Jun 27, 2012

The Best Places for Everything

The Best Places for Everything

An all-access pass to the most unique, inspiring, and life-changing experiences on Earth. Travel isn’t just about the destination—it’s about the experience. Now, the very best places to experience anything—from bungee-jumping and French cooking classes to whitewater rafting and seeing the Northern Lights—are revealed and collected in this inspiring and definitive guide.

Jun 23, 2012

Khaosan Road

Khaosan Road

Jun 22, 2012

The 10 Best of Everything National Parks

The 10 Best of Everything National Parks

National parks are more than the best idea America ever had—they're our country's best playgrounds for millions of vacationers who want to enjoy recreation activities, nature and wildlife, and down-time with friends, family, or as solo travelers. This timely, idea-filled guide covers "classic" parks, national historical parks, national monuments, national battlefields, national scenic trails, and beyond. Hundreds of Top 10 lists highlight every park's best attractions—best lodges, best hikes, best star-gazing spots, best campfire meal spots. Destinations are covered by region, theme, season, and occasion. Photos, anecdotes from park rangers, and insider tips, plus traveler resources such as hotels and restaurants, make this the national parks guide travelers have long sought.

Jun 20, 2012

Pacsafe PouchSafe 150

Pacsafe PouchSafe 150

The pouchsafe 150 not only gives you the peace of mind on the road, it also provides perfectly organised storage for your passport, id and other important documents.

Jun 19, 2012

Eagle Creek EC Adventure 4-Wheeled Upright

Eagle Creek EC Adventure 4-Wheeled Upright

This 4 wheel luggage provides weightless in-hand carry, innovative travel features and a classic Eagle Creek design aesthetic. Built tough for every journey, this lightweight luggage features expandability, two-way lockable zippers, and maximum packing space. Plus, an attached piggyback clip, multiple pockets for organization, interior compression wings and a travel-tested wheel and handle system.

Jun 11, 2012

Australia 2013 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar

Australia 2013 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar

Have you always wanted to go to the land down under? It's easier than you might think with the Australia 2013 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar featuring beautiful full-color images from the best travel photographers in the business. Lonely Planet Images show the breathtaking landscapes, cosmopolitan cities, and sleepy shorelines of this uniquely beautiful country.

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Jun 8, 2012

Top Hostels 2011

Jun 7, 2012

Best Hostels of 2011

Best Small Hostels
  1. Lisbon Lounge Hostel, Lisbon/Portugal
  2. Lisboa Central Hostel, Lisbon/Portugal
  3. Dixo's Oporto Hostel, Porto/Portugal
  4. Porto Spot Hostel, Porto/Portugal
  5. Rivoli Cinema Hostel, Porto/Portugal
  6. Academy Hostel, Florence/Italy
  7. Sunshine Bedz KL, Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia
  8. Cocomama, Amsterdam/Netherlands
  9. Sant Jordi Arago Hostel, Barcelona/Spain
  10. BackHome Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia
Best Medium Hostels
  1. Travellers House, Lisbon/Portugal
  2. Living Lounge Hostel, Lisbon/Portugal
  3. NapPark Hostel at Khao San, Bangkok/Thailand
  4. Home Lisbon Hostel, Lisbon/Portugal
  5. Montreal Central, Montreal/Canada
  6. EastSeven Berlin Hostel, Berlin/Germany
  7. White Nest Hostel - Granada, Granada/Spain
  8. Sant Jordi Alberg, Barcelona/Spain
  9. Grand Hostel Berlin, Berlin/Germany
  10. Hostel of the Sun, Naples/Italy
Best Large Hostels
  1. Yes! Lisbon Hostel, Lisbon/Portugal
  2. Circus Hostel, Berlin/Germany
  3. Hostel Mostel, Sofia/Bulgaria
  4. Friendly Fun Franks Backpackers Hostel, Riga/Latvia
  5. Khaosan Kyoto Guest House, Japan/Kyoto
  6. City BackPackers Hostel, Stockholm/Sweden
  7. City Hostel Seattle, Seattle/USA
  8. Lub d Bangkok Siam Square, Bangkok/Thailand
  9. Hostel Blues, Bratislava/Slovakia
  10. Wombats City Hostel Vienna - The Lounge, Vienna/Austria
Best Extra Large Hostels
  1. Wombats City Hostel Berlin, Berlin/Germany
  2. St Christophers at The Mosaic House, Prague/Czech Republic
  3. Wombats City Hostel, Munich/Germany
  4. Chicago Getaway Hostel, Chicago/USA
  5. Castle Rock Hostel, EdinburghUnited/Kingdom
  6. Caledonian Backpackers, EdinburghUnited/Kingdom
  7. PLUS Berlin, Berlin/Germany
  8. Hostel Suites Florida, Buenos Aires/Argentina
  9. Budget Backpackers, EdinburghUnited/Kingdom
  10. PLUS Florence, Florence/Italy
Continent Winners


  1. NapPark Hostel at Khao San, Bangkok/Thailand
  2. Sunshine Bedz KL, Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia
  3. Khaosan Kyoto Guest House, Kyoto/Japan


  1. Atlantic Point Backpackers, Cape Town/South Africa
  2. Hostel Essaouira, Essaouira/Morocco
  3. The Backpack, Cape Town/South Africa

Eastern Europe

  1. The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers Hostel, Riga/Latvia
  2. Hostel Mostel, Sofia/Bulgaria
  3. Friendly Fun Franks Backpackers Hostel, Riga/Latvia

North America

  1. Montreal Central, Montreal/Canada
  2. City Hostel Seattle, Chicago/USA
  3. USA Hostels San Francisco, San Francisco/USA

Central and South America

  1. America del Sur Hostel Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires/Argentina
  2. Andes Hostel, Santiago/Chile
  3. Hostel Suites Obelisco, Buenos Aires/Argentina


  1. Adventure Queenstown Hostel, Queenstown/New Zealand
  2. Dreamtime Travellers Rest, Cairns/Australia
  3. Nomads Queenstown, Queenstown/New Zealand
Worldwide Winners










Jun 5, 2012

The Best Places to Stay in Britain on a Budget

The Best Places to Stay in Britain on a Budget

The Rough Guide to the Best Places to Stay in Britain on a Budget reviews over 250 establishments, from the Isles of Scilly to Orkney and Windermere to Winchester, taking in rural B&Bs, cool townhouses, historic inns, hikers' hostels and canal boats. Our selection includes everything from comfortable £12 dorms to ornate £80 doubles, showing that you can stay in wonderful accommodation without breaking the bank.