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Family travel snap: Lonely Planet travel writer Abigail Blasi

This month we’re talking to one of our long-standing writers, Abigail Blasi, who covers an eclectic mix of Italy, India, Malta and the UK for Lonely Planet. Abigail has three half-English, half-Italian, but wholly well-travelled children. …

By Imogen Hall   28 January 2016 10:29am Europe/London
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Just back from… the Caribbean

Sarah Reid, Destination Editor at Lonely Planet, recently returned from her first-ever Caribbean cruise. Tell us more… My fiancée and I thought it might be fun to escape the European winter in favour of a more …

By Louise Bastock   20 January 2016 10:31am Europe/London
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LP Pathfinders: top posts from December 2015

Toilets, spontaneous day trips and Texan barbecue ring in the new year in this month’s Pathfinders round-up. And if that eclectic mix isn’t enough, we’ve also got tales of wreck diving in Thailand (envy-inducing imagery included) and …

By Louise Bastock   11 January 2016 2:29pm Europe/London
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LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from December 2015

Epic natural locations blend with captivating street scenes depicting the everyday in this month’s Pathfinders Instagram round. Every month we share the most eye-catching and interesting Instagram captures from our Pathfinders community. Here are our …

By Seb Neylan   8 January 2016 2:16pm Europe/London
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Lonely Planet Kids: design your own planet competition

There may be a whole world of adventure at our very feet, but there are also many more beyond this planet that we call home. So, whether your little one is an aspiring space explorer …

By Maria McKenzie   1 January 2016 7:20pm Europe/London
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Family travel snap: Gina Vercesi from Kids Unplugged

This month’s family travel snap is going ‘unplugged’ as we talk to Gina Vercesi, founder of kidsunplugged.org. Her travel site encourages families to ditch their electronics in favour of each other and the world around them. What’s …

By Imogen Hall   22 December 2015 2:36pm Europe/London
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Vine adventures: the Christmas markets of Hamburg

Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Abigail King of Inside the Travel Lab recently took a trip to Germany to tour the Christmas markets and get in the festive spirit. Here she shares some of her favourite Vines. …

By Maria McKenzie   17 December 2015 2:55pm Europe/London
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Just back from… Myanmar (Burma)

Bella Falk, freelance director and producer, recently returned from a two-week group trip around Myanmar. Tell us more… As a photography geek I had lusted after Myanmar for ages – I’d heard the people and …

By Louise Bastock   16 December 2015 10:09am Europe/London
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Join our festive travel #LPChat!

It’s what many people consider to be the most wonderful time of the year; decorative fir trees are standing tall, twinkling lights are lighting up city streets and the scent of roasted chestnuts (and mulled …

By Maria McKenzie   10 December 2015 2:49pm Europe/London
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LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from November 2015

This month’s Pathfinders Instagram round-up includes captures from the ice caves of Alaska to the ancient desert towns of Morocco. Every month we share the most eye-catching and interesting Instagram captures from our Pathfinders community. …

By Maria McKenzie   9 December 2015 10:56am Europe/London