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Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?

Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?
Find an ethical volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and skills. If you could check out your friends, co-workers and even strangers bucket lists, you’d probably find “traveling overseas” toward the very top. We all seem to want the opportunity to visit far-flung beaches, immerse ourselves...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Agriculturalist

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Agriculturalist
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Conservationist

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Conservationist
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Volunteer Travel: Pro-bono Professional Services

Volunteer Travel: Pro-bono Professional Services
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Foodie: 5 Wacky Pizza Toppings from Around the World

Foodie: 5 Wacky Pizza Toppings from Around the World
From Japan to the Netherlands, we explore five of the strangest pie toppings on the planet. “Yes, two slices, please.” “Right away, what kind?” “Get me that octopus with squid ink.” Yup, that’s a real pizza order—if you’re getting your slice in certain parts of Japan. Pizza is a universal food that...

The Great American Road Trip: 5 Top Driving Routes

The Great American Road Trip: 5 Top Driving Routes
Whether you’re into exploring ocean views on the Pacific Coast Highway or checking out small-town America along Route 66, catch a ride as we navigate America’s top road trip routes. Few things feel more patriotic than hot apple pie, rock and roll—and the Great American Road Trip. As the weather...

Summer Music Festivals 2013

Summer Music Festivals 2013
Want to travel the world and hear some great bands at the same time? These seven summer music festivals offer excellent music and nearby sightseeing opportunities. Summer is the height of the musical festival season—and that means you have the opportunity to check out some of the world’s most...

How to Plan a Better Group Vacation

How to Plan a Better Group Vacation
Got tapped to plan your group’s big getaway? Don’t panic! Lonely Planet Editor Robert Reid offers up five easy, budget-friendly tips and organizing solutions to make your next adventure a no-stress success. It all started when someone tossed out the idea of getting everyone together...for a family...

Protect Your Bags and Belongings While Traveling

Protect Your Bags and Belongings While Traveling
If you strategize for safety—and plan ahead—you can avoid becoming a victim of theft on the road. Keep these eight tips as you start packing up for your next getaway. When traveling and exploring unfamiliar territory, your belongings become more vulnerable to being lost or stolen. That said, you...

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