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Byron Bay

◄ The Byron Bay lighthouse marks the most easterly point of Australia. With a group of friends I head off somewhere in Australia for a week in January or February each year. This year Byron Bay was the destination, the LP Australia guide suggests it’s the place where ‘that coastal surf culture flows into the […]

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Pathfinder pics: Geneva, Switzerland

Lonely Planet Pathfinders Peter and Kia of Atlas and Boots recently embarked on a road trip from France through to Geneva in Switzerland. Here’s a round-up of their favourite sights. ‘Geneva is the very definition of a global city. With nearly half the city’s population made up of foreign nationals, it seems only right that …

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Climbing Mt Warning (Wollumbin)

Well perhaps you shouldn’t climb it, some people say the local Aboriginal Bundjalung are unhappy about ascents of Wollumbin, rather like Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Central Australia. On the other hand when you get to Wollumbin National Park, starting point for the Mt Warning ascent, you’re simply requested to be respectful when making the climb. […]

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LP Pathfinders: top posts from January 2016

Another month, another Pathfinders round-up where we take a look at the travel tales you’ve been writing about recently. Our ‘best of’ from January meanders on and off the beaten track with posts ranging from cheap eats in London to visiting Peruvian tribes. All about driving in Cuba – Hugo and Christina Hugo and Christina provide …

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Pathfinder Pics: Valle de Viñales, Cuba

Recently, Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Yasmine Awwad of Peeking Duck, visited Cuba and took some time out to explore Valle de Viñales, a region that made it on to our Best in Travel list for 2016. Here, Yasmine shares some tips on how best to explore this part of the globe. ‘Viñales is a small rural town in …

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