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Going Local - Experiences and Encounters on the Road

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 03.17.2016 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Some might say that I've been blessed. Born on perhaps the world's most enchanting island of Santorini, Greece, only to be brought to America's cultur...

How Travel Guidebooks Are Working Against You

Doug Lansky | Posted 01.18.2015 | Travel
Doug Lansky

The travel tips you read in popular books and magazines are often more a like a tip sheet for which places will soon be overrun and ruined.

Surviving Cook Island Is Pretty Easy

Pam Grout | Posted 05.20.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

My favorite Aitutaki motu was probably Tapuaetai, the world's only "deserted island" with its own post office.

Lonely Planet Founder Recalls Worst Publishing Mistakes

Doug Lansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Doug Lansky

Now that Lonely Planet's founders have a little more distance between themselves and the day-to-day of running a publishing company, they were able to comment on some of the publishing gaffes they've made over the years.