Astana, the world’s youngest capital city, reflects the futuristic vision of its authoritarian president, contrasting sharply with its setting in Central Asia’s remote steppes.
On assignment to Laos for the first time since the 1970s, Tony Wheeler heads up the Mekong to investigate the thousands of Buddhist sculptures found in these spectacular caves.
One of Hinduism’s holiest, the north Indian city draws travellers from around the world seeking spiritual peace.
Lonely Planet writer Shawn Low heads to the remote region of Yunnan, China, to observe an electric summer tradition that is part skill and part colourful showmanship.
Experience the real life of a travel writer as Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler heads to Southeast Asia and begins his trip by breaking down on the country’s crumbling roads.
Although Burma’s little-known cuisine is influenced by its neighbours – especially India, Thailand and China – the end result is decidedly its own.