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The New Pennywise The Clown From ‘It’ Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

Because the world isn’t already terrifying enough, what with all the deadly diseases and equally dangerous dessert lasagnas floating around, <i>It</i> is being remade. Stephen King’s book, which was turned into a 1990 made-for-TV movie starring Tim Curry as the terror factory that is Pennywise, will …

Stephen King

Home on the range: rural tourism in Chilean Patagonia

Along Chile’s remote Carretera Austral, pioneer families run small-scale Andean ranches in the emerald hillsides. At these off-the-grid homesteads, travelers can ride on sheepskin-padded saddles, gather round the fire pit for barbecues or simply sip <i>mate</i> by the wood stove.<p>Rural tourism is a concept …

The View From Vicenza: Podia Meets Campagnolo

The world’s finest road bike component manufacturer, Campagnolo, must be one of the most storied brands in the history of cycling. What other brand’s publicity manager has a folder of over 70 photos on his hard drive of people who have had the logo tattooed?<p>Our friends at Podia paid a visit to the …

Cycling

Granule Frameworks Faster Road Bike

Tenterden is a small town in Kent that, in the early 17th century, was home to an honourable man by the name of Samuel Hinckley. His son Thomas, as it turns out, was the direct ancestor of Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, but we won’t hold that against him.<p>Thomas’ sister, Susannah, …

Singapore with kids: best places to entertain tots in the Lion City

With its wide footpaths, green spaces, child-friendly amenities, awesome attractions and legendary cleanliness, Singapore is perhaps one of the world’s best cities to visit with tots in tow. Round up the kids and make this tiny island your ultimate family playground.<p>Go wild<b>!</b><p><b>Singapore Zoo</b> <br>Designed …

Kids

TDF2015 Tech: MTN-Qhubeka’s beautiful silver Cervelo road bikes & social mission

As if the first African team to compete in the Tour de France needed any more reason for eyeballs to point in their direction, the riders were all …

Wraith Paycheck

Racing 2,500 miles of European mountains and countryside. Unsupported. Think you could do it? What bike would you ride? There’s plenty of options, and the number grows each season, as more riders accept the challenge of the Transcontinental Race, a trek from Flanders to Istanbul.<p>Roberto is a Sydney …

2015 Eroica Britannia – Sunday

After a year of anticipation, the day of the actual 2015 Eroica Britannia ride had arrived. After the inaugural event, at the same location as last year’s — Bakewell, in the hilly Peak District, the locals were just as excited about it as this year’s 50,000-odd visitors. Saturday’s festivities were …

2015 Eroica Britannia – Saturday

The 102nd Tour de France begins in a few days time, on the 4th of July, and it is, for cycling fans, one of the highlights of the year. Yet, while this year’s peloton will enjoy the bleeding edge of technology and the comfort that only significant corporate sponsorship can afford, it’s sobering to …

50 Of Brisbane’s Best Cheap Eats | 2017 Edition

If you’re like us and spend around 99% of your pay check on food, the wallet gets a little on the empty side sometimes—thus the hunt for Brisbane's …

The New Rules of Grilling

Seven ways to improve your barbecue game, from one of America's best young butchers.<p>After a successful career as a bass guitarist in various indie rock bands, Bryan Mayer, age 41, decided to switch disciplines and eventually settled on butchering. He read a few books, hacked apart some animals and …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Beautiful Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Summer

Summer is almost here! It’s time for cookouts, BBQ’s and outdoor entertaining. But outdoor parties can become tedious with all that running back and …

Kitchens

Wild swimming in Britain

There’s a never-ending procession of adrenalin sports aimed at travellers, but one seemingly old-fashioned activity is attracting more and more converts in Britain. Plunging into cold water and emerging, spirits soaring and body shivering, is a thrill, but it's also a great way to engage with the …

The third capture from this week-end's #lpInstaTakeover from #lpPathfinders and Australian roadtrippers @ytravelblog: 'Your first glimpse of #Uluru is something you won't forget. It's spiritual presence reaches out to you, even though you're still kilometres away. Look out for a small car park on your drive along the Lassiter Highway into Uluru. Climb the small sand dune and take in the world's biggest monolith from afar.' -- @ytravelblog. To learn more about our #LonelyPlanet Pathfinders travel blogger programme, see: lonelyplanet.com/pathfinders

Kauaʻi with kids: top family activities on the Garden Isle

Lonely Planet writer Andy Murdock takes his kids to the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi for some outdoor adventures. After playing botanist in Limahuli Garden, taking a dip in the azure waters of Hanalei Bay and contemplating the sheer cliffs of the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific', he discovers he might …

Native Hawaiians

How to Migrate Pictures from iPhoto or Aperture to Photos for OS X

With the launch of OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite, Apple released its much-anticipated Photos app, which was first announced during its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014. The Photos for OS X app took several months to complete because it was designed from the ground up to work with OS X Yosemite and …

Divo Bikes Blend Aggressive Styling with Italian Made Custom Options

It isn’t often that we find a high end brand of carbon bikes without so much as a website, but that is exactly the case with Divo Bikes. The pet …

Patagonia: The Wild Place at the End of the World

The southernmost region of South America is huge in every way: Patagonia is twice the size of California and home to some of the biggest landscapes and adventures on the planet. Head south for stunning landscapes, ridiculous fishing, rugged trekking, roadside asados, and a 100 percent chance of …

Design Your Own One-Off, Single-Piece Custom Cycling Kit With Hincapie Sports

I’m a big fan of Premier League, particularly Newcastle United FC, so the opportunity to craft a full kit including a jersey, shorts, and accessories …

Two days in Brisbane

It seems odd that Brisbane – Australia’s third-largest city and the Queensland state capital – could readily be described as ‘undiscovered’. But as the 2.24 million residents attest, this is precisely the case. Sydney has the beaches, the architecture, the celebrity chefs; Melbourne has the coffee, …

Australia

How to pack for travel with kids

As a travel writer, I've raised my kids on the road. After dozens of family trips by planes, trains and automobiles, months spent living out of a duffel with newborns and teenagers, and plenty of mistakes and mishaps, I've learned a thing or two about packing for a family. Here’s everything you …

Kids

Dining beyond Disney: a guide to Orlando's locavore food scene

Everyone knows that Walt Disney World is the happiest place on earth, but until recently it was hardly the healthiest. Dining out in the theme parks of Florida will usually mean fast food and chain restaurants that leave as much of a processed taste in your mouth as an unfair dent in your wallet. …

Florida

Best family travel destinations for 2014

The warmth of locals and children’s sheer joy in things make travel with kids a blast, especially if you choose child-friendly destinations such as these.<p>Tivoli Gardens fair ride in Copenhagen, Denmark. Image by Frank Fell / Robert Harding World Imagery / Getty Images.<p>Denmark<p>Don’t overlook Denmark …

Family Travel

Revamped: 10 neighbourhoods that have had incredible makeovers

Some neighbourhoods are effortlessly charming while others bring new meaning to the phrase 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder'. From gritty to glossy, these 10 neighbourhoods around the world have been completely revamped into coveted places to live, work and play.<p><b>Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin,</b> …

Germany

YouTube's silky smooth 60FPS video is now ready for viewing

YouTube promised that you'd see many videos playing at a brisk 60 frames per second this year, and it looks like the streaming site has made good on its word. While there were a few 60FPS test clips in the spring, you can now see regular uploads with silky smooth motion. There are some fairly …

English Cycles Giles' V3

The 2nd Annual Tour of Aufderheide was held last weekend in Westfir, Oregon. It was intended to be an adventurous ride through the magnificent West American outdoors, but it unintentionally claimed a victim. One of our favourite builders, Rob English, crashed, suffering multiple broken bones and …

Kumo Signature Finish All-Roader

Kumo Cycles’s Keith Marshall will be significant presence at this weekend’s Pushies Galore show in Brisbane. He recently instigated a ‘Signature Finish’ line, which allows him a <i>carte blanche</i> when it comes to frame design and fabrication. This all-roader is the first example of Keith’s new portfolio.<p>…

Insight: PEdAL ED

Adjoining the Brooks England concept store in London’s Seven Dials, B1866, is a presentation of cycle wear by Japan’s Hideto Suzuki. To be honest, I hadn’t really had a close look at Hideto’s PEdAL ED range, so I was thankful for a visit to the boutique to check the gear out for myself.<p>Well, I’m …

Gear: Chrome Forged Rubber

‘The Best City Sneaker In The World’ is a big claim but I wouldn’t put it past Chrome Industries to make it. With a reputation already built on making some of the most robust products available to the modern rider (or skater, for that matter), Chrome has just released a line of footwear that …