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Rob Lendon, A second life – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Rob with kite runners in Kabul, Afghanistan © Rob Lendon Meet community-level Pathfinder Rob Lendon, whose blog takes you down the road less-travelled, using exploration to motivate people to be more adventurous and, crucially, happy! Give us the low down on your blog My blog is a creative outlet for me to share my

highlights of Hawaii – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Natasha and Cameron admiring the view in Kauai © The World Pursuit Lonely Planet Pathfinders Natasha and Cameron of The World Pursuit recently traveled to Hawaii to check out some of its most amazing landscapes and beaches. It’s easy to see why Hawaii is one of the most alluring destinations in the world. The islands

October edition – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Where in the world could you spot these two dapper gents? Find out in our quiz © Anders Blomqvist / Lonely Planet Do you know which sub-Saharan African country has Spanish as its official language? Or which Hindu celebration is known as the Festival of Lights? Test your knowledge of travel trivia with the October

Kyrgyzstan – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Megan snapping a selfie in front of otherworldly Kol-Suu Lake © Megan Eaves Megan Eaves, Destination Editor for North Asia, has recently returned from a trip to Kyrgyzstan. Tell us more… I spent a quick five days exploring the Tien Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan on a horse trek. Kyrgyzstan is an extremely mountainous country, and

In the studio with Lindsey Spinks, illustrator for Ancient Wonders

Lindsey hard at work in her studio © Lindsey Spinks Illustrating our new Lonely Planet Kids title, Ancient Wonders – Then & Now, was never going to be simple. It opens and folds to reveal in incredible detail what the ancient wonders of the world used to look like, from Angor Wat to Stonehenge. We

Join our Twitter #lpchat on Best in Travel 2019! – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Every year we release our Best in Travel list – a collection of 40 different destinations that we recommend travelling to in the coming year. From the best places to make your money go further, to the most epic new openings and national celebrations, it’s all on one handy list, just waiting to be ticked