Lonely Planet Publishes an Innocent Abroad, Best Ever Travel Tips and Instant Expert

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Lonely Planet has three great new gift titles, which will be available in bookstores and e-retailers this November for those wanting travel advice or inspiration: An Innocent Abroad, Lonely Planet's Best Ever Travel Tips and Lonely Planet's Instant Expert.

An Innocent Abroad is Lonely Planet’s latest travel literature anthology and shares the travel experiences that changed the lives of 35 of the world’s greatest writers, including Dave Eggers, Cheryl Strayed, Ann Patchett, Jane Smiley, Mary Karr, John Berendt and Sloane Crosley.

About the Book: An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers Edited by Don George 978-1-74360-5899 320pp, paperback, $15.99 November 1, 2014

Following up to the New York Times favorite The Lonely Planet Book of Everything, is a new, original collection of infographics by acclaimed illustrator Nigel Holmes. Lonely Planet’s Instant Expert contains the secrets to becoming an authority on 100 diverse topics, from how to dive for pearls to being a master of Japanese tea ceremonies. Witty and packed with instructive illustrations, Instant Expert is an entertaining and addictive read.

About the Book: Lonely Planet’s Instant Expert: A Visual Guide to the Skills You’ve Always Wanted Nigel Holmes 978-1-74321-999-7 224pp, full-color, hardcover, $19.99 November 1, 2014

Featuring an eye-catching new design, Lonely Planet's Best Ever Travel Tips is a handy pocket-sized guide containing Lonely Planet’s best tips, tricks and trade secrets for stress-free travel, all presented through stylish and easy-to-understand illustrations. Find out where the best seats are on a plane, how to avoid bug bites and when to buy train tickets for the best deal.

About the Book: Lonely Planet’s Best Ever Travel Tips: Get the Best Travel Secrets & Advice from the Experts Tom Hall 978-1-74360-3611 128pp, full-color, flexibound, $9.99 November 5, 2014

About Lonely Planet: Founded in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world’s leading travel media company. Lonely Planet covers the must-see spots, but also encourages travelers to get off the beaten track and understand more of the nature, culture and environment in each destination. For more information, visit lonelyplanet.com and join its engaged travel community on Facebook, Twitter(@lonelyplanet and #lp) or Instagram.


Rana Freedman