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LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from July 2016

With the summer season in full swing in the northern hemisphere, Lonely Planet Pathfinders from all over the globe have been soaking up the rays. The result? This month’s Pathfinder Instagram round up which celebrates the perfect union of water and land coming together and the breathtaking views that compel us to fall deeper in love …

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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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From our Little French Trip we continued on into Italy for a short stop at Portofino, just south of Genoa. This is the Italian Riviera at its most luxurious, way back in 2001 I spent a couple of days on this coast walking the Cinque Terre coastal track. It was wonderful then and it’s equally […]

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LP Pathfinders: video of the month, July 2016

Every month, we curate the best blog posts and Instagrams from our Lonely Planet Pathfinders. Recently we launched a video post series, highlighting the best YouTube and Vimeo content from this community of travel-hungry content creators.  This month’s feature is a video from Wanderlust Chloe which takes us on a whirlwind tour of what the …

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Cold War Relics – in both directions

En route to the Chernobyl reactor and the ghost town of Pripyat we made a short detour to an amazing Cold War site. Here’s my diary entry: ‘a fascinating diversion to the Duga-3 early detection array (aka Russian Woodpecker), where the Russians watched out for missiles heading towards the Motherland from those untrustworthy Americans or […]

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