From coffee tours and festival checklists to the Grand Canal and the pyramids
We have once again joined forces with Bradt Travel Guides to offer readers the chance to win our travel-writing competition, with a top prize this year of a holiday for two to the Croatian region of Istria. PLUS have your winning story published in 'The Independent on Sunday' and Independent.co.uk
The BBC came under heavy criticism from its own trustees today after selling the Lonely Planet travel guides business to an American billionaire and making a loss of £80 million.
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Fall guy Tony Wheeler shows you where to go to savour the US autumn in its golden prime
Capturing the essence of place secured prizes in our annual travel photography competition
Your smartphone remains a crucial travel companion: currency converters with the latest rates, Skype to make calls home, ebook readers to keep you amused. But travel apps offer much more. There are lots of them – 49,000 on the iPhone alone. Here are a few you shouldn't be without.
Made your holiday plans for next year yet? In these exclusive extracts from Lonely Planet's new 'Best in Travel' we reveal 10 destinations that should be on your wish list
The author Louis de Bernières tells Emily Jupp about the pain of a crumbling relationship and the threat of losing his children
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From Spanish airport strikes to naked German spas, Steve Anderson runs down the most popular articles published in 2011, as well as a few editors' favourites
Lonely Planets and Rough Guides are always pretty handy, but to really capture the romance of roaming, seek out these travelogues...
This is your chance to win a classic Olympus camera and a travel guide commission worth £3,000
Marie Kreft, who won our travel-writing competition in 2010, follows a history trail
With feminist groups in Europe and America now espousing it, this really is a danse sans frontières.