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The best places to go and things to do all around the world right now! Drawing on the knowledge, passion and miles travelled by Lonely Planet's staff, authors and online community, we present a year's worth of travel inspiration to take you out of the ordinary and into some unforgettable experiences.
- Lonely Planet ranks the top 10 countries, regions and cities to visit in 2013.
- The best travel experiences for the year ahead, from enjoying Europe's latest City of Culture in Slovakia to touring Addis Ababa, Africa's rising star.
- Over 35 events mapped out month by month in the 2013 travel planner.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Sarah Baxter, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Joe Bindloss, Abigail Blasi, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Laura Crawford, Leslie Davisson, Tom Hall, Amy Karafin, Shawn Low, Emily Matchar, Craig McLachlan, Carolina Miranda, Kate Morgan, Brandon Presser, Tim Richards, Brendan Sainsbury, Dan Savary Raz, Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Tamara Sheward, Oliver Smith, Caroline Veldhuis, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Luke Waterson, Tony Wheeler, Rob Whyte, Rafael Wlodarski, and Karla Zimmerman.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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