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Lonely Planet Pathfinder Nellie Huang recently went on a trip to California and gives us a glimpse of the spectacular snowy scenery she witnessed while there. ‘The first time I saw California was 10 years ago. I fell in love with the sun-drenched, laid back Golden State and have been dropping in for a visit …

By Joe Davis   27 April 2016 12:58pm Europe/London
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Pathfinders

Pathfinder pics: The landscapes of Chile

Lonely Planet Pathfinder Macca Sherifi, recently took some time out to visit Chile and explore its vast landscapes. Here he shares some of his favourite Instagram snaps he took while exploring, and shares his tips on …

By Joe Davis   26 April 2016 4:19pm Europe/London
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Behind the scenes • Community

Just back from… Sri Lanka

Emma Sparks, Deputy Editor at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a two-week trip to Sri Lanka. Tell us more… My boyfriend and I travelled in a loop from Colombo to Kandy and along the southwest …

By Louise Bastock   25 April 2016 10:50am Europe/London
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LP Kids

Family travel snap: Lonely Planet Pathfinder Christine Knight

This month we’re catching up with Christine Knight, who – in her own words – loves to travel, eat cake, photograph her daughter and dream big! She especially likes sharing ideas for things to do …

By Imogen Hall   21 April 2016 9:46am Europe/London
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Pathfinders

LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from March 2016

It was all about strong focal points this month, with animals, fellow travellers and scenic sunsets taking centre stage in our Pathfinders’ Instagram shots. Every month we share the most eye-catching and interesting captures from …

By Maria McKenzie   13 April 2016 10:31am Europe/London
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Join our family city trips #LPchat on Twitter!

We know your little explorers-in-training love to get out there and see the world, but equally we understand that travelling with children presents its own set of travel challenges. Which is why we’ve loaded our …

By Maria McKenzie   12 April 2016 10:23am Europe/London
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Behind the scenes • Community

Just back from… Edinburgh

Louise Bastock, Assistant Editor at Lonely Planet, is just back from being a big kid in Edinburgh. Tell us more… I was up in Scotland checking out the Edinburgh Science Festival (sciencefestival.co.uk) for Lonely Planet Kids. …

By Louise Bastock   11 April 2016 12:01pm Europe/London
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LP Pathfinders: top posts from March 2016

Once again our Pathfinders have been on all kinds of enviable adventures – from African safaris to swimming with stingless jellyfish. Awesome snaps and inspiring stories abound, but as usual, amongst the drool-worthy stuff you’ll find …

By Louise Bastock   8 April 2016 12:06pm Europe/London
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Lonely Planet Kids: Story Starter competition

We know your kids love to travel but often the journey itself can test everyone’s patience. But we’re hoping to change all of that with our latest Lonely Planet Kids book, Boredom Buster. To celebrate its …

By Imogen Hall   1 April 2016 7:54am Europe/London
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Behind the scenes • Community

Just back from… Norway

Bella Falk, freelance TV Producer and Director, recently returned from a Lonely Planet filming trip to Norway. Tell us more… I was sent to the remote village of Geilo, in the Norwegian mountains, to film …

By Louise Bastock   29 March 2016 10:03am Europe/London