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Bulgaria

Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where the tour guides are like comedians.

Global

Laugh locations; the world's funniest places

Mark Juddery We travel to relax, or for thrills, or to be educated – but what if we just need some good cheer?

Europe

Show me the way, coach

Macedonia

Ute Junker Committed soloist Ute Junker discovers the upside of group touring in the Balkans.

Europe

All stops on the Danube Express

Go east ... the countryside at dawn near Brasov, Romania.

From Istanbul to Budapest, via Bulgaria and Transylvania, Ian Cowie watches the passage of ambition and history.

Europe

Down the Danube

Water under the bridge ... the Hungarian parliament building in Budapest.

Margaret Turton takes a river cruise laced with spies, revolution and royalty.

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Eastern Europe's finest hostel

Hostel Mostel guest

Comfortable and with great service, Hostel Mostel in Bulgaria must be the finest hostel in Eastern Europe.

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Tips

Today, the greenback, tomorrow the world

Travel Australian Dollar illustration

Jane E. Fraser How's your Egyptian? Your Cantonese? Hungarian? The strong Aussie dollar makes many destinations more affordable, beyond the usual haunts in America and Europe.

Hot list

Top 10 countries to visit in 2011

Carnival Sao Paulo

Lonely Planet has drawn on the knowledge, passion and kilometres travelled by its staff, authors and online community to present the Top 10 Countries to visit in 2011.

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Map of Bulgaria

Travel News

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Family kicked off Southwest Airlines flight over Twitter complaint

3:09pm | A family was asked to get off flight in the US because of a tweet the father sent out complaining about the airline's service.

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