Once you make the decision to embark on a trip, there is really nothing else to worry about, with Lonely Planet as your tour guide. This online source for world travelers makes it possible to test-travel the world before actually embarking on your journey. Virtually explore every facet of the earth from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and everywhere in between, to construct your perfect trip. You can even use the trip planner to compile a list of desired destinations and create a tentative dream voyage. The Thorn Tree Travel Forum is not to be overlooked either. This online networking site connects travelers from around the world to give advice, information and inspiration. There’s a big world out there to explore, and Lonely Planet is paving the way.