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TOP 10 TRAVEL & FOOD BLOGS

Travel and food are two of our most read categories on B.LOVED, so I’m pretty sure you’ll be pleased to know that this week I’m sharing my favourite blogs for both holiday inspiration and yummy recipes!

For those with a wanderlust, these travel blogs are the best for luxe (yet still budget and family friendly) travel both near and far, and my top food blogs have recipes for the fussiest of eaters both young and old!  Don’t miss the rest of my top blog reads, and join me again next week for the last in the series when I’ll be looking at the best business blogs around!

PACK YOUR PASSPORT

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Beverly got a taste for travel after moving to Australia and then New Zealand back in 2010. Since then she’s returned to London and works as a freelance writer and online marketing consultant while exploring countries a little closer to home.  Her posts are organised by country, making information and advice super easy to find, while her down-to-earth writing style makes you feel like you’re getting tips from a friend over coffee rather than online!

Best for: Travel tips and working abroad. Visit: www.pack-your-passport.com

FROM THE POOLSIDE

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Moving from France to London, mum Stéphanie found herself constantly researching ideas for sun-drenched trips which satisfied her need for boutique luxury and her family’s need for child-friendly retreats.  She believes affordable family accommodation should still be chic, and shares her best finds from around the world, from hotels & B&B’s to villas and rentals.

Best for: Family-friendly style. Visit: www.fromthepoolside.com

MR & MRS SMITH

bloved-lifestyle-blog-top-10-travel-food-blogs-smith-travel-blogThe Smith collection is by far my favourite site for luxury, boutique hotels.  The blog shares news and advice for travellers, as well as destination and accommodation reviews, which makes it a great everyday read.

Best for: luxury travellers. Visit: blog.mrandmrssmith.com

NEVER ENDING FOOTSTEPS

bloved-lifestyle-blog-top-10-travel-food-blogs-never-ending-footstepsIn 2011, Lauren quite her job and set off on a year long adventure.  She expected it to be a life-changing experience, but didn’t expect scams, assaults, cockroaches and capsizing boats!  You might expect she’d have packed up and headed home, she’s still travelling and sharing her tales of mis-adventure.

Best for: the harsh realities of travel. Visit: www.neverendingfootsteps.com

WISH WISH WISH

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If you’re easily swayed by pretty images, then this is the blog for you! Stylish Londoner Carrie shares fashion and beauty tips on her blog, but its the travel we’re truly swooning over with beautiful photography guaranteed to make you put every place she visits top of your wish list!

Best for: beautiful imagery. Visit www.wishwishwish.net

SOMEWHERE SLOWER

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The Adamo family pushed pause on their busy London family life, and set of on a 12-month round the world adventure in 2015.  With four children in tow (3, 6, 8 and 10 years old), they’re determined to enjoy new experiences together, immersing themselves in the culture and language of each place they visit, with the US, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Asia on their wish-list.

Best for: big dreamers with kids. Visit: www.somewhereslower.com

IN BED WITH

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Rhiannon Taylor asks ‘where are you staying tonight?’ in this beautiful blog reviewing luxury, bespoke accommodation with the discerning traveller in mind.

Best for: grown-up travel. Visit: www.inbedwith.me

LOVE AUDREY

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I’ve followed this darling blog where mum of two Frankie shares her day-to-day life from the very beginning.  My favourite posts by this baking fan are the delicious recipes and reviews that get me drooling every time.

Best for: baking & entertaining Visit: www.love-audrey.com

MY FUSSY EATER

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Mum-of-two Ciara was fed up of hearing her daughter moan about everything she didn’t like to eat.  So in a bid to improve her diet, and help mums of fussy eaters everywhere, she started writing a blog to share healthy and nutritious recipes, meals and snacks to bring the fun back to mealtimes.

Best for: mums. Visit: www.myfussyeater.com

THE LOVELIEST FOOD

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Even if, like me, you’re not a vegetarian, I guarantee you’ll still love this blog which features yummy recipes and the best places to eat meat-free meals.  Unlike some other veggie-friendly blogs, all the recipes feature ingredients that are easy to get hold of and simple to make.  Oh, and it’s beautiful too!

Best for: (not just) vegetarians. Visit: www.theloveliestfood.com

Louise

After a decade-long career in corporate interior design, I took a giant leap of faith, left the security of an office job, and founded B.LOVED in 2011 as a platform for romantic and beautiful wedding inspiration. Thanks to a whole lot of creativity, hard work and passion, my gamble paid off and B.LOVED became one of the leading wedding blogs in the UK.

You’ll also find me working as an Editorial Stylist, where I design and curate beautiful photoshoots for wedding and lifestyle brands, as well as contributing as a founding member of bridal inspiration hub Aisle Society, and running wedding industry community the B.LOVED Hive from our super pretty base in London. Yep, I definitely have the best job in the world.

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