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7 Travel Rules You Should Definitely Ignore

You don't have to listen to <i>everything</i> your mother tells you.<p>As millennials, we've decided that some travel rules are more than okay to ditch.<p><b>"Know before you go."</b><p>Detailing an itinerary before your trip is <i>so</i> last decade. The "must-sees" on travel sites or in guidebooks often turn out to be …

10 Beaches Where Getting There Is Half The Fun

We like beaches that make you work for it. Whether it's a hike through the jungle, taking lots and lots and lots of stairs, or even a simply pleasant boardwalk schlep, here are some beaches whose journey is nearly half the fun as the destination.<p><b>Devil's Bay, Virgin Gorda</b><p>Visitors have to wade …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Switzerland

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Bettina Hartas Geary. Her photo of Daubensee, a lake in Leukerbad, shows the tranquility and beauty of Switzerland.<p>From racing down snow covered mountains in winter to exploring lush green towns during warmer months, Switzerland balances thrill and …

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A Scottish-style safari

Imagine the comical mating ritual of the capercaillie bird, the flash of a red squirrel sprinting by and the grunt of a reindeer -- all set against the backdrop of an ancient Caledonian forest, remnants of a landscape that once covered the British Isles.<p>Cairngorms National Park is nearly 4,500 sqkm …

National Parks

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Bravissimo! Eat the Italian way

Rule number one, and the only rule worth remembering if you don’t have time to read the rest of this article, is don’t judge a restaurant in Italy by its decor. It’s as simple as that. In this foodie heaven of a country, brilliant fare can be served in the ugliest of surroundings.<p>If you want to …

Italy

From Munich to Bremen: the world of German beer

A trip to an atmospheric Bavarian beer garden or a Cologne beer hall is a Germany must but with well over 1200 breweries in the country, it's hard to know where to start. Famed for location, age, popularity, atmosphere or sheer number of beer-related sights, here are our top six beer destinations …

Beer

Sydney’s top speciality drinking spots

It’s hard to know where to start in a city that sparkles with entertainment options after dark. There’s no shortage of clubs, pubs, big bars and, these days, small bars in Sydney. But if you’re looking for something a little niche, here is our pick of the best. All are conveniently located in the …

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Following the Beaujolais Wine Route

What could be more French than sampling the fruits of the vine? And where better to do it than the enticing vineyards of Beaujolais? The picture-book Beaujolais Wine Route is a dream-come-true for oenophiles. Swinging from Villefranche-sur-Saône to St-Amour, this route is like a ‘greatest hits’ of …

France

London for foodies

Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants battle it out with inexpensive ethnic eateries, where food markets are the new rock ‘n’ …

England

The glutton's guide to New Orleans

<i>New Orleans finds itself in its food; meals are both expressions of identity and bridges between the city’s many divisions. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet’s hot-off-the-press</i> New Orleans city guide<i>, we take a tour of the best cuisine in town.</i><p>Roux<p>Very few meals begin life in Louisiana without a …

New Orleans

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Dining Rooms

Tips from a food writer: how to find culinary bliss around the world

For seven years, I've eaten up to five meals a day at eateries ranging from Marrakesh street stalls to Venetian Grand Canal palace restaurants. What looks like unfettered gluttony is my assignment as a roving food reporter: find the most promising places to eat in town, sample the best menu items, …

San Francisco

Hidden flavours of Paris

Want to savour the French capital's best steaks, freshest baguettes, most welcoming bars and secret street markets? Discover the hidden gems of Paris' food scene with the help of the experts. The article, taken from an edition of <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine, shows you how.<p>The secret patisserie …

France

Feast on Europe's best food trucks

Food trucks may be trendy now but the concept is hardly new. Since the turn of the century, hungry workers have counted on mobile vans and stalls lining city streets to provide cheap, filling fixes. Today, the lack of capital for brick-and-mortar restaurants has inspired a surge of chefs to turn …

Food Trucks

Italian food in Italy: not your mamma's meatballs

Listen closely when your jet touches down in Italy, and you may hear the rumble of some 500 stomachs getting prepared for a proper feast. Italian is arguably the most popular cuisine worldwide, and with good reason: Italy has a population of just 60.6 million, but there are another 30 million …

Italian Food

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

France

The USA's best regional desserts

Apple pie gets a lot of glory for being the embodiment of American desserts – ‘As American as apple pie’ as the saying goes, flatly ignoring the fact that apple pie isn’t an American invention. That said, American apple pie truly shines when prepared with regional flare — such as being made with …

Baking

Italy by the slice: a guide to Italy's regional pizzas

Olympic debates may keep piazzas across Italy buzzing most summer nights, but only until the pizza arrives. Silence falls as diners rip into the hot crust, hastily blow on scorched fingers, then dig right in again. UNESCO is considering Italy's 2011 request to grant World Heritage status to pizza, …

Italy

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

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Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

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Remote South Pacific islands you can visit (without a sailboat)

Have you ever wanted to get way, way - and perhaps even one extra 'way' - off the beaten path? The vast Pacific ocean presents no shortage of opportunities for those seeking isolation. If you don't know your aft from your starboard, these five island nations are about as far as you can go - no …

Loneliness

Bourbon and beyond: North America's thriving craft distillery scene

Prohibition in North America never worked. Canada largely kept on quaffing and the US failed to temper its love for libations, and both nations never lost sight of where to find the next drink. But while mighty corporations later rose to legally slake everyone’s thirst, a recent wave of petite …

North America

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

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