Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Top Destinations for Travel on a Budget 2019 (Lonely Planet)

Top Destinations for Road Trips 2019 (Lonely Planet)

Argentina - Tierra del Fuego (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Argentina - Tierra del Fuego (PDF Chapter)

The southernmost extreme of the Americas, this windswept archipelago is as alluring as it is moody – beautiful, ancient and strange. Travelers who first came for the ends-of-the-earth novelty discover a destination that’s far more complex than these bragging rights.

- explore the ancient Fuegian forests of Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego

- speed through frozen valleys on a memorable dogsledding tour near Ushuaia

- land the big one while fly-fishing at an estancia near Río Grande

Coverage includes: Ushuaia, Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, Tolhuin & Lago Fagnano, Río Grande & Around, Estancias, Puerto Williams (Chile), Porvenir (Chile).

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Costa Rica - Central Valley & Highlands (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Costa Rica - Central Valley & Highlands (PDF Chapter)

It is on the nontouristy, coffee-cultivated hillsides of the Central Valley that you’ll find Costa Rica’s heart and soul. This is not only the geographical center of the country but also its cultural and spiritual core.

- paddle down the cascading rapids of the Río Pacuare near Turrialba

- peer into the crater of Volcán Irazú and walk around its edge

- learn the history of chocolate at San Isidro de Heredia, stuffing your belly with goodness, and meet rescued toucans and sloths

Coverage includes: Alajuela & the Northern Valley, Alajuela, Parque Nacional Volcán Poás, Atenas, Grecia, Sarchí, Zarcero, Bajos del Toro, San Ramón, Heredia Ar-ea, Heredia, Barva, San Isidro de Heredia, Cartago Area, Cartago, Parque Nacional Volcán Irazú, Valle de Orosi, Turrialba Area, Turrialba, Monumento Nacional Arqueológico Guayabo.


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New Zealand - Taupo & the Ruapehu Region (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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New Zealand - Taupo & the Ruapehu Region (PDF Chapter)

Welcome to the New Zealand you’ve been waiting for, a picturesque landscape characterised as much by volcanic mountains as it is by bodies of water and native forest. Thrill seekers are in for a treat – the area rivals Queenstown for outdoor escapades.

- see why Tongariro Alpine Crossing is considered the best one-day tramp in New Zealand

- rediscover the volcanic ‘lost valley’ of Orakei Korako

- bungy jump with a view towards Waikato River at Taupo

Coverage includes: Lake Taupo Region, Taupo, Turangi, Ruapehu Region, Tongariro National Park, Whakapapa Village, National Park Village, Ohakune, Waiouru.

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Mexico - Yucatan Peninsula (PDF Chapter)

Few Mexican destinations can dazzle you with ancient Maya ruins, azure Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico waters and colonial cities all in one fell swoop. Actually, there’s only one – the Yucatán Peninsula.

- wander the magnificent colonial capital of Mérida and feast on local treats

- dive in the extraordinary underground cave system of Parque Dos Ojos

- snorkel with 15-ton whale sharks or spot rare birds around Isla Holbox

Coverage includes: Quintana Roo, Cancún, Isla Mujeres, Isla Holbox, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Isla Cozumel, Tulum, Cobá, Punta Allen, Mahahual, Xcalak, Laguna Bacalar, Chetumal, Yucatán State & the Maya Heartland, Mérida, Uxmal, Santa Elena, Kabah, Ruta Puuc, Ruinas de Mayapán, Celestún, Progreso, Izamal, Chichén Itzá, Valladolid, Ek’ Balam, Río Lagartos, Campeche State, Campeche, Northern Campeche, Southeastern Campeche.

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Thailand - Bangkok & Around (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Thailand - Bangkok & Around (PDF Chapter)

Same same, but different. This Thailish T-shirt philosophy sums up Bangkok, a city where the familiar and the exotic collide like the flavours on a plate of pàt tai.

- try to stop your jaw from dropping to the floor upon encountering the enormous reclining Buddha at Wat Pho

- bask in the glow of the Emerald Buddha at Wat Phra Kaew & Grand Palace

- burn baht on colourful souvenirs, vintage gear and food galore at Chatuchak Weekend Market

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Bangkok.

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All Nippon Airways to launch new direct flight to Vienna in spring 2019

All Nippon Airways to launch new direct flight to Vienna in spring 2019

All Nippon Airways is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Vienna International Airport.

Service begins on February 17th, and will be the cornerstone of ANA’s strategy to meet growing business demand for flights connecting Asia and Europe.

With Vienna-based flights to 68 other European cities, the Lufthansa Group’s significant presence in the Austrian capital and the airport’s rapid 25 to 50-minute minimum connection time makes reaching other cities on the continent simple and straightforward.

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Top Destinations for Honeymoon & Romance 2019 (Lonely Planet)

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Top Destinations for Festivals 2019 (Lonely Planet)

Top Destinations for Art and Culture 2019 (Lonely Planet)

Top Destinations for Adventure Travel 2019 (Lonely Planet)

London - The South Bank (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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London - The South Bank (PDF Chapter)

The drawcard sights on the South Bank stretch west–east in a manageable riverside me-lange, so exploring on foot is best. Allocate a day to walk from the London Eye to London Bridge, with sightseeing stops along the way.

- find out what all the fuss is about by exploring magnificent, and now extended, Tate Modern

- revolve in leisurely fashion above London’s panoramic cityscape in the iconic London Eye

- stimulate your taste buds on a gastronomic tour of discovery at gourmet Borough Mar-ket

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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Discover Vietnam travel guide - 2nd edition by Lonely Planet

Discover Vietnam travel guide - 2nd edition by Lonely Planet

Discover Vietnam travel guide

Immerse yourself in history in the warren-like lanes of Hoi An Old Town; cruise through shimmering seas past karst limestone peaks in Halong Bay, and kayak through ethereal caves or trek verdant rainforest mountains in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Coverage Includes: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Hoi An, Hue, Mui Ne, Dalat, Cat Tien National Park, Ho Chi Minh City, Con Dao Islands, Mekong Delta, Phu Quoc

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Monday, 15 October 2018

East Coast Australia travel guide Lonely Planet

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East Coast Australia travel guide

Pack your bags: Australia’s east coast is road-tripping nirvana, with picture-perfect beaches, rainforests, hip cities and the Great Barrier Reef. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of East Coast Australia, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice.

Lonely Planet East Coast Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Grab a snorkel and explore the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, scale lofty heights on a Sydney Harbour Bridge climb, and eat and drink your way between beaches along the coast.

Coverage Includes: Melbourne, Coastal Victoria, Gippsland, Sydney, New South Wales, Byron Bay, Canberra, the Gold Coast, Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, Far North Queensland, Cairns and more

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Melbourne & Victoria travel guide Lonely Planet

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Melbourne & Victoria travel guide

Melbourne is food obsessed, marvellously multicultural and a showpiece for Australian culture. Beyond the city limits, Victoria offers rich history, stunning wilderness and culinary excellence. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Melbourne & Victoria, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice.

Dine at the latest laneway restaurant in Melbourne, shout yourself hoarse cheering on your favourite footy team and plot a course of gourmet delights and hot springs through the Victorian countryside.

Coverage Includes: Melbourne, Hanging Rock, Goldfields, Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles, Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley, Gippsland, Phillip Island, Dandenongs, Victorian Alps, Grampians and more

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New Zealand - Auckland Region (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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New Zealand - Auckland Region (PDF Chapter)

Paris may be the city of love, but Auckland is the city of many lovers, according to its M?ori name, T?maki Makaurau. Those lovers so desired this place that they fought over it for centuries.

- get out on the water and visiting the island sanctuaries dotting the beautiful expanse of the Hauraki Gulf

- explore Auckland’s fascinating volcanic mountains, lakes and islands

- tread the mystical and treacherous black sands of Karekare and Piha

Coverage includes: Auckland, History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Hauraki Gulf Islands, West Auckland, North Auckland.

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Norway - The Western Fjords (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Norway - The Western Fjords (PDF Chapter)

Scoured and gouged by glaciers, ancient and modern, Western Norway’s deep, sea-drowned valleys are covered by steep, rugged terrain. It’s a landscape that is so utterly unique and so pro-foundly beautiful that it is one of the most desirable destinations in the world.

- take a cruise along Norway’s most famous – and frequented – fjord, Geirangerfjord

- brave the hairpin turns and dizzying drops on the roller-coaster Trollstigen Road

- kayak on a glacial lake and crunch across the ancient ice at Nigardsbreen

Coverage includes: Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm, Aurland, Nærøyfjord, Lærdal, Lustrafjorden, Vik, Balestrand, Sogndal, Jostedalsbreen National Park, Fjærland, Jostedalsbreen & Nigardsbreen, Briksdalsbreen & Kjenndalsbreen, Nordfjord, Olden, Loen, Stryn, The Fjord Coast, Florø, Kalvåg, Måløy, Selje & Selja Island, The Northern Fjords, Åndalsnes, Valldal, Geirangerfjord, Hellesylt, Norangsdalen, Runde, Ålesund, Molde, Bud, Averøy, Kristiansund.

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