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Direct an Airplane on a Runway

HOW TO

start engines
PHOTOGRAPH: PHILIP LEE HARVEY. SIGNALLING ILLUSTRATION: NIGEL HOLMES. CAMEL ILLUSTRATION: ALEYNIKOV PAVEL/SHUTTERSTOCKW
move ahead
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EXPLORE
Escape to Croatia, get active in Northern Ireland, tune out
On the eve of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow, we ask Moscovite Kira Tverskaya to show us around her home neighbourhood, a history-rich, reenergised city-centre district
The very best way to spend 2,000 Danish kroner in a day
Yoga has shaken offits image as an enterprise solely reserved for those in tie-dye and chanting Om, and leapt fully into the mainstream. If lunchbreak classes or after-work sessions in gyms have become the bread and butter of yoga practice, then heading offon a yoga-focused holiday means you’ll get to enjoy the activity in rather more inspiring surroundings. Many are suitable for absolute beginners, and there’s no one size fits all, with adventure yoga, SUP yoga, detox stays and silent retreats all available.Here are some of the best short breaks for bending, stretching and clearing the mind
Pack your sleeping bags and whistling kettle and set off on a camping weekend to the wild Welsh peninsula
These reimagined heritage buildings have us packing our pyjamas this month
This retro classic, evoking the Caribbean with each slurp, is still Britain’s favourite cocktail
Croatia’s summer spirit is distilled to its finest in the skinny, vividly coloured island of Hvar
Once at the heart of every British village, the blacksmith was considered a magician for their mastery of iron working. Meet a modern man who has taught himself the art of the trade
Ten reasons to look again at this island now living up to its active potential
Amsterdam’s 17th-century Canal Ring was listed by Unesco in 2010;
LEGEND SAYS THAT THE BEST-KNOWN SIGHT ALONG Northern Ireland’s coast
JOURNAL
TALES FROM THE ROAD
Each month we set our Instagram followers a new devilish challenge–to submit photos on a theme. Here we reveal the winning images for ‘wet’
In deepest Peru, a traveller is warmly welcomed into a family home and faces the dilemma of how to show appreciation of a rather terrifying dish
Proving that adventurous travel is still very much on the cards with kids in tow, Lonely Planet’s Managing Director of Publishing Piers Pickard shares a favourite tale from Costa Rica
Nowhere does bar snacks like San Sebastián, with its Basque take on that Spanish staple, tapas. Forgo the city’s Michelin stars for a tour of its more budget-friendly miniature cuisine
Dan Tom travelled to Varanasi and found countless surprises on the River Ganges
THE GRIM REALISATION THAT WE were on the wrong bus
Graphic designer Janou-Eve LeGuerrier was in Bamako, Mali, visiting her cousin
GREAT ESCAPE
Buckle up for the Italian road trip of a lifetime, starting with ancient history in the southeast, before soaking up the vine-striped countryside of the west coast. Next, drive to Palermo for infectious street life, and then hike into the sky-high Madonie mountains to see Mount Etna far from the well-trodden tourist trail
FEATURES
We’ve explored every part of Europe in search of the under-the-radar destinations most deserving of your attention this year. Read on to discover our top 10 list of places to add to your wishlist. The only question is: where to go first?
Star ting out on foot to explore LA’s famed Sunset Boulevard, a local reconnects with his city’s histor y while discovering a melting pot of neighbourhoods along the way
There’s a phrase on Muhu that’s near impossible to translate into English, and even harder to pronounce: ‘Muhune haalestumine’. It is the salty, windswept feeling that locals have when they’re on the island, tied to a sense of belonging. Only 1,900 people call the tiny speck of rock off the Estonian mainland home, and they are fiercely protective of its unique identity and traditions, forged through centuries of Swedish and then Soviet rule. Summer – when the sun bounces off the Baltic Sea and the forests and meadows bristle with wildflowers – is the best time to join them, and find a bit of Muhune haalestumine yourself
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No number of visits to the French capital feel quite enough. Explore Paris with this list, tailored to your level of familiarity. You’ll also find a special section on the Louvre – itself a sight worth returning to
Santorini has multicoloured cliffs soaring above a sea-drowned caldera and white Cycladic houses spilling down the terraced rock. This small Greek island is deservedly popular, so pick from its best with this guide
Chicago's explodingfood and drink scene is going from strength to strength. Try out some of the most exciting eateries and bars in the Windy City, and work up an appetite first with an architectural walk around The Loop
Taiwan's capital is a tough but increasingly liveable city where Chinese culture is given a curious twist with Japanese, Southeast Asian and American influences. Make it the first stop on an exploration of the island
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