NAME Medium.com

WHAT IT DOES A blog publishing platform founded by Ev Williams and Biz Stone (founders of Twitter) that is every bit for readers as it is for writers.

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WHAT'S HOT It is extremely easy to read and/or publish, with a magazine-like feel without the advertising. As it pertains to travel, if you're looking to read adventure travel stories, learn ways to search for the best travel deals or catch up on a long-lost online literary travel gem, armchair travelers have a new and beautiful home.

WHAT'S NOT It'd be great if the search bar was more upfront. Instead, you must sign in with Twitter or Facebook, and scroll down to collections. From there, you can look up Travel, New York Stories, Midnight in Paris, Camping and Hiking Destinations or any topic. Note: Don't get discouraged if something isn't there; you can start your own collection.