Sally Macmillan This year 26 new river ships have been launched to cruise Europe's waterways - a pretty mind-boggling statistic.
Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.
Europe's lesser-visited cities are just as eye-catching, fascinating and fun as their more well-trodden counterparts, writes David Whitley.
David Whitley A night on the tiles takes on a whole new meaning for David Whitley.
Lonely Planet has picked the brains of its authors, staff and travellers and come up with the top 10 countries to visit in 2010.
Forget airport hassles and cramped tour buses - a relaxing river cruise is the way to see the world. Here are the top 10.
A Bordeaux bolthole for $120 a night? A riverside retreat in Lisbon for the same? Here's our guide to some of Europe's best-value hotels and guesthouses this season.
Tripologist I'm planning to go solo to Europe, travelling by rail. If there is a rail strike, will I be notified not to go to the station and will I be automatically rebooked?