Famous travel guidebook publisher Lonely Planet is rocked by claims from one of its (former) authors that he plagiarised and made up large sections of his books and dealt drugs to make up for poor pay.
Thomas Kohnstamm revealed in his new book that he didn’t even visited one of the country that he wrote about.
“They didn’t pay me enough to go Colombia,” he said.
“I wrote the book in San Francisco. I got the information from a chick I was dating – an intern in the Colombian consulate.
“They don’t pay enough for what they expect the authors to do.”