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Lonely Planet Bluelist 2008
captures the best in travel - a collection of trends, destinations, journeys and experiences for the year ahead. Drawing on the knowledge, passion and miles travelled by the Lonely Planet community of authors, staff and travellers, this year's edition is a selection of the best places to go and things to do all around the world right now.
Introduction from Lonely Planet's co-founder, Tony Wheeler
Explore our pick of must-go destinations for 2008 in the GoList section, and set your 2008 travel agenda
Take a whirlwind ride around the world with over 300 unique travel experiences mapped out in the famous Bluelists
Explore the countries of Islam and immerse yourself in one of the world's most travelled cultures
Take a tour of the globe's threatened wildlife in our Endangered Wildlife section
Stunning travel photography from the Lonely Planet travel community - that means you!
2008 travel planner - the best places to go and things to do throughout the year
, December 2006
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"This is a jam-packed guidebook that will have readers fetching their passports from their hiding places and preparing to launch."
The Bluelist phenomenon rolls on again with a second collection of the hippest and most amazing travel destinations and experiences for 2007. Bringing the best of the best tantalizing content compiled from Lonely Planet staff, authors, and travelers it's got the scoop, the real deal, the low-down on what's hot and what's gone tepid.
All authority, and packed with attitude, this next edition in the Bluelist franchise is the definitive resource for all your travel needs in the year ahead. With tantalising content compiled from Lonely Planet staff, authors, and travellers, it offers an insider scoop on when to go where and do what in 2007.
Bigger and better than before! The new Lonely Planet BLUELIST 2007
is here and it captures the best in travel - a collection of trends, destinations, journeys and experiences for the year ahead.
Drawing on the knowledge, passion and miles traveled by the Lonely Planet community of authors, staff and travelers, and covering every country in the world, this year's edition is a selection of the best places to go and things to do all around the world right now.
Who We Are
At Lonely Planet, we see our job as inspiring and enabling travelers to connect with the world for their own benefit and for the benefit of the world at large.
What We Do
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What We Believe
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