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Many of the photos being submitted to our Capture the City photo competition, even if they’re not perfect guidebook cover photos, are really hitting the nail on the head and capturing the essence of the city in the photograph. Photographers are taking different approaches to the challenge: some go for the macro-level wide view of …

By admin   31 May 2012 10:59am Europe/London
Community • Quizzes & competitions

Capture the City: 5 of our favourite photos so far

Many beautiful photos are being submitted to our Capture the City photo competition, where we’re looking for the photo that best captures the essence of a city and would be perfect for the cover of …

By admin   26 May 2012 5:58am Europe/London
Behind the scenes

Lonely Planet’s Year of Adventures coming to Travel Channel

Lonely Planet has been producing travel-related television shows for over 10 years, but we’re especially excited about our latest and doubly happy to be able to announce the upcoming US premiere of the new television …

By admin   15 May 2012 7:32am Europe/London
Car standing on a cliff
Quizzes & competitions

Road Trips: the winning picture

Our independent judge has been busy assessing the final picture selection of our Road Trips photo competition and has now finally reached a verdict. Before we reveal the winning entry, let’s have a look at …

By admin   5 May 2012 1:15am Europe/London
Pumpkin soup dish
Quizzes & competitions

A culinary adventure: the winner

We asked you to tell us what had been your best culinary experience while travelling around the world for a chance to win a tour of Morocco, Tuscany or South America thanks to G Adventures …

By admin   3 May 2012 9:29pm Europe/London
People pushing car

Road Trips photos: our top 20 picks

Last month we asked you to send us the best picture of your road trips to our Facebook Road Trips Competition. The result was overwhelming, with more than 1,300  submissions, ranging from the evocative to …

By admin   2 May 2012 1:55am Europe/London