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There’s a lot to like about Tampa Bay's beaches, from the powdery sand to the calm, warm waters of the Gulf – perfect for a relaxing day spent wading and floating. However, like most beaches, they also come with a chance of sunburn, afternoon showers and/or crowds of spring breakers and tourists.
How far do British workers apparently need to travel to completely switch off from work? And did one Kenyan hotel really charge guests $10,000 to watch the royal wedding on television? Test your knowledge of the latest happenings in the travelsphere with our travel news quiz, featuring some of this month’s most intriguing news stories.
For aeons, invading armies, explorers and voyagers have crossed oceans to reach new shores, while islands and peninsulas have provided solitude and strategic locations to monks, traders and jailers, giving the world’s coastlines a fascinating range of windblown edifices.
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With internationally lauded temples of molecular gastronomy, a constellation of breweries and cocktail bars and a roster of iconic local specialities like belt-busting deep dish pizza, Chicago boasts a dining and drinking culture to satisfy the lustiest of appetites. But if you have dietary restrictions (or merely fear you’re one Chicago-style hot dog away from gout), take heart: in recent years, the city’s food scene has begun to develop a lighter side, too!
The internet is a vast resource when it comes to travel – there’s an abundance of websites and apps designed to aid those looking to explore. At Lonely Planet, we curate collections of our experts' best recommendations, but we also realise the value of community, of conversing with fellow travellers who have been where you want to go, and who can answer questions and share experiences in real time. Here, we’ve compiled a list of thriving communities that exist on (and off) the web!
With every corner of the world becoming more accessible and affordable, the importance of travelling responsibly has never been greater. Planning a responsible trip, however, requires a lot of research – and it remains especially difficult to find information on responsible tourism in remote destinations and developing countries. So why not recruit an operator to do the legwork?
Getting under the skin of Sichuan, one of China's most diverse and exciting provinces, and one of our top 10 Asian destinations to visit in 2018! #BestinAsia #AsianTravel #travel
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Discover the wild wild wildlife of #Indonesia#s Komodo National Park, one of our top 10 Asian destinations to visit in 2018! #BestinAsia #AsianTravel #Travel
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Travelling these routes inspires wonder and awe in those willing to shrug off the discomforts and heart-in-mouth moments they entail.