About

The journey of TJD began 4 years ago when founder Michelle Karam created a platform for individuals to share personal travel encounters, inspiring experiences and life-changing moments and celebrating the global citizens. Since inception as a travel writer and photographer, TJD has provided a place to showcase hidden gems, travelers’ adventures, enlightening getaways, exquisite cuisines and adventure adrenaline. At its’ core, TJD unites people from all over the globe via social media platforms that act as valuable travel resource… Sharing travel stories from the most inspiring people, experiences and life changing experiences. Today, Travel Junkie Diary’s core business segments is from consulting hospitality brands & tourism boards on creative marketing campaigns and choosing the right global travel influencer and representative to work with. Travel Junkie Diary has also created Travel 4 A Purpose, an initiative to help those who need guidance in traveling for volunteer work, connecting with the right charity organizations & animal welfare. 

 

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FEATURED ON

Entrepreneur Mag 2015https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/245942

Entrepreneur Mag 2016: //www.entrepreneur.com/article/285140

CNN Travel 2016: http://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/abu-dhabi-best-spots-instagram-stars/index.html

CNN Travel 2017: http://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/travel-tips-from-the-experts/index.html

Conde Nast Traveler 2016: http://www.cntravellerme.com/content/1686-where-should-you-travel-for-wintry-activities

The National 2013: http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/the-life/busy-travel-blogger-mum-thrives-on-variety-in-dubai

BBC Travel 2013: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20130503-how-to-explore-vietnam-with-kids

OUNASS UAE 2017: https://www.ounass.ae/travel-with-ounass-michelle-karam/

LINKEDIN 2015: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/were-liking-look-uaes-instagram-influencers-daniel-saynt

Digital Arabia: http://www.digitalarabia.com/blogger-outreach-right/

DUBAI 100: https://thedubai100.com/living/2016/12/19/michelle-karam-connecting-travel-junkies-around-the-world

Khaleej Times: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/article/20141107/ARTICLE/311079876/1072

Sassy Mama: https://www.sassymamadubai.com/michelle-karam-sassiest-mama-2016/

BouBouTeaTime: http://boubouteatime.com/lifestyle/travel-junkie-and-mom-interview-with-michelle-karam/

The Scoop DXB: https://thescoopdxb.com/2013/06/12/michelle-karam/

Grafdom: http://www.grafdom.com/blog/15-influential-travel-bloggers-uae/

Emirates Woman: http://emirateswoman.com/top-8-dubai-instagram-accounts-following/

The Vienna Blog: https://www.theviennablog.com/2017/02/05/top-15-dubai-instagrammers-you-should-be-following-for-travel-inspiration/

Press Reader: https://www.pressreader.com/uae/the-national-news-arts-life/20170424/281586650482080

Simple Holiday Deals 2015: www.simplyholidaydeals.co.uk/travel-blog/five-top-travel-bloggers-who-give-us-endless-w…

MSN.com 2017: http://www.msn.com/id-id/travel/ideperjalanan/tiga-daerah-di-indonesia-masuk-rekomendasi-pejalan-profesional-dunia/ar-BBCG54i

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  • I’ve been on the road a lot in Lebanon which has been an adventure on its own! The Infiniti Q30 2.0 has the navigation system with updated maps of Lebanon which made it easier to find my way around. It’s things like this I love the most about returning back here. Endless road trips with friends and despite Lebanon being so small, the adventures are endless! #infinitilebanon #Q30
  • Home sweet home ♥️ Spent the weekend dancing the night away and at the beach during the day!
How was your weekend?? 🇱🇧
  • Compassion is power. Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, fear and happiness. 
Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery and to smile with those who are happy. Compassion towards others is what makes me human and it’s a skill that I’ve learned to cultivate. And if you don’t have it, then it would be difficult for me to have you in my life. 
So this is a reminder to be good to each other today and to those you don’t know. God knows how many of us need it. 
Happy Saturday ♥️
  • Lake Chouwen - Lebanon 🇱🇧
A beautiful reserve, a 45 minutes hike and an adventurous location through Jabal Moussa! I even drove through the tiniest road into the mountains and was freaking out but made it through thanks to my co-pilot :)!
Lebanon is filled and surrounded with beautiful nature. 🇱🇧
Had an incredible day exploring Lebanon with @ramimansourr @mikhaelbitar @sarahdibrahim @abbas_kalel
  • Lebanon’s morning activities are filled with daily road trips across the mountains and the coast with close friends. Stopping by historical landmarks and eating the best zaatar in small villages. It also helps when your #infiniti car has BOSE sound-system 😊
Happy Tuesday everyone! 🇱🇧♥️ #Q30 #infinitilebanon
  • Good morning from home in Lebanon in Beit Douma. I can’t tell you how happy I am to be back in Lebanon!!! Have you ever been?

I’ve added an article on a guide to 9 guesthouses in Lebanon, you can click the link in my bio.
  • There really isn’t any better way to sail across Madeira Island than with Pedro and his gang! @rotadoscetaceos2016 We saw whales and swam with wild dolphins!!!! We jumped in the (freezing) Atlantic sea and went diving and discovered the most beautiful island 🌴 Now it’s your turn to go!
  • A beautiful slow morning in Madeira 🌴
Isn’t it beautiful?
  • I believe in giving people time...Time to process the good and the bad because there is something so beautiful about unforced bonds. 
I’m a forever kind of person. I don’t have room for temporary. I believe in big love, of growing old with your friends and soulmates. I believe in being there for people through thick and thin. I believe in not giving up when things get tough. I believe in relationships that can make it through everything.
  • It was sunny and we were heading to the pool in Lisbon when all of a sudden a little rain cloud passed and so decided to just walk out and get some pastel de nata 😊
  • Today, my mind is like a laptop set up. 
I have 20 tabs open, 4 of them are frozen and I have no idea where the music is coming from... 🤷🏼‍♀️ Dreaming of going back to Madeira 🌴
  • Madeira Island is home to Europe's tallest sea cliff- more than 1,900 feet above sea level. The Madeira Archipelago is located in the Atlantic Ocean, in the African plate. 
Before my trip to Madeira, some people told me I only need 3-4 days to tour the island. It’s far from the truth and I’m glad I didn’t listen to them! It’s been a week here and there is still so much I feel I haven’t explored yet!! Would you visit Madeira Island? 🇵🇹