Best of the web: Travel inspiration

A bumper crop of inspirational travel links from the blogosphere. I really enjoyed this month’s round-up.

Flying Carpet by Russian painter Viktor Vasnetsov

  • Intelligent Travel is running a series on readers’ guides to their favourite cities. In this post, Londoner Emma Torry gives us a personal tour of Hong Kong, from her top dim sum haunts to her favourite natural beauty spots.
  • Liz at Perceptive Travel Blog shares the news that Perceptive Travel Magazine is now monthly and highlights her favourite articles.
  • Andy at Europe a la Carte writes about modern art in Amsterdam and what’s on offer while the Stedelijk is closed.
  • There are a lot of things women can’t do in Saudi Arabia but they CAN go horse riding – Susie of Arabia tells us all about it.
  • Kristin at Camels and Chocolate writes about an illicit (for her since she’s American) trip to Cuba – just about everything that could go wrong did, but at least it was memorable. There are lots of cool pics since this is her submission to Photo Friday, a weekly blogging event run by Debbie at Delicious Baby.
  • Jen at Folie a Deux parties in Tel Aviv before leaving for Jerusalem on the next leg of her trip to Israel.

Photo by: Freeparking on Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons. The original image is the 1880 oil painting “Flying Carpet” by Russian painter Viktor Vasnetsov.

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  1. I really like that top image. It’s beautiful.

    I see you have moved to a revolution theme too huh?

    It’s ‘Lifestyle’ by StudioPress (formerly Revolution). I liked the layout and functionality. – Caitlin.

  2. Hey Caitlin! Many thanks for including me in your list. It’s an honor to make it. Kudos to your great writings!

  3. Thanks Caitlin! We’re glad you liked Jenn’s Savannah post, and thank you for mentioning Emma’s Hong Kong city guide too. Intelligent Travel is hoping to hear from more city-lovers for our I Heart My City program. Just fill out our MadLibs-style questionnaire and we may feature yours on our blog:

  4. Hi Caitlin

    Thanks for the plug! Sorry I didn’t see this earlier. Frantically finishing some books so no time for reading for pleasure at the moment sadly. I’ll catch up on you as soon as everything’s in. Thanks again!