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10 Unique Cocktails to Try at Your Next Party


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12 Fresh Ideas for the New Year

Lonely Planet’s favourite New Year’s Eve destinations

It’s easy to be a cynic about New Year’s Eve, but let’s be honest – most of us will be joining in the countdown to 2013. Whether you’re hoping to gaze at fireworks, contemplate life at a tranquil hideaway, or fumble for someone to kiss at midnight, here’s our round-up of travel picks for New Year’s …

Best adventure travel for 2014

For those who like their trips to thrill, here’s our pick of the best places to feel pumped in 2014.<p>Mountain biking, Avoriaz, France<p>Avoriaz is one of 12 interconnected resorts in the Portes du Soleil region of the French Alps, where man-made bike trails and alpine tracks create a spectacular …

What are your travel resolutions for 2014?

Let's face it. As soon as the last New Year's balloons have deflated, your resolve to be a fitter, healthier superhuman in 2014 will be as flat as morning-after champagne. So why not make some resolutions you <i>can</i> keep by planning your travel adventures for 2014? At Lonely Planet we aren't hanging …

25 Days Of Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 21: Tea Cake...<p>By Dan Piepenbring<p>We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 20: White...<p>By Dan Piepenbring<p>We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 19:...<p>By Dan Piepenbring<p>We're …

What We Eat and Drink to Kill Our Hangovers (Before They Kill Us)

Hangover got you down? Here's what we like to cook and eat to feel better: egg sandwiches, milkshakes, miso soup, and more<p>Whoever dreamed up the Grim Reaper—the cloak, the scythe, the cold and bony hand—probably had a wicked hangover. Because that's what being hungover is like. After a long night …


12 of the Best Irish Whiskies for St. Patrick's Day, or Any Day

With new whiskey cocktail recipes to match.<p>Irish whiskey used to be the go-to shot to chase down with a can of cheap beer. Not any longer.<p>Over the past decade, exports of Irish whiskey have grown by 300 percent, making it the “fastest growing spirit in the world," according to the Irish Food Board. …

Why You're Drinking Irish Whiskey All of a Sudden

It's huge right now. Because Jameson made it so. With a little help from the French.>> PLUS: THE WHOLE SPECTRUM OF IRISH WHISKEY<p>A Handy Pronunciation Guide:<p><i>Published in the January 2014 issue</i><p><b>Irish whiskey</b> is having its moment. For decades, this venerable, elegant, yet peerlessly approachable spirit …

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Beyond the street stalls: where else to eat in Bangkok

Read just about any article about eating in Bangkok, and you’ll find gushing references to the glories of the city’s street food. While much of the food sold from mobile carts is tasty, it’s far from the only great eating to be had in the Thai capital. The Bangkok of today is home to a vast …

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Luxury last minute hotel deals & city breaks - Our monthly top picks

Don't miss out on savings of up to 50 per cent on your favourite escapes and hotels that have been tried, tested and recommended by our experts. New last minute hotel deals and restaurant offers are added every month.


Cool holiday cottages in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – in pictures

For a winter escape, Aberdeenshire offers wild coasts, hill walks and distilleries for when you've earned a dram, and these stylish hideaways

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

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A beginner's guide to Brazil

What do you get if you combine cinematic landscapes, kaleidoscopic culture, head-spinning biodiversity and a constant rhythm of carefree joie de vivre? Welcome to Brazil!<p>The world's fifth-largest country commandeers the lion's share of South America, all the way from the Amazon Basin – the world's …

The 60 best holidays in France for 2018

France summer booking guide<p>Planning a holiday to France? Read our guide to the best regions, including expert advice on where to go on the Côte-d'Azur and Aquitaine Coast, in Provence, Languedoc-Roussillon, Brittany, Normandy, Burgundy and the Dordogne as well as the best operators and booking …


The best cruises for 2014

With a string of anniversaries coming up next year, pondering where to cruise should be a little easier. You could be celebrating the world’s greatest engineering triumph on a voyage through the Panama Canal, marking the moment the Berlin Wall came down and a divided country was reunited or joining …

Panama Canal


Exploring southern Sumatra

When a destination is as big and sprawling as Sumatra – the planet’s sixth largest island – there’s a wealth of exotic and challenging experiences for intrepid travellers. And while the orangutans of Bukit Lawang and the chilled lakeside vibe of Danau Toba draw a regular flow of visitors to …

Are travellers getting a fair deal?

Two years ago, Telegraph Travel outlined 10 areas in which it felt British holidaymakers were getting a raw deal, from costly hotel Wi-Fi charges to extortionate baggage fees.<p>Problems clearly remain – air tax is higher than ever, while holiday protection rules are still confusing – but thanks to …

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