Saturday, 20 April 2019

Download the new Iceland's Ring Road Road Trips by Lonely Planet


Watch luminous icebergs drift through Jökulsárlón lagoon, be spellbound by volcanic Skaftafell, sip microbrews in-between museum visits in Reykjavík.

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Coverage includes: Reykjavík, The Golden Circle, Hvolsvöllur & Around, Skógar, Vík, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Lómagnúpur & Around, Skaftafell, Around Jökulsárlón, Hali, Höfn, Breiðdalsvík, Djúpivogur, Breiðdalur, Berufjörður, Egilsstaðir & Around, Möðrudalur, Mývatn & Around, Akureyri, Varmahlíð, Hvammstangi & Around, Borgarnes & Around, Westfjords and Hvalfjörður, and more

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The Rough Guide to Morocco


Whether hiking through the Atlas Mountains, camel riding over the dunes of the Sahara or bartering in the souks of Fez, you’ll have all you need to make the most of your Moroccan adventure.

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There are detailed accounts of Morocco’s varied landscapes, from deserts and mountains to beaches and gorges, as well as helpful advice on navigating your way through the Medinas and souks of Morocco’s vibrant towns and cities. From eating freshly caught fish in Essaouira to staying in the stylish riads of Marrakesh, The Rough Guide to Morocco provides in-depth insider reviews of all the best restaurants, cafés, bars, shops and hotels, as well as engrossing background on Morocco’s history, expert knowledge on the country’s enormously diverse wildlife, and a language section with a helpful French and Moroccan Arabic glossary.

Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Morocco.

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Download the NEW Iceland travel guide - 11th edition


Hitting headlines, topping bucket lists, wooing nature lovers and dazzling an increasing number of visitors – there seems no end to the talents of this breathtaking northern destination.

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Ease away your cares (and hangover) at the Blue Lagoon, gaze at the wonder of the Northern Lights, hike through pristine wilderness in the Westfjords.

Coverage includes: Reykjavík, Blue Lagoon, Southwest Iceland & the Golden Circle, Southeast Iceland, West Iceland, The Westfjords, North Iceland, East Iceland, The Highlands and more

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The Rough Guide to Switzerland


The Rough Guide to Switzerland is the ultimate guide to the country where tourism as we know it first took off. The Alpine landscape that so entranced Thomas Cook’s pioneering group of package tourists in 1863 still draws tourists in their millions.

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Whether you’re looking to check out the 365 days-per-year snowboarding scene in Zermatt, wander the medieval streets of exceptionally preserved Bern or sleep on the straw in a Valais farm, you’ll find plenty of insight and advice from our team of expert authors. Beyond the hinterlands, we uncover the surprisingly dynamic alternative scene in Switzerland’s cities, its cutting-edge contemporary galleries and myriad film, music and design festivals, not to mention the scientists at CERN attempting to discover the neutron-sized building-blocks of our universe in the world’s biggest experiment.

Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Switzerland.

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Download the new Great Britain travel guide - 13th edition


The clue’s in the name. Great Britain packs so much greatness into its pint-sized shores: crumbling castles, soaring cathedrals, quaint villages, timeless landscapes and history ga-lore. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Great Britain, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice.

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Gaze at the graceful architecture of Canterbury Cathedral, stride around the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle or through the mountains of Wales, and soak up Roman, medieval and Victorian history.

Coverage Includes: London, Canterbury, Southeast England, Oxford, Cotswolds, Southwest England, Cambridge, East Anglia, Birmingham, the Midlands, the Marches, Yorkshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Northwest England, The Lake District, Cumbria, Newcastle, Northeast England, Cardiff (Caerdydd), Pembrokeshire, South Wales, Hay-on-Wye, Mid-Wales, Snowdonia, North Wales, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Southern Scotland, Stirling, Central Scotland, Inverness, Northern Highlands & Islands, and more.

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The Rough Guide to Rome


Discover the eternal city with the most in-the-know and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to brave the crowds visiting the Sistine Chapel, pick up picnic supplies at a mouthwatering market or shop till you drop on Via dei Condotti, The Rough Guide to Rome will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink and relax along the way.

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Inside The Rough Guide to Rome

– Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides’ trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget.

– Full-colour maps throughout – navigate the backstreets of Trastevere or the ruins of the Palatine Hill without needing to get online.

– Itineraries – carefully planned routes, both by day and by theme, to help you organize your trip.

– Detailed coverage – whether in the city centre or away from the hordes in the more residential neighbourhoods, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way.

Areas covered include: the Centro Storico; the Vatican; Campo de’Fiori and the Ghetto; Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill; the Tridenti and Trevi; the Quirinale and Via Veneto; Monti, Termini and the Esquiline Hill; Trastevere and the Janiculum Hill; Villa Borghese; the Aventine Hill, Testaccio and Ostiense; plus day-trips to Ostia Antica, Tivoli, Viterbo and more. Attractions include: the Colosseum; the Forum; Circus Maximus; the Pantheon; St Peter’s; Galleria Borghese; Capitoline Museums; Vatican Museums; Trevi Fountain; Domus Aurea; Piazza Navona; Camp de’Fiori; and Ara Pacis.

– Listings chapters – from accommodation to eating and drinking, clubs and live music, culture and entertainment, plus festivals, shops and markets, LGBT Rome, sports and Kids’ Rome.

– Basics – essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport including a rundown of useful bus and tram routes, city tours, the media, public holidays, tourist passes and more.

– Background information – a Contexts chapter devoted to history, architecture, books and films, plus a handy language section and glossary.

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England - Bath & Southwest England (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


England’s southwest offers something for everyone: buzzy big cities, iconic monuments, green countryside and golden beaches galore. Beautiful Bath is a dazzling showpiece of Georgian archi-tecture, and without doubt one of the gems in England’s crown.

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- secure a space on a magical dawn walk inside Stonehenge’s ring

- ferry-hop around the UK’s most idyllic archipelago, the Isles of Scilly

- see how the Romans bathed 2000 years ago at Bath’s Roman Baths

Coverage includes: Bristol, Bath, Somerset, Wells & Around, Glastonbury, Hampshire, Winchester, New Forest, Isle of Wight, Cowes & Around, Ryde & Around, Ventnor & Around, Steephill Cove, West Wight, Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole, Lulworth Cove & Around, Dor-chester & Around, Weymouth, Isle of Portland, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, Sherborne, Shaftes-bury, Wiltshire, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Longleat, Lacock, Avebury & Around, Exmoor National Park, Dulverton, Dunster, Porlock & Around, Lynton & Lynmouth, Devon, Exeter, Torquay & Around, Dartmouth & Around, Totnes & Around, Plymouth & Around, Dartmoor National Park, Croyde & Braunton, Ilfracombe & Around, Cornwall, Bude, Boscastle, Tintagel, Port Isaac, Pad-stow & Rock, Newquay, Perranporth to Porthtowan, St Ives, Zennor & St Just, Sennen & Land’s End, Mousehole, Penzance, The Lizard, Falmouth & Around, Truro, Fowey, Looe, Bodmin Moor, Isles of Scilly, St Mary’s, Tresco, Bryher, St Martin’s, St Agnes.

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The Rough Guide to Sicily travel guide


The full-colour The Rough Guide to Sicily is the ultimate travel guide to the Mediterranean’s most intoxicating island. Get under the skin of Sicily with inspiring photos, colour-coded maps and up-to-date reviews of hotels, B&Bs, campsites, restaurants, cafés and bars, all fully revised for this tenth edition by our Sicily expert.

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The Rough Guide to Sicily is jam-packed with practical and honest advice about the best things to see and do. From climbing Mount Etna, scuba diving off Ustica and exploring Greek and Roman relics, to sinking into mud baths on Vulcano and eating your way around Palermo, there’s no end of choice – we’ll help you make up your mind, and recommend the best beaches to hit while you do so.

Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Sicily.

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Croatia - Dubrovnik & Southern Dalmatia (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


From the island of Kor?ula in the northwest to the dreamy plains of Konavle in the southeast, Southern Dalmatia is a region to be savoured by beach seekers, wine lovers and history buffs alike.

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- circle historic Dubrovnik’s mighty walls and then catch the cable car up Mt Sr? for breathtak-ing views from above

- soak up Kor?ula Town’s medieval atmosphere amid the marble streets of the walled town

- seek out secluded beaches down at Mljet Island’s east end, before joining the throngs at the national park’s pretty lakes

Coverage includes: Dubrovnik & Around, Cavtat, Konavle, Elafiti Islands, Mljet Island, Mljet National Park, Okuklje, Saplunara, Pelješac Peninsula, Ston & Mali Ston, Orebi?, Kor?ula Island, Kor?ula Town, Lumbarda, Vela Luka, Lastovo Island.

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Friday, 19 April 2019

Air Europa to leverage Panama route with Copa Airlines codeshare deal

Air Europa will consolidate its presence in Central America with the launch of its new route to Panama in June.

At the same time, the carrier will offer passengers a codeshare option with Copa Airlines to travel on from Panama to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador or Guatemala.

The code share will come into effect on June 3rd, when Air Europa passengers will arrive in Panama on one of the airline’s Dreamliner aircraft, on the inaugural flight.

Under the agreement, Air Europa will operate daily codeshare flights between Panama and the cities of San José (Costa Rica), Managua (Nicaragua), San Salvador (El Salvador) and Guatemala City (Guatemala), offering passengers a quick, convenient connection to and from all these destinations.

Air Europa, will also offer Copa Airlines’ passengers arriving in Madrid excellent connecting flights to 23 domestic destinations and 15 in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

BERLIN: The Rough Guide to Berlin


Thoroughly researched and updated, the eleventh edition of The Rough Guide to Berlin is the ultimate travel guide to one of Europe’s most dynamic, restless and ever-changing cities.

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Blending stunning photography with full-colour maps and more listings and information than ever before, The Rough Guide to Berlin offers practical advice on all the best things to see and do in Berlin – from iconic sights such as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and the world-class museums of Museum Island to expanded coverage of the latest places to go in up-and-coming neighbourhoods like Neukölln and Wedding.

With comprehensive, reliable reviews of all the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops, galleries and restaurants for all budgets, plus itineraries and Top 5s and a wealth of background information, The Rough Guide to Berlin is all you need – whether planning or on the ground – to make the most of your trip.

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Thursday, 18 April 2019

PORTUGAL: The Rough Guide to Portugal


The Rough Guide to Portugal is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations. With in-depth coverage to guide you and stunning photography to inspire you, The Rough Guide to Portugal will ensure you make the most of your time in Portugal, whether you plan to relax on the Algarve’s vast swathes of golden sand, surf the wave-lashed west coast or hike through the country’s unspoilt mountainous interior.

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Crystal clear maps help you explore Portugal further, from tracking down fashionable hangouts in Lisbon to discovering the port wine lodges in Porto. Insider reviews reveal the best places to eat, drink and sleep with something for every budget, whether you plan to enjoy the country’s pousadas by staying in a stunningly converted monastery or castle, gorge on pastéis de Belém in Lisbon, or sip your way along a wine route in the Alentejo.

Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Portugal.

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MEXICO: The Rough Guide to Mexico travel guide


The Rough Guide to Mexico is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating nation. With clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best Mexican attractions, this revised, full-colour edition features easy to find practical sections, transport details and detailed colour maps.

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Discover Mexico’s highlights, with stunning photography and information on everything from the shimmering coastline of the Baja California and the iconic cactus-strewn deserts of the north, to the Mayan villages and gorgeous palm-smothered beaches of the south.

Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Mexico City, and rely on our up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants for all budgets. The Rough Guide to Mexico also includes detailed itineraries covering the best of the country, as well as things not to miss and regional highlights detailing the most unforgettable experiences.

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France - French Alps & the Jura Mountains (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


Rumbling across seven European countries, the Alps reach their maximum height in France, at Mont Blanc (4810m). Buckling northwest along the Swiss border are the less mighty Jura Mountains, where life unfolds along slower rhythms: winemaking, cross-country skiing and tinkling cow bells.

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- feel your heart hammer from Chamonix’s high-altitude cable cars or the legendary Vallée Blanche

- thunder across Les Trois Vallées, the world’s biggest ski area, before frolicking in après-ski bars

- navigate the medieval lanes of Annecy – ‘Alpine Venice’ – towards its stately château

Coverage includes: Savoie, Chamonix, Megève/St-Gervais, Les Portes du Soleil, Évian-les-Bains, Annecy, Chambéry & Around, Les Trois Vallées, Val d’Isère, Parc National de la Vanoise, Dauphiné, Grenoble & Around, Les Deux Alpes, Alpe d’Huez, Bourg d’Oisans, Bri-ançon, The Jura Mountains, Besançon & Around, Belfort, Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Jura.

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Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Review: The Rough Guide to Greece


Review: The Rough Guide to Greece

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From sleepy islands and dynamic cities to rugged mountains and spectacular beaches, Greece is a country of unparalleled beauty. Discover the coolest Athens neighbourhoods, explore awe-inspiring Classical ruins or stay up late eating meze in a taverna overflowing with locals. Updated by experts and packed with information on everything from Greek mythology to ferry routes, this comprehensive fifteenth edition of the Rough Guide makes the perfect travelling companion.

Despite the media battering its economic reputation has endured, Greece remains a premier-league travel destination. Its incredible historic sites span four millennia, encompassing both the legendary and the obscure. Its convoluted coastline is punctuated by superb beaches, while its mountains interior urges you to dust off your hiking boots and explore. Yet perhaps its greatest riches are the islands, ranging from backwaters where the boat calls twice a week to resorts as cosmopolitan as any in the Mediterranean.

Whether you plan to join in the Easter celebrations, kick-back on the idyllic island of Santoríni or explore the ruins at Delphi, The Rough Guide to Greece will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way.

The #1 on the list chosen by Rough Guide is Santorini

The authors have also chosen their favorite highlights with Olymbos, Thrace, the Antikythira Mechanism exhibit, Hania, Osios Loukas monastery, Finikounda.

Inside the Rough Guide to Greece

– Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides’ trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget.



– Full-colour maps throughout – navigate Athens’ bazaar area or plan your island-hopping route without needing to get online.

– Stunning images – a rich collection of inspiring colour photography

– Things not to miss – Rough Guides’ rundown of Greece’s best sights and experiences.

– Itineraries – carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip.

– Areas covered include: Athens, the Peloponnese, the Pelion peninsula, the Píndhos Mountains, Thessaloníki, Mount Olympus, Macedonia, the Argo-Saronic Islands, the Cyclades, Crete, the Dodecanese, the East and North Aegean islands, the Sporades and Évvia, the Ionian Islands.

– Attractions include: the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Tower of the Winds, Temple of Poseidon, Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre, National Archeological Museum, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi, the Metéora, Víkos Gorge, Mount Olympus, Préspa lakes, Mount Athos, Temple of Aphaea, Delos, Caldera of Santoríni, Knossós, Samariá Gorge, Lindos Acropolis, National Marine Park of Alónissos-Northern Sporades, and more.

– Basics – essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more.

– Background information – a Contexts chapter devoted to history, archeology, wildlife, music and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

Authors: Nick Edwards, John Fisher, Rebecca Hall, John Malathronas, Martin Zatko

Emirates launches daily A380 service to Glasgow, Scotland

Emirates has landed its first A380 in Glasgow, launching the first regular service of the aircraft to Scotland.

To prepare to receive the A380 on a regular basis, Glasgow Airport has invested significantly to upgrade its infrastructure, as the aircraft can weigh up to 575 tonnes.

The arrival of Emirates’ A380 marks a new daily service between Glasgow and Dubai that will run from today until September 30th.

While an A380 aircraft has touched down in Scotland before, this is the first time in history an A380 has been in regular service to Scotland.

Germany - Munich (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


The natural habitat of well-heeled power dressers and Lederhosen-clad thigh-slappers, Mediterranean-style street cafes and Mitteleuropa beer halls, highbrow art and high-tech industry, Ger-many’s unofficial southern capital is a flourishing success story that revels in its own contradictions.

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- raise a 1L stein at the Hofbräuhaus, the mothership of authentic beer halls

- hit up the south’s leading art museums in the compact area of Kunstareal

- revel in the pomp and splendour of the Residenzmuseum

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Munich, Dachau, Schleissheim, Starnberger Fünf-Seen-Land.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Norway - Trondelag (PDF Chapter) by Lonely Planet

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Norway - Trondelag (PDF Chapter)

Trøndelag, where Norway begins to narrow and head for the Arctic, may be small but it sure packs a lot in. Trondheim is the centrepiece, a beguiling city brimful of historic architecture, in-cluding Nidaros Cathedral, Scandinavia’s largest medieval structure.

- explore Norway’s most sacred building and one of its most handsome, Nidaros Cathe-dral

- step back to the dawning of Norway at the place where St Olav was martyred, Stikles-tad

- cross Trondheim’s Gamle Bybro to eat at marvellous Baklandet Skydsstasjon, then down to Solsiden for a drink

Coverage includes: Trondheim, The Route North, Stiklestad, Steinkjer, Namsos, Rørvik, Leka.

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United Airlines Preparing New Nonstop Seasonal Service Between New York/Newark and Cape Town, South Africa

United Airlines today applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport. United plans to operate nonstop three-times weekly flights to Cape Town starting in December 2019.

"We are always looking at ways to expand our industry-leading international route network to offer our customers more convenient options. We're thrilled to announce the addition of Africa to our global route offering," said Patrick Quayle, United's vice president of International Network. "This new flight will provide customers with the only nonstop service between the United States and Cape Town."

United's nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town will decrease the current travel time from New York to Cape Town by more than four hours and provide customers from more than 80 U.S. cities with easy one-stop access to Cape Town. If approved, United's service between New York/Newark and Cape Town will be operated with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft featuring 48 seats in United Polaris business class, 88 seats in United Economy Plus and 116 seats in United Economy.