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Who is Young Adventuress?

Young Adventuress is a solo female travel blog founded in the spring of 2010 by Liz Carlson while trekking through the Andes in Peru. Six months later she said goodbye to the US and moved to Spain for two years, attempting to teach English to toddlers and writing about expat life all while traveling around Europe and Africa.

With an education in philology and medieval history, Liz has a strong background in writing and cultural studies. Geared toward adventure and slow travel, Young Adventuress ranges from destination tips and historical observations to moving abroad and foreign language immersion and even to traveling the world safely with a life-threatening food allergy.

Named one of the Travel Blogs to Watch in 2013 by the Huffington Post and a Top Spain Blog by Expat Blogs along with being featured on National Geographic Intelligent Travel and CNN, Young Adventuress’ scope continues to grow, with her traffic and social media following growing rapidly. Recently Liz was chosen by the Navigate Media Group to participate in the Travel BlogHouse in Spain, where she was trained by some of the top travel bloggers in the business.

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Site Statistics 

Monthly Visitors: 175,000+

Monthly Unique Visitors: 210,000+

Monthly Pageviews: 300,000+

Average Visit Duration: 2:30

Subscribers: 5000+

Average Comments Per Post: 100+

Social Media

Facebook Page Likes: 20,000+

Twitter: 22,000+

Instagram: 77,000+

Pinterest: 3,500+

Klout: 71

Previous Campaigns and Partnerships

Girona and Besalú, Spain, September 2012: Wimdu, Charming Villas Catalonia and Visit Costa Brava

Turkey, February 2013: Turkish Flavours, Hotel Empress Zoe, Royal Balloon Cappadocia, Middle Earth Travel, Kelebek Cave Hotel and Visit Ephesus

My Jordan Journey:  JTB North America, April 2013

Discover Literary New York: The Library Hotel

Brindisi is My Destination Brindisi, Italy June 2013

Icelandair Challenge, Stopover with Icelandair and Tiny Iceland, July 2013

Eurail – Southern Europe and Greece by train with Eurail, June-July 2013

Walks of Italy tours Florence and Rome food tour, Tuscan cooking class July 2013, Oct. 2013

Tieks by Gavrieli, Olloclip, Trover, ONA Bags

TTG – TTI Italy and TBDI – Oct. Guest Speaker

Haka Tours – South Island New Zealand Dec. 21 – Jan. 2

HGTV and the Travel Channel – House Hunters International TV Jan. 2014 (Wellington)

#Room753 and This is Queensland Feb. 2014 Queensland Tourism and Events

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With 500 published posts to date and over 6,000 comments, Young Adventuress reaches a highly engaged audience and has been able to generate a lot of discussion on her blog and social media channels; she averages over 80 comments an article. 40% of readers hail from the US and Canada while 25% come from Spain. 60% of readers tend to be well-educated women under 40, though Young Adventuress attracts male and female readers of all ages interested in travel.

Young Adventuress is unique in the sense that it targets both an English and Spanish speaking audience with bilingual articles. An expert on Spain, Liz offers valuable advice to those who wish to travel or move to Spain, while also targeting a Spanish speaking audience in Europe and the Americas, encouraging them to travel abroad. Many readers are short-term expats living abroad looking for trip ideas and advice while traveling. Young Adventuress is the most widely read and influential blog for English teaching assistants in Spain, with over 10,000 annual participants.

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Young Adventuress is open to various types of advertising, from sponsored posts to banner ads, product and service reviews to social media coverage. Please get in contact with Liz at for pricing and details.

How can we work together?

Young Adventuress is open to various advertising options that reflect the site’s core values. Directed toward curious new travelers and seasoned travel vets alike, Liz is committed to sharing the most up to date and helpful travel advice in the most engaging and entertaining way possible.

Working with travel bloggers is a creative way to offer deliver fast promotion of a brand or destination and  see immediate results through social media and blog articles.

Young Adventuress is open to invitations on press trips, product, services and destination reviews, and she is  on the lookout for new and mutually beneficial partnerships and campaigns to share with her readers.

To discuss possible partnership and sponsorship opportunities and to see the full Young Adventuress media kit, please contact me at

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