Pocket-sized Lonely Planet memories

by Toby Manhire / 03 August, 2013
Talk of the wind-down of the travel-guide publisher sparks a flurry of nostalgic budget-travel tweets.
Last week’s announcement of major editorial cutbacks at the Melbourne base of Lonely Planet publications was widely seen as a sign that the famous budget travel guide might have caught its final tuktuk.

The company issued a series of denials about the impact of the changes, but it did nothing to staunch an outpouring of funereal nostalgia on Twitter, with fans of the books – and some of their authors - recalling important Lonely Planet inspired moments, using the hashtag #lpmemories.

Here’s 10 of them ...


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