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Great Travel Couples to Follow

Many great travel couples inspire, entertain, and educate me with their travel stories, photos, and adventures. Here are some great travel couples who should be on your radar and part of your travel network.

Included are links to their websites, social media channels, and, for many, their interviews with McCool Travel.

Great Travel Couples to Follow

Bonvoyageurs

Denis and Lynn Gagnon have traveled the world for more than 45 years and share their joie de vivre on BonVoyageurs. Former international business travelers, they know how to travel—with class, comfort, and style.

Follow Bonvoyageurs: (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: Denis and Lynn Gagnon, The BonVoyageurs

Great Travel Couples: Denis and Lynn Gagnon, The Bonvoyageurs

GypsyNester

David and Veronica James sent their youngest out into the big, wide world, then set out to break the empty nest rules by selling everything and hitting the road. Along the way they began writing posts for their popular website, GypsyNester, and rediscovered the couple who fell in love years ago.

Follow Gypsynester: (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: David and Veronica James, GypsyNester

Great Travel Couples: David and Veronica James, GypsyNester

Roamaroo

Scott and Collette Stohler quit their jobs as corporate desk jockeys in June 2015 and left for an around the world trip. Since then, they’ve traveled to nearly 70 countries, documenting their travels on Roamaroo and their popular Instagram page.

Follow Roamaroo: (web : Instagram : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: Scott and Collette Stohler, Roamaroo

Great Travel Couples: Scott and Collette Stohler, Roamaroo

The Planet D

Dave and Deb (Dave Bouskill and Debra Corbeil)—of the award-winning The Planet Dhave traveled to over 100 countries on all seven continents together and learned a lot along the way. They show that ordinary people can live extraordinary lives. We aren’t special, we aren’t independently wealthy, and we aren’t superhuman. We are just two regular people who believed that everyone has the potential to live their dreams.

Follow The Planet D: (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: Dave and Deb, The Planet D

Great Travel Couples: Dave and Deb, The Planet D

Context Travel

Paul Bennett and Lani Bevacqua are the founders of Context Travel, which organizes small-group, expert-led tours all over the world for intellectually curious people. They spend a lot of their time traveling, and often by boat. They’ve sailed throughout Central America, across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and through the Mediterranean.

Follow Context Travel (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: Lani Bevacqua and Paul Bennett, Context Travel

Great Travel Couples: Lani Bevacqua and Paul Bennett, Context Travel

Food Travelist

Sue Reddel and Diana Laskaris—of Food Travelist—are culinary travel professionals and have been exploring the world together since they met in 2007. They seek the world’s finest destinations, cuisines, accommodations, spas, brands, and experiences and their stories, tips, and ideas are designed to fuel the thrill of discovery for luxury seekers, global explorers, and food lovers.

Follow Food Travelist (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: Diana Laskaris and Sue Reddel, Food Travelist

Great Travel Couples: Diana Laskaris and Sue Reddel, Food Travelist

Power Couple Life

Tiana and Shannon are the globetrotting duo behind the travel blog, Power Couple Life. Before meeting Tiana in 2011, Shannon had never even left the US! Tiana was on her 3rd passport and her love of luxury travel, culture, adventure, photography, and writing rubbed off and Shannon became her partner in crime, partner in travel from then on. Now they travel the world, experiencing new places one flight at a time, together.

Follow Power Couple Life (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: Tiana and Shannon Harris, Power Couple Life

Great Travel Couples: Tiana and Shannon Harris, Power Couple Life

HoneyTrek

Mike and Anne Howard left on their honeymoon in 2012 and have been traveling the world ever since. Follow their world’s longest honeymoon across seven continents, 50+ countries, and over 400 places on HoneyTrek.

Follow HoneyTrek: (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook)

Great Travel Couples: Mike and Anne Howard, HoneyTrek

Great Travel Couples: Mike and Anne Howard, HoneyTrek

One Modern Couple

Carolann Hughes and Macrae Sutton are One Modern Couple, a Canadian couple traveling the world. They changed their lifestyle, from the 9-5 grind and climbing the corporate ladder, to working online and experiencing the world while doing so.

Follow One Modern Couple: (web : Instagram : Pinterest : Twitter : Facebook)

Great Travel Couples: Carolann Hughes and Macrae Sutton, One Travel Couple

Great Travel Couples: Carolann Hughes and Macrae Sutton, One Travel Couple

Blonde Brunette Travel

Kay Dougherty and Anne Reilly, Blonde Brunette Travel, are Baby Boomer sisters with lifelong experience in travel. The infant sisters went camping in National Parks with their parents but happily transitioned from budget travel to luxury travel. They have very different life experiences but similarly irreverent senses of humor. Somehow it all works together to produce humorous and useful travel tales and advice.

Follow Blonde Brunette Travel: (web : Instagram : Twitter : Facebook : interview)

Great Travel Couples: Kay Dougherty and Anne Reilly, Blonde Brunette Travel

Great Travel Couples: Kay Dougherty and Anne Reilly, Blonde Brunette Travel

McCool Travel

Well, of course I must include myself and my wife, Julie. Although we operate different travel brands, we travel together a lot. When our twins are off at college, we kick into fifth gear as empty nesters and travel as much as possible. My social media information is at the bottom of the screen, so here are Julie’s accounts.

Follow Fun in Fairfax VA: (web : Instagram : PinterestTwitter : Facebook)

Great Travel Couples: Charles and Julie McCool, McCool Travel and Fun in Fairfax VA

Great Travel Couples: Charles and Julie McCool, McCool Travel and Fun in Fairfax VA

Travel Happy and maybe we will meet you somewhere in this wonderful world!

Many great travel couples inspire, entertain, and educate me with their travel stories, photos, and adventures. Here are some great travel couples to follow


Do you have other suggestions of other great travel couples to follow? Let me know your favorite travel couples by leaving a comment.

Please also see:

6 Sensational Luxury Travel Bloggers to Follow

8 Great Food Travel Bloggers to Follow

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10 Responses to “Great Travel Couples to Follow”

  1. Agness of Fit Travelling February 23, 2017 at 3:21 pm #

    These are great ideas for following! Thanks for the amazing and detailed post, Charles!

  2. myVideoMediaUrsula (myVideoMedia) February 15, 2017 at 10:39 am #

    Thanks for the great list. It is good to get to know more like-wise people.
    My husband and I love to travel. After 30 years in IT we quit our jobs and have more time to travel now. We share all our travel experiences in our Travel Video Blog

  3. Dana Freeman February 14, 2017 at 12:18 pm #

    Fantastic list! I travel with my husband, just not full time. Yet. For now he is my hotel bathroom inspector and writes about it here https://www.instagram.com/atfree/

    • McCool Travel February 15, 2017 at 9:02 am #

      That is great. Hotel bathrooms is a great niche!

  4. Julie @ FuninFairfaxVA February 13, 2017 at 11:58 am #

    I’m so lucky to be half of the McCool travel couple and I loved learning about all these inspiring traveling pairs.

  5. Candi Licence February 13, 2017 at 9:02 am #

    Loved your list. I missed seeing Lynne and Tim Martin – Homefree Adventures (www.homefreeadventures.com) and Dariece and Nick – Goats on the Road (www.goatsontheroad.com)

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