Join our #lpchat on Best in Travel 2018!

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To celebrate the start of a whole new year of travel opportunities, we’re kicking off 2018 with a Twitter chat themed around our Best in Travel list!

Detailing the wheres, whens and whats of travel’s best offerings for the year ahead, Best in Travel is a go-to for tips, inspiration and ideas on all things adventure planning. In this Twitter chat, we’ll be talking about what makes the featured destinations so intriguing, what’s new in travel for 2018 and, of course, your Best in Travel-related travelling tales. There’ll be dramatic landscapes, cultural capitals and exploratory cruises, amongst plenty of topical travel inspo!

Bring your best stories, pictures, tips and tricks, and meet us on Twitter at 16:30 GMT/ 8:30 PST on Thursday 1 Feb. See you there!

The best tweeter will win themselves a copy of our Best in Travel 2018 book.


  1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #lpchat on Twitter on Thursday 1 February at 16:30 GMT / 8:30 PST.
  2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.
  3. Add #lpchat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.
  4. Bring your best travel tips, pics and ideas!

Introducing our co-hosts…

The Lonely Planet Trailblazers:

Abi of Inside the Travel lab


Macca of An Adventurous World


Chloe of Wanderlust Chloe


Kia and Peter of Atlas and Boots


Dan of Dan Flying Solo


Kristen and Siya of Hopscotch the Globe 


Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 240 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NW. The winner will be notified via direct message on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: one copy of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 in book or eBook format, valued at £9.99/£6.99.