Lonely Planet: Wonderings: Notre Dame will rise from the ashes even greater than before

Wonderings: rambles through and reflections on travel… this month, James Kay says that Notre Dame will emerge from the recent fire as an even greater monument © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet Many years ago, I climbed the spiral staircase…

Lonely Planet: Just back from: Spain, Cambodia, Greece & Australia

Lauren getting a healthy dose of geometric patterns in Andalucia © Lauren Keith Our travel-mad staff share their recent adventures from enjoying cookery classes in Queensland to exploring architectural beauties in Andalucía and sitting in the shadow of thousands of…

Lonely Planet: In the studio with Peter Williamson, illustrator of Wild Things

Pete sketching in his studio in Kent, England © Pete Williamson Pete Williamson’s illustrations often depict ominous scenes and dark landscapes, but his latest project involved illustrating unicorns, fairies and monsters for our new Lonely Planet Kids title Wild Things.…

Lonely Planet: Pathfinder spotlight: Samai Haider

Samai and her travelling toddler hiking in Switzerland © Samai Haider This month our spotlight is on the incredible writer, traveller, economist, artist and photographer Samai Haider. Samai shares her travel stories on her self-titled blog and is living proof…

Lonely Planet: Pathfinder pics: Singapore, the ‘green city’

Singapore’s small but idyllic coastline © Jessica Palmer Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Jessica Palmer of familyholidaydestinations.com, recently spent 11 days exploring Singapore with her family. From the vibrant hues of the Gardens by the Bay to the surprisingly tranquil East Coast…