Whether you’re planning a holiday of your own or just want to enjoy a bit of vicarious exploration, the web’s many travelogues are the place to go. See the world from the comfort of your desktop with these informative and entertaining sites, recommended by PC Advisor readers and compiled by David Price.
Recommended by: Newuser38
TripAdvisor.com is a superb resource for prospective holidaymakers: an extensive database of user-generated reviews of restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions around the globe.
But it's the site's unofficial affiliated blog – a sprawling collection of jokes, spam, unpublishable horror stories and typos spotted on foreign menus – that has drawn our attention this month.
To give an idea of the tone, one post is called 'Bathroom ceiling was leaking massive urine'.
Memoirs Of A Linguist
Recommended by: Mike
Linguist-in-Waiting is an academic as well as a traveller, so it should come as no surprise that his blog is both educational – we recommend the Independent Travel 101 advice series – and beautifully written. The photography is also superb.
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