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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Tony Wheeler

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Pile

    ... Tim Pile The Lonely Planet founder tells Tim Pile how it all started, how it's all changing and where's next on the itinerary Tony Wheeler ON A SHOESTRING In 1972, when we had ... decided to publish Across Asia on the Cheap and that's how Lonely Planet started. The book sold well and inspired us to write Southeast Asia on a Shoestring, so we spent 1974 back ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Lonely Planet- Central Asia, by Bradley Mayhew et al

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by AUDREY SZE

    ... Audrey Sze Central Asia by Bradley Mayhew et al Lonely Planet 4.5 stars Audrey Sze When one thinks of vacation spots, Central Asia doesn't always come to mind. But the five countries ... underrated, best-kept secrets in the world. The latest Lonely Planet guide offers a selection of itineraries for those looking to hit specific landmarks and routes, such as tracing the footsteps ...

  3. The Lonely Planet Guide to the Middle of Nowhere

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... publishers dress up travel books while selling the same old same old? But here, hiding behind the travel industry's original cliche, is something different: The Lonely Planet Guide to the Middle ... or what, is it to you? The Lonely Planet Guide to the Middle of Nowhere is available at Paddyfield.com, priced HK$273. ...

  4. The changing face of hong kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow The 2004 edition of Lonely Planet's Hong Kong & Macau guide has landed on the desks of the SCMP. But what's this? No more does the smoggy skyline of Central greet ... at Lonely Planet. 'Some people like the cover, some people don't. But we never change a cover to appease people,' she explained. But more importantly, what's inside the guide? ...

  5. The Kindness Of Strangers

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin The Kindness Of Strangers: Travellers' Tales Of Trouble And Salvation Around The Globe Edited by Don George Lonely Planet $105 Travellers- as opposed to tourists- ... encountered on the road. Marking the 30th anniversary of Lonely Planet, the book boasts an impressive list of contributors: 20 established authors- including Dave Eggers, Simon Winchester, Tim Cahill, ...

  6. Channel Hop

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Clare Murray

    ... Clare Murray The best way to get to know a city is to meet the locals. That's the idea behind travel show Lonely Planet: Six Degrees of Separation (Discovery Travel & Living, ... find in your Baedeker or Rough Guide, or even your Lonely Planet. Six Degrees might inspire armchair travellers to get up and go, but Adventure Challenge: Trapped in the Land of Fire and Ice ...

  7. Long-distance traveller finds no cure for his itchy feet

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... the founder of the Lonely Planet travel guides will continue his trip later this week, travelling from Hong Kong to Shanghai by land. 'Maybe I will write a book about it, and call it Changes, ... they have dozens of everything,' he said. 'Kunming is a first-world city, like Frankfurt or Boston or Seattle. The traffic is actually well behaved.' Mr Wheeler, who started Lonely ...

  8. Take a tour of New York with a star as your guide

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Sally Howard

    ... and California at roughguide.com/podcasts) and Lonely Planet, with its series of interviews with travellers from the Yucatan to St Petersburg (lonelyplanet.com/podcasts). There is also a host ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Lonely planet found floating without star in space

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 04:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Planet found outside solar system without sun to orbit around Astronomers said on Wednesday they have found a lonely planet outside the solar system ... million years ago, the planet is considered a newborn among its peers. “We have never before seen an object free-floating in space that looks like this. It has all the characteristics of young ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    What about the ICAC's probe into Donald Tsang?

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Council. Memories of the Lonely Planet Those of a certain age were treated to a nostalgia trip by Tony Wheeler, the founder of Lonely Planet Publications. Speaking at the Royal Geographical Society's annual dinner recently, he gave an engaging talk illustrated with slides from exotic locations alongside those evocative '70s fashions about the start of Lonely Planet. The story ...




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