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The 5 most exclusive luxury beach hotels in Costa Rica

The 5 most exclusive luxury beach hotels in Costa Rica By Simon Williams on Feb 22, 2018 in Accommodation, Central America, Costa Rica, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel Share1 Share Tweet8 Pin Flip +1 Stumble Email Shares 9 The tiny country of Costa Rica has enjoyed a steady rise in popularity over the last

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Photograph of the week: San Francisco at night

Photograph of the week: San Francisco at night By Paul Johnson on Feb 21, 2018 in California, North America, Regions, USA Share21 Share Tweet17 Pin Flip +1 Stumble Email Shares 38 San Francisco is a vibrant city that, despite its growth, remains a city of neighborhoods. Whether it’s the museums of SoMa, the nightclubs of

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5 amazing yoga retreats to try out in 2018

5 amazing yoga retreats to try out in 2018 By Frances Geoghegan on Feb 21, 2018 in Asia, Europe, Germany, Health & Safety, India, Indonesia, Regions, Spas & Pampering, Speciality Travel, Thailand, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe Share8 Share Tweet19 Pin Flip +1 Stumble Email Shares 27 How amazing would it be to enjoy a relaxing

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5 of the best places to visit in 2018

5 of the best places to visit in 2018 By Craig Burkinshaw on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, Asia, Brazil, Indonesia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Oceania, Regions, South America, Zimbabwe Share9 Share Tweet19 Pin Flip +1 Stumble Email Shares 28 In 2018, some countries will celebrate big milestones in style. Elsewhere, certain regions are opening up

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Pathfinders: video of the month, January 2018

A beautiful afternoon at the Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland. ©Chee Seong/Getty Images. Every month, we curate the best blog posts and Instagrams from our Lonely Planet Pathfinders. This month’s feature is from videographer Zach Murray who takes us on a journey through Scotland’s mesmerising landscapes. ‘Last spring my wife and I went

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Travel news quiz: February edition

Have you heard about the Welsh capital’s latest quirky coffee trend? © Yulia Grigoryeva / Shutterstock What’s noteworthy about the Arctic Circle’s latest hotel? Which US city has been named the most romantic in the country? Test your knowledge of the latest happenings in the travelsphere with our travel news quiz, featuring some of this

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Just back from: Uzbekistan

Megan revelling in the beauty of the mosques and mausoleums of Uzbekistan © Megan Eaves Megan Eaves, Destination Editor for North Asia, recently returned from a trip to Uzbekistan. Tell us more… I spent seven days travelling around Uzbekistan, one of the biggest travel drawcards in Central Asia. I had been to the region before,

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8 Lesser-Known Surfing Destinations You Really Need To Visit

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Mention travelling to surfing enthusiasts and the same places are bound to come up in conversation. Spots such as Oahu in Hawaii, Byron Bay in Australia and Bundoran in Ireland are world famous for their ripping waves and beautiful beaches, and rightly so. But what if you want to catch a wave away from the

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Famous Coffee Culture Destinations & How To Order It

Despite their reputation as tea aficionados, Britain is fast becoming a nation of coffee drinkers, consuming around 55 million cups a day. Coffee does more than battle a hangover and keep us alert – it has also been linked to productivity in the workplace. Then there are the social benefits: who doesn’t love a good

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Planning a Vacation? How about Disneyland!

After working hard all year long, everyone deserves a vacation to relieve all the stress and to enjoy time with friends and family. This is why it’s important to choose a destination that will fulfill all expectations…Disneyland! As many go on holiday with family, it is essential that there is something to enjoy for all

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