Lonely Planet has gathered the best of the best, with input from staffers, readers in the online community, and authors Ann Abel, Anirban Mahapatra, Benedict Walker, Simon Richmond, John Noble, Damian Harper, Brett Atkinson, Lorna Parkes, Chris Zeiher, Abigail Blasi. The goal? To offer readers and armchair travelers ideas for the top travel experiences for 2014.
With a month-to-month planner, 'Lonely Planet's Best Travel in 2014' presents 35 events and ideas for traveling the world and experiencing some of the ‘best trends, destinations, journeys, and experiences for the upcoming year.’ Included in this breakdown are best value destinations, family travel ideas, honeymoon destinations, and recommendations for adventure seekers. Lonely Planet also has recommendations for Beatlemaniacs, beachgoers, and those eager to try out ‘luxury boot camps. Indeed, there is something for everyone in this comprehensive and fun reference book. The guide also offers top-ten rankings of countries, regions, and cities to visit in 2014.
In addition to destinations, the guidebook shares useful travel tips and advice for visitors, as well as anecdotal facts to complement tours. Photographs, of course, accompany the guide, helping readers envision their year ahead.