That said, just like you wouldn’t buy a Lonely Planet guide expecting advice on the best room at the Ritz in London, this isn’t the place to be searching for luxury travel tips.
Like the Lonely Planet guides, Thorn Tree provides great advice for travellers heading to a destination for the first time, with information on currencies, transport, areas to avoid and local customs.
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While not technically part of the Thorn Tree forum, don’t forget to also check out the Lonely Planet destination guides which are still part of the same site. These professionally written articles provide great basic information and ideas for things to do in each country.
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