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Travel Sketching 101

I’ve been sketching my way around the world for five years now, and I can safely say the practice has forever changed me as a traveler. I love how my sketchbook slows me down, throws all of my senses wide open, and paves the way to spontaneous encounters with locals and fellow visitors alike.<p>So, in …

Lonely Planet's Guide To Travel Photography - Lonely Planet Online Shop - Lonely Planet US

Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography<p>5th Edition Jul 2016<p>The fifth edition of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography shows readers how to develop their photographic skills and avoid common mistakes.<p>This ultimate step-by-step guide to taking better travel photographs is full of practical …

Travel

Responsible volunteering: things to know before you go

When you visit a country, especially if it's in the developing world, often you can't forget what you've seen - and want to give back to a community. Volunteering is an increasingly popular ways for travellers to express that desire.<p>But if you're not careful about how you spend your money or where …

Volunteering

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

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

Paris supper clubs

Jim Haynes has a CV that just won’t quit. A Louisianan raised in Venezuela, Haynes did his US military service in Edinburgh, started a theatre in London’s Covent Garden and spent 30 years teaching sexual politics (in English) at a university in Paris, where he hung out with the likes of Allen …

France

Mobile Chatdienste überflügeln SMS

Chat-Apps für Mobilgeräte wie WhatsApp versenden weltweit mehr Nachrichten als der gebührenpflichtige Kurznachrichtendiensts SMS der …