04/28/2012 10:50 am ET Updated Jun 28, 2012

24 Best Travel Blogs And Websites

Traveling can be exhilarating and exhausting, inspiring and intimidating all at once. But with every personal connection the world gets smaller and more navigable. All it takes is one compelling tale about Ouagandougou, and going there suddenly seems easy.

At Fathom, we have three missions. One: To help you indulge your love of travel whether you're on the road or staying home. Two: To narrow down the endless options (hotels, sites, destinations) to those that feel really special. And three: To seek out the best travel stories from our network of trusted sources as well as the world at large. With all of these in mind, we present the 24 bloggers and websites that most inspire us to pack our bags and see the world.

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