The Place to Be
The Place to Be
The Place to Be
The Place to Be
The Place to Be
The Place to Be

The Place to Be

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Whether it's euphoria or serenity, awe or enlightenment, this beautiful hardback presents hundreds of places around the world to experience a particular emotion. Each of the 12 chapters in Lonely Planet's The Place to Be explores a single feeling, with destinations ranging from wild and natural spaces, to modern and ancient cities. Plus, our travel writers explain when to go and how to get there.

With 20 places and experiences for each emotion and state of mind, The Place to Be features 240 travel destinations around the world. Stand in awe and marvel at enormous natural phenomena; give yourself a joyful boost with cat cafes and chocolate indulgences; seek serenity on beautiful remote islands; find calm oases in the heart of bustling cities; and join the path to enlightenment with Renaissance paintings and religious pilgrimages.

Inside, we'll tell you where to go to feel:

  • Adventurous / Brave
  • Alone / Solitary
  • Amused
  • Awe / Wonder
  • Fulfilled
  • Enlightened
  • Ecstatic / Enlightened / Exhilarated
  • Inspired
  • Joy
  • Reflective / Thoughtful
  • Serene
  • Passion

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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