Tagline: Have you been Bitten?
Founded when the editor was researching information on working at an American summer camp, Bitten by the Travel bug is accelerating its development into a resource aimed at exploring other cultures and ‘quirky places visitors often overlook.’ Regular features often revolve around the ‘bug’ theme such as Stumble Bug Sunday and Travel Bug Tuesday.
Started: January 2010
Behind the blog: Describing herself as a disgruntled journalism student keen to travel the world, Nicole Blaess-Smith is a passionate linguist from Adelaide where she holds down at least three jobs as well as studying for her degree.
Guest posting: Doesn’t accept guest posts at the moment but is open to collaborative posts
Link X: Yes
Post schedule: Currently a flurry of daily posts punctuated by occasional gaps of a week or two but is showing signs of settling into its rhythm.
Stats: (as of November 2011)
Alexa – 133,184
Page Rank – 3
Twitter Followers – 1,991
Klout Score – 56
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Twitter – @NicoleTravelBug
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/nikkityniknik
YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/NicoleTravelBug
Flickr – http://www.flickr.com/photos/55774681@N07