About Us

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GlobalGrasshopper is a global magazine and resource for independent travellers run by the UK-based duo Becky and Gray. We’re also joined by a team of self-confessed travel snobs and together we’re on a mission to discover the world’s most underrated and beautiful places.  We feature photography, guides and travel inspiration with a slightly off-beat outlook.

What we like

  • The Leica V Lux camera
  • Seeking out the world’s beautiful places
  • Unusually designed hotels
  • Road trips
  • Off the beaten track destinations

What we don’t

  • Brits abroad‘ package holidays
  • The usual tourist haunts

Self-confessed travel snobs and over-sized sunglass wearers Becky and Gray

The cold hard stats…

  • We get an average of  6,600 page views a day
  • We’re a Google Page Rank 5
  • In 2012 we averaged 375,000 page views a month and 125,000 unique visitors a month
  • An Alexa Traffic Rank of under 150,000
  • A Compete Rank of under 170,000
  • We are currently ranked 7th of all travel blogs in the world on the industry respected Invesp list.
  • Ranked No.6 UK Travel Blog on the industry respected Cision Social Media Index
  • Klout Score of 68.
  • Over 10,700 Twitter followers.
  • Over 7,000 Facebook likes.
  • Over 3,000 regular readers through our RSS feed.
  • Over 1,300 Instagram followers.
  • In nearly 1,500 Google Plus circles.
  • Over 2,700 Pinterest followers.
  • Members of the digital travel media group Captivate.
  • Members of the Professional Travel Bloggers Association.
  • Our website is over five years old.
  • We have global traffic mainly from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia.
  • We rank at the top of Google for hundreds of important travel related keywords.
  • We gain huge amounts of traffic through StumbleUpon and several of our posts have been viewed over a million times.
  • We were part of a small team of influential travel bloggers who worked with both Sabah Tourist Board and Royal Brunei Airlines on an iAmbassador campaign which achieved a very impressive return on investment. As a direct result of the campaign we collectively increased Royal Brunei’s profits by 10% and dramatically increased (compared to the year before) honeymoon package sales in Sabah, Borneo.

Awards, nominations and accolades

Mentions

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National GeographicThe Travel Channel, Yahoo Travel, Lonely Planet, The Huffington Post, TripAdvisor, Telegraph Travel, Epoch Times, Gadling, RightMove Overseas, Glamour Magazine, La Stampa (Italy’s most popular daily newspaper), Standaard.be, Nieuwsblad.be (Belgium’s national newspaper sites), Ekstrabladet.dk (National Danish Newspaper), Vecernji.hr (Croatia’s leading news site), Visir.is (Iceland’s most popular news and entertainment website),Wort.lu (Luxembourg’s largest newspaper) and had articles referenced by Wikipedia.

Brands we’ve worked with

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Google, Pinterest, Lonely Planet,British Airways, Queensland Tourist Board, Ferrari, Singapore Air, Royal Brunei, St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist Board, London City Airport, Discover Hong Kong, SkyScanner, Your Singapore, Metropolitan Touring South America, Sabah Tourist Board, Rickshaw Travel, AirBnB, Swiss Air, Hotel.info, Germany Tourist Board, Switzerland Tourist Board, Catalonia Tourist Board, Visit Sweden, Exodus Activity and Adventure Holidays, LateRooms.com, Swedish Lapland Tourist Board, The Gambia Experience, Sultanate of Oman, Nikon, Leica, Naked Bus New Zealand, Zalando, LowCostHolidays Discover Ireland, Atout France, Discover Greece, Railbookers, Media Ark, Latvia Tourist Board, Live Riga, Visit Zurich, Premier Cottages, Autographer, Stena line, Jet2 holidays, Mark Warner Holidays, Barcelo hotels, Club Med Premium Marrakech, Visit Oostende, Faville Tours, FPP Travel, Turismo Torino, Eating Italy, MyFerryLink, Eurail. 

We work with advertisers and can offer a variety of very competitively priced advertising packages. Please head over to our Advertise/Press for more information.

Gray has over nineteen years of graphic and web design experience and also runs Design Grasshopper.

Meet the GlobalGrasshopper team

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