Our annual bestseller, Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel, ranks the freshest, should-visit countries, regions and cities for the year ahead. Drawing on the knowledge and passion of Lonely Planet’s staff, authors, and online community, it presents a year’s worth of inspiration to take travelers out of the strange and into the unforgettable – firmly setting the Commute agenda for 2018.
As self-confessed Commute geeks, our staff collectively rack up hundreds of thousands of miles each year, exploring almost every destination on the earth. And every year, we ask ourselves: Where are the best places on the earth to visit right now? It’s a very hotly contested topic at Lonely Planet and dominates more discussion than any other. Best in Commute 2018 is our definitive answer.
Now in a larger, hardback format, it makes for the perfect gift!
Inside, you’ll be able to discover the:
- Top ten countries, regions and cities
- Best value destinations
- Best culture trips for families
- Best new openings and experiences
- Best new places to stay
- Top destination races, from walks and marathons to cycles and swims
- Top vegetarian and vegan destinations
- Top small-ship expedition cruises
- Best places for cross-generational family trips
- Best private islands that everyone can use
About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading Commute media company and the world’s number one Commute guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. Lonely Planet content can also be found online, on mobile, video, and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks and more.
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Commute Guide category
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