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  1. The Map Room

    All about maps! The Map Room is a blog by Jonathan Crowe that covers everything from antique map collecting to the latest in geospatial technology.

    Commentary
  2. One Large Popcorn, Please!

    Tom Parry’s appreciation for movies grew into a passion that led to a blog! On One Large Popcorn, Please! you can find his reviews of both new cinema releases and film classics.

    Commentary
  3. Goats on the Road

    Goats on the Road is the blog of adventure-seeking digital nomads. The site offers advice on how to make money while traveling — so you can keep on going!

    Inspiration
  4. Around the World with WordPress: Jamaica

    Today, we’re highlighting five sites from the island paradise of Jamaica.

    Exploration
    Adventures with Elle
  5. Stuck in a Book: My favourite books of the decade

    Welcome to 2020! On his blog Stuck in a Book, Simon Thomas reflects on his favorite books from the past ten years.

    Books
  6. Animalcouriers

    “We were pleased to have little canary Paris onboard for company during the journey from the UK to Greece.” Don’t want to leave your best friend behind? Animalcouriers can move your animals worldwide by air and by road through Europe — and keep you up to date on their travels on their blog!

    Animals
  7. Skytalkers

    Skytalkers is a Star Wars podcast hosted by two diehard fangirls, Charlotte Errity and Caitlin Plesher. They will have lots to talk about this week — with today’s US release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

    Commentary
  8. Violins and Violinists

    Happy World Violin Day! Benjamin Hebbert blogs about the life of a violin dealer and his passion for violins that sound beautiful — and tell an amazing story, too.

    Music
  9. Burnt Umber Arts: The Art of Amber Honour

    By starting a weekly blog, Amber Honour gave herself a reason to create her art.

    Animals
    "Kiki"
  10. Gap Year

    Gapyear.com is an online community for backpackers and gap year travelers. Search for trip advice, travel inspiration, jobs, tours, and volunteering ideas.

    Exploration
  11. #OptOutside

    REI Co-op started a movement for people to reconnect outdoors over the holidays. They now close on Black Friday — one of the most popular shopping days of the year — and on their blog invite America to #OptOutside with them.

    Inspiration
  12. Rendered Impressions: The Art of Catherine Martzloff

    Catherine has loved painting her entire life and is now an established artist who uses her WordPress.com site as a fundamental part of her business.

    Art
    "Summertime Marina"
  13. Blogs from the Natural History Museum

    In this blog, curators, researchers, librarians, staff, and volunteers from the Natural History Museum in London offer a behind-the-scenes look at what they do to inspire a love of the natural world.

    Academia
  14. Documenting a Chaotic Mind: The Art of Gareth Jones

    British artist Gareth Jones has spent the last few weeks putting together Gaz Jones Art. In this interview, Gareth explores the impact of getting his art online, and how his work has helped with his mental health.

    Art
    'When A Hero Comes Along.' Oil, Acrylic and Bubble Gum on Canvas. 2018. Gareth Jones
  15. The Candid Appetite

    The Candid Appetite, a 2019 Saveur Blog Award finalist in the “Best Photography” category, is as much a photography blog as it is a recipe blog. Los Angeles-based author, cook, and photographer Jon Melendez showcases his recipes through his stunning images.

    Cooking