Warning: High time-wasting potential. Addictive blogs following.
Here are a list of Lonely Planet's Featured Bloggers from around the world!
The @ mark refers to their Twitter title.
I shall post a series of these posts. You can also check out the whole page of top bloggers on a separate page on our site by clicking on the "Top Travel Bloggers" link on the navigation bar.
Focus: Travel, Social Entrepreneurship and random adventures
My comments: Awesome looking blog, great photos, damn it I just saw a Vietnamese crepe: I forgot about how great they are.
Focus: Travel, adventure, advice and food from 10 years on the road...and counting
My thoughts: This one's close to my heart. A whole section dedicated to Shikoku, in Japan, my former home as an exchange student. Stunning blog. Ahhh. Natsukashii naa.
Focus: Writes 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, for you.
My thoughts: Awesome awesome. Love the look and the title. Check it out if heading to The Big Apple (
New York) or full stop. USA
Wish you were here!
Focus: One of the three Gentleman Explorers in
My thoughts: If you're planning to travel across
West Africa or up and down the continent, READ THIS BLOG DAMN IT!
Focus: Sophie wanders the world, mostly with kids, sometimes solo.
My thoughts: Gorgeous and if you think you cannot travel with children, read this too.
Focus: A site about living and traveling in southern
Italy, with a main focus on Calabria
My thoughts: The name alone makes me ache. The good old bella vita: good life. Very comprehensive resource for this part of
Italy or a good primer for first-time visitors to . Italy
Focus: You guessed it!
Malaysia and Asia in general
My thoughts: I get the "
truly Ay-ay-sia" jingle in my head everytime I read this title. Oh God, and beautiful and enticing with strong south-east Asiafocus. Malaysia
This image is from Phototito's blog, the next on the list.
Focus: A travel journalist's confessions
My thoughts: Love the blog's philosophy: "Always talk to strangers" Read this on Cairo and what a hump!
Wish you were here image from http://ajt.iki.fi/blog/main/2009/11/30/my-new-travel-companion