As a past member of a fairly exclusive club (Lonely Planet stopped its initial guest blogging program in 2012 I am happy to pass on the travel sites of other Lonely Planet bloggers.
They are all vastly different - some you'll like, some you may not, and some will have you booking your next trip in no time.
*And some might be out of date - I will check the links in the very near future (as of 07/14/2016)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lonely Planet author based in French Polynesia but covering everywhere from South America to Southeast Asia & more
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!
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.
Living and tourism information for Florence, Italy.
Four Seas As Home
Living/traveling in China
Travel - Adventure - Life outside the box - Currently in Alaska
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
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.
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.
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.
The decisive guide to Brisbane, Australia
The decisive guide to Melbourne, Australia
One Year+ Backpacking through Latin America. Going on 19 months of vagabonding through Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina.
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.
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
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.
A site dedicated to travel around Malaysia and Asia
Matthew's Travel Blog - My thoughts on everything
A travel blog focusing on the weird, 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!
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.
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.
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).
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
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
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 wanders the world, mostly with kids, sometimes solo.
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!"
The Saturation Point of Bellshttp://www.pointofbells.blogspot.com/
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.
Travel, adventure, advice and food from 10 years on the road...and counting
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
Green Earth Guide author - I write about green/eco traveling mostly in Europe and the USA
Travel as we see it, all around the world.
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.