The plunder of antiquities will leave the country's history in the dark. 6 Minute Read Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer. The battered white Corolla rumbles down a rocky
Joe Shute visits the decaying Hougoumont Farm that will be restored in time for the battle’s 200th anniversary in 2015 In an isolated corner of bucolic Belgium, down a dusty track that cuts through great
Buying a home to let out as a holiday rental just got easier. This week, Leeds building society launched a range of holiday let mortgages with interest rates starting at just 3.4%, joining other lenders
If you enjoy being at sea but loathe the idea of sharing a ship with hundreds, or thousands, of other holidaymakers, there are alternatives. The time-rich could opt for a container ship – a great way seeing
To mark Lonely Planet’s sponsorship of the iconic 1917 Curtiss JN-4 ‘Flying Jenny’ Biplane’s commemorative air tour this summer we’re exploring aviation's history and continued impact on travel. Here take
We're very excited to announce that we’ve partnered with TOMS around travel, sustainability and Lonely Planet's 40th anniversary! Lonely Planet and TOMS share in the belief that travelers can make a positive
Changing Planet In this installment of Digital Diversity, brothers David and Christopher Mikkelsen tell the story of how their organisation, Refugees United, was born. It all began with one man’s search
Every Friday, we help you navigate the week’s most important and interesting travel news stories. Every Friday, we help you navigate the week’s most important and interesting travel news stories. Attentie!
Whether it is riding in the back of an open tuk-tuk or racing across the waves in a longtail boat, a journey through Thailand’s islands always feels like a real adventure. Thailand’s beauty is no secret,
Assembled from discarded umbrellas and plastic bottles, the Harvest Dome 2.0 is a dramatic work of “performance architecture.” This week, SLO Architecture celebrated the crash-free launch of Harvest Dome
The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it’s where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew
On the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released the work as an interactive teaching tool along the lines of what the Bauhaus master originally intended.
We post a lot of infographics, but we pass on even more of them. A common shortcoming of global maps is fairly simple: They favor the most developed parts of the world. Even a very scientific map might
Omer Arbel is a Vancouver–based architect and designer who creates spaces and objects in equal measure. Strategically placed windows and a neutral color palette allow this 2,200-square-foot home to boast
At long last, Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport is no longer calling its siren song to journalists desperate for a glimpse of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Granted asylum in Russia for one year, Snowden