go to content go to search box go to global site navigation

Lonely Planet blog

When we launched the Capture the City photo competition, we weren’t sure how travellers would respond. After sorting through over 2500 beautiful entries we now know the answer: everyone who entered aimed to make our job of picking a winner as difficult as possible. There just were too many great photos to get our heads …

By admin   26 July 2012 7:35am Europe/London
Meter with Printer

Top US travel scams

Considering the vast numbers of travellers each year, it’s encouraging that so little bad happens to people on the road. But there are things to be wary of. In the USA too, where American families …

By admin   10 July 2012 5:52am Europe/London
Our granūla (recipe below)

76-Second Travel Show: ‘How to make the world’s first breakfast cereal’

Breakfast cereal is the greatest food ever invented. Ready-made, pour-on-milk-and-go cereal. Ever wonder where it came from? Turns out a health nut with a dramatic beard, Dr James Caleb Jackson, created it during the US …

By admin   6 July 2012 5:54am Europe/London

How to be an ‘independence’ traveller

Independent travel is hot these days, as more travelers are planning trips themselves, going to new places and having greater experiences by delving deeper into local customs wherever they go. That’s music to our ears. …

By admin   3 July 2012 10:35am Europe/London