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Tourism

Five things you didn’t know about Lonely Planet

There’s at least 17 cool facts about Lonely Planet books, but we could only be bothered to research five.

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Lonely Planet: A guide to accepting failure

by Daisy Doctor

The world’s most popular guidebook had a few missteps along the way, although we’re not saying any of the books took a fall down some stairs.

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We had failures and setbacks: Lonely Planet co-founder

It’s rare that the words ‘exclusive’ and ‘Travel Weekly’ appear in the same sentence, but not today, exclusivity fans, not today!

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Why we are launching a festival of failure

by Tara Harrison

A 44-hour Qantas delay! Airlines disappointing travellers! And now a “festival of failure”?! It’s the treble of crazies today, readers.

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Destinations

Lonely Planet founder hits the road again

by Gabrielle Dunlevy - AAP

The Melbourne-based philanthropist’s latest adventure takes him from London to home in 22 stops, on low-cost carriers all the way.

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