LandLopers Picks of the Week

top travel blogs

1. Leah Travels

I’m endlessly fascinated by all things Japanese, although I’ve never actually visited the country. That will all change next year on a brief, 3-day layover in Tokyo. Maybe that’s why this post appeals to me so much, but even if you aren’t planning a trip you should definitely read about this unusual experience.

Tsukiji Market: Size Does Matter

2. Kitchen Butterfly

I like finding new and interesting blogs, such as this one which is brand new for me. It’s also perfect timing given the time of year and the food featured looks amazing.

‘Simmer & Stir’ Christmas Cake

3. Wandering Trader

Although this is a short post, it’s a great one and really exemplifies the importance of fun and interesting experiences when we travel. Plus I really want to do this.

I’m Walking Cheetahs for a Living (Literally)


I think this is a great post to highlight for a couple of reasons. First, most people have never been to Sri Lanka. Second, most people have no idea about the terror and violence which has plagued this country for so long. So go, read and learn about what appears to be a fascinating country.

Good Morning Jaffna: Shadows of the Civil War in Northern Sri Lanka

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By: Matt Long

Matt has a true passion for travel. As someone who has a bad case of the travel bug, Matt travels the world in order to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer. Also follow Matt on Twitter, Facebook and

3 Responses

  1. Leah

    Yay! Thanks for including me in your Picks of the Week and also the guest post while I was in New Zealand. You’re awesome! Happy holidays. 🙂

  2. Andi of My Beautiful Adventures

    Happy Holidays my friend!

  3. Mark Wiens

    Thanks a lot for the mention on this round-up. Hope you had a fantastic Christmas and Happy New Year coming soon!


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