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The Melbourne Arts Centre – climbing the spire

The Melbourne Arts Centre is just across the Yarra River from the centre of the city of Melbourne. It features a number of theatre and concert spaces, most of it subterranean. It’s a popular joke that Australia has the world’s best opera house – the outside in Sydney, the inside in Melbourne. The Sydney Opera […]

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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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A Tiger Moth over Byron Bay

I did a flight over Byron Bay a couple of weeks ago in a 1940s de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane, my daughter Tashi bought me the flight as a Christmas present (thank you Tashi!). ▲ You can see the Byron Bay lighthouse, marking the most easterly point in Australia, as we flew along the beach […]

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Pathfinder Pics: Havana, Cuba

Yasmine Awwad, Lonely Planet Pathfinder and the face behind Peeking Duck, recently took a trip to Cuba to experience the sights and sounds of Havana. Here are some of her favourite sights she snapped during her trip. ‘Life in Havana is lived on the street. Habana Vieja is the historic centre and the city’s most vibrant …

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LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from January 2016

From the stark whiteness of Iceland in winter to the vibrant greens found in sun-kissed Bangladesh, it was all about colour in this month’s roundup of our Pathfinders’ top Instagrams. Every month we share the most eye-catching and interesting captures from our Pathfinders community. Here are our selections for January. Istanbul, Turkey A photo posted …

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