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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 months ago. We went camping in the spectacular Tofino district on Vancouver Island for three days, then went back to …

By Louise Bastock   25 July 2016 4:46pm Europe/London
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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
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Just back from… Kaua‘i

Alexander Howard, Lonely Planet’s Destination Editor for Canada and the Western US, went on an adventure to the Hawaiian Island of Kaua‘i. Tell us more… While researching an article for Lonely Planet, I spent a …

By Louise Bastock   27 June 2016 4:41pm Europe/London
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Just back from… Venice (and the Veneto)

Anna Tyler, Lonely Planet’s Destination Editor for southern Europe, recently returned from a trip to Venice and its surrounds. Tell us more… My mum and I hadn’t been on holiday together for years, despite her …

By Louise Bastock   13 June 2016 10:53am Europe/London
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Storify: on the road in Nicaragua

Lonely Planet writer Bridget Gleeson was recently on a research trip enjoying the delights of Nicaragua. Here she shares her highlights from the road. [<a href=”//storify.com/bridgetglee/on-the-road-in-nicaragua-for-lonely” target=”_blank”>View the story “On the road in Nicaragua ” on Storify</a>]

By Maria McKenzie   8 June 2016 2:22pm Europe/London
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Just back from… Austin, Texas

Natalie Nicolson, US PR manager at Lonely Planet, is just back from an extended weekend in Austin, Texas. Tell us more… My cousin, who was living in Austin (and started an online magazine – thefoolmagazine.com …

By Louise Bastock   31 May 2016 11:21am Europe/London
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Just back from… Barbados

Lonely Planet’s Social Communications Manager, Maria McKenzie, is just back from a sun-soaked, action-packed trip to Barbados. Tell us more… I recently took a trip to Barbados, to not only escape the dark and grey …

By Louise Bastock   23 May 2016 5:16pm Europe/London
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Just back from… Canada and the United States of America

Joe Davis, Online Marketing Coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from an epic road trip through Canada and the United States of America. Tell us more… I spent three months driving 8000 miles from Calgary …

By Louise Bastock   3 May 2016 10:04am Europe/London
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Just back from… Sri Lanka

Emma Sparks, Deputy Editor at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a two-week trip to Sri Lanka. Tell us more… My boyfriend and I travelled in a loop from Colombo to Kandy and along the southwest …

By Louise Bastock   25 April 2016 10:50am Europe/London
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Just back from… Edinburgh

Louise Bastock, Assistant Editor at Lonely Planet, is just back from being a big kid in Edinburgh. Tell us more… I was up in Scotland checking out the Edinburgh Science Festival (sciencefestival.co.uk) for Lonely Planet Kids. …

By Louise Bastock   11 April 2016 12:01pm Europe/London