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A distinctive souvenir hat - just don't sniff it. Image by Anita Isalska / Lonely Planet
Behind the scenes • Community

What’s your most treasured travel souvenir?

Sometimes it takes more than memories and photographs to capture the essence of a travel adventure. How about a bronze flamingo, Indian drum or a lucky dollar bill? If you’ve ever gazed at your battered guide book or travel souvenirs and reminisced, you’ll know the power of objects to evoke a time and place. So …

By admin   30 May 2014 11:56am Europe/London
Image by Rudgr.com, courtesy of Ultra Europe
Quizzes & competitions

How to win tickets to Ultra Europe in Croatia, 11-13 July 2014

A summer in Europe just isn’t complete without a stint at one of the continent’s many music festivals, which punctuate the months of June, July and beyond with thumping beats, impassioned crowds and mind-penetrating melodies. So …

By Emma Sparks   23 May 2014 10:38am Europe/London
Wildlife Nature LPCHAT Blog poster

Join our wildlife and nature travel chat on Twitter at #LPChat

How do I take part? 1) Check out Lonely Planet’s wildlife and nature interests page. 2) Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #LPChat on Twitter on Thursday 22nd May from 5-6pm GMT+1/12-1pm EDT. 3) Questions will …

By Emma Sparks   14 May 2014 10:41am Europe/London
Lonely Planet's Talk2Us team standing in front of a bookshelf full of Lonely Planet guide books
Behind the scenes

Lonely Planet’s Talk2Us: where to send your burning questions, comments and feedback

Ever wanted to send us feedback after using a Lonely Planet guide? Noticed a mistake on our website? Perhaps you never got round to it before or you couldn’t find the right place to do …

By admin   6 May 2014 11:07am Europe/London
Bruce planting the G flag at the South Pole. Image courtesy of G Adventures.
Behind the scenes • Community

Meet a traveller: Bruce Poon Tip, founder of G Adventures

Want to see the world through another traveller’s eyes? For this month’s Meet a traveller Q&A we cosied up to the legendary Bruce Poon Tip to pick his travel brain. Bruce is a world traveller par …

By admin   1 May 2014 2:14pm Europe/London