Wonderings: are the stars our destination?
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Wonderings: are the stars our destination?

Wonderings: rambles through and reflections on travel… this month, James Kay considers tourism’s final frontier: space © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet Aside from a few forays to…

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Insider knowledge: Professor G. Scott Hubbard on space tourism
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Insider knowledge: Professor G. Scott Hubbard on space tourism

In this guest post, Stanford University’s Professor G. Scott Hubbard – former Director of NASA’s Ames Research Center, founding editor-in-chief of the New Space journal, and author of…

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Just back from: Taiwan
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Just back from: Taiwan

Louise at the Longshan Temple in Taipei © Louise Bastock Louise Bastock, Assistant Editor at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a trip to Taiwan. Tell us more… When…

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Pathfinder pics: wandering the waterfalls of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Pathfinder pics: wandering the waterfalls of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains NP is a wonderful showcase of nature’s power © Nick Alvarez Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Nick Alvarez of Be Real Travel, recently returned from a…

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Pathfinder spotlight: Maria and Katerina, It’s all trip to me
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Pathfinder spotlight: Maria and Katerina, It’s all trip to me

Maria and Katerina exploring their home city of Athens © It’s all trip to me While the life of a full-time traveller may seem like an idyllic existence,…

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Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Quiz
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Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Quiz

How well do you know our home planet? © Dima Zel / Shutterstock Do you know the name of the world’s third-highest mountain? Or in what year the…

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Pathfinder pics: exploring Panama – one of our top countries to visit in 2019
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Pathfinder pics: exploring Panama – one of our top countries to visit in 2019

Sunset in the breathtaking El Valle ©Timothy Cohen Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Timothy Cohen, is recently back from a whirlwind trip around Panama – one of our top countries…

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Wonderings: have you felt a disturbance in the Force?
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Wonderings: have you felt a disturbance in the Force?

Wonderings: rambles through and reflections on travel… this month, James Kay travels to the parallel universe of the theme park © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet It’s a…

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Pathfinders: best blogs, Instagram shots and videos from March 2019
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Pathfinders: best blogs, Instagram shots and videos from March 2019

Where will our Pathfinders take you this month? © Alexander Ippolitov / Shutterstock From New York’s stunning street art scene to Siberia’s wild winter wonderlands, our Pathfinders have…

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Just back from: Spain, Cambodia, Greece & Australia
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Just back from: Spain, Cambodia, Greece & Australia

Lauren getting a healthy dose of geometric patterns in Andalucia © Lauren Keith Our travel-mad staff share their recent adventures from enjoying cookery classes in Queensland to exploring…

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