The travel gurus at Lonely Planet have come up with what they say is the definitive list of what to do and where to go in 2009, and in a condensed format for today's time-strapped travellers.
The Best in Travel 2009, published this month, is a compilation of lists of 850 destinations, journeys and experiences recommended by the guide book publishers. And the longest entry is two pages long.
"We want people to open the book, point their finger and come up with something different every time," Ben Handicott, Lonely Planet associate publisher, told Reuters. "We want people to be able to dip in and out of content, to basically be able to get some ideas and plan their trip on the plane. I guess it's the effect of the Internet."...
Here are Lonely Planet's list of top 10 countries to visit:
10. Sierra Leone