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Nepal – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Angela hiking through the stunning Himalayas © Angela Tinson Angela Tinson, Associate Product Director in Lonely Planet’s Dublin office, recently returned from a trip to Nepal. Tell us more… Two friends and I recently hiked the Manaslu Circuit in the Nepal Himalaya. It’s a teahouse trek, meaning you mostly hike from village to village, staying

In the studio with Ferran Capo, illustrator for Lonely Planet Magazine – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Illustrator Ferran Capo hard at work © Anna Izquierdo The latest US edition of Lonely Planet Magazine has hit the shelves, so here’s a behind-the-scenes look at some of its contents! We chatted to magazine illustrator Ferran Capo about how he turned funny anecdotes about solo travel fails from Lonely Planet staff into striking illustrations

Bahrain – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Tom making friends with some of the locals © Tom Stainer Tom Stainer, Destination Editor for the Iberian Peninsula and Turkey, recently returned from a trip to Bahrain. Tell us more… I spent three days in Bahrain, the only island nation in the Middle East. It’s a small country next to Saudi Arabia, and an

Madeira as a family – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Jurga’s kids enjoy the view in Madeira © Jurga Van Steenbergen The small Portuguese island of Madeira is overflowing with adventures that are sure to spark young imaginations. Lonely Planet Pathfinder Jurga of recently took her family exploring in Madeira, and discovered stunning landscapes, tranquil beaches and a completely chilled pace of life. Madeira

a taste of Ethiopia – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Nellia in Ethiopia © Nellie Huang Lonely Planet Pathfinder Nellie Huang travelled to Northern Ethiopia to sample the country’s culture and culinary delights. Ethiopia has a rich and vibrant culinary heritage. Unlike other parts of Africa, where meat is scarce and variety is limited, in Ethiopia I feasted on delicious curries and diverse cuisine every