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video of the month, July 2018 – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Green rice terraces, with Fansipan Mountain in the background © Ratnakorn Piyasirisorost / Getty Images. Every month, we curate the best blog posts, videos and Instagrams from our Lonely Planet Pathfinders. This month we’ve got a double instalment of their best videos, as we feature our top picks from June and July. First up is

top Instagrams from July 2018 – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Jodhpur from above © Mark Hadj Hamou Our Insta-savvy Pathfinders truly outdid themselves in the month of July, schooling us all in the art of expertly framing and capturing all manner of dramatic vistas in every corner of the globe. From the misty mountains of the Andes to the balloon-strewn horizon of Cappadocia, here are

top posts from July 2018 – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

This month’s round up includes an acrophobic traveller setting out to stand atop Norway’s spectacular Kjeragbolten © Beas777 / Shutterstock It’s been a whirlwind month for our globetrotting Pathfinders community, filled with adventures to madcap micronations, notorious prisons and perilous mountaintops – just reading about them all has left our heads in a spin. Selecting

Richard Collett, Travel Tramp – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Richard exploring an abandoned hotel in Bali © Richard Collett With overtourism becoming an ever increasing issue in the travelsphere, this month we were drawn to Richard Collett’s brilliant blog travel-tramp.com, which is dedicated to exploring lesser-known locales around the planet. Tell us about your blog… My blog is all about getting off the beaten

Lonely Planet Magazine contest winner shares highlights of a trip to Italy – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

Winner Brian and his partner Thania © Brian Maxey In fall 2017, Lonely Planet Magazine ran a contest offering one lucky entrant a trip to Italy! Here winner Brian Maxey shares some highlights from his journey. The colourful streets of Burano © Brian Maxey Burano We visited many spots along the coastline of Burano that

July edition – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

A new landmark has been stealing the limelight from London’s Tower Bridge © r.classen / Shutterstock What is Rotterdam’s new public park made from? And did a 25ft statue of a half-naked Jeff Goldblum really appear in front of London’s Tower Bridge? Test your knowledge of the latest happenings in the travelsphere with our travel