The Travel Bloggers Influencer Network (TBIN), founded by Howard Blount of Backroad Planet, is a selective group of 100 highly engaged travel writers, photographers, and social media influencers. TBIN members interact through inquiry, mentorship, and meaningful support of each others travel writing, photography, and social media content.
Some of my fellow TBIN influencers:
2foodtrippers: Daryl and Mindi are a married couple traveling the world in search of great food and special adventures. They share their meals and experiences on their site as well as with their 42K+ social media followers.
BlondeBrunetteTravel Kay Dougherty and her sister are adventuresome Baby Boomers who have a witty blog and have partnered with Viking Cruises, Go Ahead Tours, Marriott, Viator, Captain Cook Cruises, and others. Their combined following of Twitter (36.4K). Instagram (10.3K), Pinterest (4.7K), Facebook (12.4K), and monthly blog views adds up to a following of 53.5K+.
Dish Our Town Andrew, Brenda, and Bailey are a family from NYC, traveling the world, one dish at a time. They are also regular contributing writers for Ytravelblog.com and Huffington Post; and have also partnered with the Peninsula Hotels, the Dorsett Hotels, Auto Europe, Tourism Malaysia, Context Travel and other brands, with a combined audience of approximately 15K+ and growing every day.
Flashpacking Duo Claire and Dom are giving up the daily grind and starting a 3-year RTW trip. They will be bringing you the highs and lows and getting into the nitty gritty of travel while they are working on building their blog and social media presence which currently stands at 3K+.
The Go Fever Catherine is a 30-something part-time traveler looking to maximize her vacation days. She thrives on extraordinary experiences in exotic destinations all around the globe, looking to inspire others to do the same through destination guides, storytelling, photo journals, and with a social media following of 6K+ across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
In The Loop Travel John Roberts is an expert on adventure, fitness, and cruise travel who brings a fun voice to his reviews, guides, and travel tips in an effort to help fellow adventurous travelers save money, have fun, and think of new ways to travel fit, travel happy, and travel often. In The Loop Travel has an engaged social media following of 14K+ across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
Life is Full of Adventures Rossana is a lifestyle and travel blogger who loves to explore and discover new adventures in travel and food with family and as a solo traveler. Her current social media following is 11K+ across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
A Local Wander Michelle is a family travel and outdoor adventure blogger based in Utah with a focus on encouraging families to get outside exploring. Sharing trip information, relevant product reviews, and using humor to show that travel is a possibility for anybody, her current social media following is 3.5K+.
McCool Travel Charles McCool is a how-to travel expert, author, trainer, and blogger, regularly ranked as a top 1% travel industry influencer with a social media following of 11K+. He has profiled nearly 100 travel experts—from author Paul Theroux to Travel Channel host Samantha Brown—in his interview series and shares hidden destinations and insider tips in his 8 Great article series.
MonkBoughtLunch Stephen is a photographer and Central Asia expert based in Kyrgyzstan with a combined monthly influence of 23K+. When not hiking and camping in the mountains of the former USSR, Stephen can usually be found traveling for work as a tour leader or for photography clients; his blog reflects his experiences from Central Asia, the Silk Road, and beyond.
No Back Home Karilyn and her family enjoy exploring at home in Southern California and around the world. From the outdoor adventures to cultural experiences abroad, they love experiencing everything destinations have to offer, while also inspiring their 35K+ social media followers to get out and explore more with their kids!
Nomadic Boys Stefan and Sebastien are a gay couple eating their way around the world. Over the past two years they have chronicled their adventures through Asia and built a combined social media following of 70K+, and they are keen on engaging with their audience on a daily basis, particularly on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
NomadicChica Gloria is a Chilean exploring the world for more than 15 years. Focusing on travel photography, solo travel, and exclusive experiences shared daily with her growing 40K+ audience has led to many brand partnerships in Asia, Europe and South America with with hotels, tourism companies, and Latam Airlines.
One Road at a Time Traveling through life together for 39 years, husband and wife team Abi and Patti launched One Road at a Time in 2012. With a social media audience of 6K+, their blog offers readers a variety of content including classic road trips, adventures abroad, the latest trends in retirement, and hospitality intrigue.
The Savvy Globetrotter Patti is an avid traveller who has traveled to over 40 countries and all 7 continents. With a diverse style ranging from budget to luxury, Patti focuses on how to travel smart. She has a growing social media following of 4K+ and provides tips and tricks on everything from traveling on a budget, packing tips, and earning miles and points.
Travel Photo Discovery: Noel is a professional photographer, freelance writer, and blogger who travels the world and explores popular topics in culture, history, food, adventure, luxury, World Heritage sites, and other exotic destinations. His combined social media reach includes 60K+ highly-engaged followers across various platforms.
The Travelling Lindfields They travel, they cycle, and they make occasional brief visits home. They share their successes, disasters, and everything in between in the hope they can smooth the way for fellow travelers, and they have a rapidly growing social media following of 10K+ with an engaged and active audience.
The Traveling Praters: Tonya is a family travel writer on the verge of empty nest travel. Once a full-time RVer, she longs to return to the nomadic life with her husband and explore the U.S. one state at a time, sharing her experience with 35K+ social media followers.
The Wandering Gourmand: Bryan enjoys exploring the world via craft beer and food and sharing his experiences with his growing audience of 4k+ followers. His many partnerships include TripIt, CraftBeer.com, Tourism Ireland, and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Association.
Traveling Bytes Elena and Andrei are two location-independent professionals combining running their technology company with a perpetual slow travel around the world. Their blog provides travel advice and resources based on firsthand experience and chronicles their 3-years-and-counting journey through 24 countries scattered over 5 continents, and has a steadily-growing organic social media following of 30K+ across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.
Two Scots Abroad Gemma and Craig have downed tools to take an 18-month career break to travel the Americas and Europe. Partners include Vancouver, Toronto, Seattle, Portland, and Orlando tourism boards, private companies in North and South America including Peru Hop and West Trek Tours, and their social media audience is 16K+.
Wander on the Weekend Sara Beth, a lover of road trips and national parks, spends her weekends exploring her big American backyard. She has a following of nearly 1K on her recently separated her travel-related social media accounts, and a total of 4.5K+ combined.
Wherever I May Roam Melody is a resource travel and food blogger for empty-nesters who appreciate luxury travel with a side of smart spending. Currently with a 12K+ social media following, Melody is a cruise, theme park, and unique activities enthusiast!