How do I take part?
1. Follow @lonelyplanet and the hashtag #LPChat on Twitter on 27 Feb from 4-5pm GMT/ 8-9am PST.
2. Questions will be ordered Q1, Q2, Q3 etc. To answer Q1, begin your tweet with A1. For Q2, A2 and so on.
3. Add #LPChat to all of your tweets during the Twitter chat, so others (including @lonelyplanet) can see what you’re saying.
4. Bring your best travel tales and tips!
Introducing our co-host, Kash Bhattacharya, Founder and Publisher of BudgetTraveller.
Kash has been travelling in style on a budget for the last four years, blogging about his adventures at BudgetTraveller.org. He has been featured in the New York Times, Guardian, Vanity Fair and CNN.
Kash is the author and creator of the ‘Luxury Hostels in Europe’ guide. He also recently produced a series of 48 hour guides to 12 cities across Germany for the German National Tourism Office. Both are free to download from his blog.
In his spare time, Kash’s hobbies include following his beloved Liverpool FC, watching movies, developing his photography skills, cooking and recreating dishes from past travels, watching travel shows and daydreaming about his next adventure. Follow him on Twitter at @budgettraveller.
Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be 13 years old or over. Judges’ decision is final. Promoter: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd of 201 Wood Lane, London, W12 7TQ, UK. The winner will be notified via direct message and public tweet on Twitter. The winner must claim their prize and provide an address for delivery within 7 days of being notified, otherwise the judges may select another winner. Prize: a pack of four Lonely Planet Shoestring guides, as chosen by Lonely Planet, valued at GB£76.96.