Best Travel Blog (This One)

Sometimes this Cheapest Destinations Blog gets picked in some readers poll or an individual writer gives me a shout-out. But for the second year in a row I’ve been named one of the top travel blogs by the North American Travel Journalists Association. This one’s judged on writing and usefulness, not just how many people you can persuade to vote for you, so it means something.

Last year I got a silver, this year I got…the GOLD!

Here’s how it played out, in good company:

Category: Travel Blog

Thanks to everyone who has been reading, subscribing, tweeting, whatever. Especially those who were around when I launched this thing, back in the blogging stone age of 2003.

And proving that when it rains it pours, Perceptive Travel positively cleaned up. It won a Silver for Best Travel Journalism Site (behind some obscure pub called and three of the individual writers won prizes for stories, including a Gold for me and for Amy Rosen.


  1. gary

    Congratulations, Tim! I’m so glad to see your hard work and dedicated efforts acknowledged!

  2. DML


  3. Linda

    Nice job! It’s always good to see long-term effort rewarded. Where are you off to next?

    • tim

      Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria in the late spring, then Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam in the summer with my family. Stay tuned!

  4. Raji

    Superb, Glad to see this blog win the category of Travel Blog. I always keep in touch with your blog and going to bookmark also.

  5. Tio

    Great job! Congratulations..

  6. Patrick

    Writing and usefulness definitely means something… You should be proud of your award!

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