Stephan Peters

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Top 10 Newcastle experiences

Spanned by iconic bridges, the mighty River Tyne is the spectacular backdrop of this former industrial powerhouse turned Northeast England's cultural hub. Vast factories and warehouses have been transformed into galleries, museums and nightlife venues, as have many of Newcastle's grand Victorian …


#LonelyPlanet author, @amycbalfour, snapped this stunning shot from Grinnell Glacier Overlook when hiking through the Glacier National Park in #Montana, #Canada this week. This rewarding view is part of the #HighlineTrail and comes after a particularly steep and difficult section of the route. We say the effort was well worth it though! 😉

Author @markbakerprague has been venturing off the beaten track while researching the next #LonelyPlanet #Poland guidebook this week. This shot is of #Ojców Castle, located in between #Czestochowa and #Kraków.

A perfect day in Moscow

Spend a perfect day in Moscow walking through history, discovering the city’s medieval foundations and modern flare and everything in between. The Russian capital’s founding site – the majestic Kremlin and the ceremonial Red Square – is still the geographic and spiritual heart of Moscow, making it …


The other Japan: secret beaches of Okinawa and the Southwest Islands

Okinawa and the Southwest Islands comprise one of Japan's pretty little secrets – a side of Japan that differs from the mainland in culture and pace. They take a little more time and effort to access, but the rewards for getting there are gorgeous semi-tropical, white-sand beaches and clear …


A weekend in Hyères: the original French Riviera

A weekend in the south of France may conjure up thoughts of Cannes or St-Tropez, but if you’re looking to escape the hordes, Hyères is a unique hideaway.<p>Located between Marseille and Nice, Hyères is considered the original French Riviera, with the aristocracy regularly retreating to its winter …


Endowed with the most logic-defying statues in the world - the strikingly familiar moai - Easter Island emanates a magnetic, mysterious vibe that can be seen in this week's #lpfanphoto shot from! 🗿 Tag your favourite #travel shots with #lpfanphoto and each Friday we pick one to regram to our friends and followers. Happy travels!

Gliding among the stupas, enjoying the wonders of Borobudur temple. This image was captured by #lonelyplanet writer @adamskolnick, on assignment in #Java #Indonesia. Each #stupa holds a statue of #buddha, though several are headless (thanks to culture clashes past). These days, both Muslims and Christians from across Indonesia flock here to revel in their country's rich cultural history. #lpinjava #travel

@LonelyPlanet photographer, @wrightontheroad, is currently travelling through #Iceland. Follow his journey to see some great snaps of this very picturesque country. This photo is of #Reykjadalur, a delightful geothermal valley where there’s a bathable hot river – so if you’re travelling through the area, make sure you bring your swimsuit! Img: Matthew Micah Wright

The #1 sight in the world, as voted by Lonely Planet

The world comes to #London. To celebrate the release of the #lptop500 list of sights around the globe, we've got some of the world's best sand sculptors constructing 5 iconic places in the centre of the English capital. If you're in London between now and Saturday pop down to Peter's Hill, nearby to St. Paul's Cathedral (118 in the list). If you're abroad, check out the hashtag #sandyplanet on Twitter for more glimpses of the action! For further info about our definitive list of 500, see the link in our bio. #travel

This week's #lpfanphoto is from @salty_el who captured this beary good photo along the Russian River in #Alaska! 🐻 -- Tag your favourite #travel shots with #lpfanphoto and each Friday we pick one to regram to our friends and followers. Happy travels!

#LonelyPlanet photographer, @footloosefotography, recently took this shot of the full moon above the beautiful #AntarcticPeninsula. With its dramatic landscapes of steep snow-covered peaks often plunging straight into the sea, and with narrow iceberg-studded channels weaving between countless islands and the mountainous mainland, the peninsula offers some of #Antarctica’s most stunning scenery.

There were lots of fantastic #lpfanphoto submissions this week, but we couldn't resist regramming this stunning shot from @dankadanka who captured this photo in Phoenix Park, #Dublin, #Ireland. -- Tag your favourite #travel shots with #lpfanphoto and each Friday we pick one to regram to our friends and followers. Happy travels!