With exciting developments happening every day in the world of travel, you never know what new stories you’re going to find on Lonely Planet Travel News. There were some amazing stories this year but these are the ten that captured your imagination and sparked your wanderlust the most.
Said to contain spiritual powers, this amazing creation is in an ancient spiral pattern and is only fully in bloom in June and July.
If you ever needed proof the ‘stitch and bitch’ is here to stay, it’s in the incredible interest in Alan Cumming’s intriguing New York club.
New hotels are always popping up but none of them excited out readers as much as the prospect of staying the night in an abandoned asylum. Will they be brave enough to follow through?
Nudist travel has been somewhat in fashion this year and, if this Instagram is to be believed, Australians are leading the way in this cheeky trend.
Will Harry Potter ever go out fashion? With a play, new movie franchise and themed cafes like this popping up, the fascination with JK Rowling’s world isn’t going away anytime soon.
Ski resorts may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Asia but maybe it should be as these up-and-coming destinations prove.
It’s been a problem for beach lovers since forever and now this ingenious, yet simple, solution will keep the sand where it belongs.
If you missed this fantastic celebration of all things sausage dog, don’t worry. It’s an annual event taking place in the Polish city every year.
2017 was most definitely the year of ‘van life’ but there can only be one winner in this battle and that’s when you have a cute dog in tow.
Every year thousands of people flock to Japan to see the iconic, yet brief, cherry blossom bloom so it’s important to get the dates right.
With 2017 wrapping up, now the big question is; what will we be reading in 2018?