We asked Lonely Planet’s authors and travel editors to nominate outstanding eco-friendly hotels and hostels. From the incredible array of green stays around the world, our panel of experts hand-picked
In southwestern Kenya, lions, giraffes, zebras and gazelles share the rangelands of the Great Rift Valley with the Maasai people. Many of these warrior-pastoralists continue to keep herds of cattle, sheep,
Spotting Africa’s ‘Big Five’ – elephant, rhino, cape buffalo, lion and leopard – has become something of a Holy Grail for wildlife watchers. While Africa has a bit of a monopoly on the big beasts, little
Oil, shopping malls and skyscrapers long ago upstaged the vast Arabian Desert from which the city of Dubai grows. In recent years though, a conservation movement – headed by the ruling sheikh himself has
Namibia’s enthralling desert landscapes may exude an unmerciful harshness, but they are rich in wildlife and now shelter growing or stable populations of Africa’s most iconic safari species. Given numbers
Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences. 1.
Travelling like a local in a foreign place means going off the beaten path in and out of town. On your next big city trip, put a day or so aside for an adventure within an adventure, forget the hassles