World Travel With...The Lonely Planet Bloggers

About six months ago AlpacaSuitcase was selected to join Lonely Planet’s beta Blogsherpa program. That means that posts are automatically fed to the appropriate destination page at the Lonely Planet web site. Lonely Planet has handpicked a great group of world travel bloggers and they’re listed below in this post along with a short description of their blog. I have read quite a few of them and they’re really good!

One of those travel bloggers, Brandon at has also listed every one over at World Travel, which has them all in one place with real time feeds as blog entries are posted. According to the World Travel site: Lonely Planet has selected the cream of the travel blogger crop to take part in their blogsherpa Beta program. All of the bloggers below syndicate their content live to the Lonely Planet website so that you can view their articles by location as you research travel destinations. The LP bloggers have banded together to bring you a complete, up to date view of the world by syndicating their content live to this squidoo lens. Sit back and take a trip around the planet with the premier world travel bloggers on the Internet...

Check out AlpacaSuitcase and other great world travel bloggers at World Travel.


A Lady in London
The adventures of a 20-something Californian living a fabulous life in London and traveling around the world.

A Traveler's Library
Travel and books and movies that inspire travel.

A View To A Thrill
Gives travelers ideas and tips on how to travel around the world on a budget. Our goal? To help you sample the world at a fraction of the price!

Lonely Planet Author Scott Kennedy blogging, taking photos and shooting video around the world. Adventure travel, outdoor activities and the adventure life are the focus.

Africa Attraction
Oliver Robinson - One of the three Gentleman Explorers

All Seasons Verona
Stories and experiences from my trips to Verona, Italy over the years and at different times of the year. An introspective description as I relate new experiences as a visitor of the city to my childhood growing up in Verona.

Alpaca Suitcase
California family escapes suburbia to volunteer, travel and homeschool their kids for a year: 6 months in South America and 6 months in the Mediterranean

Are we there Yet?
Stories from a mother of three school-age kids who travels the world whenever she gets a chance.

Barefoot Inked
Ever wanted to just jump in the deep end? Throw all the responsibilities and expectations of the real world away and just explore? Well, this girl is doing it solo and sunburnt in south east asia.

Bear Shaped Sphere
Expat in Chile blog. With a dash of wherever else I go, which can be anywhere!

Big City Blog
Sold it all - house, car, (not my soul though) - and am now based in Amsterdam, travelling throughout Europe.

Broke-Ass Stuart's Goddamn Website
We write for busboys, poets, social workers, students, artists, musicians, magicians, mathematicians, maniacs, yodelers and everyone else out there who wants to enjoy life not as a rich person, but as a real person. Namely, we write for you.

Brooke vs. the World
Brooke vs. the World is the rtw travel blog of a girl fulfilling her travel dreams one phase at a time. Travel/living in Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Guatemala and Australia (and more!).

Cheap Weekend Breaks
Exploring Europe, one weekend at a time.

Coconut Radio
Lonely Planet author based in French Polynesia but covering everywhere from South America to Southeast Asia & more

Destination Anywhere
Sshiksa blog is a travel and photography blog, covering so far Mexico, Cuba, UK & Ireland and Morocco. I'm a 27 year old Estonian woman and the blog is about my travels the way i experience them, not so much as a guidebook or "how-to".

Diario de a bordo
Diario de a bordo is a diary about my travels around the world. It's written in Spanish but with English translations!

Dotted Route
Blog about traveling through SE Asia and my internship in Germany

Ever The Nomad
Lonely Planet author based in New York but always on the road, blogging about all things travel

First Time Travels
This travel blog was created to help first-travelers as they embark on something different. It is an assurance for every tourist and traveler that even the most seasoned one has started out as a neophyte.

Florence Journal
Living and tourism information for Florence, Italy.

Four Seas As Home
Living/traveling in China

Travel - Adventure - Life outside the box - Currently in Alaska

Ginger Beirut
Insight on Near Eastern society by an Englishwoman living in the Lebanese capital.

Grand Cycle Tour
An Aussie couple share their experiences of riding bikes around the world

Great Places in Bulgaria
Alternative tourism in Bulgaria - the real natural wealth of Bulgaria you won't find in brochures.

Happy Time Blog
Backpacking around the world on a budget

Heather on her travels
Travel inspiration and destination information from Europe and around the world with travel tales, photos, videos and podcasts

Hello, Pineapple?
Gap Year Blog. Told one day at a time, in no particular order

Hole In The Donut
Independent, long-term, solo travel around the world

I Am Koh Chang
All you need to know about the island of Koh Chang, Thailand. The good, the bad and the ugly. (Plus a bit of sarcastic humour.)

I Moved To Africa
I moved to Africa, traveling, experiencing life on a US Embassy compound and waiting for the recession to end.

Indian Bazaars
About the traditional bazaars in India

Innkeeper's Blog - Dove Inn Bed & Breakfast
Innkeeper's blog, Dove Inn B&B in Golden, CO

Inside the Travel Lab
Exploring the art and science of unusual journeys. Professional writer Abigail King travels around the world.

Itinerant Londoner
Travel around the world, within Europe, and in London. Also lots of hiking.

I've Been Meaning To Tell You...
The way I see it: world travel + girl = girl in love with world and happy to serve up her experiences to those interested in a dose of Turkish hospitality

Jeroxie - Addictive & Consuming
All about food and reviews in Melbourne and our travels around the world. happy to take travellers around on an eating adventure.

Jetsetting Joyce
The decisive guide to Brisbane, Australia

Jetsetting Joyce
The decisive guide to Melbourne, Australia

JJ's Travelogue
One Year+ Backpacking through Latin America. Going on 19 months of vagabonding through Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina.

Just Wandering
Budget travel in the Philippines, Southeast Asia and Australia

Kate McVaugh's Rambles
travels in US, Mexico, Vietnam, or wherever i happen to land

La Tortuga Viajera
A travel resource and blog based on my experiences as an American living in Spain with my Spanish fiance.

Legal Nomads
Former corporate lawyer turned world traveler, with a focus on solo female travel, street food and exploring cultures in Asia.

Let's Do Something Different
A site mainly about travelling with children

Lex Paradise
All about travel in South Korea - Experience Sharing

Living the Dream
Graduate student traveling around the world on a budget showing others how to do the same

Love & Sex & Backpacking on the cheap
Love and Sex and Backpacking.

Malaysia Asia
A site dedicated to travel around Malaysia and Asia

Matthew's Travel Blog - My thoughts on everything
A travel blog focusing on the wierd, wonderful and more traditional aspects of Thailand. My website is South East Asia focused.

Midwesterner in Mexico
Mexico City + travels across Mexico, as seen through the eyes of a 6'2 blonde gringa :) Discover the side of Mexico that rarely makes the int'l news!

Museum Chick
I am a expat New Yorker living in Paris. I visit museums, art and special events around the world. I share my travel photos, stories about museum visits and art spotting with cultural information. I also have a MuseumKid section for parents.

Music Road

Muza-chan's Gate to Japan
Passionate about Japan, travel and photography;

My Bella Vita
A site about living and traveling in southern Italy, with a main focus on Calabria

My Kind of Town
Lonely Planet author based in Chicago and covering destinations in the USA, Canada, Caribbean and Europe.

My Trails
Travelling and taking pictures is my passion. MyTrails is about the places I've been, the experiences I've had, the things I've seen (through my camera lens) and the people I've met.

I am from Penang, Malaysia and currently living in Singapore. I am passionate about travelling - be it short trips around South East Asia or longer trips elsewhere. These are my reflections on my travels (and everything else that I love).

No Borders
Mara Vorhees is a writer and photographer who blogs about food, fun and adventure around the world. She has written guidebooks about Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Morocco, New England, Poland and Russia for Lonely Planet.

No Curry Curry
Two Americans who quit their jobs to go on a 10-month around the world honeymoon

Orange Polka Dot
A California mama living in Catalunya. My experiences raising two young children as an expat family, local events and curiosities about culture, tradition and food.

Around the world travel with focus on Asia, solo female travel and expat living

Passed Ports
Anecdotes from a year around the world

Patrina Does the Globe
Stories from our round the world honeymoon and other travel tips

A travel journalist's confessions

Life in different countries and cultures around the world

Roving Gastronome
Food and travel writing by guidebook author Zora O'Neill -- adventures in Astoria and beyond

Personal odissey through Indonesia and Asia

Seat of our pants
Currently in Sweden. Next: Turkey, UK, US

Send The Bugger Back
The travel log of a bugger ... this site covers my adventures in 30+ countries in 3 continents so far.

Sophie's World
Sophie wanders the world, mostly with kids, sometimes solo.

Suzy Guese
Traveling with a redheaded temperament, sharing tips, rants, and stories

Teach Travel Play
Stories, tips and photos from a year teaching in South Korea and other adventures along the way.

The Brink of Something Else
Born as a blog about long-haul travel and my continual search for new experiences, The Brink has taken a somewhat unexpected turn as I've found myself setting up full time in Cusco, Peru, and starting a different sort of journey - opening my own hostel.

The Hussainity Defense
Humorous, sarcastic and sad stories of kind of special encounters that occur during my world trip post an existential crisis caused by turning 30, being laid off from my job as a corporate attorney, and remembering my passion for art, writing and surfing.

The Planet D
The world is one big adventure playground and Dave and Deb want to prove to other travelers that you don't have to be an elite athlete to have an adventure. Their motto is "Anyone can do it!"

Environmental site

The Saturation Point of Bells
Expat Melbournite living in Edinburgh and making up for a few decades of lost travel time.

The Silent I
Family Travels around the world, including Greenland, Libya, Galapagos, Iguazu Falls, and Asia.

The Turkish Life
The travels, linguistic misadventures, and observations of an American expat living in Turkey.

The View from Fez
The main English language site for Morocco, contributors include a Lonely Planet author and two established authors and photographers as well as casual contributions from visiting journalists.

The World Is A Book
Travel and reading blog

This is Ghana Guide and Blog
Ghana, blogging and social entrepreneurship

Tie Dye Travels
Former TV producer discovers the real world, shares tales from Arkansas and across the United States. Tie Dye Travels focuses on longform storytelling; Eat Arkansas is the food blog for Arkansas food lovers.

Todd's Wanderings
Travel, adventure, advice and food from 10 years on the road...and counting

Trans-Americas Journey
Overland Journey through North, Central & South America

Travel With DenDen
About slow travel and sometimes expat experiences. At the moment focusing on Europe, mainly Switzerland

Traveling Naturally
Green Earth Guide author - I write about green/eco traveling mostly in Europe and the USA

Travelling Wakanoobies
Travel as we see it, all around the world.

Uncommon Travel

Unpopped Collar
Travel, Social Entrepreneurship and my random adventures

Morocco Life, World Travels, Vagabond Info

Viva Latin America!
Travels in Central and South America - advise for travellers etc

What Up, Vienna?
Americans living as expats in Vienna and traveling through Europe.