Quiz: which Best in the US destination should you visit in 2017?

New year, new trips to plan – but where to go? If it’s an American adventure you’re after, Lonely Planet’s experts have scoured the country for 10 standout destinations for 2017. Sweeping vistas, misty mountains, stimulating cities and remote escapes that calm the spirit – there’s something for every traveller’s tastes. Which one suits you?(…)


Family travel snap: LP Destination Editor, James Smart

For this month’s travel snap we journey to Istanbul with one-year-old Luan, son of Lonely Planet’s Destination Editor for Britain, Ireland & Iceland, James Smart. James loves exploring his own region and recently visited Cork, Edinburgh and East Iceland. He’s also a big fan of Spanish food, Latin American hiking trails and anything you can slide(…)