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To celebrate the launch of our breathtaking new book, Beautiful World, we wanted to see the world through your eyes. So we asked our community to send their best photos encapsulating four different themes: space, community, untamed and celebration – with an epic photography tour of Tibet as the grand prize. We received tens of thousands …

By Emma Sparks   31 January 2014 11:08pm Europe/London
National Civil Rights Museum, housed in the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images.
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Celebrating Civil Rights on the road

Every January in the US, the nation comes together in celebration of American Civil Rights Movement leader Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. In honor of his life and the freedoms he inspired, Lonely Planet is …

By Emily K Wolman   15 January 2014 2:44am Europe/London
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We asked you: big hopes and travel dreams for 2014

New year’s resolutions may often end before they’ve even begun (anyone else’s gym pass collecting dust already?), but here at Lonely Planet we’re determined to keep our travel resolutions for 2014. We asked our Twitter …

By Emma Sparks   13 January 2014 9:00pm Europe/London