BNT editor Ian MacKenzie rounds up the best from around the travel blog o’ sphere. And other places.

The Dude wants you to take it easy.

Our own columnist Robin Esrock is featured in Forbes Traveler ruminating on his Best Adventure Ever – for someone who’s traveled to over 70 countries, can you guess what it is?

Dudeism: could you be a disciple of the new religion sweeping the globe? Read the Take It Easy Manifesto and see if you’re a convert.

My Inspiration Lounge lists a number of great sites that help you daydream about your next trip, or make it a reality.

Feeling lonely on the road. Ironically, you’re not…alone. Eric Daams writes a great post on shaking off the blues and getting back to what matters – like enjoying life.

Recommended by the one and only Jeff Bridges, here’s an enlightening conversation with author Ian Lustick on who discusses being trapped in the War on Terror.

A sobering reminder of the dangers on the road, Matador member Jon recounts his experience when his bus is robbed in Ecuador. Not for the faint of heart.

Wondering where to live next? What if you knew you could walk most anywhere? Check out the cool site Walk Score – where they rank neighborhoods based on their walkability.

Any links I missed? Share in the comments!