Tuesday, 1 September 2015

South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland travel guide - Swaziland (PDF Chapter)


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South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland travel guide  - Swaziland (PDF Chapter)

The intriguing kingdom of Swaziland is diminutive, but boasts a huge checklist for any visitor. Rewarding wildlife watching? Tick. Adrenaline-boosting activities such as rafting and mountain biking? Tick. Lively and colourful local culture, with celebrations and ceremonies still common practice? Tick.

Coverage includes: Mbabane, Ezulwini Valley, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Malkerns Valley, Manzini, Northern Swaziland, Ngwenya, Malolotja Nature Reserve, Bulembu, Eastern Swaziland, Hlane Royal National Park, Mlawula Nature Reserve, Mbuluzi Game Reserve, Siteki, Mkhaya Game Reserve and Southern Swaziland.

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Off to Spain? Download Spain Lonely Planet travel guide - Catalonia (PDF Chapter)

Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Photo by Chris Raven
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Spain - Catalonia (PDF Chapter)

Catalonia packs a lot into its four provinces. The stunning cove beaches of the Costa Brava make it one of Spain’s loveliest coasts, backed by the top foodie scene and Jewish history of the medieval city of Girona, and Salvador Dalí’s gloriously surreal ‘theatre-museum’ in Figueres.

Coverage includes: Costa Brava, Tossa de Mar, Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Palafrugell & around, Girona, Torroella de Montgrí, L’Escala, Castelló d’Empúries, Cadaqués & around, Figueres, Besalú, Olot, Parc Natural de la Zona Volcánica de la Garrotxa, Ripoll, Vall de Núria, Ribes de Freser, Cerdanya, Serra del Cadí, La Seu d’Urgell, Vall de la Noguera Pallaresa, Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici & around, Val d’Aran, Vic, Montserrat, Cardona, Solsona, Lleida, Costa Daurada & around, Sitges, Penedès, Tarragona, Reus, Port Aventura, Tortosa and Delta de L’Ebre.

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Pocket Prague by Mark Baker / Lonely Planet

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Pocket Prague

More than 20 years after the Velvet Revolution drew back the curtain on this intoxicating maze of winding cobblestone alleyways, the ‘city of a hundred spires’ thrills visitors with dramatic Gothic architecture, down-to-earth pubs, ornate cafes, cutting-edge art and the grand Prague Castle, looming high over the city and looking as if straight out of a fairy tale.

Coverage includes: Prague Castle & Hradcany, Petrin & Mala Strana, Jewish Museum & Josefov, Old Town Square & Stare Mesto, Wenceslas Square & around, Nove Mesto, Vinohrady & zizkov, Holesovice, QuickStart Guide, Explore Prague, The Best of Prague, Survival Guide.

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Lonely Planet's Travel With Children - 6th edition

From visiting Santa's home in Palland to spotting penguins in Patagonia or touring temples in Laos, this books makes family travel easier.

Travel With Children - 6th edition

Our team of parent-authors provides ideas and advice for every aspect of travelling with junior adventurers, giving parents the tools and the confidence to plan the trip of a lifetime in more than 80 countries around the world. This is family-friendly travel without the fuss.

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Download Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands Lonely Planet - Central Highlands PDF Chapter

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Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands - Central Highlands PDF Chapter

The rooftop of Ecuador offers up more adventure per square meter than most places on earth. This vast region cut from fire and ice inspires the imagination and offers a remarkable journey deep into the myth and beauty of the Andes.

Coverage includes: Machachi & Aloasí, Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas, Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, Latacunga, The Quilotoa Loop, Ambato & around, Baños & around, Puyo & around, Parque Nacional Sangay, Guaranda, Salinas, Volcán Chimborazo, Riobamba & around, Guamote, and Alausí.

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Tokyo - Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa PDF Chapter Lonely Planet

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Tokyo - Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa PDF Chapter

Shibuya is the heart of Tokyo’s youth culture and hits you over the head with its sheer presence: the omnipresent flow of people, glowing video screens and pure exuberance. A short train-ride away, Shimo-Kitazawa is a beloved, bohemian haunt.

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, and Sports & Activities.

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Download Caribbean Coast chapter / Colombia PDF Lonely Planet travel guide

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Caribbean Coast chapter / Colombia travel guide

Sun-soaked and stewed in culture, Colombia’s dramatic Caribbean coastline is its dazzling crown, capping the country with myriad ecosystems, from the dense jungles of the Darién Gap on the border with Panama to the barren desert of La Guajira near Venezuela. The crown jewel along the coast is Cartagena, a colonial city with a beauty and romance that’s unrivalled anywhere in Colombia.

Coverage includes: Cartagena & around, Fuerte de San Fernando & Batería de San José, Islas del Rosario, Playa Blanca, La Boquilla, Volcán de Lodo El Totumo, Santa Marta, Minca, Taganga, Parque Nacional Natural (PNN) Tayrona, Palomino, Ciudad Perdida, La Guajira Peninsula, Riohacha, Cabo de la Vela, Punta Gallinas, Valledupar, Mompox, Tolú, Islas de San Bernardo, Turbo, and Capurganá & Sapzurro.

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South Africa Camping Adventure with STA Travel

Southern Africa is one of the continent’s most fascinating destinations, and on this two-week trip, you’ll get the best of what this dynamic region has to offer. 

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Going from Cape Town to Johannesburg, you’ll experience the mountains of Lesotho, coastal Zululand and the hiking terrain of Tugela Gorge, while camping and shared dorms help keep costs down. Cap it off with game drives in Addo NP & Kruger NP before visiting rural Shalati, also home to our Planeterra New Hope project. Wildlife and warm feelings guaranteed.

Highlights: Spot the Big Five in game parks and reserves, visit local villages and cosmopolitan Cape Town, camp amongst Southern Africa's dramatic scenery, visit three countries in two weeks.

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Southern Africa travel guide

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Understand and Survial chapters.

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Borneo travel guide Lonely Planet choose a chapter!

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Borneo travel guide

From ginger orangutans swinging through the canopy to tiny ground-dwelling frogs, Borneo’s jungle positively teems with life. Prime patches are easily accessible from multiethnic cities with great food.

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Sabah, Sarawak, Kalimantan, Brunei, Understand and Survival chapters.

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Estonia's Kihnu - the women's island

Lost in the Baltic Sea off Estonia's coast, a little island is home to one of the world's last matriarchal societies. Women are in charge of this community of 600 souls and have been running the show for centuries.

The men of Kihnu, who are mostly fishermen, go out to sea for months at a time, leaving behind wives and children. Women govern the island in their absence, and act as guardians of its traditions and culture. In 2003, Kihnu culture was recognised as a UNESCO Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

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Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania travel guide

Coverage Includes: Planning chapters, Helsinki Excursion, Kaliningrad Excursion, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Understand & Survival guide chapters.

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Beijing city guide Lonely Planet or choose a chapter

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Beijing city guide

Coverage includes: Plan Your Trip, Neighbourhoods at a Glance, Forbidden City & Dōngchéng Central, Drum Tower & Dōngchéng North, Temple of Heaven Park & Dōngchéng South, Běihǎi Park & Xīchéng North, Dashilar & Xīchéng South, Sānlǐtún & Cháoyáng, Summer Palace & Hǎidiàn, Day Trips from Běijīng, Sleeping, Understand Běijīng and Survival Guide.

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New Zealand Flag Debate: Final Four Designs Chosen Before National Vote


Four new flags were chosen by an expert panel Tuesday as New Zealanders prepare to vote on a new national design — but there was a mostly disappointed public response to the "dreary" selection.

They are finalists in a government-backed competition that saw members of the public submit more than 10,300 possible alternatives to the current Union Flag with Southern Cross constellation. Those in favor of a change argue that the British Commonwealth country's current flag, which dates from 1902, too closely resembles that of arch-rival Australia.

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New Zealand guidebook

Coverage Includes: Planning chapters, Auckland, Bay of Islands, Northland, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato, the King Country, Taranakai, Whanganui, Taupo, the Central Plateau, Rotorua, the Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Wellington Region, Marlborough, Nelson, The West Coast, Christchurch, Canterbury, Dunedin, Otago, Queenstown, Wanaka, Fiordland, Southland, Understand and Survival chapters.

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Florida & the South's Best Trips or choose a chapter!

Discover the freedom of the open road with Florida & the South’s Best Trips. We’ve selected 28 amazing road trips through Florida & the South, from two-day escapes to week-long adventures, and packed them full of expert advice and inspirational suggestions.

Florida & the South's Best Trips

Whether you want to explore the Great Smoky Mountains, taste the best of Georgia BBQ or visit Disney World, we’ve got the trip for you.

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Florida, The Carolinas, Georgia & Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana & Arkansas, Driving in Florida & the South.
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Ryanair Launch New Copenhagen Schedule

Ryanair has launched its Copenhagen Summer 2016 schedule with a new route to Porto, and 15 routes in total, which will deliver over 2.5 million customers. and support 1,875 on-site” jobs at Copenhagen Airport.

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Denmark - Copenhagen (Chapter)

Coverage includes: Copenhagen & Around, Ishøj, Charlottenlund, Klampenborg, Lyngby, History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping

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Singapore Lonely Planet city guide or choose a chapter!

Download the eBook version of Lonely Planet's PDF Singapore city guide or choose individual chapters.

Singapore city guide

This perennial stopover city is constantly reinventing itself as a destination in its own right, jostling for the position of top dog among Asia’s – even the world’s – best cities.

Coverage includes: Plan Your Trip, Colonial District, Marina Bay & the Quays, Chinatown & the CBD, Little India & Kampong Glam, Orchard Road, Eastern Singapore, Northern & Central Singapore, Holland Village, Dempsey Hill & the Botanic Gardens, West & Southwest Singapore, Sentosa Islands, Understand Singapore and Survival Guide.

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Giant Sea Scorpion Found During Iowa Dig

Scientists have discovered the fossilised remains of a giant sea scorpion which lived 467 million years ago during a dig in north-east Iowa.

The Pentecopterus decorahensis - named after an ancient Greek ship rowed by 50 oarsmen during the Trojan War - grew to nearly six feet. With an exoskeleton "helmet" which shielded its head, a sleek narrow body, large limbs for grasping prey and a paddle-like leg used to swim, the sea scorpion was one of the top ocean predators of its time.

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USA - Great Plains (Chapter)

Coverage includes: Missouri, St Louis & Around, Along I-70, The Ozarks, Kansas City & Around, Iowa, Des Moines, Madison County, Along I-80, Along US 30, Along US 20, North Dakota, Along I-94, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Along US 2, South Dakota, Sioux Falls, Along I-90, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Black Hills, Nebraska, Omaha & Around, Lincoln, Along I-80, Along US 20, Kansas, Wichita, Along I-70, Along US 50, Along US 56, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Green Country.

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Lonely Planet: Make My Day: Berlin

Lonely Planet's Make My Day Berlin is a unique guide that allows you to effortlessly plan your perfect day.

Make My Day Berlin

Flip through the sections and mix and match your itinerary for morning, afternoon and evening.
Start the day with a visit to the Reichstag, spend the afternoon at Museumsinsel and see in the evening at the Brandenburg Gate; all with your trusted travel companion. Planning your city adventure has never been so easy and fun.

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Hong Kong Lonely Planet city guide or choose a chapter!

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Hong Kong guidebook

 This enigmatic city of skyscrapers, ancient traditions and heavenly food will fascinate, whether it’s your first visit or your fiftieth.

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Central, The Peak & the Northwest, Wai Chai & the Northeast, Aberdeen & the South, Kowloon, Macau, New Territories, Outlying Islands, Day Trips, Understand and Survival chapters

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Pocket Honolulu Lonely Planet

Tour the beautifully restored Ioani Palace, eat and shop in Chinatown, or explore tropical gardens in the Upper Manoa Valley; all with your trusted travel companion.

Pocket Honolulu Lonely Planet

Covers: Downtown Honolulu, Chinatown, Ala Moana, Waikiki, Diamond Head and more

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Barack Obama tests his survival skills on Bear Grylls show

US President Barack Obama will trek through the wilderness in Alaska this week with British TV adventurer Bear Grylls.

He is due to tape an episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls to observe the effects of climate change on the area. He is the first president to appear on the show, to be aired later this year. President Obama is on a three-day tour of Alaska aimed at highlighting the pace of climate change.

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Alaska guidebook

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Best Hikes & Paddles, Juneau & the Southeast, Anchorage & Around, Prince William Sound, Kenai Peninsula, Denali & the Interior, Kodiak Katmai Sthwest Alaska, The Bush, Understand Alaska & Survival Guide chapters.

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Monday, 31 August 2015

San Francisco - The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers (Chapter) Lonely Planet

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 San Francisco - The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers (Chapter) Lonely Planet

This waterfront has long been the point of entry for new arrivals; it remains a major attraction for its sea lion antics and getaways to and from Alcatraz. The Marina has chic boutiques and organic dining, while the adjoining Presidio offers artistic diversions on a former army base.

Coverage includes: Neighborhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Alcatraz Illustrated Highlight, Sights, The Marina, Fisherman's Wharf, The Piers, The Presidio, City Walk, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, The Bay by Boat and Sports & Activities.

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Dubai & Abu Dhabi city guide - 8th edition

Dubai and Abu Dhabi pulse with verve, ambition and the ability to dream up and realise the most extreme of projects: the world’s tallest building, a palm-tree-shaped island and the world’s fastest roller coaster. Visiting these cities feels like a trip to the future.

Coverage Includes: Planning chapters, Deira, Bur Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Jumeirah, New Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Day Trips, Understand and Survival chapters.

Hawaii travel guide - 12th edition

It’s easy to see why Hawaii has become synonymous with paradise. Just look at these sugary beaches, Technicolor coral reefs and volcanoes beckoning adventurous spirits.

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi the Big Island, Maui, Lanaʻi, Molokaʻi, Kauaʻi, Understand and Survival chapters.

Japan travel guide - 14th edition

Japan is a world apart - a cultural Galápagos where a unique civilisation blossomed, and today thrives in delicious contrasts of traditional and modern. Its spirit is strong, warm and welcoming.

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Around Tokyo, The Japan Alps, Central Honshū, Kyoto, Kansai, Hiroshima, Western Honshū, Northern Honshū (Tōhoku), Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Shikoku, Kyūshū, Okinawa, the Southwest Islands, Understand and Survival chapters.

Middle East travel guide - 8th edition

The Middle East is one of history’s grand epics - a cradle of civilisations and a beautiful, complicated land that’s home to some of the most hospitable people on the planet.

Coverage Includes: Planning chapters, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Understand and Survival chapters.

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Tokyo's iconic Okura hotel closes ahead of demolition

Tokyo's iconic Okura hotel has closed ahead of its demolition and redevelopment for the 2020 Olympics.

The hotel is considered a modernist masterpiece and a perfect representation of 1960s Japanese style.
A pair of glass towers designed by Yoshio Taniguchi, son of the Okura's original architect, will replace it.
Built in 1962, the hotel has been favoured by world leaders, celebrities and was even James Bond's preferred abode in You Only Live Twice.

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Tokyo guidebook

Coverage Includes: Planning chapters, Marunouchi (Tokyo Station), Ginza, Tsukiji, Roppongi, Ebisu, Meguro, Shibuya, Harajuku, Aoyama, Shinjuku, West Tokyo, Iidabashi, Northwest Tokyo, Akihabara, Ueno, Asakusa, Sumida River, Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, Day Trips from Tokyo,Sleeping, Understand & Survival Guide.

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Australian East Coast Bundle Lonely Planet

Save 30% when you buy the Bundle! Explore everything the East Coast of Australia has to offer with three great titles for one great price. Bundle includes East Coast Australia Travel Guide, Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef travel guide and Pocket Sydney. See below for more detail on individual titles.

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East Coast Australia travel guide - 5th edition

Picture-perfect beaches, rainforests, hip cities and the Great Barrier Reef: just a few of our favourite things along Australia’s East Coast.

Pocket Sydney

Canberra may be the capital, but Sydney is Australia’s first city. The nation’s birthplace, it’s exuberant, sassy and stacks of fun. Brash and shallow? Whatever… Sydney’s sunny self-confidence is reinforced by its famously picturesque harbour and numerous beautiful beaches. And if it’s ever feeling blasé about its natural assets, a dizzying whirl of shopping, dining and partying carries on regardless.

Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef travel guide

Let it all hang out in Queensland: Australia’s holiday haven offers beaches, reefs, jungles, cheery locals and a laid-back tropical pace of life.

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North America's tallest mountain to be renamed Denali

President Barack Obama will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, siding with the state of Alaska in ending a 40-year battle over what to call a peak that has been known as Mount McKinley.

The historic change, coming at the beginning of a three-day presidential trip to Alaska on Monday, is a sign of how hard the White House will push during Obama's remaining 16 months as president to ensure his fight to address climate change is part of his legacy.

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Bears larger than bison, national parks the size of nations, and glaciers bigger than other US states. The word ‘epic’ barely does Alaska justice.

Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Best Hikes & Paddles, Juneau & the Southeast, Anchorage & Around, Prince William Sound, Kenai Peninsula, Denali & the Interior, Kodiak Katmai Sthwest Alaska, The Bush, Understand Alaska & Survival Guide chapters.

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Nazi gold train could contain ornate £250m 'Amber Room' given to Tsar Peter the Great

The Nazi gold train could contain an ornate room crafted out of amber, gold and precious jewels which has been missing since it was looted during World War Two.

Journalist Tom Bower, who wrote Nazi Gold: the Full Story of the Fifty-Year Swiss-Nazi Conspiracy to Steal, has said he believes there is a high likelihood the hidden locomotive is filled with art and precious jewels, rather than bars of gold. But what he really hopes to find in the train discovered abandoned in a tunnel underneath a Polish mountain is the Amber Room, stolen from the Catherine Palace, near St Petersburg, in about 1941.

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Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Warsaw, Mazovia & Podlasie, Krakow, Malopolska, Carpathian Mountains, Silesia, Wielkopolska, Gdansk & Pomerania, Warmia & Masuria, Understand Poland & Survival Guide chapters.

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Italy's Eni discovers huge gas field off Egyptian coast

Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world's largest natural gas fields off Egypt's coast.

The company said the area was 1,450m (4,757 feet) beneath the surface and covered 100 sq km (39 sq miles). It could hold as much as 30 trillion cubic feet of gas, or 5.5 billion barrels of oil equivalent.

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Coverage Includes: Planning chapters, Cairo, Cairo Outskirts & the Delta, Nile Valley: Beni Suef to Qena, Nile Valley: Luxor, Nile Valley: Esna to Abu Simbel, Siwa Oasis & the Western Desert, Alexandria & the Mediterranean Coast, Suez Canal, Red Sea Coast, Sinai, Understanding and Survival chapters.

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Sunday, 30 August 2015

Top 4 European city guides 2015!

If you're heading on a European city break this year be sure to download the Lonely Planet city guide chapter for your destination of choice. With expert advice you will be sure to have the best information at your finger tips. Check out a list of the ETG travel teams top 4 European city destinations below and start planning your trip.

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1. Berlin - "Kreuzberg & Neukölln" (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

2. Paris - "The Islands" (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

3. Valencia & Murcia - Spain (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

4. Pocket Venice (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

Top 6 World Cities Lonely Planet 2015

If you're heading to any of the world's major cities this year be sure to download the Lonely Planet PDF chapter to take with you. With expert advice on what to see, how to get around, where to eat and where to sleep you will be armed with the best travel knowledge available to plan a great trip.

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1. Rio de Janeiro city guide (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

2. Las Vegas & Nevada - Southwest USA (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

3. Tokyo city guide (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

4. Hong Kong - "Macau" (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

5. Shanghai - Hóngkǒu & North Shanghai (PDF) Lonely Planet

6. Moscow - "Kremlin & Kitay Gorod" (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


Top 4 Central America Lonely Planet travel guides

An Adventure to Central America will blow your mind. This tropical region of the Americas is home to incredible wildlife, diverse culture, music and history. Check out the ETG top 4 best countries to visit in Central America.

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1. Guatemala - The Pacific Slope (ebook Chapter)

2. Panama Lonely Planet travel guide PDF chapters

3. Puerto Rico - North Coast (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

4. San Jose - Costa Rica (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


Top 5 Asia Lonely Planet travel guides PDF chapters

Make a trip to Asia this year and explore dozens of fascinating countries with incredible history, culture and cuisine. To help you decide which countries to visit check out the ETG top 5 Asia destinations for 2015 and start planning your trip of a lifetime.

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1. Bali & Lombok travel guide - Central Mountains (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


2. Sri Lanka - "Understand Sri Lanka & Survival Guide" (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


3. Philippines Understand & Survival Guide PDF Chapter


4. Cambodia travel guide (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


5. China travel guide - "Plan your trip" (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


Top 4 Australia - Lonely Planet PDF Chapters

Check out four Lonely Planet Australia PDF chapters and start planning your vacation of a lifetime.

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1. Cairns & the Daintree Rainforest - Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


2. Central Australia travel guide (Adelaide to Darwin)


3. Melbourne & Victoria travel guide

4. Perth & West Coast Australia travel gude



Saturday, 29 August 2015

Northern California travel guide - Sacramento & Central Valley (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

Download the eBook version of Lonely Planet's Sacramento & Central Valley chapter from the Northern California travel guide.

Northern California travel guide - Sacramento & Central Valley (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

The Central Valley is golden fields, rolling hills and scenic waterways that span 400 miles from Chico to Bakersfield. Its rich soil feeds the nation. Half the produce in the US, and nearly every carrot, almond and asparagus spear, is grown here.

Coverage includes: Sacramento Valley, Sacramento, Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, Davis, Oroville, Chico, Red Bluff, San Joaquin Valley, Lodi, Stockton, Modesto, Merced, Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield, and Kern River Area.

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