Our essential beach guide does everything but rub the sunscreen on your back. Grab some sunglasses and discover the loveliest stretches of coast.
Fancy a dive with a manta ray? April in Indonesia is the perfect time and place. Get more recommendations from our travel experts.
Walking stones, leaning pillars and some seriously saucy nymphs. Discover the strange facts behind the world's most iconic sights.
Let's face it, you're not just going for the football. Get back to nature, feast on local fare or kick back on a beach with our round-up of Brazil inspiration.
Discover the planet's most spine-tingling wildlife encounters on our Power of Nature page.
Ume-where? Here's an entire year of highlights in Sweden's hippest city, the European Capital of Culture for 2014.
From desert palaces to treehouses with a twist, feast your eyes on our picks of the most unique places to stay this year.
Set aside your preconceptions. Photographer Stuart Butler captures the sun-burnished sands and ancient temples of Sudan.
Amazing experiences don't have to have sky-high prices. Lonely Planet's experts have hand-selected the best budget stays for 2014, from Bulgaria to Brazil.
Want a hotel with a conscience? Bed down in wilderness lodges, sustainable hostels and guesthouses with heart - here's our definitive list.
Our Thorn Tree community forum shares updates for travellers following the eruption of Mount Kelud.
Don't skip straight to Paris! Explore the Nord-Pas-de-Calais and be charmed by small-town quirk, rustic cuisine and art galleries to amaze.
Lace up your sturdiest hiking boots for an adventure into the "Land of High Passes", India's most ruggedly beautiful stretch of the Himalaya.
Want to explore Rome like a local? Step away from the crowds to discover an array of architectural gems, colourful neighbourhoods and secret sights.
Ditch the malls and discover lush offshore islands and monkey parks in Asia's most exciting city-state.
New Year's resolutions thoroughly on the wane? Embrace a year of hedonism with these boozy breaks around the globe.
Want the bear essentials on Yellowstone's wildlife? Look no further than our expert spotter's guide.
Get ready for the big kick-off with our essential guide to Brazil - starting with host cities Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba and Porto Alegre.
Fancy getting hitched on pearl-white sands or in a volcanic crater? Either way, these gay friendly destinations are among the best places to say 'I do'.
Express your ardour with adventures in husky sleds, craft beer binges and genteel boat rides - we've got romantic picks for every travel style.
Sea otters canoodling in the kelp, humpback waves smashing through the surf - coastal California's rich ecosystem has much to amaze wildlife spotters.
Beware the full moon with our round-up of gloriously ghoulish horror movie destinations.
Experience Cape Town at her radiant best as the Mother City assumes the mantle of World Design Capital this year.
Travel with kids is still travelling. Take a road trip along Australia's dazzling Capricorn Coast with our expert author.
Catch a glimpse of mighty elephants and playful river otters in wild West Africa.
Discover the best destinations, trends and travel experiences for 2014.
Feed pandas, swim with dolphins or ride a camel over the desert dunes - these wild encounters will take you closer to nature than you ever thought possible.
There's an especially rich calendar of anniversaries taking place this year, so why not time your trip to coincide with these special events?
Spend your time in Russia's capital, not your roubles. Experience epic architecture and immerse yourself in history with our shoestring guide.
Want to explore the hidden gems of the 50 states? Our experts have selected the unmissable destinations for 2014.
You don't need to dangle from a bungy rope to enjoy New Zealand. Discover the highlights of quirky Queenstown with our tips on wine tasting, horse riding and hot air balloons.
Smack your lips for unexpected culinary delights with our menu of local cheeses, Somerset cider and Cornish pasties.
Immerse yourself in Brazil's pulse-pumping nightlife, enchanting rainforests and yes, those perfect beaches. Here's where to start in South America's tropical playground.
There more to Swedish cuisine than meatballs. Feast on freshly caught seafood, tangy lingonberry jam and some knockout local liqueurs.
Don't be dazzled by cheap flight prices. Here's what to look for in the fine print before you click 'book now'.
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.
Ogle seahorses, gaze at stars or unleash your inner vulcanologist. Boost your brainpower on the Big Island with a little help from our Hawaii expert.
Snooze in an ice hotel, command a squad of yapping dogs or marvel at the Northern Lights - Sweden is the perfect place for a wondrous winter escape.
All partied out or stuffed like a Christmas turkey? Get back to nature with an invigorating retreat to the Gold Coast Hinterland.
Find your island in the sun on Japan's little-known Ogasawara archipelago.
Go old-school on your next trip with film cameras, paper maps and a social media blackout. Bliss.
From reinvented classics to destinations on the rise, these cities are sure to inspire your travels in 2014.
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.
Singe your tastebuds on flaming sandwiches, chili-laced salads and the world's hottest curry.
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