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Deserts

An essay on deserts: from ancient fossils to the Apollo moon landings.

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Cornish Sardines

Sardine (or pilchard) fishing has been a way of life in Cornwall for hundreds of years. This commission for Waitrose magazine covered the state of the industry and its past, present and future.

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A Cup of Java

A commission for Waitrose to find out about Java’s first Fair Trade certified coffee.

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The Big Blue

Oliver Berry examines the Blue Mind theory, which suggests that being on, in or near the water is could be vital for your health and well-being.

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The Universe

Let Lonely Planet take you further than ever before with the only travel guide to the Universe.

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A Day in the Life of Kakadu

Experience a dawn-to-dusk safari in Australia’s far north – a land of giant termite mounds, rock art, secret swimming holes and an ancient understanding of the power of fire

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St Helena

Adrift in the South Atlantic, St Helena is an island defined by its isolation. Experience the otherworldly landscapes, exotic wildlife and warm hospitality of Britain’s most far-flung territory.

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A journey to Fair Isle

Adrift in the North Atlantic, Fair Isle is about as far from civilisation as it’s possible to get in the British Isles – but for the fifty-odd people who live there, it’s something else, too: home.

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The Travel Atlas

This is the ultimate world atlas for globetrotters. Lonely Planet’s first dedicated atlas makes it easy for you to plan adventures and discover remarkable places around the planet.

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Walking with the emperors: The Kumano Kodo

Pilgrims have sought spiritual renewal on the sacred paths of Japan’s Kii Peninsula for over a millennium. Walk in their footsteps along the Kumano Kodo

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The Galapagos Islands

Take an unforgettable trip to one of the world’s most precious habitats – the Galapagos Islands, where nature has hardly changed since the days of Darwin.

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Rose Festival of Morocco

Travel to Morocco’s wild Atlas mountains for the world’s largest rose festival.

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Northeast India

Explore tea plantations, tiger reserves and holy islands in this adventure in the northeastern regions of India, from Assam all the way to Nagaland on the Burmese border.

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Place To Be

Travel with your heart: a new book on travelling in search of a feeling for Lonely Planet. Aloneness, awe, enlightenment, fulfillment, serenity and more.

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Bali & Lombok

A travel feature on the islands of Bali and Lombok, including Ubud, Jatiluwih, snorkelling on Pemuteran, the ascent of Mount Rinjani and the Gili Islands.

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Laos: A Mekong Journey

Take a river trip down the Mekong through the province of Champasak, past coffee plantations, hidden temples and thunderous waterfalls all the way to the Cambodian border – and learn how the river continues to shape Laos’ past, present and future

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The Sunset Limited Train

All aboard for a trans-continental adventure on America’s oldest railway, beginning in the bars of the Big Easy and ending in the City of Angels.

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Kodachrome Issue 1

Against the odds, a new wave of filmmakers are turning back to celluloid. A culture feature written for Kodachrome Issue One, edited by Stranger Collective.

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Myanmar

After decades of isolation, Burma is slowly opening up to the outside world. Follow a north-south adventure from the harbour of Mandalay to the Irrawaddy Delta, via tea plantations, lakeside markets, deserted beaches and the ancient temples of Bagan.

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Kodachrome Issue 2

A feature on the power of working within creative limits for Kodachrome magazine. Perhaps thinking outside the box isn’t all it’s cracked up to be…

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