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Lonely Planet staffer Rana Freedman is cycling the North American Epic with the Tour d’Afrique. In her weekly blog, she’ll be covering the highlights of her adventures on the road. Here’s what went down in her third week. [View the story “Week 3: cycling the North American Epic” on Storify] Catch up with week one and week two …

By Maria McKenzie   30 July 2015 3:55pm Europe/London
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Family travel snap: LP writer, Charles Rawlings-Way

In this month’s family travel snap we talk to Charles Rawlings-Way, an LP travel writer based in Adelaide, South Australia. Charles and his wife Meg have travelled and written together for years and now have two …

By Imogen Hall   23 July 2015 8:54am Europe/London
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Storify: cycling the North American Epic week 2

Lonely Planet staffer Rana Freedman is cycling the North American Epic with the Tour d’Afrique. In her weekly blog, she’ll be covering the highlights of her adventures on the road. Here’s her second post. [View the story “Week …

By Seb Neylan   23 July 2015 8:40am Europe/London
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Just back from… Kazakhstan

Megan Eaves, North Asia destination editor at Lonely Planet, has just come back from a week exploring the cities of Kazakhstan. Tell us more…My trip to Kazakhstan was a ‘press trip’, so I was travelling …

By Louise Bastock   22 July 2015 8:52am Europe/London
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Storify: cycling the North American Epic week 1

For the next three weeks, Lonely Planet staffer Rana Freedman is cycling the North American Epic with the Tour d’Afrique. In her weekly blog, she’ll be covering the highlights of her adventures on the road. You can …

By Maria McKenzie   16 July 2015 2:06pm Europe/London
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Join our travel books and films #LPChat

Did The Lord of the Rings novels make you want to pilgrimage to Middle-earth? Or perhaps Wild has inspired you to go on your own backpacking adventure? Whether you’re a film buff or more of …

By Maria McKenzie   13 July 2015 3:08pm Europe/London
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LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from June 2015

The outskirts of Las Vegas, a pool in paradise, a mosque, some miniature panda bears, and a pathway of rooftops to the sea in Lisbon. Quite the variety of subjects in our new Pathfinders Instagram round-up! …

By Seb Neylan   9 July 2015 4:21pm Europe/London
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LP Pathfinders: top posts from June 2015

From green tea ice-cream to emerald lakes, laid-back beaches to desert hikes; our Pathfinders have been up to their usual travel tricks this month, eating and adventuring their way around the world and sharing their …

By Emma Sparks   9 July 2015 10:32am Europe/London
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Storify: Road tripping in Grand Canyon National Park

Lonely Planet author, Bridget Gleeson, recently ventured to the Grand Canyon National Park in the USA to check out the awe-inspiring landscapes, try her hand at some adventure sports and sample the prickly pear margaritas. Here’s what …

By Maria McKenzie   8 July 2015 12:14pm Europe/London
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Just back from… the west coast of Ireland

James Kay, Editor at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a road trip down the west coast of Ireland with his family. Tell us more… My wife and I spent a week driving down the Wild …

By Louise Bastock   8 July 2015 9:22am Europe/London