Lonely Planet's Editorial Independence
At Lonely Planet they tell it like it is, without fear or favour. There's a whole world of amazing sights, hotels, travel companies and gear manufacturers out there - and Lonely Planet wants to tell you which ones they think are best. But they never compromise their opinions for commercial gain. If you read something written by a Lonely Planet author, you can guarantee they've been there, had a look for themselves and are telling you what they really think. It's trusted advice from a trusted source.