Posts Tagged ‘ Lonely Planet ’

The changing landscape of family travel

Feb 13th, 2020 | By

Travel has never been so child-friendly. Long gone are the days when in-flight entertainment was limited to one communal screen, museums hid all their fascinating wares behind glass, and dining out at fancy restaurants was an adults-only affair. Now you can fly wherever you want to (and often for reasonable fares), there’s a huge range of accommodation options for travelling families, and many more sights and attractions are geared towards entertaining small people. And that’s without even mentioning the benefits of technology. Digital maps, translation
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What’s hot: December: 2019

Dec 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Travelling on a carbon diet

Nov 29th, 2019 | By

It’s a challenge to travel anywhere without leaving a carbon footprint, but by adding more planet-healthy choices to your travel diet, you can help to keep yours to an absolute minimum. Here’s how…



We love England

Nov 16th, 2019 | By

Travel guide Lonely Planet has hailed England as the second best country in the world in which to travel. Here’s why…



Three hours from Tokyo

Sep 27th, 2019 | By

Headed to Japan for the 2019 Rugby World Cup which runs until the 2 November? When you’ve had your fill of rugby, be sure to explore Tokyo and around



World’s top 10 cocktail bars

May 28th, 2019 | By
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The lovely folk at Lonely Planet have put together a list of the best cocktail bars on the planet



Seven weird and wonderful spirits from around the world

May 25th, 2019 | By

Explore the exciting world of spirits with Lonely Planet The verdict is in: now is an exciting time to be a spirit drinker. Not so long ago, being a fan of liquor meant your go-to drink was a G&T, a rum and coke or a whisky on the rocks, rather than a beer or glass of wine. But times they are a-changing. The explosion of craft distilleries in the past five years has transformed the global spirits (and cocktails) landscape. This is in no small
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Falling for food trucks: part two

Apr 7th, 2019 | By

Join us on a tour of the world’s tastiest food truck dishes



Falling for food trucks

Apr 6th, 2019 | By

Join us on a tour of the world’s tastiest food truck dishes



What’s hot: January 2019

Jan 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now…



Best new openings

Dec 7th, 2018 | By
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Just because you’re a seasoned traveller doesn’t mean you have any reason to get jaded in 2019. There are plenty of exciting new openings coming next year to inspire you to plan your next trip…



Post-tsunami volunteering

Oct 9th, 2018 | By

Stephen Phelan shares a memorable experience from the road



Swimming with whales

Oct 4th, 2018 | By

Jean-Bernard Carillet shares a remarkable experience from the road



Learning to love solitude

Sep 28th, 2018 | By

Abigail Butcher shares a memorable experience from the road



What’s hot: September 2018

Aug 31st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



12 Travel

Aug 26th, 2018 | By

Decision-making is a bore, so find your destiny by following lucky number 12…



Holiday replay

Jul 31st, 2018 | By
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Instead of sighing over old Instagram posts, recreate the holiday experience at home



Lend a hand locally

Jul 25th, 2018 | By

Love your neighbourhood, don’t just live in it. Spare a day for volunteer work and emerge as a more mindful citizen



Coffee culture in Jamaica

Jun 22nd, 2018 | By

The low-down on the Jamaican coffee scene



10 things you learn about yourself while travelling solo

Jan 30th, 2018 | By

If you travel alone, you may learn just as much about yourself as the destinations you visit. These lessons can then be transferred to all areas of your life



What’s hot: December 2017

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now



Best new openings

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Think you’ve seen it all? Refresh your bucket list with these incredible new openings and experiences coming in 2018



Adventures in Ecuador

Sep 29th, 2017 | By

Andean mountains? Check. Amazonian forest? Check. Life-affirming islands and coastline? Check. Adventure seekers in Ecuador are spoiled for choice…



Make the most of Montenegro

Sep 27th, 2017 | By

Plunging canyons, virgin forests, a curvy coastline and jagged mountains sit side-by-side in Montenegro -a beautiful, compact country where bears and wolves still roam



What’s hot: September 2017

Aug 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Where the experts holiday: Nick Kontis, travel author and journalist

Jun 30th, 2017 | By

Award-winning journalist and author, Nick Kontis, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



The best places to visit in Europe in 2017

May 29th, 2017 | By

Europe is a treasure trove of incredible travel experiences, which can make deciding where to go a challenging task. Thankfully Lonely Planet’s travel experts have been on the case to bring you the best spots to add to your bucket list for 2017.



The art of compromise

Mar 7th, 2017 | By

Most couples know each other pretty well by the time they get married, so are used to making compromises in their daily lives. But travelling together is different. Out of your comfort zones you discover new things about each other. You might share ideals about everyday life but have very different ideas when it comes to adventure. So what do you do?