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Just back from… Portugal and Spain

Joe Davis, Online Marketing Coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from a flash road trip through Portugal and Spain. Tell us more… I spent a weekend in Lisbon before driving 800 miles down the west coast of Portugal, through the Algarve to Seville and back. While in Lisbon I was staying in a huge …

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LP Pathfinders: top posts from July 2016

Our Pathfinders have been up to all sorts of adventures this month – from visiting a prison in the Philippines to discovering a modern-day Pompeii.  Spend a night with brown bears in Estonia; plan an outdoor escape in the Greek capital; and learn how to pack light when backpacking through the world’s second largest continent with July’s top …

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Just back from… Vancouver, Canada

AnneMarie McCarthy, Social News Coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from an action-packed trip to Vancouver. Tell us more… I was in Vancouver for just over a week visiting friends who moved there 18 months ago. We went camping in the spectacular Tofino district on Vancouver Island for three days, then went back to …

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Quiz: what type of packer are you?

Travellers revere the art of packing a perfect bag. Some revel at the challenge; others approach it with a shiver of trepidation. Temperament aside, all of us bring our own technique to bear on this fundamental stage of the journey. Do you obsess over what to put in your bag or case, or is yours …

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Just back from… Marrakesh

AnneMarie McCarthy, social news coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from an action-packed excursion to Marrakesh. Tell us more… I went with 9 other people to celebrate a friend’s 30th birthday. A three-day trip to a hot climate to look forward to in January? Yes please! As there was so many of us, we …

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