Weekend Reads #15 – The Travel Hack

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

It’s the weekend! Fire up the kettle or pour yourself a cold one while reading some of my favorite posts from around the blogosphere. Warning: Most of these posts may cause severe wanderlust.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks


I don’t often recommend entire websites, but I just discovered this site and love every post. The Jungalow is a decorating website/blog filled with colorful, bohemian style home inspiration. I’m almost done renovating my house and need to start thinking of decorating ideas, so I’m looking for ideas on Jungaloo. I love the idea of ​​painting the entire house white and adding bright, bold accessories.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

In big pictures: Beautiful spots in Queensland, Australia {Global Grasshopper}

We all know Australia is amazing, but check out Becky from Global Grasshopper’s beautiful photos of Queensland. If there’s one thing I remember about Australia, it’s the blue skies, endless beaches, and amazing sunrises and sunsets. Becky captured them perfectly.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

Top 30 World Adventures for Under 30 {Open World}

Warning: If you’re like me, this article will fill you with a mixture of crazy wanderlust and crazy envy. This article features many of my favorite travel bloggers, so get ready to find lots of new blogs to follow and articles to fuel your wanderlust.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

Road trip through the Scottish Highlands {Wandering Blogger}

It’s easy to forget how beautiful Britain is, so this post from The Wander Blogger is the perfect reminder. My favorite thing about these photos is that even though Scotland looks dark and gray, there is a kind of mystery to it. During the winter months I often don’t want to travel anywhere in the UK because of the weather, but thanks to Sarah it looks so beautiful.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

Sleeping under the stars on the Great Barrier Reef {young adventurer}

This is another shocking player from Australia. Liz compares this amazing experience to glamping by the sea, and I couldn’t be more jealous.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

Croatia: Krka National Park {We took the path less traveled}

If you’re a Pinterest user, you’ve probably already come across Croatia’s Krka National Park, because Pinterest is full of images of this amazing place. I’ve only been to Croatia briefly on a cruise, but sights like this make me want to explore it properly.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

This is yet another reason to fall in love with Bergen, Norway {baggage only}

I’m going to blame Pinterest (again!) for my recent obsession with Norway. I didn’t know much about Norway until recently, but suddenly it felt like my social media feed was filled with breathtaking photos of this amazing country. Check out this post and you’ll see what I mean.

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

A trip to the slums of Mumbai {Love Puffin}

I’m not sure what you think about “slum tourism.” I don’t know enough about it to comment, but I find this post by Hayley very interesting.

One for the foodies

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies {Smitten Kitchen}

Prepare to drool. These dishes look amazing with a gooey center and chunks of melted chocolate. Hmm. I haven’t tried the recipe yet because I know I’ll be sniffing the whole batch the second it comes out of the oven.

Competition of the Week

Weekend Reading #15 - Travel Hacks

Win a $10,000 Travel Adventure {Cover More}

This week’s contest is epic as Cover More is giving away a $10,000 travel adventure. Imagine what you could do and where you could go with $10,000!

To enter the contest, you must create a short selfie video of your adventure. It could be your hometown or an adventure somewhere far away. Heck, you might even be able to create selfie adventure videos at home!

The winner and five runners-up will also receive a GoPro Hero4 and its all-important selfie stick.

If you need some inspiration, this site already has some great examples. It’s time to get creative! Good luck!

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