16 New Travel Sites Worth Checking Out

When the new year dawned, we witnessed an explosion of new websites devoted to travel.

From luxury travel, to backpacking, to managing jet lag, to eating your way across Europe, specialized websites burst on the scene, guaranteeing to make any trip go smoother.

But are there really any stars in this crowded constellation of offerings? BuzzFeed thinks so, and recently recommended 16 sites with a lot of potential.

If you travel frequently or work in the travel industry, these are worth reviewing. You may even decide that a few are keepers.