Debraj Sinha

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Europe's greatest seaside escapes

The greatest seaside escapes are usually the ones that nobody else knows about: the ones down the mile-long sandy trail, the ones at the bottom of the rickety steps, the ones you have to inflate a dinghy and paddle to.<p>But even the most well-known places can feel intimate if you time it right. Plan …

the top destinations of 2013, part 2

It's no easy task deciding on your favourite countries to travel to. We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and then we asked them to rate those destinations by 16 criteria (for example, which was the best 'Value for money' destination). …

Cirali, Turkey: Secret Seaside

<i>Where is this beach? South-west Turkey, an hour's drive from Antalya</i><p><i>Who's it good for? Families, nature lovers (for the loggerhead turtles)</i><p><i>What is there to do? Watch the loggerhead turtles, enjoy the beach, walk to the Chimaera</i><p><i>What makes it special? Development is minimal, thanks to protection by</i> …

A guide to the eateries of Portugal

Heaven awaits. But leave any preconceptions at home about what kind of place might serve good food and drink. For the best overall experience, including value for money and quality of food, choose modest establishments offering traditional Portuguese food in simple surroundings.<p>Adega (Cellar)<p>In …

Mumbai: a girl's guide to the best shops, hotels and restaurants

<b>Stay</b><br>In Mumbai, grand hotels rule, particularly the Taj Mahal Palace, where guests from maharajas to Mick Jagger have been staying since 1903. Don’t miss the hotel’s regally sized dhosas (or savoury crêpes) for breakfast. From £85; tajhotels.com<p>The Oberoi Mumbai has can-do-anything butlers, a pool …

Taj Mahal

Beyond Halong Bay: lesser-known highlights of northeast Vietnam

Stunning<p>Halong Bay continues to dominate the itineraries of most travellers in Vietnam, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of the country's northeast.<p>If you’ve got some time up your sleeve and want to delve a little deeper, you’ll find there is more to this region than cruising around Halong’s …

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Antarctica: planning the trip of a lifetime

A trip to majestic, remote Antarctica is truly the journey of a lifetime. Calving icebergs, breaching whales, deep-diving seals and cavorting penguins are just a few of the marvellous sights visitors can expect to encounter. Historic explorers' huts emphasise the adventure that it is to survive on …

Antarctica

A perfect day in Barcelona

The seductive seaside city of Barcelona is a hard-working place with a strong hedonistic streak.<p>The story of two thousand years is etched into its Roman remains, Gothic churches and Modernista mansions (especially the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudí). The assault on the senses …

Classic Paris: a fresh look at the City of Light

Just because you’ve visited a city’s top sight, does that mean you should never return again? Here, <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> tours the star sights of Paris, from the heights of the Eiffel Tower to the depths of the catacombs, and reveals some of the secrets that you may have missed the first time …

Double Arch after sunset

The world's best sunrises

Kicking back on a beach, cold beer in hand while watching the sun go down is one of travel’s finest pleasures. But there’s something far more rewarding about heaving yourself from bed in the pitch black and blearily traipsing to the top of a mountain or the edge of a cliff to see the sun rise in …