Costa Rica or Panama? 🤔
Let's see how these two countries stack up.
Wind-whipped sea cliffs, sandy islands and biologically rich wetlands set the stage for wide-ranging adventures in the Algarve.
Here are the region's top 5 nature reserves.
In Mexico you can sleep anywhere from a luxuriously converted tequila brewing barrel to an upcycled Volkswagen Beetle.
Weird and wonderful hotels in Mexico for a unique vacation - Lonely Planet
Mexico’s landscape is extremely varied, ranging from steamy jungles and cactus-strewn deserts to white-sand beaches ...
From pens to jewelry, Birmingham’s museums have a bit of everything.
Here are eight of the city's best museums.
From the reef to the rainforest – Honduras offers the full Central American package.
Croatia is known for its gorgeous coastline, but the trails might be the country's best-kept secret.
There's no reliable way of saying what weather to expect when visiting London. ☀️ ☔
But what you can be confident about is that there are world-class museums, cozy pubs and lively events running year-round.
Mother Nature has added some mesmerizing whimsy to animals, plants and fungi around the world.
Here's where to find it.
Tasmin Waby was one of the Aussie ex-pats who was stranded overseas during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Her return two years later was dramatic and made it even harder to leave.
Yes, parts of the Cape are secluded enclaves for the wealthy, but it's possible to spend warm summer days exploring and spending little to nothing.
Whether you’re seeking warm weather and open-air celebrations or budget deals without the crowds, you’ll find your ideal scenario in our detailed guide to the best times to visit Porto.
Whether you want to watch the waves roll into the beach at sunset or spend your summer vacation fueled by ice cream and penny candy, Cape Cod's got something for you.
These are the places that understand that life's meant for celebrating. 🌈
Dubrovnik was once an independent republic.
Today, it's the pulsing heart of an exciting region that calls for more than just a minibreak.
He’s the King of Rock, a style icon, a heartbreaker, a hip-shaker beyond compare, a devourer of unusual food and an unparalleled performer.
Here's where to get a taste of Elvis' life.
England packs a lot into its pint-sized shores.
Here's a month-by-month breakdown of what's going on, from festivals and events to the all-important weather, to help you pick the best time to visit.
The sight of rainbow flags can bring a liberating breath of fresh air and can be a sign of a safe haven for some. 🏳🌈
Here’s a look at the best LGBTIQ+ neighborhoods from coast to coast.
After you’ve taken in the ultra-modern landmarks of central Seoul, make like a local and head to one of the city’s vibrant neighborhoods to unwind.
Swims in spectacular Alpine lakes and 13th-century canals are only a short bus ride away from Salzburg. 💦
Porto can be surprisingly affordable to visit.
Here are the top free things to do in Porto to help you experience Portugal's second city for absolutely nothing.
Plenty of travelers have visited the Vatican – but our lucky writer got a once-in-a-lifetime tour with the official Vatican keymaster, Gianni Crea. 🗝️
From savory sandwiches to seasonally flavored macarons, these are Paris' finest street eats. 🤤
The Algarve has some of Europe’s most beautiful coastline and you’ll find sparkling shores in every part of the region.
With stunning beaches, rich culture and vibrant cities, plus a stable democracy and tourism-friendly infrastructure, Ghana is one of the most interesting and accessible destinations on the continent – it's even been called "Africa for beginners."
Whether you're into truffles, mussels, cherries or chestnuts, France has a festival for it.
Here's an excerpt from our new book, Eat France, on where to go for the best local food and when.
Adventure awaits the LGBTIQ+ traveler in South America in 2022. 🏳🌈
Here are the destinations that are embracing their LGBTIQ+ communities, particularly in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia and parts of Chile.
Bristol is vibrant, creative, diverse and a little quirky.
From Banksy street art to 18th century townhouses to the iconic Concorde aircraft, these are the best museums in town.
Whether you're roaming cobbled streets or swimming in lava pools, Tenerife’s towns offer a genuine slice of island life at no cost.
When Maria was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018, she didn’t let her illness stop her.
Now her sisters have started an organization to celebrate one of Maria's great loves: travel.
Austin’s progressive and artsy vibe make the city perfect for LGBTIQ+ travelers and the city is filled with tons of great food, events, and nightlife.
When the global pandemic halted travel, Melissa dreamed of spending weeks walking Spain's Camino de Santiago. 🚶♀️
This month, she finally made that dream a reality.
I walked the Portuguese Way of the Camino de Santiago. Here's what it was like - Lonely Planet
While the global pandemic halted travel, I dreamt of spending weeks walking the Camino de Santiago through Spain. ...
Budapest dazzles at street level.
But when you’re 10 stories above its fin-de-siècle splendor, the city takes on a whole new dimension.
Pálinka with a view: the best rooftop bars in Budapest - Lonely Planet
Budapest dazzles at ground level. And when you’re 10 stories above its fin-de-siècle splendor with a creatively...
Plan the trip of your dreams on a tight budget.
Here's how to save money in the Algarve.
If you’re searching for a touch of the West, you’ll find it in Wyoming, along with plenty of small-town charm.
A little rain won't hurt your trip.
Here's the best time to visit Liverpool.
Whether you’re a foodie, a nature lover or simply looking for a new beach for the annual family vacation, here are the top things to do and see across North Carolina.
Some of the best experiences in this captivating corner of Portugal won’t cost you a cent.
Not only is the Reykjavík home to some of Iceland’s biggest attractions, it also has some of the country’s most memorable outdoor spaces.
Reykjavík’s best outdoor spaces – endless landscapes in a single city - Lonely Planet
It’s easy to do: land in Reykjavík, hop in your adventure vehicle and head directly into Iceland’s potp...
Before you book that dream safari trip, make sure you’ve got your visa to visit Kenya figured out.
Do you need a visa to visit Kenya? - Lonely Planet
Before you book that dream safari trip to the Masai Mara, start planning beach time in Mombasa or working out ...
✨ Fall asleep to the sounds of the forest while peering at star-studded evening skies in a yurt
📽 Watch an outdoor movie from a vintage Airstream
🌴 Soak in beach sunsets from a treehouse
California has mastered boutique camping. ⛺
With 2876 miles of tidal coastline, South Carolina is a beach-goers dream, whether you’re looking for solitude, family fun, or a spring break vibe.
In general, European travel is a more relaxed experience compared to the previous two years.
But what can you *actually* expect and what do you need to be prepared for?
Whether you want to explore cobblestone village centers, wander through medieval castles or kayak amid dramatic coastal formations, here's how to make the most of your trip to the Algarve.
Plunge in at the deep end with these free European al-fresco aquatic adventures. 💦
The Algarve hits all the right notes when it comes to seaside getaways.
Entering the UK used to be pretty straightforward for most travelers.
Now, due to Brexit, that's changed.
Here's what you need to know.
You might be surprised at what one of the US’s least populated states has to offer.
From working pioneer villages and Buffalo Bill’s hide coat to bighorn sheep and dinosaur bones, Wyoming offers plenty of opportunities to satiate your curiosity.
Liverpool is well known for its industrial heritage and famous cultural exports.
But it's got some great green spaces, too.
From breweries to sporting events, and great food to holiday festivities, Indianapolis has something to offer visitors every month of the year.
You may think you already know England before you visit.
But if you’re expecting to be surrounded by a bunch of well-heeled James Bonds or a gaggle of eccentric Monty Python characters, then think again.