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See inspiring images from around the world at Lonely Planet’s pop-up photography exhibition

Travellers in London can now explore not only the UK capital but the entire world at an inspirational pop-up photography exhibition by Lonely Planet, which features incredible images from all around the globe.

Monks wandering through temple ruins of Ta Prohm in Cambodia.
Monks wandering through temple ruins of Ta Prohm in Cambodia. Image by ©Mark Read/Lonely Planet 

The exhibition runs from 8 to 20 November at Boxpark in Shoreditch to celebrate the launch of the brand new edition of Lonely Planet’s internationally bestselling landmark title, The Travel Book, which contains more than 800 stunning, brand new photographs.

Rider on horseback on Wharariki Beach at Cape Farewell in New Zealand.
Rider on horseback on Wharariki Beach at Cape Farewell in New Zealand. Image by ©Matt Munro/Lonely Planet 
Yak train in Nepal.
Yak train in Nepal. Image by ©Marvin Suria-Ramos/Lonely Planet

Visitors will be able to get a taste of the world through a collection of photographs, all featured in The Travel Book – and all guaranteed to fill you with wanderlust.

Stone circle 'Ring Of Brodgar' at sunrise in Scotland.
Stone circle ‘Ring Of Brodgar’ at sunrise in Scotland. Image by ©Justin Foulkes/Lonely Planet 

But stopping to admire the photographs is not the only reason to stop by: travellers can show off their creativity with a giant colouring wall, pick up a selection of Lonely Planet books for sale, or attend a drop-in session with travel experts.

Fishing village on the Weather Islands, seven miles off Bohuslan coast in Sweden.
Fishing village on the Weather Islands, seven miles off Bohuslan coast in Sweden. Image by ©Matt Munro/Lonely Planet
View of red mosque in the village of Adai, just outside Tafraout (or Tafraoute) at sunrise in Morocco.
View of red mosque in the village of Adai, just outside Tafraout (or Tafraoute) at sunrise in Morocco. Image by ©Simon Urwin/Lonely Planet 

On each weekend there will be session from noon until 3 pm. On 12 November, there will be a session with travel bloggers Kia Abdullah and Peter Watson of Atlas and Boot, while on 13 November there will be a session with travel photographer Matt Munro. The following weekend, on 19 November, there will be a children’s poetry workshop with Lonely Planet Kids poet-in-residence, Kirsty Pelling, and 20 November there will be a children’s creative workshop with the Lonely Planet Kids team.

Elephant walking on forest trail in Malawi.
Elephant walking on forest trail in Malawi. Image by ©Jonathan Gregson/Lonely Planet 

But, for anyone who isn’t in London this month, more incredible travel photography can be found on Lonely Planet’s Instagram.