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Just back from… Lapland

Jane Grisman, writer and editorial support at Lonely Planet, is just back from a snowy escape in Lapland. Tell us more… I spent a magical week in Finnish Lapland with my boyfriend and his family after Christmas. We stayed in a chalet in Levi (also known as Sirkka), which is the largest ski resort in …

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Lonely Planet Kids: Let’s Explore competition

We know that your little ones never stop being curious about the world, so this month it’s time to meet the newest members of our Lonely Planet Kids family: three activity books which will take your explorers-in-training on an adventure through the oceans, the jungle and onto safari! To celebrate the launch of the new Let’s …

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Join our travel tech #LPChat!

Do you like to stay connected while travelling? Or are you in favour of leaving it all behind? Whether it’s a GPS gadget that comes in handy when venturing off the beaten track, a translation app that helps you communicate with the locals or a portable wi-fi device that has you connected wherever you end …

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Sydney, a Secret Garden, Brett Whiteley

▲ I was in Sydney for New Year’s Eve, here are the midnight fireworks on the Harbour Bridge. ◄ The next day with a bunch of friends I took the ferry from Circular Quay across to McMahon’s Point and we walk back alongside Lavender Bay to Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden. Lavender Bay is a little […]

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High Rise, High Fires

◄ Last year ended with The Address Hotel in Dubai if not exactly going up in flames certainly having a rather interesting fire. On my last visit to Dubai I nearly stayed in The Address, but instead ended up in the Dubai Creek Hilton. The interesting thing about this fire is that it’s only the […]

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