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'Edmonton like a local': Scathing Lonely Planet review inspires insider's guide of city

New guidebook includes '45 Ways to Edmonton Like a Local'<p>When Vikki Wiercinski heard Edmonton described as a "frigidly cold" government town in a …

Travel

Win A Trip for 2 to Curacao from Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet is giving you a chance to win a trip for two to Curacao.<p>The prize includes airfare, hotel stay, some activities and more!<p>I’ve never …

Travel

Lonely Planet Announces its 7 Best Travel Blogs and Trailblazers

2017 saw Lonely Planet reveal their favourite seven travel blogs and launch their groundbreaking Trailblazers programme. And I’m thrilled to announce …

Travel

Introducing our Lonely Planet Trailblazers – Lonely Planet blog

A selection of Lonely Planet Trailblazers and staff in the London office<p>Since the Lonely Planet Pathfinders programme launched in late 2014, we’ve watched the travel influencer community grow and evolve rapidly. The Pathfinders initiative is designed to be inclusive for all who have a passion for …

Travel

The Best-Value Vacation Destination Is in Eastern Europe

2018 is right around the corner and the question on my mind is: Where will I go on vacation next year? I have my eye on Puglia (you have to see these …

Europe

How to Travel Like a Lonely Planet Editor

Imagine if you could get paid to travel for a living. We know that spending your money on experiences makes you happier than spending your money on …

Travel

#lpexperthour: Caribbean travel, post-hurricane

In September 2017 parts of the northern Caribbean islands were hit by two of the most impactful and major hurricanes in recent memory, one after the other, leaving devastation, flooding and homelessness in their paths.<p>But with many communities already starting to rebuild and regroup, the Caribbean …

Caribbean

WIN a Lonely Planet Big Earth book - Cruising With Kids

Here is your chance to WIN a Lonely Planet Big Earth book!<p>Christmas is coming and we’re treating <b>Four</b> of our lucky readers to this fabulous book, …

Top 10 trending holiday destinations for Canadians, according to KAYAK

Canadians are planning their winter holidays and while destinations like Fort Lauderdale and Cancun remain the top popular choices for many, others, …

Travel

How the 28-Year CEO Of Lonely Planet Is Changing The Face Of Travel Guidebooks

A: Daniel Houghton became the CEO of the world's biggest travel guidebook company at 24-years old. Since then, he's made one tough decision after another.<p>Running one of the worlds biggest travel guidebook companies is a dream come true. But for Daniel Houghton, the 28-year-old CEO of Lonely Planet, …

Lonely Planet’s top 10 vacation destinations for 2018

It’s hardly surprising that the Lonely Planet staff has been pondering vacation destinations. That is, after all, what they do. But they’ve just …

Travel

A Photo Tour Of Lonely Planet’s ‘Top Ten Cities To Visit in 2018’

Lonely Planet is the largest travel publisher in the world, giving them enormous influence on people planning trips. Thankfully, they exercise great responsibility. Every year, they gather input from renowned experts and print their <i>Best in Travel</i> book, which highlights those parts of the world the …

Europe

Lonely Planet Reveals Best Travel Destinations for 2018

There are still two months to go before the end of 2017, but it is never too early to start making travel plans for next year. To help us along with …

Travel

Find out if San Francisco owes you $$ for overpaid parking tickets; deadline soon

Those who are used to owing the City of San Francisco money for unpaid parking tickets will like this news: SFMTA is offering people the opportunity to claim cash for their overpaid parking tickets.<p>The Municipal Transportation Agency has $600,000 in unclaimed funds from a couple of hundred people …

San Francisco

A Photo Tour Of Lonely Planet’s ‘Top 10 Regions To Visit In 2018’

Lonely Planet likes to highlight fantastic and lesser-known corners of the world every year in their ‘Best in Travel’ book. This year was a laundry list of inspiring locales to tempt the spirit of itchy-footed travelers the world over. We’ve already covered the ‘countries‘ and ‘best value‘ …

Travel

Lodge on top of the world with accolade

AN isolated wilderness lodge in Tasmania’s Central Highlands has won a major global accolade being listed as the third best place to stay in the …

South Africa

Lonely Planet's director of online marketing will share the company's insights at NewCo in Melbourne

<i>NewCo is a festival of innovation and inspiration where mission-driven companies invite you inside their offices to share stories of positive</i> …

Viral Marketing

Is Detroit among America's best or worst cities? It doesn't matter

I’m confused.<p>I either live in the worst city in America, or the second-best place on Earth to visit.<p>The “worst” classification comes from Wallethub, …

Detroit

The Top 10 Destinations to Travel to in 2018, Revealed

Even though Halloween hasn't quite yet passed yet, the weekend to celebrate Halloween is upon us, and that means we can begin to think about …

Travel

Detroit named one of the top cities to visit in the world by Lonely Planet

No. 2!<p>We were pretty excited earlier this year when the <i>New York Times</i> named Detroit the No. 9 global destination to visit earlier this year.<p>We’re movin’ on up, y’all.<p><i>Lonely Planet</i> has revealed its top destinations to visit in the world for 2018. As far as cities go, we’re No. 2 in the world.<p>No …

Travel

Chile, 2018's Destination of the Year

<b>Chile Tourism</b><p>The No. 1 Travel Destination<p>Guess who!<p>The land of adventure. Chile.<p>Lonely Planet's #BestinTravel rankings came out this week. The …

Chile

A Photo Tour Of Lonely Planet’s ‘Top 10 Best Value Places To Visit In 2018’

Yes, we are still watching the leaves turn and enjoying the gentle chill of October, but it’s not too early to start planning your 2018 travel itineraries. If you want the best deals, you should be locking some price trackers on cities right now and determining when you can get the best deals. But, …

List-Worthy

Social media reacts to Canberra's Lonely Planet listing as the third best city to visit

Canberra as the third best city to visit in 2018? It was always going to be a controversial decision.<p>As soon as the announcement was made public the …

Australian News

Lonely Planet says SA is one of the 10 best countries to visit

Amid local economic gloom, the travel guide highlights Cape Town’s ‘beaches and mountains‚ wildlife and wine’ (no word on the water)<p>26 October 2017 - …

Business (South Africa)

These Are the 3 Best Cities to Visit in 2018

Can you guess which ones?<p>Already dreaming of your next vacation? Lonely Planet has some ideas.<p>The travel brand just released its list of the best …

Travel

Lonely Planet Names the Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2018

You're going to want to make sure your passport is good to go.<p>If you're already looking for inspiration for the year ahead, Lonely Planet has just revealed its "Best in Travel" selections for 2018 and it's quite the wish list.

List-Worthy

Lonely Planet names the top destinations for 2018

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 names the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value destinations that Lonely Planet experts recommend travelers experience next year. Click through the gallery above to see the winners in all four categories.<p>To find out more about the winners, visit …

List-Worthy

Brexit has made the UK 'the seventh best value holiday destination in the world'

Brexit has made UK one of best value holiday destinations in the world due to fall in the value of the pound, according to travel guide Lonely Planet.<p>Lonely Planet has included the UK in the top 10 list for the first time this year, urging holidaymakers from overseas to "reap the rewards" of …

Travel

A Photo Tour Of Lonely Planet’s ‘Top 10 Countries To Visit In 2018’

Lonely Planet loves making lists of the best places for all us weary wanderlusters to visit. As the year winds down, they publish a list of the top ten countries, cities, best value destinations, and regions in a book called ‘Best in Travel.’<p>This year’s list of the ten best countries caught our …

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