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We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and to rate those destinations by 16 criteria (for example, which was the best ‘Value for money’ destination). More than 3000 people responded, and the results are now in. In this post we look at the popular …

By admin   26 February 2013 12:08pm Europe/London
Cambodia.
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Lonely Planet Traveller’s Choice: the top destinations of 2013, part 2

It’s no easy task deciding on your favourite countries to travel to. We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and then we asked them …

By admin   26 February 2013 12:07pm Europe/London
Community

Lonely Planet Traveller’s Choice: the top destinations of 2013, part 1

At Lonely Planet, debates are constantly raging over our favourite countries for food, our best-value travel finds and our number one destinations overall. These debates culminate in our annual Best in Travel selections, but we …

By admin   26 February 2013 12:06pm Europe/London
Pichilemu beach
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Twitter Beaches competition: the winning picture

Last month we asked you to send us your best shots of beaches around the world via Twitter. We collated all your entries in our Beaches Photo Competition page and asked you to vote for …

By admin   23 February 2013 4:50am Europe/London
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Are you ever too old to stay in a hostel?

This is a guest post from Colm Hanratty, Editor at Hostelworld.com. Over a decade ago at the ripe old age of 22, I did something for the first time that would change my life forever …

By admin   8 February 2013 10:23pm Europe/London
Happy Valentine's Day!
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The best worst travel pick-up lines

You’re travelling solo in France and looking for some company. You meet a stranger’s eyes across the room of a crowded Parisian bistro. If only you had a clever Paris-themed pick-up line at the ready …

By admin   5 February 2013 10:27am Europe/London