Quirky Travel Guy18766929
130Raising Miro18842328

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