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TECH 08 Jul 2019 | 2:00 AM

This app will connect visitors in Korea to locals in real-time chat

Visiting Seoul and hungry for spicy tteokbokki or rice cakes near your hotel or vacation rental? A newly launched app will connect tourists in South Korea with locals in real time via chat.

TECH 14 Apr 2019 | 1:00 AM

Smarter trips: These five apps will make your travels even easier

Today every holidaymaker has a small, magical device in their pocket that makes travelling far easier: their smartphone.

TECH 14 Feb 2019 | 2:30 AM

Selfiecide: These are the world’s capitals for death by selfie

Stop worrying about the local wildlife: You're increasingly likely to kill yourself while seeking the ultimate selfie. Here are the five countries where most tourists are dying for selfies.

TECH 10 Aug 2017 | 11:00 PM

Lonely Planet creates Instagram-style platform for sharing your travel photos

Lonely Planet has launched a new self-publishing mobile platform that allows travelers to share their photos and experiences with likeminded globetrotters.

TECH 11 Sep 2016 | 10:30 PM

No Man's Sky: The most beautiful side mission

An inviting universe to explore and exploit, but not much story or gameplay backs up the unparalleled scope of the world.

TECH 01 Feb 2016 | 1:30 AM

Lonely Planet releases free travel app for mobile devices

Lonely Planet has released mobile versions of its travel guides which have been bundled in a new app.

TECH 05 Oct 2015 | 5:02 PM

Lonely Planet curates weekend wine getaways around the world

Travel guide Lonely Planet has released a new guidebook for wine lovers that curates the best wineries and gastronomic experiences in established regions like Napa and Tuscany, as well as lesser-known areas like Georgia, Lebanon, Morocco and Slovenia.

TECH 11 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM

'Poshtels' gaining popularity among style and budget-conscious travellers

After luxury, budget and short-term rental apartments, there’s another type of accommodation that’s squeezing its way into the hotel market: enter, the ‘poshtel.’

TECH 02 Apr 2014 | 9:00 AM

Lonely Planet teams up with e-book subscription service Scribd

Lonely Planet has teamed up with an e-book subscription service that will make all its travel guidebooks available in a digital library.

Technology 15 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Google to acquire Frommer's travel guidebooks

Google Inc is buying the Frommer's line of travel guidebooks, the latest move to amass a trove of publishing content.