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    • Dubai to Create Marsa Al Arab Luxury Islands and Resorts for World Fair 2020

      Dubai to Create Marsa Al Arab Luxury Islands and Resorts for World Fair 2020

      In preparation for hosting the World Expo 2020, Dubai plans to develop a $1.7 billion tourist resort on either side of luxury hotel Bur Al Arab. The resort will incude two man-made islands (one for entertainment and families, the other for luxury a…
      - 24 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 6:20am -
    • What Lies Beneath: 8 Treasures in Hotel Basements

      What Lies Beneath: 8 Treasures in Hotel Basements

      Rooftop bars, breath-taking views, penthouse accommodations—we hear a lot about what guests can experience from the top of a hotel. But what about below ground where there is no view? What makes it worth descending into the subterranean? From Incan…
      - 24 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 4:00am -
    • Untitled

      With a line-up that includes Kendrick Lamar, Migos, Gorillaz, the Backstreet Boys, the Who, and Metallica, this 11-day festival pass is an incredible deal at less than US $75 (cheaper than a day pass to other major festivals this summer). Taking pl…
      - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 6:55am -
    • Untitled

      A collaboration between Japan’s JR East railway company and The Pokémon Company has given rise to the most adorable way to travel Japan: via Pikachu Express!The Pokemon With You train is not only festooned with yellow and brown ornamentation (…
      - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 6:35am -
    • Curious Cargo: 20 Strange Things You Didn't Know Were Flying With You

      Curious Cargo: 20 Strange Things You Didn't Know Were Flying With You

      Imagine this: While snacking on peanuts at 35,000 feet, suddenly you smell the faint whiff of hay. It’s not your imagination; chances are that just beneath your feet is a surprising array of cargo that you would never expect to share a commercial f…
      - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 6:05am -
    • 9 Exquisite Places to Luxuriate in Provence, France

      9 Exquisite Places to Luxuriate in Provence, France

      Provence is the jewel in France’s many-splendored crown, a wildly diverse region featuring splendid mountains, azure bays, rolling vineyards, and scrubby herb-scented garrigue. The region’s abundant sunshine, sublime wines, and fresh Mediterranea…
      - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 7:49am -
    • Travel Back in Time This Fourth of July with a Colonial-Themed Cocktail

      Travel Back in Time This Fourth of July with a Colonial-Themed Cocktail

      This Fourth of July, revisit what made America great—ingenuity and resourcefulness, especially when it comes to drinking. Enter Colonial Spirits: A Toast our Drunken History. Steven Grasse, owner of Art in the Age in Philadelphia’s Old City, an…
      - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 6:45am -
    • Studio Ghibli to Open Theme Park in Japan

      Studio Ghibli to Open Theme Park in Japan

      Aichi Prefecture’s EXPO Park already attracts fans of Studio Ghibli with a replica of Mei and Satsuki Kusakabe's home fromMy Neighbor Totoro, and it is detailed to perfection from the sliding doors to the traditional bath. Now, with a 200-hectare…
      - 29 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 7:30am -
    • Not Your Classical Greece: 8 Spots to Experience Modern Athens

      Not Your Classical Greece: 8 Spots to Experience Modern Athens

      Athens is a must for archaeology aficionados, but there’s so much more to the Greek capital than just ancient sites. This is a modern, vibrant metropolis whose labyrinthine streets teem with trendy offerings, from craft cocktail bars to hipster cof…
      - 29 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 4:28am -
    • A Dirtbag's Guide to Beijing

      A Dirtbag's Guide to Beijing

      When it comes to cities, Beijing is a beast unlike any other. With over 21 million residents, China’s capital city moves fast and never stops, pumping millions through its vast transportation arteries every day. Unlike their counterparts in Shangha…
      - 30 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 7:00am -

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    • Just back from: Bulgaria

      Just back from: Bulgaria

      Alex MacLeish, Key Account Manager at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a trip to Bulgaria. Tell us more… I was looking for an affordable city break somewhere that neither me nor my boyfriend had visited before and we landed on Sofia. But we en…
      - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 4:13am -
    • Just back from: Seville, Spain

      Just back from: Seville, Spain

      Claire Naylor, Senior Editor at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a trip to Seville. In a nutshell… If you love architecture, good food, friendly people and sunshine, then Seville is for you! Tell us more… Seville has been on my travel hit li…
      - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 4:35am -
    • LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from June 2017

      LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from June 2017

      In this month’s round-up of photographs from our Pathfinders we journey to Italy, Canada, Tanzania, Spain and New York City. If these gorgeous silhouettes, unique perspectives and peaceful depictions of nature don’t inspire you to grab your pass…
      - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 10:02am -
    • Travel quiz: August edition

      Travel quiz: August edition

      From Game of Thrones to the Gobi Desert, our latest quiz will put your cultural and geographical knowledge to the test. Up for the challenge? Put your game face on and share your scores with us on Twitter or Facebook. Good luck! TAKE THE QUIZ Want so…
      - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 5:30am -
    • Behind the ‘zines: Lonely Planet Traveller’s August issue

      Behind the ‘zines: Lonely Planet Traveller’s August issue

      The August issue of Lonely Planet Traveller UK has just hit the shelves, and it’s chock-full of ideas and inspiration for summer adventures. This month we set sail for some of the world’s most enchanting islands, from secret European boltholes to…
      - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 10:46am -
    • Join our off-the-beaten-track travel #LPChat on Twitter!

      Join our off-the-beaten-track travel #LPChat on Twitter!

      We’re bringing #LPChat back with a bang, by celebrating those hidden gems, little-known wonders and secret marvels that are tucked away in all corners of the globe, just waiting to be discovered. There’s nothing quite like stumbling across a wond…
      - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 9:36am -
    • LP Pathfinders: top posts from June 2017

      LP Pathfinders: top posts from June 2017

      We’re halfway through the year and there’s no sign of our Pathfinders slowing down on their incredible adventures. June brings us stories from Morocco, Myanmar, Italy, Canada, the UK and beyond… So whether you’re after a glamorous lakeside re…
      - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 8:53am -
    • LP Pathfinders: video of the month, June 2017

      LP Pathfinders: video of the month, June 2017

      Every month, we curate the best videos created by our Lonely Planet Pathfinders. This month’s feature is from videographer Robert French, who shot this stunning documentary style video focusing on life in Myanmar, one of our Best in Travel destin…
      - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 17, 8:36am -
    • Just back from: Oslo, Norway

      Just back from: Oslo, Norway

      Katharine Nelson, Lonely Planet’s Head of Marketing, recently returned from a trip to Oslo, Norway. Tell us more… After a work trip I had the option to spend a couple of days in Oslo so I jumped at the chance. It’s a beautiful city to walk arou…
      - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 11:57am -
    • Just back from: Dubai, UAE

      Just back from: Dubai, UAE

      Lauren Keith, Destination Editor for the Middle East and North Africa, recently returned from a trip to Dubai. In a nutshell… My visit to Dubai coincided with Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, which started at the end of May. It’s a fascinating ti…
      - 42 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 4:16am -
    Lux Smiles Dentistry
    Lux Smiles Dentistry
    Lux Smiles Dentistry
    Lux Smiles Dentistry

    New York Times: T Magazine, Travel

    • Running Free in Germany’s Outdoor Preschools
      Without toys and largely unsupervised, children climb and cook and howl like wolves in the wilderness.
      - 71 days ago, 18 May 17, 1:21pm -
    • India’s Lost Party Mansions
      The country’s Chettinad region is full of architectural relics in various states of decaying opulence. For some inhabitants, the extravagance goes on; for others, it is a memory slipping away.
      - 71 days ago, 17 May 17, 5:30pm -
    • Scotland’s Love Affair With Seaweed
      What used to be a Victorian fad — collecting it became a craze for genteel women (including the queen) — is now big business.
      - 73 days ago, 16 May 17, 12:27pm -
    • Return of the Campbell, an Ornate Grand Central Bar
      After months of restoration, the former office of a railroad magnate is reopening with three bars, reservations and a more relaxed feel.
      - 74 days ago, 15 May 17, 12:50pm -
    • In the Footsteps of Marcel Proust
      The legendary filmmaker William Friedkin recalls his obsession with “In Search of Lost Time,” and his attempt to see the novel in real life.
      - 74 days ago, 15 May 17, 5:50am -
    • Check In: In Sri Lanka, a Beachfront Resort Sets the Bar High
      Hotel developers are capitalizing on Sri Lanka’s beaches and jungles. Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle, one of the first, has amenities to spare.
      - 77 days ago, 12 May 17, 6:00am -
    • The Ghosts of Turin
      Just beneath the surface of this postindustrial city is a booming cultural capital, steeped in its own history and with a mysterious dark side.
      - 79 days ago, 10 May 17, 8:21am -
    • Southern Bali’s New Japanese Hotel
      Villas at the just opened Hoshinoya Bali are connected by a winding network of waterways.
      - 17 Feb 17, 11:09am -
    • The Best Places to Walk in Paris
      Lauren Elkin, who in her new book reclaims the concept of the flâneur for women, shares her favorite strolls in her hometown.
      - 2 Feb 17, 9:49am -
    • A New Beachside Bungalow to Book
      Jocelyne Sibuet opens the Villa Marie in St. Barth.
      - 1 Feb 17, 1:25pm -

    NYMag: Travel

    • Where to Stash Mom

      Where to Stash Mom

      And seven other New York hotels for every visitor you might get this summer.
      - 10 Jan 16, 6:15am -
    • The Urbanist’s Shanghai

      The Urbanist’s Shanghai

      Airplane-factory art, hidden Qing-era opium beds, cod in a bag.
      - 4 Nov 15, 8:01am -
    • Vacation After Dark

      Vacation After Dark

      Have a great night, in multiple time zones.
      - 22 Oct 15, 9:00am -
    • What’s New in Après-Ski?

      What’s New in Après-Ski?

      Because hitting the slopes is just an excuse to get sauced.
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:57pm -
    • 15 Excellent Parties, From Belgrade to Beirut

      15 Excellent Parties, From Belgrade to Beirut

      DJs, promoters, and other after-dark experts nominate (not-too-Zoolander) nights, from Belgrade to Beirut.
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:55pm -
    • 4 Music Festivals That Are Better Than Burning Man

      4 Music Festivals That Are Better Than Burning Man

      Festival-circuit regular Allie Silver of music management firm Free Radical Productions shares her favorite new international fêtes.
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:53pm -
    • Tokyo

      Tokyo

      Record-store beers, dancing in an old movie theater.
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:51pm -
    • Panama City, Panama

      Panama City, Panama

      Bars like your friend’s apartment, sobering sancocho.
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:48pm -
    • Delhi

      Delhi

      Caramel cocktails, late-night mustard fries
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:47pm -
    • Warsaw

      Warsaw

      Emo dance parties, Champagne and hot dogs.
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:44pm -

    San Francisco Chronicle: Rick Steves

    • Rick Steves: Ancient soul and sites awe in Old Eire
      While Dublin beckons with reminders of its stirring modern history on nearly every street corner, the best place to commune with the ancient soul of Ireland is its lush countryside.Iron Age monuments pepper the landscape, and while most sights are…
      - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 3:16pm -
    • Hydra, a Greek island reached by ferry, offers slower pace
      Water taxis whisk travelers from the quaint little harbor to isolated beaches and tavernas.Behind each mule train toils a human pooper-scooper; I imagine picking up after your beast is required.In 1956, Sophia Loren came here to play a Hydriot sp…
      - 15 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 10:14pm -
    • Rick Steves: Entrancing evenings in London
      There are loads of offerings — Shakespeare, musicals, comedies, thrillers, sex farces, cutting-edge fringe, revivals starring movie celebs, and more.If you’re on a budget, get a deal at the TKTS ticket kiosk on Leicester Square, or ask about st…
      - 64 days ago, 24 May 17, 6:52pm -
    • Rick Steves: Poland’s heart and soul in Krakow
      A folk band — swaggering in its colorful peasant costumes — gives me a private concert.Glancing around, I pan up to see its source: a trumpet poking out of the tallest tower of the hulking, red-brick St. Mary’s Church.Just as I spot the sun…
      - 84 days ago, 5 May 17, 3:53pm -
    • Rick Steves: Soaking up the continent’s best spas
      [...] for me, there’s no better detour in Europe than visiting a public bath or spa for a relaxing, good soak.Some Americans are prudish when it comes to enjoying public baths in Europe — especially when the dress code is just a towel.Highlig…
      - 92 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 8:08pm -
    • Rick Steves: What’s new in Germany, Vienna and Prague
      Throughout Germany, visitors will find events and exhibits honoring this anniversary, highlighted by three special exhibitions that will be on display from April until November in three visit-worthy cities.At the Lutherhaus museum in Wittenberg, wh…
      - 30 Mar 17, 5:05pm -
    • Rick Steves: What’s new this year in Italy
      Italy — with more culture, crowds and chaos per square kilometer than anywhere else in Europe — is most enjoyable when you’re up-to-date on its sightseeing and infrastructure news.Visiting some major museums — such as the Accademia (with Mi…
      - 7 Mar 17, 8:59pm -
    • Rick Steves: What’s new in Spain and Portugal for 2017
      Just across the Guadalquivir River from the city center, it now hosts a bustling fruit and vegetable market, numerous tapas bars, and the Museo de la Cerámica de Triana, which highlights the district’s tile-producing history.After visiting the m…
      - 17 Feb 17, 3:01am -
    • Rick Steves: The ancient Tuscan towers of San Gimignano
      Visually striking and perfectly preserved, it gets all the fawning attention from passing tour buses.Though a unique sight today, pointy skylines were the norm in Tuscany in the Middle Ages, when feuding noble families ran the hill towns (think Mon…
      - 24 Jan 17, 8:17pm -
    • Rick Steves: Wandering backstreets of Montmartre
      Montmartre, the hilltop neighborhood hovering on the northern fringes of your Paris city map, is in many ways the perfect French cliche: red-and-white checkered tablecloths, artist’s easels filling petite squares and bohemian cabarets offering up h…
      - 13 Jan 17, 4:10pm -

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    • Volcanos and Penguins and Wine Oh My
      The 28 or so hours traveling here has proven to be more than worth itWhile the flight from Houston to Santiago was overnight and in the dark the three hours from Santiago to Punta Arenas were spent winging over the Andes. Amazing is a word overused i
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    • Spring season in New Zealand
      Premier jour Taupo.. o il ne fait pas spcialement beau L'occasion pour moi de revisiter mes premiers jours en NouvelleZlande
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    • Raglan sunset
      Premiers FishChips neozelandais face l'ocan de Raglan C'etait aussi le soir d'une clipse totale mais comme je suis hyper doue je l'ai pas vraiment vue et je ne sais donc pas quoi a ressemble
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    • Hamilton Lake
      Deuxime ville en compagnie de Dan l'english Hamilton Ville qui ne valait pas plus qu'Auckland a mes yeux car beaucoup trop de gros buildings et de d'industries Malgres cela j'ai su trouver un lac qui valait le dtour mais que beaucoup de personne
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    • Hamilton Lake
      Deuxime ville en compagnie de Dan l'english Hamilton Ville qui ne valait pas plus qu'Auckland a mes yeux car beaucoup trop de gros buildings et de d'industries Malgres cela j'ai su trouver un lac qui valait le dtour mais que beaucoup de personne
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    • Auckland
      Premiers pas en NouvelleZlande aprs 43heures de trajetAuckland n'est pas la ville que j'enviais la NouvelleZlande mais il me fallut bien trois nuits pour me remettre du jetlag et pour me faire quelques copains avec qui voyager Backpacker
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    • Camping in Stockholms Archipelago Finnhamn and Ingmars
      Got the wonderful suggestion from my boyfriend James that we start a travel blog together and keep a track of our trips and travels and of our expanding adventures as we get to see and learn more about our mysteriously beautiful planet. Being a bit o…
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    • Hangzhou Tag 24
      Der groe Wetterbuddha ist mir am heutigen Tag wohlgesonnen und beschert mir zumindest keinen Regen. Ich kann also ab 8.30 Uhr im chinesischen Stil noch einmal Hangzhou erkunden. Mit meinem klapprigen Fahrrad starte ich also meine Erkundungstour rund…
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    • Final leg
      We spent our last night in Dar es Salaam celebrating my passing of the BCBA exam. We acted totally out of character and booked an executive room at the Serena Hotel and enjoyed all the benefits. We did look a bit out of place arriving to this 5 star…
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    • Marthas Vineyard.
      Weather was going to turn on us to get to the next destination so our Captain decided to leave Newport early to bit the storm. The boss drove the rental car and took the ferry while we took the yacht Pretty odd. They got in to a little adventure that…
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