From reinvented classics to destinations on the rise, these cities are sure to inspire your travels in 2014.
Smart watches, Google glasses, self-drying T-shirts...what world-changing travel tech might be just around the corner?
Gadget addict, app aficionado or prone to wifi withdrawal? Find all the travel gear and tech you'll ever need on our theme page.
Don't try the street food, never travel solo... Leif Pettersen scoffs in the face of bad travel advice. Here are the myths you should ignore on your next adventure.
Discover the best destinations, trends and travel experiences for 2014.
Every epic journey must come to an end. Travel writer Oliver Smith reaches the finishing line of Lonely Planet's incredible voyage across the planet.
Swap Alpine huts for African sunsets and chocolate crêpes for rogan josh at these unlikely ski spots.
Measure your relative insignificance amid looming mountains, endless deserts, and belching volcanoes.
Find your way to a sand-fringed corner of paradise.
Celebrate the Bard with a visit to one of his old haunts, or explore the real-life setting of one of his famous plays.
There's more to this Swiss city than finance and fondue. Join the locals for public bathing, haute cuisine and spirited nightlife.
At these wellness retreats, the staff will kick your butt – and then spoil you silly.
When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – this is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.
This South American giant has long been a bit of a glamour puss, but a World Cup extravaganza guarantees it even more limelight.
These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers.
Take a globe-spanning Magical Mystery Tour from Hamburg to Buenos Aires in honour of the Fab Four.
The tiny Indian hill state of Sikkim combines trekking galore, alpine scenery and a culture steeped in Tibetan Buddhism.
Confident and cosmopolitan Riga is blossoming in time for a stint as joint European Capital of Culture next year.
Paris might seem timeless but, like all great cities, it exists in a state of constant change. Find out how the French capital is flourishing.
For those who like their trips to thrill, here’s our pick of the best places to feel pumped in 2014.
Cast aside your prejudice and find out why the 'Pearl of the Low Countries' is well worth a visit.
Sling your hammock on one of these glorious island hideaways.
Need inspiration for your travels? These 10 regions have captivated our travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches.
Savour these deliciously off-beat traditional specialties and get a true taste of the local culture to boot.
Roam the Carpathian mountains with our essential guide to mist-shrouded castles, wild bears and the notorious Vlad.
Discover the raw and rugged landscape of Scotland's islands, encountering wild horses, puffins and whales along the way.
Grab a stake and some silver bullets for a supernatural tour of Europe.
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