Lonely Planet Writer

FREE mini-guides: Dublin, Cape Town, Kraków, Honolulu, Jaipur and the Lake District

Free mini-guides - Jaipur spread in Lonely Planet Magazine Lonely Planet Magazine's January issue (UK) is out now! © Lonely Planet

Ready to start travel planning for 2019? These free mini-guides from the latest edition of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) should give you some ideas for budget trips, boozy weekends and cultural escapes.

For more inspiration, check out our January issue, which includes a fairy tale trip through the Czech Republic, a Scandi-cool sojourn in Stockholm, and northern lights-hunting in Finland.

Temple Bar, Dublin, at night Dublin has more than 750 pubs © Patricia Hofmeester / 500px

Beer in Dublin

A small city with a huge reputation, Dublin’s brilliance is underpinned by its formidable collection of pubs and breweries: use this list to navigate a route to the Irish capital’s best pints.

> Download free PDF

Aerial shot of the suburb of Sea Point under Lion’s Head hill The suburb of Sea Point under Lion’s Head hill © michaeljung / Shutterstock

Outdoors in Cape Town

There’s nowhere quite like Cape Town, a singularly beautiful city that blends cultures, cuisines and landscapes, all crowned by magnificent Table Mountain. See it in South Africa’s summer season.

> Download free PDF

Monument of Dr. Jozef Dietl in Front of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Kraków, Poland St. Francis of Assisi Church, Kraków, Poland © Melissa Sullivan / Shutterstock

Culture in Kraków

If you believe the legends, Poland’s second city was founded on the defeat of a dragon, and a mythical atmosphere does indeed permeate its attractive streets and squares. Use this guide to get to grips with its culture.

> Download free PDF

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA Waikiki Beach with Diamond Head in the background © Matt Munro / Lonely Planet

Honolulu on a budget

Honolulu, the boisterous capital of Hawaii, delivers an explosion of diverse experiences. Though a flight to these tropical islands doesn’t come cheap, once you get to the city, you’ll find it works just fine on a budget.

> Download free PDF

Amber Fort, Jaipur, India, under a blue sky Explore Amber Fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan © Genova / Shutterstock

Best of Jaipur

Enthralling Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan, is the gateway to India’s most flamboyant state. The city’s colourful, chaotic streets always create a heady spectacle. Follow our suggestions to see Jaipur’s top attractions.

> Download free PDF

Rydal Water, near the family home of William Wordsworth, Lake District, England Rydal Water, near the family home of William Wordsworth © Mike Hilton / 500px

Winter in the Lake District

Full of crisp, frosty fell walks, hearty dinner spots and cosy pubs with crackling fires, the Lake District is the place for a bracing, British winter retreat. Use this list to plan out a perfect seasonal holiday.

> Download free PDF

Want more freebies? Check out last month’s mini-guides.

Find Lonely Planet Magazine in UK shops and newsagents, digitally on iTunes, Google Play and Zinio, or subscribe from anywhere at lonelyplanet.com/magazine.

 

US resident? We also have a US magazine. Learn more about it at lonelyplanet.com/usmagazine.