Former head of Scotland Yard's Flying Squad believes blaze and raid may be linked A huge underground fire which brought part of central London to a standstill last week may be linked to the heist of safety
Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some
Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world
This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to Barcelona. GALLERIES CaixaForum Image of CaixaForum by montuno Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding
Trying to keep it to carry-on? This list of essential and compact travel gadgets and tips will make your trip easier – and your luggage lighter – without skimping on fun and convenience. 'Travel Gear'
Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and in
More than six million people have read Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert's account of her year-long trip through Italy, India and Bali. But seriously, how did she ever make it past eating in Italy? After
This is an excerpt from the Eating chapter of Lonely Planet's Tokyo guide. It’s hard to imagine how Tokyo could function without noodles. From traditional Japanese staples such as soba and udon to that
If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then Lonely Planet Traveller magazine has some suggestions for your next trip. Jerez de la Frontera, Spain Jerez distils culture
Until recently, even seasoned travellers would have been hard pushed to pinpoint the Azores on a map. But finally the world is waking up to the allure of these nine volcanic islands, scattered like stepping
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: Auberge An auberge (inn), which may also appear as an auberge
Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1.
It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs. Check out our pick of the freebies on offer. 1. Canal Ring More canals flow in
In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze:
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
You're in Japan. You've eaten more sushi in two days than you have in your whole life and you feel like you consist entirely of raw fish. It's time to try out these spectacular Japanese culinary classics,
Travelling as a couple can present unique challenges (and advantages) on top of the exhilaration and standard stress that accompanies long-term travel. Will it make or break the relationship? What happens
Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved.
Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather
Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres... Instead, this is a list