Travel

Jan 7 2018

Africa – Lonely Planet #cook #travel

#travel to south africa # Introducing Africa Something special about Africa touches the soul; it is a continent of 54 immensely diverse countries that is both deeply troubled and profoundly uplifting. Natural Beauty Whether you’re a wide-eyed first-timer or a frequent visitor, Africa cannot fail to get under your skin. The canvas upon which the continent’s epic story is written is itself astonishing, and reason enough to visit. From the tropical rain forests of Central Africa to the endless rippling dunes and waterless tracts of the Sahara. from the signature savannah of the east to jagged mountains and green-tinged highlands …

Dec 27 2017

North America – Lonely Planet #travel #package #deals

#travel america # Introducing North America The heart of North America beats through towering forests, undulating fields, high-plain deserts, pulsating metropolises and offbeat oases. Culture Iconic cities that need no introduction are just the icing on this culture-laden cake. Yes, you have the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Smithsonian in Washington DC but the buzz of music, art and film finds its way down into everyday life, with citizens as often creating as much as consuming. A historical melting pot of cultures and identities, North America features some of the world’s most multicultural art. From Toronto’s …

Dec 27 2017

Norway – Lonely Planet #africa #travel

#norway travel # Introducing Norway Norway is a once-in-a-lifetime destination and the essence of its appeal is remarkably simple: this is one of the most beautiful countries on earth. Stirring Landscapes The drama of Norway’s natural world is difficult to overstate. Impossibly steep-sided fjords of extraordinary beauty cut gashes from a jagged coastline deep into the interior. The fjords’ fame is wholly merited, but this is also a land of glaciers, grand and glorious, snaking down from icefields that rank among Europe ‘s largest. Elsewhere, the mountainous terrain of Norway’s interior resembles the ramparts of so many natural fortresses, and …

Dec 26 2017

Colombia – Lonely Planet #group #travel

#colombia travel # Introducing Colombia Soaring Andean summits. unspoiled Caribbean coast, enigmatic Amazon jungle, cryptic archaeological ruins and cobbled colonial communities. Colombia boasts all of South America ‘s allure, and more. Colonial Charm Led by Cartagena’s extraordinarily preserved old city, Colombia offers an off-the-radar treasure trove of cinematic cobblestoned towns and villages that often feel bogged down in a different century, content to carry on as they have since the departure of the Spanish without a care in the world. Unweathered Barichara and happily sleepy Mompox feel like movie sets, impossibly unspoiled by modern progress; while whitewashed Villa de Leyva …

Dec 26 2017

China – Lonely Planet #travel #advisors

#china travel agency # Introducing China Whether it’s your first visit or your twentieth, China is so big, so diverse and so fast-changing, it’s always an adventure. Breathtaking Antiquity Let’s face it: the world’s oldest continuous civilisation is bound to pull an artefact or two out of its hat. There isn’t history at every turn – three decades of perpetual development and socialist town-planning have taken their toll – but travel selectively in China and rich seams of antiquity await exploration. With tumble-down chunks of the Great Wall, mist-wreathed, temple-topped mountains, quaint villages, water towns and sublime Buddhist cave statues, …

Dec 26 2017

Chicago, USA – Lonely Planet #best #at #travel

#chicago travel # Introducing Chicago Steely skycrapers, top chefs, rocking festivals – the Windy City will blow you away with its low-key cultured awesomeness Art & Architecture It’s hard to know what to gawk at first. High-flying architecture is everywhere, from the stratospheric, glass-floored Willis Tower to Frank Gehry’s swooping silver Pritzer Pavilion to Frank Lloyd Wright’s stained glass Robie House. Whimsical public art studs the streets. So you’re walking along and wham, there’s an abstract Picasso statue that’s not only cool to look at, you’re allowed to go right up and climb on it. For art museums, take your …

Dec 24 2017

Cambodia – Lonely Planet #easy #travel

#cambodia travel # Introducing Cambodia Ascend to the realm of the gods, Angkor Wat. Descend into hell at Tuol Sleng Prison. With a history both inspiring and depressing, Cambodia delivers an intoxicating present. An Empire of Temples Contemporary Cambodia is the successor state to the mighty Khmer empire, which, during the Angkorian period, ruled much of what is now Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. The remains of this empire can be seen at the fabled temples of Angkor, monuments unrivalled in scale and grandeur in Southeast Asia. The traveller’s first glimpse of Angkor Wat, the ultimate expression of Khmer genius, is …

Dec 23 2017

Boston, USA – Lonely Planet #travel #itinerary #template

#boston travel guide # Introducing Boston Boston’s history recalls revolution and transformation, and still today it is among the country’s most forward-thinking and barrier-breaking cities. Why I Love By Mara Vorhees, Author Boston is wicked smaaht. I love that Boston is motivated not by money or politics, but by learning. The academic institutions are a source of innovative art, architecture and ideas that we all benefit from. The students provide a renewable source of energy and vibrancy that permeates the city. Yet for all the fancy buildings and big ideas, Boston is still a city of neighborhoods and local people. …

Dec 7 2017

Laos – Lonely Planet #gullivers #travel

#laos travel # Introducing Laos Laos, long a forgotten backwater, combines some of the best elements of Southeast Asia in one bite-sized destination. Something for Everyone Laos deserves all the accolades it receives. Adrenaline junkies can lose themselves in underground river caves, white-water rapids or jungle ziplines. Wildlife nuts can trek through some of Southeast Asia’s most pristine forests, still home to rare creatures. Foodies can experiment with the kaleidoscope of flavours that is Lao cuisine. From thrillseeker to gourmand, every type of traveller finds what they’re looking for in Laos, one of the most authentic destinations in Asia . …

Dec 7 2017

Lonely Planet Sri Lanka (Travel Guide) #srs #travels #online #booking

#sri lanka travel # Description Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Sri Lanka is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Follow in the footsteps of Buddha and modern-day pilgrims to the summit of Adam’s Peak, wander the crumbling ruins and lost cities of the cultural triangle in the heart of the island or explore undiscovered beaches on the recently reopened east coast; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Sri Lanka and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely …

Dec 6 2017

Madagascar – Lonely Planet #airline #tickets #cheap

#madagascar travel # Introducing Madagascar Lemurs, baobabs, rainforest, desert, trekking and diving: Madagascar is a dream destination for outdoor lovers – and half the fun is getting to all these incredible attractions. Wild World Madagascar is unique: 5% of all known animal and plant species can be found here, and here alone. The island’s signature animal is the lemur of course, but there are many more weird and wonderful creatures: the eerie-looking fossa (a cat-like predator), colourful and camouflaged chameleons, oddly shaped insects, vivid frogs, graceful rays and turtles, several species of sharks, and humpback whales during the winter months. …

Dec 5 2017

Tokyo – Lonely Planet #travel #express

#japan travel guide # Introducing Tokyo Yoking past and future, Tokyo dazzles with its traditional culture and passion for everything new. Why I Love Tokyo By Rebecca Milner, Writer I’ve lived in Tokyo for over a decade now and am continuously surprised – sometimes on a daily basis – by something new. Such is the joy of living in a city that prides itself on constant renewal and reinvention; it seriously never gets old. Tokyo has everything you can ask of a city, and has it in spades: a rich, cosmopolitan dining scene, more cafes and bars than you could …

Dec 1 2017

Spain Travel Guide – Lonely Planet #air #ticket #booking

#spain travel # Shop More product info Need help choosing the perfect title? Whether for your armchair or your backpack, here’s how to pick your best travel companion. eBooks & Digital Chapters Download travel advice and expert picks to your favorite device. Choose from thousands of individual digital chapters and hundreds of eBook titles. Shoestring guides Travel more for less. We’ve crammed our wallet-friendly guides with tips on budget eating, sleeping and transport. Country / Multi-Country Getting under a country’s skin, or exploring several? Our guides are packed with maps, listings and local knowledge. Discover Want to get straight to …

Nov 15 2017

USA travel guidebook – Lonely Planet Shop #times #travel

#travel shop # Shop More product info Need help choosing the perfect title? Whether for your armchair or your backpack, here’s how to pick your best travel companion. eBooks & Digital Chapters Download travel advice and expert picks to your favorite device. Choose from thousands of individual digital chapters and hundreds of eBook titles. Shoestring guides Travel more for less. We’ve crammed our wallet-friendly guides with tips on budget eating, sleeping and transport. Country / Multi-Country Getting under a country’s skin, or exploring several? Our guides are packed with maps, listings and local knowledge. Discover Want to get straight to …

Nov 9 2017

Switzerland – Lonely Planet #travel #insuranc

#swiss travel # Introducing Switzerland Look past the silk-smooth chocolate, cuckoo clocks and yodelling – contemporary Switzerland, land of four languages, is all about epic journeys and sublime experiences. Urban Chic The perfect antidote to rural beauty is a surprise set of cities: capital Bern with its medieval old town and world-class modern art, deeply Germanic Basel and its bold architecture, shopping-chic Geneva astraddle Europe’s largest lake, tycoon-magnet Zug and uber-cool Zürich with its rooftop bars and atypical Swiss street grit. Beard cutting or stone throwing, Paul Klee art or hip club gig: what a euphoric journey indeed. Why I …

Oct 4 2017

Lonely Planet Travel Guides and Travel Information #car #rental #cheap

#peregrine travel # Warning about Peregrine tours to Mexico Thu, 13 Mar 2008 09:17:03 +0000 A friend and I participated in a tour offered by Peregrine Adventures called “Mexico in Depth” from 19 November – 2 December 2007. It was our understanding that the Peregrine tour was more sophisticated than the less expensive “Gecko’s” tour, also offered by Peregrine Adventures (the parent company). Indeed, each member of the tour group paid more than $1000 more than they would have paid had they selected the equivalent Gecko’s tour. We assumed that this meant that we would be staying in pleasant and …

Sep 30 2017

Jordan – Lonely Planet #travel #safe

#jordan travel # Introducing Jordan A safe haven in a region of conflict, Jordan has delighted visitors for centuries with its world heritage sites, friendly towns and inspiring desert landscapes. Ancient Allure Jordan has a tradition of welcoming visitors: camel caravans plied the legendary King’s Highway transporting frankincense in exchange for spices and Nabataean tradesmen, Roman legionnaires, Muslim armies and zealous Crusaders all passed through the land, leaving behind impressive monuments. These monuments, including Roman amphitheatres, crusader castles and Christian mosaics, have fascinated subsequent travellers in search of antiquity and the origins of faith. The tradition of hospitality to visitors …

Sep 22 2017

Europe – Lonely Planet #adam #travel

#travelling europe # Introducing Europe There simply is no way to tour Europe and not be awestruck by its scenic beauty, epic history and dazzling artistic and culinary diversity. Cultural Heritage Europe’s almost unmanageable wealth of attractions is its biggest single draw: the birthplace of democracy in Athens, the Renaissance art of Florence, the graceful canals of Venice, the Napoleonic splendour of Paris. and the multilayered historical and cultural canvas of London. Less obvious, but no less impressive attractions include Moorish palaces in Andalucía, the remains of one of the Seven Wonders of the World in Turkey. the majesty of …

Sep 21 2017

Dominican Republic – Lonely Planet #cheap #flight #prices

#travel rep # Introducing Dominican Republic The DR is one of the Caribbean ‘s most geographically diverse countries, with stunning mountain scenery, desert scrublands, evocative colonial architecture and beaches galore. Past & Present The country’s roller-coaster past is writ large in the physical design of its towns and cities. Santo Domingo’s Zona Colonial exudes romance with its beautifully restored monasteries and cobblestone streets where conquistadors once roamed. The crumbling gingerbread homes of Puerto Plata and Santiago remain from more prosperous eras, and scars from decades of misrule are marked by monuments where today people gather to celebrate. New communities have …

Sep 9 2017

Asia – Lonely Planet #ntuc #travel #insurance

#ai travel # Introducing Asia Take a deep breath and let your senses explode. From ancient farming villages in India to the futuristic cityscape of Tokyo. Asia provides such variety and contrast it would take many lifetimes to even start scratch the surface. Above all, Asia is a spiritual place – infused with the gods of past and present: the ancient spirits of the land and the family, the teachings of Buddhism, the deities of Christianity and Hinduism and the rules of Islam. Across the region, scented smoke swirls from millions of joss sticks placed in offering at the many …

Sep 9 2017

Lonely Planet Hiking In Japan Guide #travel #agent #jobs

#japan travel guide # Shop More product info Need help choosing the perfect title? Whether for your armchair or your backpack, here’s how to pick your best travel companion. eBooks & Digital Chapters Download travel advice and expert picks to your favorite device. Choose from thousands of individual digital chapters and hundreds of eBook titles. Shoestring guides Travel more for less. We’ve crammed our wallet-friendly guides with tips on budget eating, sleeping and transport. Country / Multi-Country Getting under a country’s skin, or exploring several? Our guides are packed with maps, listings and local knowledge. Discover Want to get straight …

Sep 8 2017

Maldives – Lonely Planet #travel #list

#maldives travel # Introducing Maldives Unrivalled luxury, stunning white-sand beaches and an amazing underwater world make the Maldives an obvious choice for a true holiday of a lifetime. Unbelievable Beaches The Maldives is home to perhaps the best beaches in the world; they’re on almost every one of the country’s nearly 1200 islands and are so consistently perfect that it’s hard not to become blasé about them. While some beaches may boast softer granules than others, the basic fact remains: you’ll find consistently whiter-than-white powder sand and luminous cyan-blue water like this almost nowhere else on earth. This fact alone …

Sep 6 2017

Argentina – Lonely Planet #discovery #travel

#argentina travel # Introducing Argentina It’s apparent why Argentina has long held travelers in awe: tango, beef, gauchos, fútbol, Patagonia, the Andes. The classics alone make a formidable wanderlust cocktail. Why I Love Argentina By Sandra Bao, Writer Argentina is my country – this is where I was born and raised, where I lived until my family emigrated to the USA. It’s changed drastically since I was a little girl, but what I love most about Argentina is its people. They’ve nurtured their creativity, adaptability and perseverance, through good and very bad times, all while maintaining their traditions, humor and …

Sep 6 2017

Nicaragua – Lonely Planet #travel #vouchers

#nicaragua travel # Introducing Nicaragua Affable Nicaragua embraces travelers with offerings of volcanic landscapes, colonial architecture, sensational beaches and pristine forests that range from breathtaking to downright incredible. Outdoor Adventures Looking for the ultimate rush? Nicaragua’s diverse geography, intense energy and anything-goes attitude is perfect for exhilarating outdoor adventures. Get ready to check a whole gamut of new experiences off your list including: surfing down an active volcano, diving through underwater caves, canoeing through alligator-infested wetlands, swimming across sea channels between tiny white sand islands and landing a 90-plus-kg tarpon beneath a Spanish fortress in the middle of the jungle. …

Sep 5 2017

North America Travel guides – Lonely Planet Shop #cheap #rental #car

#travel america # North America destination guides More product info Need help choosing the perfect title? Whether for your armchair or your backpack, here’s how to pick your best travel companion. eBooks & Digital Chapters Download travel advice and expert picks to your favorite device. Choose from thousands of individual digital chapters and hundreds of eBook titles. Shoestring guides Travel more for less. We’ve crammed our wallet-friendly guides with tips on budget eating, sleeping and transport. Country / Multi-Country Getting under a country’s skin, or exploring several? Our guides are packed with maps, listings and local knowledge. Discover Want to …

Sep 5 2017

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# Welcome to the Counseling Center END OF THE SEMESTER SESSIONS Each semester, when the Counseling Center has no more capacity to add new clients seeking ongoing counseling, we replace initial consultations (ICONs) with one-time sessions for the remainder of the semester. As of Monday, July 31 st the Counseling Center will begin offering one-time sessions. These one-time sessions are an hour in length and focus on problem solving more immediate issues. If students are in need of further services, we will help them connect with additional resources outside of the Counseling Center. Counseling Center services are free, confidential, and …

Sep 5 2017

Cuba – Lonely Planet #magellan #travel

#travel to cuba # Introducing Cuba Timeworn but magnificent, dilapidated but dignified, fun yet maddeningly frustrating; Cuba is a country of indefinable magic. Mildewed Magnificence Cuba is like a prince in a poor man’s coat; behind the sometimes shabby facades, gold dust lingers. It’s these rich dichotomies that make travel here the exciting, exhilarating roller-coaster ride it is. Trapped in a time warp and reeling from an economic embargo that has grated for more than half a century, this is a country where you can wave goodbye to Western certainties and expect the unexpected. If Cuba were a book, it …

Sep 4 2017

Colombia – Lonely Planet #travel #super #market

#colombia travel # Introducing Colombia Soaring Andean summits. unspoiled Caribbean coast, enigmatic Amazon jungle, cryptic archaeological ruins and cobbled colonial communities. Colombia boasts all of South America ‘s allure, and more. Colonial Charm Led by Cartagena’s extraordinarily preserved old city, Colombia offers an off-the-radar treasure trove of cinematic cobblestoned towns and villages that often feel bogged down in a different century, content to carry on as they have since the departure of the Spanish without a care in the world. Unweathered Barichara and happily sleepy Mompox feel like movie sets, impossibly unspoiled by modern progress; while whitewashed Villa de Leyva …

Sep 1 2017

Car Rental – Car Hire – Cheap Car Rental Deals – Lonely Planet #cheap #airfare #and #hotel

#cheap car rentals # Advanced tips for US road trips Car rental tips from Lonely Planet’s travel experts Dreaming of the open road? Car rental is all you need to hit the highway. Here’s how to lock down the right car hire deal. Desert road trip, winding mountain passes or zooming around national parks? Wherever you’re headed, the only thing between you and freedom is nailing down your car rental. So how do you find the car hire gems among the clapped-out rustbuckets, and navigate the fog of fine print? Grab the best car rental deals with our tips. How …

Aug 31 2017

Boston, USA – Lonely Planet #travel #life #insurance

#boston travel guide # Introducing Boston Boston’s history recalls revolution and transformation, and still today it is among the country’s most forward-thinking and barrier-breaking cities. Why I Love By Mara Vorhees, Author Boston is wicked smaaht. I love that Boston is motivated not by money or politics, but by learning. The academic institutions are a source of innovative art, architecture and ideas that we all benefit from. The students provide a renewable source of energy and vibrancy that permeates the city. Yet for all the fancy buildings and big ideas, Boston is still a city of neighborhoods and local people. …

Aug 31 2017

Brazil – Lonely Planet #travel #repulic

#travel to brazil # Introducing Brazil One of the world’s most captivating places, Brazil is a country of powdery white-sand beaches, verdant rainforests and wild, rhythm-filled metropolises. Brazil’s attractions extend from frozen-in-time colonial towns to otherworldly landscapes of red-rock canyons, thundering waterfalls and coral-fringed tropical islands. Then there’s Brazil’s biodiversity: legendary in scope, its diverse ecosystems boast the greatest collection of plant and animal species found anywhere on earth. There are countless places where you can spot iconic species in Brazil, including toucans, scarlet macaws, howler monkeys, capybara, pink dolphins, sea turtles and thousands of other living species. Days of …

Aug 29 2017

France – Lonely Planet #book #flight #tickets

#travel to france # Introducing France France seduces travellers with its unfalteringly familiar culture, woven around cafe terraces, village-square markets and lace-curtained bistros with their plat du jour chalked on the board. Gastronomy Food is of enormous importance to the French, and each region has its own specialities alongside French classics. The daily culinary agenda takes no prisoners: breakfasting on warm croissants from the boulangerie. stopping off at Parisian bistros, and shopping at the market are all second nature to the French – and it really would rude to refuse. But French gastronomy goes far deeper than just eating exceedingly …

Aug 26 2017

Ireland – Lonely Planet #travel #videos

#travel to ireland # Introducing Ireland A small country with a big reputation, helped along by an breathtaking ancient landscape and fascinating, friendly people, whose lyrical nature is expressed in the warmth of their welcome. Ireland of the Postcard Don’t think the Ireland of postcards is just a two-dimensional fiction: it very much exists. You’ll find it along the peninsulas of the southwest, in the brooding loneliness of Connemara and the dramatic wildness of County Donegal. It can be uncovered in the lakelands of Counties Leitrim and Roscommon and the undulating hills of the sunny southeast (‘sunny’ of course being …

Aug 25 2017

Lonely Planet Thailand (Travel Guide) #travel #map

#thailand travel # Description Product Description #1 bestselling guide to Thailand* Lonely Planet Thailand is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Listen to monks chant in a Bangkok temple, indulge in a beachfront Thai massage on a coral-fringed island, or trek through the jungle to see elephants and gibbons; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Thailand and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Thailand Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to …

Aug 25 2017

Lonely Planet Discover China (Travel Guide) #cheap #hotels #and #flights

#china travel guide # Description Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover China is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Pass through the Gate of Supreme Harmony in Beijing’s Forbidden City, hike along the Great Wall, or slurp up wonton soup amid Shanghai’s neon lights; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of China and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Discover China : Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest …

Aug 25 2017

Lonely Planet Germany Travel Guide #travel #sites

#germany travel # Shop More product info Need help choosing the perfect title? Whether for your armchair or your backpack, here’s how to pick your best travel companion. eBooks & Digital Chapters Download travel advice and expert picks to your favorite device. Choose from thousands of individual digital chapters and hundreds of eBook titles. Shoestring guides Travel more for less. We’ve crammed our wallet-friendly guides with tips on budget eating, sleeping and transport. Country / Multi-Country Getting under a country’s skin, or exploring several? Our guides are packed with maps, listings and local knowledge. Discover Want to get straight to …

Aug 25 2017

Lonely Planet Sri Lanka (Travel Guide) #travel #advisors

#sri lanka travel # Description Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Sri Lanka is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Follow in the footsteps of Buddha and modern-day pilgrims to the summit of Adam’s Peak, wander the crumbling ruins and lost cities of the cultural triangle in the heart of the island or explore undiscovered beaches on the recently reopened east coast; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Sri Lanka and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely …

Aug 24 2017

Nepal – Lonely Planet #travel #pro

#nepal travel # Introducing Nepal Wedged between the high Himalaya and the steamy Indian plains, Nepal is a land of snow peaks and Sherpas, yaks and yetis, monasteries and mantras. Mountain Adventures The Nepal Himalaya is the ultimate goal for most mountain lovers. Some of the Himalaya’s most iconic and accessible hiking is on offer here, with rugged trails to Everest, the Annapurnas and beyond, and most trekking areas escaped with only minor damage in the 2015 earthquake. Nowhere else can you trek for days in incredible mountain scenery, secure in the knowledge that a hot meal, cosy lodge and …

Aug 24 2017

New Zealand – Lonely Planet #travel #o #city

#travel new zealand # Introducing New Zealand There aren’t many places on this lonely planet where travellers are so well catered for – in terms of both man-made enticements and splendours of the natural realm. Why I Love New Zealand By Charles Rawlings-Way, Writer As an English-born Australian, every trip to New Zealand presents a mix of landscapes and cultures that’s at once familiar and quirkily different. The rolling hills and hedgerows of Devonshire collude with the irreverent, easy-going locals to disarm, distract and delight. Māori culture is potent, the surf is world class, and the beer is awesome! NZ …

Aug 23 2017

Tokyo – Lonely Planet #travel #cheap

#japan travel guide # Introducing Tokyo Yoking past and future, Tokyo dazzles with its traditional culture and passion for everything new. Why I Love Tokyo By Rebecca Milner, Writer I’ve lived in Tokyo for over a decade now and am continuously surprised – sometimes on a daily basis – by something new. Such is the joy of living in a city that prides itself on constant renewal and reinvention; it seriously never gets old. Tokyo has everything you can ask of a city, and has it in spades: a rich, cosmopolitan dining scene, more cafes and bars than you could …

Aug 22 2017

Rome Highlights – Lonely Planet #cheapest #airfare #tickets

#travel to rome # Introducing Rome A heady mix of haunting sights, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life, Italy ‘s Eternal City is one of the world’s most beautiful and inspiring capitals. Artistic Riches Few cities can rival Rome’s astonishing artistic heritage. Throughout history, the city has starred in the great upheavals of Western art, drawing the top artists of the day and inspiring them to push the boundaries of creative achievement. The result is a city awash with priceless treasures. Ancient statues adorn world-class museums, Byzantine mosaics and Renaissance frescoes dazzle in the city’s art-rich churches, baroque facades flank …

Aug 20 2017

Top 10 reasons to visit Portland, Oregon – Lonely Planet #cheap #rail #travel

#travel portland # Top 10 reasons to visit Portland, Oregon One of the world’s great towns for beer, weirdness, cheap food, funky neighbourhoods, forest hikes and much more, Portland is the kind of city you visit for two days and then move to. Endlessly entertaining and intriguing, it’s easily walked and explored by bike and most locals will tell you the famous rain is merely a bonus. We’ve picked 10 reasons why you should already be planning your trip to Portland. Beer, beautiful beer At least 30 breweries dot Portland and they’re not turning out bland lagers. Rather the vast …

Aug 12 2017

5 tips for India first-timers – Lonely Planet #jamaica #travel

#travel to india # 5 tips for India first-timers Chaotic, bamboozling, intoxicating, crazy, exasperating, squalid, daunting, overwhelming. India is all these things, and more. How can you possibly prepare yourself? Start with our tips for taking the ultimate travel plunge: going to India for the first time. 1. Choose your route wisely Think about what interests you, what you like doing, and tailor your trip accordingly. The itineraries section at the front of Lonely Planet India can be a great help here. The most popular India tour is the all-time classic Golden Triangle. Clichéd, yes, but if time is short this is …

Aug 10 2017

Travel games for kids: fun for long waits and quiet places – Lonely Planet #south #hall #travel

#travel games for kids # Travel games for kids: fun for long waits and quiet places by Lonely Planet Sep 04 2012 Kids don’t believe everything comes to those who wait, so it helps to have some travel games at the ready to make waits pass more smoothly. Longer travel games come in handy in restaurants, queues and at public transport lines, because they distract kids from the time it’s taking for something to happen. Sometimes you might just want your little treasures to keep quiet. Quiet games can teach children that loud behaviour is not always okay, as well …

Aug 6 2017

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014 – Lonely Planet #travel #package #deals

#value world travel # Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014 by Tom Hall Oct 28 2013 When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come. Greek Islands Pin this image View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty Images. Greece has had a tough few years, with harsh austerity measures, soaring unemployment and demonstrations hitting the world’s headlines. For a place that thrives on …

Aug 6 2017

Japan – Lonely Planet #hotel #and #flight #deals

#travel japan # Introducing Japan Japan is a world apart – a cultural Galápagos where a unique civilisation blossomed, and today thrives in delicious contrasts of traditional and modern. The Japanese spirit is strong, warm and incredibly welcoming. Culture Standing at the far-eastern end of the Silk Road and drawing influences from the entire continent, Japan has spent millennia taking in and refining the cultural bounties of Asia to produce something distinctly Japanese. From the splendour of a Kyoto geisha dance to the spare beauty of a Zen rock garden, Japan has the power to enthral even the most jaded …

Aug 4 2017

Dominican Republic Travel guides – Lonely Planet Shop #independent #travel #agents

#travel repulic # Dominican Republic destination guides More product info Need help choosing the perfect title? Whether for your armchair or your backpack, here’s how to pick your best travel companion. eBooks & Digital Chapters Download travel advice and expert picks to your favorite device. Choose from thousands of individual digital chapters and hundreds of eBook titles. Shoestring guides Travel more for less. We’ve crammed our wallet-friendly guides with tips on budget eating, sleeping and transport. Country / Multi-Country Getting under a country’s skin, or exploring several? Our guides are packed with maps, listings and local knowledge. Discover Want to …

Aug 2 2017

Chile – Lonely Planet #sachin #travels

#i travel # Introducing Chile Chile is nature on a colossal scale, but travel here is surprisingly easy if you don’t rush it. Slow Adventure In Chile, adventure is what happens on the way to having an adventure. Pedal the chunky gravel of the Carretera Austral and end up sharing ferries with SUVs and oxcarts, taking a wrong turn and finding heaven in an anonymous orchard. Serendipity takes over. Plans may be made, but try being just as open to experience. Locals never rush, so maybe you shouldn’t either. ‘Those who hurry waste their time,’ is the Patagonian saying that …

Aug 2 2017

Canada – Lonely Planet #britax #travel #system

#canada travels # Introducing Canada Canada is more than its hulking-mountain, craggy-coast good looks: it also cooks extraordinary meals, rocks cool culture, and unfurls wild, moose-spotting road trips. The Great Outdoors The globe’s second-biggest country has an endless variety of landscapes. Sky-high mountains, glinting glaciers, spectral rainforests and remote beaches are all here, spread across six times zones. It’s the backdrop for plenty of ah -inspiring moments – and for a big provincial menagerie. That’s big as in polar bears, grizzly bears, whales and, everyone’s favorite, moose. The terrain also makes for a fantastic playground. Whether it’s snowboarding Whistler’s mountains, …

Jul 31 2017

About Us and Responsible Travel – Lonely Planet #travel #replublic

#responsible travel # About Lonely Planet Responsible travel Loved to death By Tony and Maureen Wheeler Loved to death. These days it’s a phrase that more and more travel possibilities get tarnished with. We scratch our heads and wonder just when Bali’s Kuta or India’s Goa morphed from quiet surfer escapes or laid back hippy hangouts into international resorts of wall to wall shops, restaurants and package hotels. Cities the world over worry about how they’re going to cope with ever increasing flows of tourists. At Lonely Planet sustainable and responsible have always been parts of our vocabulary. In our …