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Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: tourists are being sent home from some Turkish airports over E-visa confusion, Bangkok street vendors could be moved to new ‘designated areas’, tour guides …

By Travel News   20 August 2014 1:18pm Europe/London
Flame to the unknown soldier, one of many monuments in Transdniestr. Image by Stefan Krasowski / CC BY 2.0
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Icelandic volcano at risk of eruption, gastronomy museum opens in Greece, ban on US flights over Syria, Saudi hotel...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: gastronomy museum opens in …

By Travel News   19 August 2014 1:25pm Europe/London
The skeleton of Richard III. Image by Wolf Gang / CC BY-SA 2.0
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Tragic consequences to Crimean ferry queue, ice bucket exception to Californian drought rules and arrests at Arab-Jewish...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: long queues for Crimea …

By Travel News   18 August 2014 1:20pm Europe/London
Sarajevo at dusk. Image by Gabriel Hess / CC BY 2.0
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Iranian president in Twitter headscarf storm, winter weather chaos in New Zealand, Italian masterpiece stolen from a...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: Iranian president accused of …

By Travel News   15 August 2014 1:54pm Europe/London
Zombie fever catches in Stockholm. Image by Daniel Hollister / CC BY 2.0
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Pilot’s prosthetic arm falls off as he lands passenger plane in Belfast, fifth night of unrest in Ferguson and...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: a pilot’s prosthetic  arm …

By Travel News   14 August 2014 1:47pm Europe/London
Pera Museum, Istanbul. Image by Heidi De Vries / CC BY 2.0
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Blue shark sparks Rome beach alert, ‘Good Will Hunting’ bench in Boston becomes memorial to Robin Williams...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: Swimmers flee Rome beach …

By Travel News   13 August 2014 12:52pm Europe/London
Szechenyi Baths in Budapest. Image by Elin B / CC BY 2.0
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Man savaged by dingoes in Queensland, ‘serial stowaway’ flies from San Jose to LA without a ticket and the...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: Man survives dingo attack …

By Travel News   12 August 2014 12:53pm Europe/London
A group explores the Nigardsbreen Glacier, Norway. Image by George Dement / CC BY-SA 2.0
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West African Hajj pilgrims banned from Mecca due to Ebola outbreak, the Hungry Ghost Festival gets underway in Asia...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: Muslims from the West …

By Travel News   11 August 2014 12:54pm Europe/London
Wi-fi access crackdown in Russia.  Image by Manolo Gómez / CC BY 2.0
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WHO declares international health emergency in West Africa, Indonesian tsunami girl reunited with family after ten years...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: World Health Organisation issues …

By Travel News   8 August 2014 1:23pm Europe/London
Inside Vienna's city hall (Stadthalle). Image by Christian Kadluba / CC BY-SA 2.0
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Sweden devastated by forest fires, Doctor Who and the Daleks head for Cardiff, British medical students murdered in...

Get  the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: Sweden battles worst forest …

By Travel News   7 August 2014 12:59pm Europe/London