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what can Charles Darwin teach us about travel?

Illustration of a traveller looking out of a train window at a lake with mountains and forest in the background © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet

Wonderings: rambles through and reflections on traveling… this past month, James Kay ponders what passengers may find out from the father of literary theory © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm’s marble sculpture of Charles Darwin sits in the heart of this Hintze Hall, the elaborate central part of the Natural History Museum, London. With legs crossed, overcoat laid throughout knees and palms resting in lap, the fantastic naturalist is the lord of all he surveys. His chair on the half-landing of this royal […]

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The Best Travel Accessories That A Backpacker Needs!

The Best Travel Accessories That A Backpacker Needs!

As a backpacker, you’ll require a couple of travel accessories which can make your life so much easier and enjoyable while on the street. Read our tips and hints on the Top 5 Travel Films that backpackers want! 5. Sleep Sheet When staying in dorm rooms in hostels occasionally the bedding (linen, pillow and mattress ) may be overly disgusting to sleep . Everything you will need is a sleeping sheet to keep you clean. A sleeping sheet can also be called a traveling sheet, sleeping bag […]

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In the studio with Niki Fisher, illustrator of The Cruise Handbook – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

In the studio with Niki Fisher, illustrator of The Cruise Handbook – Lonely Planet's travel blog

Niki within her studio near Jindabyne, Australia © Niki Fisher Illustrator Niki Fisher is no stranger into displaying Lonely Planet titles — The Cruise Handbook is the 5th one she is illustrated. We caught up with her to learn how she made the brilliant cover page and also the way that ties in with preceding examples for the identical series. Inform us about the short The brief was to make a cover which depicted the selection of actions available on cruises in addition to the wide age […]

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Advice On How to Understand Everything That Is Covered Under Your Travel Insurance

Advice On How to Understand Everything That Is Covered Under Your Travel Insurance

The typical method of traveling overseas or into a remote location is by way of air, by airplane. Whether you are traveling domestically or internationally, you’ll be protected for those who have travel insurance coverage. You won’t ever understand what is going to take place on your holiday or traveling so that it would be best to possess yourself insured. By procuring aviation insurance, you can skip a few of the typical hassles of travel. For example, trip delay, flight cancellation, lost luggage, car lease delivery, resort […]

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best blogs, Instagram shots and videos from February 2019

Koh Lipe, Thailand

Get a unique perspective of Koh Lipe from our incredible Instagramers © Golf Photographer / Shutterstock As always our motley crew of ever more adventurous Pathfinders have been off exploring the far corners of the globe. This month we dig into the cool and quirky – whether it’s getting a fresh and unusual perspective of well-travelled destinations like London or discovering a lesser-visited (and slightly bizarre) towns and regions like Užupis in Lithuania. Best of the blogs Užupis: A quirky independent republic in the heart of Vilnius […]

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Hamburg, Antwerp, Florence, Istanbul, Las Vegas and Belfast

A double-page spread from the April edition of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK)

The April version of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) is available today! © Lonely Planet The most recent version of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) has hit the news rack! This April marks the mag’s 10 year anniversary, and to celebrate the event a special guest editor was given the reins — famous adventurer Bear Grylls. Alongside tales about Bear’s lifetime in traveling, attributes in this month’s topic include stories of reclusive artists in Alaska, a lowdown about Madrid’s hottest attractions along with a round-up of all Lonely Planet […]

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China Tour Travel Tips – Advice on Your Trip to China

China Tour Travel Tips - Advice on Your Trip to China

The prearranged China tour are the ideal option for those travelers first trip to go through the exoticism of all China. Prearranged tours means you will have some expert tour operators to assist with the travel arrangements such as booking resorts, customizing the excursions in China. This manner, the tour operators and tour guides not merely give educated details concerning the tourists attractions in which you may see, but additionally you can acquainted with all the natives very well across the excursion. If you are planning a […]

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Kalyan Panja, Travtasy – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Off-the-beaten-track explorer Kalyan Panja © Kalyan Panja

Off-the-beaten-track explorer Kalyan Panja © Kalyan Panja This month we caught up with Pathfinder Kalyan Panja who blogs in the Travtasy. Kalyan is a enthusiastic traveller and photographer who’s constantly on the watch for odd and off-the-beaten-track destinations. Give us the low down to your site… Travtasy is a room to share travel experiences with the purpose of inspiring individuals and assisting them traveling the world in a more daring way, while prioritising cultural market and neighborhood experiences. I’m driven by my passion to travel and need […]

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Travel Agents – Are You Being Ripped Off?

Travel Agents - Are You Being Ripped Off?

Right up there with real estate brokers and used automobile sales individuals, travel brokers are subject to much speculation in regards to sales tactics and prices. However, are you being sized up and ripped off each time you walk into a service or reserve a vacation? The solution is yes, you’ll be sized yes, given the opportunity many brokers will overcharge, some by as far as they can eliminate. Together with the excellent tools on the web most travelers won’t walk into a service till they feel […]

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the unusual sports of Kyrgyzstan’s World Nomad Games – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

the unusual sports of Kyrgyzstan's World Nomad Games – Lonely Planet's travel blog

The accuracy and skill of this horseback archers © Richard Collett Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Richard Collett of Travel Tramp, lately returned from a whirlwind trip through wild and amazing Kyrgyzstan, among our Best in Traveling countries to see at 2019. Between wending his way round rolling pastures and gawking at dramatic landscapes, Richard managed to nab himself a front row seat in the strange and attractive World Nomad Games… Kyrgyzstan is in the center of nomadic background in Central Asia. To celebrate the exceptional culture and customs […]

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