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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
It"s educational, inspirational and beautifully designed.' -Gadling.com, November 6, 2007
Lonely Planet's Best In Travel 2009
- the best places to go and things to do all around the world right now! Drawing on the knowledge, passion and miles traveled by Lonely Planet's staff and authors, you've got a year's worth of travel inspiration to take you out of the ordinary and into some unforgettable experiences.
'Lonely Planet's cofounder, Tony Wheeler, shares his top travel picks for the year.
'Explore 30 must-go destinations - Lonely Planet presents the top 10 countries, regions and cities to visit in 2009.
'Contains 850 travel experiences, from stargazing in the Caribbean to finding the perfect midlife crisis getaway.
'Complete world-view: an annual rundown of every country in the world.
'2009 travel planner - 50 adventures mapped out month-by-month.
'Immerse yourself in water! A special feature showcasing 70 journeys and experiences on, in, through and over water.
This latest edition in the Bluelist franchise is the definitive resource on travel for 2008. With tantalizing content compiled from Lonely Planet staff, authors, and travelers, this guide offers insiders scoops on when to go, where, and what to do in 2008.
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