Location scout must-see locations (do they clear!? 😉 all around the world
Places for any visually-curious location scout (pretty much a prerequisite character trait! 😉 to be sure to see, eye candy for location ideas (?) – there are tons of these “places to see” stories / posts on the internet by newspapers / magazines and independent bloggers; more are added all the time. I found these doing a simple Google search.
Several randomly selected links from the National Geographic Travel list:
Unmissable destinations around the world
The places you simply must see around the world
Why have just Seven Wonders of the World when you can have 10? Here’s our pick of the must-see places that really should be on your travel to-do list.
By Fiona Cullinan
Top 10 Places to Visit Before You Die
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do,” once mused Mark Twain. “So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. There’s an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that passport and get going. To get you started in the right direction, we’ve whittled down a “bucket list” of ten of the world’s most magnificent wonders.
Location Scout Hotspots 2008
Best Travel 2013 – Lonely Planet
What’s hot in travel for 2013?
Lonely Planet’s team of travel experts, authors, commissioning editors and selected members of our travel community have been banging heads hard to find the answer.
After months of ferocious, even feverish debate – and way, way too much coffee and cake – we’ve settled on our top 10 countries, top 10 cities and top 10 regions for the coming year.
How did we choose them? Perhaps it’s because they’re undeniably up and coming. Maybe there is something special in store for them in 2013. Or perhaps we just…love them to bits and want to shout it from the rooftops.
Location Scout Resource: Lonely Planet
Everybody has heard of Lonely Planet, the well-known online travel portal. Featuring a vast assortment of travel facts, articles, photos, travelogues, and many other features, many of them interactive and involving members of the site and the travel community at-large, there is a wealth of information about locations and destinations worldwide. Any location scout surely has a number of uses for a portal such as this.
The site also features a selection of RSS Feeds for a number of different areas of interest to its readership on a number of travel-related subjects.
Want to take a glimpse inside the Lonely Planet universe? Well, you’ve come to the right place. About Us will take you on a journey, from the early years of stapling at the kitchen table right through to what’s happening now.
Lonely Planet’s “About” page is a pretty comprehensive sitemap of sorts of its website.
Lonely Planet, now owned by BBC, had a very homegrown beginning, according to its Company History page:
Where it all began…
A beat-up old car, a few dollars in the pocket, and a sense of adventure.
That’s all Tony and Maureen Wheeler needed for the trip of a lifetime…