South Korea, Portugal, New England and Slovenia – Lonely Planet's travel blog

South Korea, Portugal, New England and Slovenia – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

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Peace ribbons at the Demilitarised Zone in South Korea © Chris Zeiher As always, our travel-obsessed staff have been off exploring new destinations around the globe. This month they share some of their recent adventures from hitting the hiking trails in New England to finding the perfect pastéis de nata […]

In the studio with Niki Fisher, illustrator of The Cruise Handbook – Lonely Planet's travel blog

In the studio with Niki Fisher, illustrator of The Cruise Handbook – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

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Niki in her studio near Jindabyne, Australia © Niki Fisher Illustrator Niki Fisher is no stranger to illustrating Lonely Planet titles – The Cruise Handbook is the 5th one she’s illustrated. We caught up with her to find out how she designed the vibrant cover page and how this ties […]

Singapore, the 'green city' – Lonely Planet's travel blog

Singapore, the ‘green city’ – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

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Singapore’s small but idyllic coastline © Jessica Palmer Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Jessica Palmer of familyholidaydestinations.com, recently spent 11 days exploring Singapore with her family. From the vibrant hues of the Gardens by the Bay to the surprisingly tranquil East Coast Park beach, here are her highlights… Cities are not usually […]

In the studio with Peter Williamson, illustrator of Wild Things – Lonely Planet's travel blog

In the studio with Peter Williamson, illustrator of Wild Things – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

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Pete sketching in his studio in Kent, England © Pete Williamson Pete Williamson’s illustrations often depict ominous scenes and dark landscapes, but his latest project involved illustrating unicorns, fairies and monsters for our new Lonely Planet Kids title Wild Things. We chatted to Pete on how he got inspiration from […]

Spain, Cambodia, Greece & Australia – Lonely Planet's travel blog

Spain, Cambodia, Greece & Australia – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

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Lauren getting a healthy dose of geometric patterns in Andalucia © Lauren Keith Our travel-mad staff share their recent adventures from enjoying cookery classes in Queensland to exploring architectural beauties in Andalucía and sitting in the shadow of thousands of bats flying out to feast in Cambodia. Getting a fine-art […]

Notre Dame will rise from the ashes even greater than before – Lonely Planet's travel blog

Notre Dame will rise from the ashes even greater than before – Lonely Planet’s travel blog

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Wonderings: rambles through and reflections on travel… this month, James Kay says that Notre Dame will emerge from the recent fire as an even greater monument © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet Many years ago, I climbed the spiral staircase that winds its way up to the balcony connecting the […]