Lonely Planet guide to Paris free on iTunes

Lonely Planet apps offer shows we love guides

April 23rd, 2010 in European travel by Sarah Lee 0

In this time of travel need many companies have tried to help people stranded by the ash cloud from Iceland’s Eyjafjallaj√∂kull volcano. And Lonely Planet is no exception. The travel guide publisher gave away copies of 13 of their iPhone/iPod European city guide apps free this week.

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Iceland's volcanic dust cloud grounds us all | Dreamstime

Grounded? No, there’s plenty to see here

April 16th, 2010 in Flying by Sarah Lee 0

The Icelandic volcanic ash cloud and subsequent travel chaos has taught those of us in the UK one thing – we are indeed living on an island and if we want out our options are limited, especially when planes are grounded and our airspace closed. Thankfully this is rare else I fear we’d all go mad.

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