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The Complete Travel Blog Linkup List

What travel lover doesn’t love a good story? How about something even better: a collection of travel stories all in one place, also known as a travel blog linkup!

Whether you call them travel blog linkups, blog hops, or linkys, they make for enjoyable armchair travel. Readers enjoy them because they are an easy way for readers to discover new writers and read about far-flung places they might never have otherwise heard of.

Bloggers love them too, because they are a good way to share their travel experiences and to get to know others with a common interest. Considering the way commenting creates a bit of community and fellowship, it’s little wonder that some people call them link parties!

List of travel blogs that offer link ups, link parties, linkys, blog hops.

Blog hops are fun

As one-time co-hosts of #TheWeeklyPostcard linkup, we know how much fun these blog hops can be. We enjoy participating in link-ups ourselves and are thrilled whenever those hosts participate in ours. Unfortunately, one problem that we all face is that blog hops all run at different times and in different time zones, which makes it too easy to forget to participate until it is too late and the event has already closed!

In an effort to keep all the travel blog link parties straight, I began to compile an informal list of all the linkups I came across. It didn’t matter whether they would welcome all travel-related posts or were just for photo essays; any blog hop related to travel got added to my list. Now that I’ve listed all the active travel link ups I can find, I’m sharing what I’ve created with you.

Blogs are listed Sunday-Saturday according to the time the link goes live. When available, participation times are in hotel/military time. You can use this Time Zone Converter to calculate for time zone differences.

I hope you find this helpful.

Just as link ups are a team effort, so is this page. Linkups and participants come and go, so if you know of a change, please let us know in the comments.


Travel Blog Linkup List


Sundays in My City

Host: Unknown Mami

Open: Saturday 07:00 – Tuesday 15:58 EST

Share photos of your surroundings or whatever corner of the world you want, whether you are traveling or not.

Linkup 1 Sundays in my City

Snapshot Story Sunday


Host: Four Around the World


Posts are anything travel story related, including day trips or local sights. No product links. Link 1-2 posts – old or new – that are new to Snapshot Story.

Linkup 1 Snapshot Story


Monday Escapes



Open all week. Monday 07:00 – Sunday 23:59 GMT

Posts are anything travel-related and can include photos, reviews, days out, attractions and walks – at home or abroad. Monday Escapes goes live every other week, alternating between Packing My Suitcase and My Travel Monkey.

Linkup 2 Mon Escapes

Travel Tales

Host: Girl on the Move

Open: Monday 04:00 – (?) PST

The posts you link up need to be travel related.

Linkup 2 Travel Tales


Wordless Wednesday (on Tuesday)

Host: image-in-ing

Open 7 days, from Tuesday 00:00 – Monday 23:55 GMT+8

The focus is photography in general rather than travel photography specifically. Her sidebar includes a blogroll of more photography link ups you can enjoy.

image-in-ing link up

City Tripping



Open: Tuesday 07:30 – Thursday 23:55 GMT.

#CityTripping is the place to come and link up your city-related posts. It could be a day out, a review of an attraction, long weekend or sharing your best insider info and hidden gems – pretty much anything as long as it is city related. It alternates every week between Mummy Travels and Wandermum, although there’s always a post on each pointing people in the right direction.

City Tripping

Outdoor Wednesday

Host: A Southern Daydreamer

Open: Tuesday 23:00 – Wednesday 05:00 EST

Every Wednesday participants will be posting pictures of anything outdoor on their blog. It can be something outside of your home such as your porch, deck, patio, garden or lawn. Your photo can be outdoor shots of the beach, forest or mountains. (We don’t want to exclude anyone who might not have a yard). Or, you could simply post pictures of a favorite plant or flower. Only rule is it has to be outside!

Linkup Outdoor Wednesday

Our World Tuesday

Host: Our World Tuesday Meme

Open all week from: Tuesday – Monday (time unclear)

The “Meme” part of the name is really accurate: This is a link up with few words and no comment section!

Linkup 3 Our World Tues


Inspire Me Wednesday

Host: Adventures of Mel

Open 7days: Wednesday 05:00 – Tuesday 23:59 CST

The Inspire Me Wednesday linky party is a place for you to share your crafts/DIY projects, your recipes/foodie posts, and the beautiful, interesting places you’ve traveled or visited. She usually picks weekly features on Monday afternoons, as mostly everyone has linked up by then.

Linkup 4 Inspire Me Weds

Wanderful Wednesday



Open: Wednesday 08:00 GMT – Friday 08:00 GMT

WanderfulWednesday is a link up for all kinds of travelers, expats and wanderers. We hope to create a little community with bloggers who enjoy wandering – no matter whether that’s as travelers or expats!

Linkup Wanderful Wednesday

Faraway Files


Open: Thursday 08:00 – Friday 24:00 GMT

Faraway Files is a weekly file of the best travel ideas on the web. We want to dream of faraway places, make new travel plans and share our travel secrets. Inspire us to travel to new places or revisit a place we thought we knew. We know that you can feel faraway even when you’re close to home so share your experiences of travels near and far wherever you are in the world.


Weekend Wanderlust



Open: Thursday 17:00 – Monday 23:55 EST

As long as your post is related to travel, whether it is a review of an attraction or your experience in a destination around the world please link up with us to inspire everyone to follow their #WeekendWanderlust.

Weekend Wanderlust

Travel Photo Thursday



Open: Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 – Wednesday GMT+8

Beginning and ending times change based on where Nancie is based. To join in the fun simply post a link to a post featuring a travel photo.

Linkup 5 Travel Photo Thurs

My Favourite Trip


Host: Our Seaside Baby

Open: Thursday (times unclear)

Link up any trip related posts, old or new.

Travel blog linkup My Favourite Trip

Friday / Weekend

Weekend Travel Inspiration



Open: Friday 00:00 – Monday 23:59 UTC

#wkendtravelinspiration is open for 4 days, Friday through Monday, so no matter where you are in the world you can participate over the weekend in your time zone.

Linkup 6 Wknd Travel Insp

The Weekly Postcard



Open: Friday 12:00 – Sunday 12:00 PST

Posts must be related to travel, whether it is a review of an attraction or your experience in a destination around the world.

Photo Friday


Host: Pierced Wonderings

Open: 20:00 Thurs – Monday 22:45 CST

Link your most recent photo post. Spread the word by using the hashtag #PhotoFriday, and I’ll make sure to retweet you!

Linkup Photo-Friday


Travel Link Up


Open: Runs the first week of each month – from the 1st day 1am GMT to the 11pm GMT on the 7th

The Travel Link Up is open to all bloggers as long as the post is relevant. Upcoming topics are usually announced on the 15th of each month via email, Twitter & on their blogs.

(badge pending)

Outside Suburbia


Host: Outside Suburbia

Open: All month (times unclear)

It can be day trips, date nights, concerts or on longer holidays with family. Post can be wordy or just a photoblog… it’s all up to you.

Linkup Outside Suburbia

Inspired? Here’s how to be more effective with your travel blog link up strategy

There are more ways to take advantage of link ups than just tweeting and posting on Facebook.

  • Use the Golden Rule to your advantage. Here are 10 tips that will help you participate in blog link up parties effectively.
  • Do you use StumbleUpon? Did you know that your own account will gain more clout with StumbleUpon when you share from a variety of sources?
  • Speaking of which, the more sites you stumble, the easier it will be for StumbleUpon to learn what you like and perfect your own stumble recommendations.
  • Do you pin to Pinterest? Linkups are a great source for new content for your boards. Hotels, foreign cuisines, dream destinations and Bucket List activities are only a few ideas. Plus, most travel bloggers have Pinterest accounts that you can follow which will give you even more for your own Pinterest boards. Here are three you can start with:
Pin 1Pin 2Pin 3
A comprehensive list of travel blog link up opportunities, blog hops and link parties that focus on travel articles and/or travel photography.
Complete travel blog link-up list - Find the complete list at http://http://www.aswesawit.com/travel-blog-link-up-2016
Complete travel blog link-up list as of 1/2016 - Find the most current list at http://http://www.aswesawit.com/travel-blog-link-up-2016

This blog post has been shared on The Weekly Postcard by As We Saw It (that’s us!), Snapshot Story by Four Around the World, Monday Escapes by My Travel Monkey, Travel Tuesday at Bumble Bee Mum, Travel Tuesday at Lauren on Location, City Tripping at Mummy Travels, Our World Tuesday at Our World Tuesday Meme, Wednesday Wanderlust at My Brown Paper Packages, Outdoor Wednesday at A Southern Daydreamer, Wanderlust Wednesday by Mr. & Mrs. O, Inspire Me Wednesday by Adventures of Mel, Travel Photo Thursday at Budget Travelers Sandbox, Photo Friday by Pierced Wonderings, Sundays in My City by Unknown Mami, Weekend Travel Inspiration by Albom Adventures, and Outside Suburbia by Outside Suburbia.

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  1. Hope Stevens

    Hello Dan and Linda,
    I just want to say I miss you both. And let you know I enjoy your blogs and the photos.

    Love, your cousin Hope

    1. Linda

      We love you too, Hope. Thanks for supporting our blog. It means a lot to us.

  2. RobRob (@TravelLatte.net)

    Awesome list! Who knew you could find actual useful stuff on the Internet? 😉 Thanks so much for putting it together.
    RobRob (@TravelLatte.net) recently posted…#Travel140: Wear layers when travelingMy Profile

    1. Linda

      YOU knew there’s awesome stuff on the internet, Rob. I’ve seen your blog. 😉

        1. Linda

          True, that. I sure do appreciate all the shares it’s getting, too, because it’s going to help every travel blogger who participates in blog hops. And thanks for connecting to #TheWeeklyPostcard through us. I really appreciate it.

  3. Stephanie Robinson

    What a fab list – going to bookmark this for like you say some armchair travelling and maybe some new link ups to join! Happy new year! #mondayescapes

    1. Linda

      Happy 2016 to you as well, Stephanie. I visited your blog. Did not know that pine cones can be bleached. Very cool, that.

  4. Mama Herself

    What a useful list! I was looking for a nice up to date one of these and now here it is! Thank you!

    1. Linda

      So glad you like it. I couldn’t find one either and so that’s why I decided to do it myself.

      Keep us in mind when the weekend comes. We love it when people share on #TheWeeklyPostcard. 🙂

  5. [email protected] on Tour

    Thanks for the comprehensive list. I thought I knew where all the travel blog link ups were, but you have introduced me to a couple more.
    [email protected] on Tour recently posted…Looking for a bit of Fun in the Snow?My Profile

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Sally. I hope I’ve listed them all.

  6. Rachel G

    Thanks so much for all the work you put into this list! I’ve got some travel posts coming up and now I know just where to link them. 🙂

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Rachel. I do hope you will remember ours. 😀

  7. Ruth - Tanama Tales

    Awesome post! I didn’t know about several of these links.
    Ruth – Tanama Tales recently posted…San Sebastian seen from Mount IgueldoMy Profile

    1. Linda

      Haha – join the club, Ruth!

  8. corinne

    Linda, Thanks for including us on your list. Well done! Lots of sharing shall ensue, I’m sure!

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Corinne. I hope I got all your details right. Thanks for promoting the post.

  9. Bumble Bee Mum

    What a great compilation! I always have trouble keeping track of all the time-zones and missing link-ups or end up being like #100 to arrive.. Oh well.. Thank you for listing our little blog hop! 🙂
    Bumble Bee Mum recently posted…{Travel Tueday #23} Japan Self-Drive – Round trip from Narita Airport with TIMES Car RentalMy Profile

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome. Is everything accurate?

  10. Cathy (MummyTravels)

    This is great – I definitely want to get involved with some new linkies this year (one of my last-minute resolutions!). Thanks for including #CityTripping here too. (Coming over from #mondayescapes)
    Cathy (MummyTravels) recently posted…City Tripping #8My Profile

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Cathy. Did I get all the details right? Please let me know if anything needs to be tweaked.

      1. Cathy (MummyTravels)

        You did indeed – perfect. Thanks again!
        Cathy (MummyTravels) recently posted…City Tripping #8My Profile

  11. Rhonda Albom

    This List is fantastic! Honestly, I am surprised how many I didn’t know. Well done, and thanks for including us.
    Rhonda Albom recently posted…White Silica Sand of Rarawa Beach in Northland, New ZealandMy Profile

    1. Linda

      Hi Rhonda, I was surprised by how many there are as well. Thank you for checking your links and letting me know what needed to be corrected. I really appreciate it. I hope everyone on this list does the same.

  12. mark

    excellent great resource

    1. Linda

      Great to know you find it useful, Mark. That’s what I was hoping for. 🙂

  13. Kacy

    Thank you so much for this, I spent a lot of time this past year searching for just such a current list. Happy 2016!

    1. Linda

      Happy 2016 to you as well, Kacy. Here’s hoping it continues to be a useful resource.

  14. Anda

    Oh, Linda, this is such a great idea! This post will come in very handy for so many bloggers out there. Thank you for writing this post for our travel bloggers community.

    1. Linda

      I’m glad you like it, Anda. I hope it gets shared everywhere, and liberally.

  15. Elaine J. Masters

    So grateful for this updated list. I love the linkups and they’ve been so helpful, educational and fun. Keep going Linda, glad I found you.

    1. Linda

      I’m glad we’re connected too, Elaine, especially because we’re into health pursuits. Thanks for connecting up to #TheWeeklyPostcard. I appreciate the support.

  16. budget jan

    Thanks for doing this list I often wish someone had done just that. Nancie now has three co-hosts. I’m one (Budget Travel Talk) then there’s Ruth from Tanama Tales and Rachel from Rachel’s Ruminations.
    budget jan recently posted…The Church on the hill in Trebinje BiHMy Profile

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Jan. Thanks for letting me know; I’ve added the three of you. Did I get the times and other information right?

  17. Kathy Marris

    Thanks for this list of Linkys. I was only aware of a few of them. I’m going to be a busy girls from hereon, linking up!!

    1. Linda

      I will as well, Kathy. 🙂

  18. budget jan

    Thanks Linda, I don’t know exactly how long the link-up stays open for, but the time it goes up is definitely reliant on Nancie’s whereabouts.

  19. Cathy

    I’ve now done 2 Link ups- got to get to more of them! Thanks for making the list!

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome. Please share it with everyone you know who might appreciate it.

  20. Lauren

    This is such an amazing resource!! I’m bookmarking this page right now! Thanks for the mention, although I’m just a guest-host for Travel Tuesday! Bonnie from A Compass Rose Blog is the main host! [http://bonnieroseblog.co.uk/] and the time zone is GMT.

    I plan to start a new one soon though, so I’ll be in contact!!

    Thanks again! This is so great!

    1. Linda

      Thanks for letting me know, Lauren. I’ve changed the host to A Compass Rose and added the time zone. Definitely let me know when you start your own link-up so I can be sure to add you. 🙂

  21. XX, Will Travel

    This list is super handy! Definitely bookmarking it for future reference.
    XX, Will Travel recently posted…Episode 15: How to Plan a Trip from Scratch: BudgetingMy Profile

    1. Linda

      Glad you find it handy.

  22. Anisa

    This is really helpful. I had no idea there were this many! Thanks for taking the time to compile this!

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome. I hope we see you at #TheWeeklyPostcard this coming Friday. Appreciate your participation.

  23. Aleney

    WOw thanks for getting this list together. I guess I have a lot of reading to do 🙂

    1. Linda

      Haha – I’m sure you’ll find plenty of good ideas for future trips. 😀

  24. Karen

    Thank you for the great list. I love link parties!

    1. Linda

      So do I, Karen. That’s what started me on this project. 🙂

  25. Kassie O'Driscoll

    This is a great list! I really appreciate the list, but also the feature. Thanks and I hope to see you next Wednesday.

    1. Linda

      You’re quite welcome, Kassie. I hope we’ll see you on Friday as well.

  26. Anne

    Thanks for the list!

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Anne.

  27. Elaine Massey

    I am so thankful for this list! Thanks so much. I just now really learned about link-ups and I am anxious to participate. Great, detailed article!

    1. Linda

      We’re thrilled to have you join in. I hope you’ll keep our link-up, #TheWeeklyPostcard, in mind.

  28. Elaine Massey

    Hi again, I also followed you on social media!
    Elaine Massey recently posted…London Contrasts Old and NewMy Profile

    1. Linda

      Hi, Elaine! Thank you … I’ve followed you as well.

  29. Marcia

    Great list and tips. You’ve introduced me to some new linkups, more to join. Thanks, Linda!
    I never got the hang of Stumble Upon, will have to dig into it a bit more.
    Marcia recently posted…A Photo Review of 2015My Profile

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Marcia. Please come back on Friday to link up with us at #TheWeeklyPostcard.

  30. Tanja (the Red phone box travels)

    Thank you for this post! I’ve been using several linkups from this list but now I see there are many more!:) #the weekly postcard
    Tanja (the Red phone box travels) recently posted…Butterflies in Vienna (Dec 2015)My Profile

    1. Linda

      There are a lot more linkups than we had originally thought. Thanks for linking up, Tanja.

  31. Jen

    What a great collection of link-ups! Thank you so much for including us at Photo Friday. We start on Thursday nights at 8:00 p.m. CST.

    1. Linda

      I’ve added your opening time, Jen; I appreciate you telling me about it. Did I get the closing time right?

  32. [email protected]

    Mine is part diary and part travel blog. I love reading them and living it!!

    1. Linda

      We do as well, Jeannie.

  33. lifeonmyplate.com

    What a super idea, thanks for putting this together 🙂
    I’ve been linking up with some of the parties here off and on, but happy to learn of so many more.
    Also, thanks for including the 3 Girls and a #BlogAlong link-up here as well. Looking forward to all the sharing and blog partying in 2016!

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome. I hope we got all the information right. Please consider linking up your newest posts every Friday on our blog.

  34. Wander Mum

    Thanks for including #citytripping and introducing me to so many new linkies! I am aiming to join in more this year so this list is very helpful!

    1. Linda

      I hope I got all the information right. Please remember our blog on Fridays. We would love to see you on #TheWeeklyPostcard.

  35. eileen g

    Wonderful list. I look forward to checking these out.

    FamiliesGo! and Malaysia Meanders are both part of Weekend Travel Inspiration with Corinne, Rhonda, etc. Would greatly appreciate if if you could add those links!!

    And Bay Essence is no longer part of it.

    Thank you!
    eileen g recently posted…12 Questions To Ask Before Booking A Family CruiseMy Profile

    1. Linda

      Thanks for letting me know, Eileen, and I’m glad you like our list. I’ve added you and Malaysian Meanders, and alphabetized the list as well. I hope we’ll see your stories on #TheWeeklyPostcard too. 🙂

  36. Ting at My Travel Monkey

    Thank you so much Linda for featuring our little link up – we’re so pleased to be amongst such a wonderful list!

    1. Linda

      Your link-up is a valuable part of the travel lover’s arsenal, Ting. Thanks for participating and verifying your information.

  37. eileen g

    thank you!

  38. Priya

    Thanks for including out linkup, Bookmarking this, so many great linkups and travel bloggers and writers on this list!

    1. Linda

      You’re welcome, Priya. Please let us know if anything changes, and of course you are always welcome to join in our own linkup at #TheWeeklyPostcard every Friday. 🙂

  39. Arnie

    Thanks for posting this extensive list of Link-Ups. I have been searching for more of them.
    Arnie recently posted…Goose Feathers Café Bakery – Monday MenuMy Profile

    1. Linda

      Glad you found it useful, Arnie. Please let me know if anything has changed.

  40. Nancie

    Hi Linda. Thanks so much for including Travel Photo Thursday. Apologies for being so late with my thank you. 🙂

    1. Linda

      You’re so welcome, Nancie. Did I get all the information correct? Anything you’d like to add?

  41. Pooja Deshpande

    Hi Lindaaaa!!
    i just came across this list! Thanks for having us on the list. Big Big BIIIG thanks! 😀

    1. Linda

      Hi Poojaaaaa! You are so very welcome. 🙂 I would be so grateful if you would please let me know if any of the information changes. It would be a massive help.

  42. Different Shores

    Hi Linda, I just found this list when I was searching for a list of travel blog meet-ups; I wanted to say thanks so much for taking the time to put it together, it’s really useful 🙂

    1. Linda

      Thanks! If you come across any new linkups, please let me know. I want to keep it updated.

  43. Melanie S.

    Linda, thank you!! This list was super helpful!! Linked up with a few awesome people 🙂

    I just wanted to share that I also have a monthly #TravelTuesday Linkup. It takes place the 2nd Tuesday of each month and runs for two weeks.

    I am not sure how often you update, but I just thought I would share in case you felt it was a good fit 🙂

    Thank you and have a wonderful day!!

    1. Linda

      Hi Melanie, I’m glad you liked our list, and thanks for telling me about your #TravelTuesday Linkup. Of course I’ll add it! I’ve sent you an email.

      I update this whenever I hear about changes, and I hope to do a big update in December to help bloggers as they plan for the upcoming year.

      For anyone who is reading this and wants to add/correct a linkup, just contact us with the same details that I provided for the other linkups. If you have a 250×250 graphic, let us know.

  44. Jean | DelightfulRepast.com

    I’m a food blogger, but I do the occasional travel post, because … well, wherever you go, you’ve got to eat, right? This is a very informative post, and I’ll definitely have to look into linkups.
    Jean | DelightfulRepast.com recently posted…Travel Review – Napa ValleyMy Profile

    1. Linda

      Likewise Jean, we enjoy sharing the occasional recipe on our site. They are some of our favorite travel souvenirs.

  45. Gattina

    Thank your very much for this list ! I participate already in some memes but there are others which are really interesting to me and I am looking forward to participate !

  46. Natalie

    What a great list! Thank you! I’ve been looking for travel linky parties as I’ve heard a lot about linky parties from mom bloggers. I’m new and a little nervous but am ready to give it a try! Since I blog about traveling with the kid and making it educational I needed to find a niche that matched me…Love the mom bloggers for fun but it doesn’t match my blog niche!

    1. Linda

      You’re so welcome, Natalie. Link parties are so much fun and easy – I’m sure you’ll get the hang of them quickly. I like them because reading others people’s writing helps me hone my skills. Plus, it’s great when I can leave a comment that adds to the conversation.

  47. Suze - Luxury Columnist

    What a great round up, I will definitely try to participate in more of these – I’ve done the monthly travel link up a few times
    Suze – Luxury Columnist recently posted…Celebrating the New Year at NYF Dublin 2016My Profile

    1. Linda

      Thanks for the compliment, Suze. With the great selection of linkups, we’re spoiled for choice, aren’t we?

  48. marusa

    I have never heard of a link party and I needed some time before I understood what the list is about (stupid :)) anyways really cool. This will come handy as I am just putting together ideas and collecting the courage to start my first travel blog. Thank you a lot!

    1. Linda

      You are very welcome, Marusa. We’ve found them super-helpful for getting social media material. The travel blogging community can be really supportive.

  49. Stacey from An Outdoors Family

    Great post! I’ve not done any linkys (yet!) but looking forward to giving it a go 🙂

    1. Linda

      You should, Stacey! It’s easy and so fun!

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