Join our Twitter #lpchat on architecture around the world!

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From awe-inspiring ancient spires to innovative, contemporary designs, the world’s varied locales are so often characterised by their architecture. So much of the joy of travelling involves looking up, down and all around at the man-made marvels that form concrete jungles, iconic skylines and world-renowned landmarks of different destinations.

To celebrate the release of our newest title A Spotter’s Guide to Amazing Architecture in April, we’re hosting an #lpchat on Twitter, all about the planet’s greatest buildings, structures and ancient sites. There’ll be chat about chapels, talk on temples and conversation about construction a-plenty, as well as oodles of travel inspiration.

Bring your best stories, pictures, tips and tricks, and meet us on Twitter at 16:30 BST/ 8:30 PDT on Wednesday 28 March. See you there!

The best tweeter will win themselves a copy of our new A Spotter’s Guide to Amazing Architecture book.

HOW DO I TAKE PART?

    1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #lpchat on Twitter on Wednesday 28 March at 16:30 BST / 8:30 PDT.
    2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.
    3. Add #lpchat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.
    4. Bring your best travel tips, pics and ideas!

Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 240 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NW. The winner will be notified via direct message on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: one copy of Lonely Planet’s Amazing Architecture in book or eBook format, valued at £7.99/$ 11.99.

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Join our #lpchat on Best in Travel 2018!

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To celebrate the start of a whole new year of travel opportunities, we’re kicking off 2018 with a Twitter chat themed around our Best in Travel list!

Detailing the wheres, whens and whats of travel’s best offerings for the year ahead, Best in Travel is a go-to for tips, inspiration and ideas on all things adventure planning. In this Twitter chat, we’ll be talking about what makes the featured destinations so intriguing, what’s new in travel for 2018 and, of course, your Best in Travel-related travelling tales. There’ll be dramatic landscapes, cultural capitals and exploratory cruises, amongst plenty of topical travel inspo!

Bring your best stories, pictures, tips and tricks, and meet us on Twitter at 16:30 GMT/ 8:30 PST on Thursday 1 Feb. See you there!

The best tweeter will win themselves a copy of our Best in Travel 2018 book.

HOW DO I TAKE PART?

  1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #lpchat on Twitter on Thursday 1 February at 16:30 GMT / 8:30 PST.
  2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.
  3. Add #lpchat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.
  4. Bring your best travel tips, pics and ideas!

Introducing our co-hosts…

The Lonely Planet Trailblazers:

Abi of Inside the Travel lab

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Macca of An Adventurous World

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Chloe of Wanderlust Chloe

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Kia and Peter of Atlas and Boots

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Dan of Dan Flying Solo

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Kristen and Siya of Hopscotch the Globe 

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Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 240 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NW. The winner will be notified via direct message on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: one copy of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 in book or eBook format, valued at £9.99/£6.99.

 

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Join our festive #lpchat on Twitter!

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We’re well and truly knee-deep in the time of festive cheer, peace on earth and goodwill to all men. How this merriest of seasons is celebrated however, varies the world over. In December’s #lpchat on Twitter, we’re talking all things Christmas traditions, seasonal travel and worldwide festive celebrations – where are you spending the holiday season this year? Which Yuletide customs could you not be without? What food gets you in a merry mood?

Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or just getting generally festive, we’d love to hear about it! Bring your best festive pictures, anecdotes and tales, and we’ll see you there on Wednesday 13 December from 4:30pm GMT / 8:30am PST.

Our favourite tweeter will win a free copy of our Best in Travel 2018 to help plan their new year’s adventures!

How do I take part?

  1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #lpchat on Twitter on Wednesday 13 Dec at 16:30 GMT / 8:30 PST.
  2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.
  3. Add #lpchat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.
  4. Bring your best travel tips, pics and ideas (and festive spirit!)

Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 240 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NW. The winner will be notified via direct message on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: one copy of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 in book or eBook format, valued at £9.99/£6.99.

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Join our city trips #LPchat on Twitter!

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There’s something about experiencing the hum of daily life away from your own routine that makes city trips so unique and completely addictive. Wandering through bustling backstreets, breathing in a blend of scents and being immersed in the rich cultures of the planet’s urban areas are truly some of travel’s greatest pleasures.

To celebrate the art of city-tripping we want to hear about yours. Where do you stay? How do you dine? What sights do you scramble to see and what can you do without? We’re going to be discussing the ins and outs of wild weekending, big city breaks and everything in between in our new #LPchat this September.

Whether you’re a city visiting veteran or have a long list of capitals to tick off, join us on Twitter to talk about the architecture, food, culture and people that make up our incredible cities. We’ll see you there on Wednesday 6 September from 4:30pm BST / 8:30am PST.

Our favourite tweeter will win a free city guide (book or eBook) of their choice!

HOW DO I TAKE PART?

    1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #LPChat on Twitter on Wednesday 6 Sept at 16:30 BST / 8:30 PST.
    2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.
    3. Add #LPChat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.
    4. Bring your best travel tips, pics and ideas!

 

Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 240 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NW. The winner will be notified via direct message on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: one copy of any Lonely Planet standard city guide in book or eBook format, valued at £14.99/£10.49.

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Join our off-the-beaten-track travel #LPChat on Twitter!

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We’re bringing #LPChat back with a bang, by celebrating those hidden gems, little-known wonders and secret marvels that are tucked away in all corners of the globe, just waiting to be discovered.

There’s nothing quite like stumbling across a wonderfully wild vista or hauntingly mysterious monument that feels completely new and untouched. It’s truly one of the best things about travel. To mark the release of our new book, Secret Marvels of the World, which lists 360 extraordinary places you never knew existed, we want to hear about your off-the-beaten-track travel tales in our new #LPChat.

Whether you’ve got a marvel-worthy experience to share, or are looking for adventure inspiration, join us to discuss the planet’s weirdest, wildest and most wondrous secrets. We’ll see you there on Thursday 20 July from 4:30pm BST / 8:30am PST.

Our favourite tweeter will win a copy of our new book Secret Marvels of the World!

HOW DO I TAKE PART?

  1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #LPChat on Twitter on Thursday 20 July at 16:30 BST / 8:30 PST.
  2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.
  3. Add #LPChat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.
  4. Bring your best travel tips, pics and ideas!

INTRODUCING OUR CO-HOSTS

THE PLANET D

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Co-founders and editors of The Planet D, Dave and Deb are a globetrotting couple who leapt off the beaten track back in 2008, swapping the daily grind for endless adventure. Devoted antidotes to the 9-to-5, Dave and Deb make it their mission to inspire readers to change their lives through travel, be it by recounting hair-raising challenges like the Tour d’Afrique and the Mongol Rally, or by expertly extolling the benefits of stepping outside your comfort zone (no matter how small the step).

ATLAS AND BOOTS

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Self-confessed adventure junkies and die-hard fans of ‘thrilling activities in far-flung places’, Peter and Kia of Atlas and Boots are so far off the beaten track, they may never see it again… A photographer and author respectively, these outdoor enthusiasts stop at nothing to discover the world, leaving absolutely no stone unturned along the way. From swimming with whales in Tonga to trekking volcanoes in Vanuatu, this is a couple for whom exploration is a way of life.

Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 240 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NW. The winner will be notified via direct message on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: one copy of Secret Marvels of the World, valued at GB£19.99.

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