The Lonely Planet is an internationally renowned travel book publishing house. The company was established in 1976 and is known for publishing travel guides covering virtually every area on Earth. Over the past decade, the company has sold over 120 million books worldwide. The Lonely Planet is often described as one of the best travel guides in the world. The company is also known for its “Guide to the Universe” series which provides visitors with an introduction to science, space, history, art and philosophy.
The main focus of the travel guide is to help individuals plan their next vacation by helping them identify their ultimate destination. Most Lonely Planet guides provide a wide variety of information and recommend hotels, restaurants, and activities. The travel books are also often divided by continent, which allows readers to narrow down their choices by region. The Lonely Planet guides have also been released for certain regions in various countries around the world, making them easy to find in any bookstore.
The Lonely Planet guides are often published as an encyclopedic volume containing over two hundred pages of information and advice for vacationers to the many destinations that the company has written about. However, other guides may have several thousand pages of information or even more. Most guides will feature general information such as hotels and restaurants, but there are some guides that cover specific cities or places, such as the city of Rome, or the country of Spain. The travel guides can also be categorized according to the subjects covered, such as animals, culture, cuisine, geography and history.
The Lonely Planet guides are available online, in bookstores, travel agencies, bookstores, and through independent travel writers who have published the guide. The travel books can also be purchased through independent bookstores, in specialty stores and libraries. The company also provides print copies of its travel books to those who do not want to download the guides from the Internet. Most of the Lonely Planet guides can also be found in the library of many universities and colleges. Many people find this source to be very beneficial because they get to explore the world without the need to purchase an expensive plane ticket or car rental.
The Lonely Planet offers travel books in three editions, including the popular Guide to the Universe, the popular World of Wonder and the deluxe edition. All editions include full-color interior designs and informative content. Although all guides have the same basic information and recommendations, there is always something new to be learned in each guide. The Guide to the Universe book provides an introduction to the world's major religions, which includes a look at Hinduism and Buddhism, Judaism and Christianity.
World of Wonder takes a closer look at the ancient cultures of North Africa and the Middle East. This is the first travel book to detail the ancient cultures of ancient Egypt. While most of the pages are devoted to Egypt, the travel book also covers a number of ancient cultures, such as Mesopotamia, India, Greece and the Chinese.