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Planning a trip in 2017?

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has just unveiled its 12th annual collection of the world’s best trends, destinations, journeys & experiences for the year ahead when the eagerly-awaited Best in Travel 2017.

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Drawing on the knowledge, passion and kilometres travelled by Lonely Planet’s staff, authors and online community, Best in Travel 2017 presents a year’s worth of travel inspiration to take travellers out of the ordinary and into some unforgettable experiences.

Cross-country skiing is a way of life in Finland. Children learn as soon as they can take their first steps. Canadastock © Shutterstock

Cross-country skiing is a way of life in Finland. Canadastock © Shutterstock

Crystal Cave near Castle Harbour is a 500m walk though geological history with stalactites, stalagmites and deep crystal-clear pools. Russ Hamilton © Shutterstock

Crystal Cave is a 500m walk though geological history with stalactites, stalagmites and deep crystal-clear pools. Russ Hamilton © Shutterstock

This informative travel book highlights the best places to go and things to do all around the world next year, including:

  • The 10 top countries, regions and cities to visit in 2017 – Fremantle, Tasmania and Adelaide are just some of the top picks from previous years.
  • The best travel experiences and trends for the year ahead.
  • Practical itineraries for every destination to help travellers make it happen.
Turquoise Lake Moraine in Banff National Park in the Rockies is fed by glacier water. The area offers great hiking and skiing in winter. Justin Foulkes © Lonely Planet

Turquoise Lake Moraine in Banff National Park in the Rockies is fed by glacier water. The area offers great hiking and skiing in winter. Justin Foulkes © Lonely Planet

A priest wanders the narrow path devotees must climb to attend services at Abuna Yemata Guh, a cave church perched on a high cliff. © Philip Lee Harvey / Lonely Planet

A priest wanders the narrow path devotees must climb to attend services at Abuna Yemata Guh, a cave church perched on a high cliff. © Philip Lee Harvey / Lonely Planet

If travel is on your agenda for 2017 make sure you look at Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 before you do anything. There are so many things you could miss if you holiday without reading this guide – ie – Which one of London’s historical sites has now been reimagined as a five-star luxury hotel, or why travelling to Nepal or Nambia are great options for your wallet. You will also learn which are the best times to visit different cities and unmissable experiences which will help you plan your trip.

Lakeside Pokhara offers great food, relaxation and adventure, with three of the world’s highest mountains within striking distance - Jacek Kadaj © ©Jacek Kadaj/Getty Images/Moment RF

Lakeside Pokhara offers great food, relaxation and adventure, with three of the world’s highest mountains within striking distance – Jacek Kadaj © ©Jacek Kadaj/Getty Images/Moment RF

As the world’s leading guidebook publisher, Lonely Planet is the expert on travel. To make sure you make the very best of your trip next year don’t even start planning until you have read Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017.

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LONELY PLANET’S BEST IN TRAVEL 2017 – paperback format – RRP AU$24.99