Current Issue – May 2019

The iconic Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards is back with its eighth edition. Find out who steals the limelight this time around. Grab your copy of the May 2019 issue today!

This month, we help you discover unique travel experiences on little-known shores of the  MEDITERRANEAN. From spotting gorgeous leopards to caring for exploited elephants in Thailand, we share our list of 10 UNUSUAL ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS ACROSS SOUTH EAST ASIA. Set out in pursuit of forts, fish curries, birds, and chance sightings of wild elephants in NELLORE, ANDHRA PRADESH. And, if you have a thing for trains, we’ve handpicked THE BEST EUROPEAN RAIL JOURNEYS, which include luxury trains traversing the Swiss Alps, dinky-yellow carriages clattering through the Pyrenees, and much, much more.

Stumble on a whole new world of discoveries with our EXPLORE section. Ditch the city and surrender to royal indulgences in JAIPUR, RAJASTHAN, or get one with nature in BHANDARDARA, MAHARASHTRA. Find out the secret behind the gorgeous MATRYOSHKA DOLLS, and update yourself with the latest news, views and wonderful ways to discover our planet on our TRAVEL NEWS pages.

Our JOURNAL section features stories from the road. Take a photo tour of the vivid SOUTH BEACH in MIAMI. Our writers talk about their FAVOURITE SOUVENIRS. Check out the stunning results of our INSTAGRAM PHOTO CHALLENGE this month.

PLUS: We’ve got easy-to-tear-fold-and-carry Mini Guides – explore the dynamic food and drink  scene in CHICAGO, THE USA, see, eat and experience the very best of KOLKATA, INDIA, and make most of your weekend in STRASBOURG, FRANCE.

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