As the calendar turns to a new month, sky-watchers get a chance to see not only a sprinkling of shooting stars and some ghostly glows, but also a distant gas giant in its best appearance of 2013. Comet
Why go? Prague’s gorgeous architecture is radiant in the soft light of autumn, and its streets, recently full of tourists, return to a gentler pace. Hotel prices and air fares fall, too, giving this already
It’s been a week of European discovery. First up was Malta and its capital, Valletta. Malta has one of Europe’s richest histories. A succession of powers have occupied the island, including the Phoenicians,
Paul Clammer has worked as a molecular biologist, tour leader and travel writer. For Lonely Planet, Paul has covered countries from Afghanistan and Haiti to Nigeria and Pakistan. He keeps telling himself
Scientists find source of massive eruption felt centuries ago around the globe. One of history's great disaster mysteries may be solved—the case of the largest volcanic eruption in the last 3,700 years.