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Cory Lee
Behind the scenes • Community

Just back from… Israel

Cory Lee, travel blogger at Curb Free with Cory Lee and Lonely Planet Pathfinder, recently returned from an epic trip to Israel. In a nutshell… Israel is considered the Holy Land to Jews, Christians and Muslims. So unsurprisingly, it is a land steeped in history. But despite being extremely historical, I was still able to …

By Louise Bastock   26 September 2016 3:34pm Europe/London
Orla
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Just back from… St Petersburg

Orla Thomas, Features Editor of Lonely Planet Traveller magazine, recently returned from the Russian city of St Petersburg, where she was researching a feature for the mag. Tell us more… With photographer Gary Latham (garylatham.co.uk), …

By Louise Bastock   19 September 2016 9:56am Europe/London
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Behind the scenes • Community

Just back from… San Diego

Cindy Guier, Copy Editor for Lonely Planet’s US magazine, is just back from a family vacation to San Diego, California. Tell us more… My husband, son and I spent nine days vacationing in the San …

By Louise Bastock   12 September 2016 10:00am Europe/London
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Behind the scenes

Behind the ‘zines: Lonely Planet Traveller’s October issue

This month’s UK issue of Lonely Planet Traveller magazine has just hit the shelves and it’s chock-full of travel inspiration, from epic bike rides in France, New Zealand and Vietnam to the majestic mountains of …

By Sophie McGrath   8 September 2016 11:00am Europe/London
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Behind the scenes • Community

Just back from… Yosemite National Park

Hope Corrigan, Trade Sales Associate at Lonely Planet, is just back from an action-packed overnight trip to Yosemite National Park. Tell us more… My parents were visiting from Florida and we decided to spend two …

By Louise Bastock   6 September 2016 11:52am Europe/London
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Just back from… Brittany, France

Claire Richardson, Picture Editor at Lonely Planet Traveller magazine, recently returned from a long weekend in Brittany in northwest France. Tell us more… My fiancé and I enjoyed a self-drive boat tour on a stretch of …

By Louise Bastock   22 August 2016 2:40pm Europe/London
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Behind the scenes • Quizzes & competitions

The Best Things in Life are Free… in San Francisco

To celebrate the launch of The Best Things in Life Are Free, last weekend we hit the streets of San Francisco on a walking tour with San Francisco City Guides (sfcityguides.org) to give sightseers free copies …

By admin   16 August 2016 6:01pm Europe/London
Joe Sintra
Behind the scenes • Community

Just back from… Portugal and Spain

Joe Davis, Online Marketing Coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from a flash road trip through Portugal and Spain. Tell us more… I spent a weekend in Lisbon before driving 800 miles down the …

By Louise Bastock   8 August 2016 9:29am Europe/London
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Just back from… Vancouver, Canada

AnneMarie McCarthy, Social News Coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from an action-packed trip to Vancouver. Tell us more… I was in Vancouver for just over a week visiting friends who moved there 18 …

By Louise Bastock   25 July 2016 4:46pm Europe/London
Matt
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Just back from… Namibia

Matt Phillips, Destination Editor for Sub Saharan Africa at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a trip to one of his all-time favourite destinations, Namibia. Tell us more… Much like the Namib dunes at sunrise, my …

By Louise Bastock   11 July 2016 3:02pm Europe/London