We love guiding people on walking tours all over Europe, helping them have the adventure of a lifetime. We also love reading about the exploits of our fellow friends and travelers online! It’s great for inspiration and it can make it even easier for you to have an awesomely memorable vacation no matter your destination. So, we’ve decided to share some of our favorites with you! If you're looking for a crowdsourced guide, TripAdvisor, Lonely Planet, Frommers and Fodors are our go-­to travel-tip destinations. And if you're looking for insider tips from locals, check out our free walking tours around Europe and discover hidden treasures. But if you are looking for an “off the beaten path” journey, here are 7 websites and guides to get you started. We think you will love them:

1. The Hungry Partier



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The Hungry Partier is well traveled and likes to have a good time. We recommend checking out his advice about the cities he's crossed off his bucket list including Myanmar (Burma).

2. Aardvark Safaris



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If you dream of going on an African safari, Aardvark Safaris has a beautiful guide called African Safari: ­An Insider’s Guide to get you acquainted with everything you need to know before going on the adventure of a lifetime.

3. The Man in Seat 61



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When you are not familiar with rail travel in Europe it can be utterly confusing. Seat61 has tons of resources we recommend studying up on.

4. The World of Wanderlust


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If you're having trouble picking the perfect destinations for your next adventure, the search ends here. The World of Wanderlust is a lovely blog you need to read. There are plenty of tips for solo travel in Europe and the best countries to visit.

5. Adventurous Kate



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Need help meeting like-­minded adventurers abroad? Adventurous Kate's post on making friends while traveling is a great read.

6. The Blonde Abroad


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Before you embark on your a trip to the Far East, check out The Blonde Abroad’s Beginners Guide to backpacking South East Asia. It's the ultimate list of things you need to know from cultural norms to visa requirements.

7. Nomadic Matt


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Worried you don’t have enough money to have the adventure of your dreams? Don't worry. Nomadic Matt has your back with his great guide to traveling on a budget.

Do you have any other must-reads? Let us know!