TRAVEL GUIDES

First, Read This: Lonely Planet's Family Travel Handbook

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Whether you're new to family travel or an old hand, there is much to learn—each kid (and family) is different! Where to go for the best advice? We wholeheartedly recommend the latest guide from Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet's Family Travel Handbook. It is packed FULL of goodness, and is written by Imogen Hall, who, as a family traveler AND a writer, knows her stuff.

Lonely Planet’s Family Travel Handbook: Expert Tips for Multigenerational Trips

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Want to learn how to plan a successful multigenerational trip? Thanks to Lonely Planet’s Family Travel Handbook, you can.

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Lonely Planet’s Family Travel Handbook: Expert Tips for Multigenerational Trips

Austria for Wine Lovers

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The land-locked country of Austria in Central Europe has borders with Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic. The country is known for its fine classical music, welcoming mountains, spectacular Lipizzaner horses, and filling cream cakes.

Mountain Bike Building for Beginners

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Mountain Bike Building for Beginners

Lonely Planet: Istanbul

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I love Lonely Planet: Istanbul. When I was in Istanbul, Turkey this May, with Turkish Airlines and our White House Travel Bloggers group, it provided great inspiration, airplane reading, and help navigating the big city.

The Big Trip: Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years and Overseas Adventures

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Truth: international experiences change your life. That's why we do it - why we travel, learn new languages, try different foods, fall in love with colors and textiles, walk beaches and ancient paths, explore, make new friends, and keep traveling. International experiences can come in a plethora of forms - study abroad, gap year, weekend travel, year-long RTW trips, cooking classes, couchsurfing, sporting events - the list is endless, which is exciting!

Lonely Planet Not-for-Parents London Everything You Wanted to Know

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London is not only red buses, Harry Potter, and Shakespeare. Did you know that Monopoly was originally called "the Landlord's Game" and was based in London?

Book Review: Globejotting - a Travel Journaling How to

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One of the most difficult things to do while traveling is to capture the essence of your travels. For some of us, we take photos and try to remember that way. For others, travel journaling is the way to remember. Yet others just live, and remember.  None of these ways is wrong - but there is always a better way to do anything, isn't there?