Kate Armstrong Lonely Planet author
The best way to get a real taste of Australia’s traditional customs and landscapes is to accompany a guide on a bush tucker and bush medicine tour around their locale. You’ll never look at a humble berry in the same way again. Gone bush ‘We are just going to swing by the supermarket,’ announces Neville […]Continue reading 'Australia’s best food experiences: a bush tucker tour in the outback'
Phillip Tang Lonely Planet author
Mongolian lamb, Sichuan-style chilli-spiked crayfish and flaky flatbreads with sweet wafts of fried spring onions cooked before you. Beijing showcases the best of China’s (and neighbouring) flavours, with a few surprising additions of its own. You’ll find Beijing’s food is as headstrong as its residents, not shying away from frying, garlic, chilli, fermented soybean and anything else that brings out […]Continue reading 'What to eat in Beijing'
Charles Rawlings-Way Lonely Planet author
Tasmania doesn’t look very big on the map – an inverted leafy triangle just a few hundred kilometers tall and not much wider across the top. But appearances can be deceiving for those planning a road trip of Australia’s most southern state. Down amongst the greenery, straight roads are rare and most of the wiggly ones […]Continue reading 'Road trip Tasmania: how to tackle the island state'
Ray Bartlett Lonely Planet author
Once just a placid fishing village at the very tip of the world’s third longest peninsula, Baja, Cabo San Lucas has blossomed into one of the world’s most famous spots for celeb sightings, grand scenery, sunning and snorkeling that’s unparalleled, and of course, parties, parties, parties.Continue reading 'Top 10 things to do in Cabo San Lucas'
Megan Eaves Lonely Planet author
There’s something brewing in the Orient, something that will make beer drinkers positively hoppy with glee. It’s a craft beer revolution, and one long overdue in a corner of the world known largely for samey, light lagers. From Seoul to Hong Kong, here is our ultimate guide to beer sampling and suds-sipping your way through […]Continue reading 'East Asia’s craft beer revolution: the ultimate guide to Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and China'
Sally Schafer Lonely Planet author
London is huge, fast-paced and packed with things you’ve been told not to miss. It’s a great city, but it can be hard for a first-time visitor to know where to start. Here are our recommendations for the top ten places to make a priority. 1. Tower of London A world of English eccentricity strikingly […]Continue reading 'Top 10 London for first-timers'
Tim Richards Lonely Planet author
As one of the oldest settlements in North America, Québec City’s 400 years of history can be spotted at every turn. With its beautiful assortment of historic buildings and narrow, cobbled streets, there’s a distinctly Old World feel to this French-speaking North American city. But the beauty of Québec City is its balance between the old […]Continue reading 'First time Québec City: exploring the capital on the St Lawrence River'
Megan Eaves Lonely Planet author
Hong Kong: a place bursting at the seams in almost every sense of the phrase. Like any politically charged city, there’s an undercurrent of creativity that provides an outlet for Hong Kong’s rebellious streak, translating into a clutch of interesting food experiences, design ideas and artistic endeavours. Here’s our guide to sampling what’s hip in […]Continue reading 'Hip Hong Kong: new art galleries and trendy restaurants'
Brett Atkinson Lonely Planet author
It’s one of the coldest days of the year in the New Zealand capital, but I’m in a Wellington brew pub busily zesting a summery selection of plump oranges, knobbly limes and stout grapefruit. Amid the shiny vats of the Fork & Brewer’s compact brewhouse, head brewer Kelly Ryan is carefully masterminding our collaboration for […]Continue reading 'On the craft beer trail in Wellington'
Andrew Bender Lonely Planet author
San Diego calls itself America’s Finest City, and who are we to argue? Its sunny, breezy countenance animates the pandas and koalas at its world-famous zoo, skaters and surfers on its iconic beaches, tousled-haired valet parkers and vested bartenders slinging drinks in hipster hangouts of the Gaslamp Quarter. It’s the nation’s eighth-largest city, yet we’re […]Continue reading 'First time San Diego: discover the best of America’s finest city'