travelsofadam.com – media & press kit

Travels of Adam is a leading travel website featuring unique & personal stories from around the world, including a popular series of Hipster City Guides. The site receives over 125,000 unique visitors (at over 170,000 pageviews) per month from 150+ countries with over 50,000 social media followers and 10,000+ email subscribers. Readers are modern, open-minded, socially responsible individuals (millennials) with a very strong interest in city destinations.

Travels of Adam has been named one of the 10 best websites for 2016 (2016, Wirtschafts Woche), one of the 7 best travelers to follow on Instagram (2014, Yahoo! Travel), was a finalist for the Best LGBT Blog (2013, Bloggies Award) and syndicates select content to additional news sites. Adam’s popular series of hipster city guides are globally recognized as a top resource for “hipster holidays” (2015, World Travel Market study).

The website has been featured in The Guardian, Metro Newspapers (UK, USA), AFAR. com, Buzzfeed, The Scotsman, Wired Magazine Germany, YNet News, Men’s Health Magazine, Vogue Italia, Cosmopolitan Slovenia, ELLE España, Conde Nast Traveller España, The Huffington Post and Die Berliner Zeitung among many others.

The website is consistently ranked among the top 20 travel blogs by numerous online sources and is often a featured source of information on the travel industry, specifically “hipster travel.” With exposure and advertising on travelsofadam.com, it’s possible to reach a highly commercial demographic. Readers regularly use the site as a source for useful, interesting and inspirational travel information. Readers have purchased tours, visited recommended websites & changed travel itineraries based on recommendations published on this website and corresponding social media.

Let’s Work Together

Travels of Adam - Hipster Lifestyle & Travel Blog
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With exposure and advertising on travelsofadam.com, it’s possible to reach a highly commercial demographic. Readers regularly use the site as a source for useful, interesting and inspirational travel information. Readers have purchased tours, visited recommended websites & changed travel itineraries based on recommendations published on the website and corresponding social media.

The following are suggested ways of working together:

  • Press & social media trips commensurate with the editorial themes
  • Travel sweepstakes sponsorship — see previous cooperations below
  • Hipster City Guide sponsorship — see box at right
  • Sponsored posts related to the editorial themes of the website
  • Other creative partnerships for specific events, festivals or promotions

The travelsofadam.com website is part of the DETAILS Ad Display Network, managed by the Condé Nast Style Network. Display ads receive an estimated 200,000 monthly ad impressions across 1,500+ website pages.

Editorial Topics

  • ART, MUSIC DESIGN & PHOTOGRAPHY — With a background in graphic design, Adam writes about museums, art galleries, exhibits and unusual architecture.
  • ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO DO — Popular posts include alternative city guides with information on graffiti, unique tours, local blogs, street food and trendy restaurants.
  • POLITICAL & SOCIAL ISSUES — Travel isn’t just about visiting landscapes & famous tourist sites but also learning about the local political climate and culture.
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    Adam Groffman is a proud member of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association

    GAY TRAVEL — As a gay traveler, Adam provides a unique and highly targeted perspective on LGBT issues in foreign countries and cities. You can also check out his other website dedicated specifically to gay travel. Adam is also a member of IGLTA.

  • HOTEL & ACCOMMODATION REVIEWS — With a section devoted entirely to hotel and other accommodation reviews, Adam provides honest feedback to readers on the most interesting places of where to stay around the world. 
  • HIPSTER CITY GUIDES — From select city destinations, Adam publishes a destination guide including personal recommendations for nightlife, restaurants, cafes, tours and interesting things to do. Hipster City Guides are often the most popular pages on travelsofadam.com. Requirements for publishing a city guide include: 
    • Press trip(s) and travel stipend for independent research
    • Sponsorship support & fee for hosting sweepstakes (see a previous example)

Previous Sponsorships

The travelsofadam.com brand has partnered and worked with countless corporations, travel businesses and independent startups. View some case studies from successful marketing cooperations by clicking the links below.

About Adam

Adam Groffman - Travels of Adam

While you can find a lot more information about Adam on the About Travels of Adam page, here’s the gist: Adam quit his corporate job in Boston as a graphic designer for a major international book publisher in 2010. For the next 15 months, he traveled around the world, visiting Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia before ultimately making a permanent move to Berlin, Germany.

All information is current as of March 2016

Contact Adam

To view all of Adam’s active social media networks, visit the Contact page.

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