Lonely Planet Publishes The World, Ultimate Signspotting and You Only Live Once

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Lonely Planet has three exciting new titles, which will be available in bookstores and e-retailers this October for those wanting travel inspiration or ideas for where to go on vacation: The World, Ultimate Signspotting and You Only Live Once.

Imagine it… every country in the world, in one guidebook. Yes, Lonely Planet has produced the ultimate guide to The World.

Utilizing the knowledge and content from the best guidebooks on the planet, this user-friendly guide presents an overview of each country, A-to-Z, for the aspiring world traveler. Each entry includes the top travel experiences in the country, a detailed map, and boxed text on when to go and how to get around, as well as fascinating facts on the country’s food, drink, art and culture.

Beautifully displayed in our trademark guidebook format and featuring over 1200 full-color photos and maps, The World is the ultimate travelers’ resource.

About the Book: The World: A Traveller’s Guide to the Planet 978-1-74360-065-8 960pp, full-color, paperback, $29.99 October 1, 2014

Ultimate Signspotting is a fantastic collection of the world’s most perplexing signs and hilarious (mis)communications. More than 160 photos showcase the world’s most beautiful blunders. Getting lost in translation has never been more fun.

About the Book: Ultimate Signspotting: Absurd and Amusing Signs from Around the World Doug Lansky 978-1-74360-462-5 160pp, full-color, paperback, $9.99 October 1, 2014

Not your average bucket list, You Only Live Once provides suggestions for life’s essential experiences to help readers channel their inner explorer and create moments they will celebrate for years to come.

Illustrations, infographics and color photography show how anyone can sleep in a castle, sail a ship, get a traditional close shave, dip into the world’s greatest waterfalls, make a music pilgrimage and so much more.

Inspiring readers to seize the moment, explore the world and share their incredible stories, this eclectic gift book is the perfect manual for everyone seeking a life well-lived.

About the Book: You Only Live Once: A Lifetime of Experiences for the Explorer in All of Us 978-1-74360-164-8 360pp, full-color, hardcover, $29.99 October 1, 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 our engaged travel community on Facebook, Twitter(@lonelyplanet and #lp) or Instagram.


Rana Freedman