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Lonely Planet's top five tips for Ramadan travel

Pointers for travel during the Ramadan holiday, ending September 10, in countries with majority Muslim populations like Indonesia, Egypt, Turkey and Morocco.
Read more… 16 August 2010

Edinburgh: Not just a pretty festival

Edinburgh Festival is actually a host of festivals in the summer that celebrate art, books, politics, music, theatre, dance, food, spirituality and pretty much everything in between.
Read more… 13 August 2010

World Tango Festival

This August, Buenos Aires celebrates the 10th annual World Tango Festival, a two-week extravaganza of classes, dances and the World Championship compeition.
Read more… 13 August 2010

Celebrate New Orleans, from Mardi Gras to Jazz Fest

New Orleans is a city of festivals and festivity, making it fun to live in and giving the casual visitor unparalleled access to what makes this city tick.
Read more… 05 August 2010

How to see the Berlin Wall

Little more than 1.5km of the Berlin Wall still stands. Its remnants symbolize the triumph of freedom over oppression and are a reminder of the Cold War era.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Lonely Planet's top 10 Brazilian carnivals

Brazilians know how to throw a party on a mammoth scale and these ten celebrations are the hottest spots for adventurous travellers to samba their way through the night.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Kyoto's living art of the geisha

Catching a glimpse of a geisha, with her white face and brilliant kimono, scurrying to an appointment in the narrow streets of Kyoto’s Gion district is a moment of pure magic.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Mexico's Day of the Dead

Mexico’s remembrance of departed souls, Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is in November, and its upbeat treatment of immortality is both fascinating and thought-provoking.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Notting Hill at carnival time

London’s top summer knees-up is a celebration of the local Caribbeancommunity that has enlivened this part of town since the 1950s.
Read more… 03 August 2010

I came here to learn flamenco

Flamenco, Spain’s soul-stirring gift to the world of music, provides the ever-present soundtrack to Spanish life.
Read more… 03 August 2010

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