Creating a new travel blog is exciting, fun, and brimming with potential. You only get one chance to make a good first impression, so let us help you get started: In this article, we've collected five top products to give your travel project the creative polish it needs to get noticed.
1. Man Traveling With Bag at Train Station — Stock Image
Sometimes using your own images isn’t possible, or you don’t have time to photograph everything you might need for your travel blog. This stock image is generic enough to fit many travel-themed posts whilst still being high-quality and visually engaging.
A clean and minimal blog template, Travel Blog Web Template is designed to be the blank canvas for you to show off your travel photographs.
Backwoods is an all-caps font embodying the ruggedness of the outdoors. It would be a great addition to a blog with a focus on adventure travel, hiking and exploration!
If you take your own images then you’ll know that sometimes even the most gorgeous scenery needs an editing boost. Try these 15 professional Lightroom presets designed specifically for travel photographs and landscapes to really make your photographs stand out.
5. Travel Icons
Icons are a great way to quickly display what a post is about. Travel Icons includes all the miscellaneous designs you could want, from passports to suitcases and even a hot air balloon!
Each asset here is from Envato Elements, where you can download unlimited resources for a monthly subscription.
Tuts+ Quick Tips
- Choose a name that stands out, but try to avoid clichéd buzzwords like ‘nomad,’ ‘journey,’ or ‘wanderer.’
- Be consistent with your blog name and social media handles so people can find you easily
- Get better at photography—with travel blogs, photographs are often the main selling point or the hook that gets someone over to your blog.
- Do your research. I recently saw a travel site using a picture of a landmark on the Isle of Skye to promote tourism to the south of England…
- Plan each journey to get the best from your trips and to keep your blog organised.