Stroll to the top: England’s 5 best small hills

Wanderlust editor Phoebe Smith reveals her favourite English pint-sized peaks. From mystical mounds in Dartmoor to craggy outcrops in Yorkshire, getting to the top has never been easier

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A river runs through it: 5 beautiful waterways that you might not have heard of

Celebrating World Rivers Day (Sept 24) with rich waterways that don't get the attention they deserve, from Colombia's river of rainbows to rivers in India and Turkey that nurtured civilisations

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Ed Stafford: 5 of the world's most extreme locations

Survival expert Ed Stafford lists the most extreme places on Earth that he's survived, from Mongolia's Altai mountains to Chile's Atacama desert, as well as one place on his Bucket List...

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Top 5 islands to explore around the UK this autumn

Quieter than the busy summer months and filled with glorious colours, autumn is an excellent time to explore some of the UK’s most beautiful (and remote) islands, says Chris Orange

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Africa’s top 5 hotspots for fantastic wildlife, by Frans Lanting

Frans Lanting is renowned as one of the world’s leading wildlife photographers. Here are his 5 picks for Africa's most fascinating wildlife hotspots with incredible photography possibilities...

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Winter thrills: 7 unique adventures in Europe's winter wonderlands

Forget snuggling up by the fire. From snowshoeing in the Alps to conquering Iceland by Superjeep, these winter adventures are guaranteed to warm your soul and create magical memories

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6 of the best wildlife lenses on the market for less than £2,500

The right lens can be the difference between capturing incredible wildlife photos and major disappointment. Here are 6 of the best wildlife lenses around, all costing £2,500 or less…

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11 of the most incredible landscapes on Earth, from Antarctica to the Cocora Valley

Adventure travel bloggers, including Runaway Juno, Wanderlusters and Nomad Revelations, pick out the world’s most remarkable and beautiful landscapes that need to be seen to be believed...

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Photo Gallery: 10 intimate wildlife photos that capture the jungle spirit

From colour-shifting chameleons to dramatic deforestation, award-winning photojournalist Christian Ziegler captures stealthy characters and fresh aerial perspectives in these 10 incredible images...

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Advertorial: Immerse yourself in Asia with Wendy Wu Tours

We all want authentic interactions and a local’s grasp of the cultures we encounter when travelling. Wendy Wu Tours’ new collection of trips do just that, helping you experience the real Asia…

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7 best English literary festivals for kids this autumn

As the days shorten, autumn is a great time for kids meet their literary heroes. These festivals boast the biggest names, plus the chance to uncover new creative skills

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6 of Europe's coolest wine regions every traveller will want to visit

These premier wine-producing regions offer extraordinary landscapes, intriguing history and the best wines in the world. What more could a wine-loving traveller ask for?

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Outer Limits: a wild adventure on the Hebridean Island of Harris and Lewis

The remote Island of Harris and Lewis' wild landscapes are home to golden eagles, red deer and colourful marine life. Kayaking, hiking, boat trips and a new snorkel trail are great ways to meet them...

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A 'confused sea': rowing across the Pacific ocean, from Japan to San Francisco

Mick Dawson spent 440 days at sea, rowing 7000 miles across the Pacific ocean from Japan to San Francisco. Here, he recounts the moment that nearly broke him and how he found strength to go on…

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5 secret spots in Lisbon, Portugal, that you'll want to visit

From converted warehouse galleries to hidden century-old palaces, Lisbon is full of intriguing hidden corners that show an alternative side to Portugal’s spell-binding capital

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The ultimate food and drink guide to Cornwall – what to try and where

Famous for pasties and Rick Stein’s seafood, there are plenty of surprises for food and drink travellers to Cornwall, from the UK’s best fish and chips shop to gin distilled with clotted cream…

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Top 5 greatest wildlife experiences in the Galapagos islands

Looking for unique Galapagos wildlife experiences? From walking with tortoises to swimming with hammerheads, these are the 5 must-do experiences in the world famous natural wonderland

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Douglas Coupland: “Travelling is good for triggering creativity.”

Canadian author and artist Douglas Coupland on his greatest travel adventures, including Kyoto’s "insane” shopping and exploring remote Haida Gwaii, plus his greatest travel regret...

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Sock it to me: the best socks on the market, tried, tested and reviewed

Whether you're after a breathable sock for hiking or comfort for long-haul journeys, these durable travel socks have been put to the test. Find out which pair were voted best.

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12 of the world’s most incredible buildings, from castles to cathedrals

From Ethiopia's ancient rock churches to Indian palaces, these are the impressive buildings that travel bloggers, including Wandering Earl and Uncornered Market, think you should explore and admire...

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Exploring the 'white continent': 7 incredible Antarctica trips with a difference

Make your trip of a lifetime to the Great White Continent even more memorable with these decidedly different Antarctic expeditions, from photographic tours to diving with seals...

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10 of the most outrageous travel insurance claims ever

From disastrous haircuts to brothel visits that brought on heart attacks, there's no limit to what people claim on their travel insurance. But were their claims successful?

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Top 5 wild camping spots in the UK

The best wild camping happens when you park on a deserted clifftop or beach at night, says Katy Whittaker. From the Scottish Highlands to Cornwall, here are 5 of the UK's best wild camping areas

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Photo Gallery: 12 incredible photos from Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

Get up close to incredible animals and natural spectacles with these 12 shortlisted photos from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017, from seahorses to Arctic foxes

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Ed Stafford: "The hardest bit is not just throwing the towel in."

Hardcore adventurer Ed Stafford talks about the power of the mind, escaping the world's most demanding environments, being inches away from death and his new survival TV series

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5 reasons to visit Aalborg, Denmark

Great food, intriguing museums and the vast open spaces of north Jutland on the doorstep make Aalborg Denmark's perfect short break destination. Here's why you'll want to go...

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Wet and wild: 5 aquatic adventures you must try in Hawaii

Surrounded by the Pacific, with crystal clear waters stretching for miles in every direction, the islands of Hawaii are the perfect aquatic playground. Here are 5 activities you must try

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7 alternatives to Venice around the world

With recent news that the Venetians are sick of tourist hordes descending upon their city, we round up the world’s watery capitals where you can get your fill of quaint canals and narrow alleys

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12 of the world’s greatest wildlife destinations, from Antarctica to Yala NP

Filled with whales, lions, orang-utans and elephants, it really is a wild and wonderful world. Travel bloggers, including Travels of Adam and Runaway Juno, pick the 12 top wildlife hotspots on Earth

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Ray Mears: “The wilder it is, the more I like it.”

Ray Mears is famous for bushcraft and exploring the world’s wild places. As he prepares to tour the UK, he talks to us about wilderness, travelling solo and going eye-to-eye with a wolf...

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13 fantastic short breaks that squeeze big adventures into small timeframes

From whale-watching in the oceans of Norway to exploring the ghost town of Chernobyl, there's no reason why a short break can't mean a big adventure. Take inspiration for your next trip...

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Top 5 road trips in the United States, by Tori Amos

With big, open roads and diverse landscapes, the United States is the spiritual home of the road trip. American singer Tori Amos picks her 5 favourite road trips, from Wyoming to California's Route 1...

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10 unforgettable family Christmas adventures you can still book now

Make this Christmas one your kids will never forget by booking an exciting, exotic family holidays across the globe. If you're thinking of spending the festive season abroad, now is the time book

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6 affordable trips for visiting Iceland's highlights and hidden corners

Don’t let Iceland’s pricy reputation put you off. Here’s how to camp and road trip your way around the the country’s mountains, fjords and volcanoes, saving money along the way

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9 amazing books to read before you visit Italy

From Walking in the Dolomites to the zest of Helena Attlee's The Land Where Lemons Grow, Jude Brosnan recommends 9 incredible books to give you a whole new perspective on Italy

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Photo Gallery: 15 incredible photos of Hoi An that put the ‘mellow in the yellow’

Photographer Réhahn has travelled the world but now calls Hoi An, in central Vietnam, ‘home’. These 15 vibrant, evocative photos celebrate light and colour across Vietnam’s Yellow City

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Reunion Island: exploring the paradise island you’ve probably never heard of

Flung out in the Indian Ocean, it wasn’t until it hit the headlines in 2015 that this mysterious isle started to pique travellers’ curiosity. From deserts and waterfalls to volcanic landscapes, there's plenty to discover...

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How to beat your fear of flying: 5 top tips from a psychological expert

With a recent survey revealing that 6% of the population suffer from aviophobia, Clinical Psychologist Dr Nick Mooney reveals his useful tips for overcoming or managing a fear of flying

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Nostalgia fests: 7 museums dedicated to the books you loved as a kid, from Dr Seuss to the Moomins

With the opening of a new Moomins museum in Finland, we look at the best museums around the world dedicated to the writers and characters that delighted your childhood imagination

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7 quick, easy tips for finding and booking cheaper flights

Everyone wants to get cheaper flights, but finding good deals online can be a nightmare. Travel expert Emily McNutt has 7 simple tips for securing the best deal for your next trip

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5 incredible and unusual city tours, from Prague to Tokyo

From a tour of Porto’s derelict buildings to all-nighters in Berlin’s abandoned factories, Wibke Carter reveals five fantastic city tours guaranteed to take you off the beaten track and see more...

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7 of the world's most amazing mosques

As the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha (Sacrifice Feast, Aug 31-Sept 4) gets under way, we take a look at the world's most incredible mosques, whose architecture inspires anyone who sets eyes on them

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9 extraordinary journeys that take you into Vietnam's hidden corners

Incredible landscapes, delicious food and a timeless culture, Vietnam is one of South-East Asia’s most exciting destinations. Here’s how to experience the country at its best, from cycling to cruises

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Photo Gallery: 16 sensational shark photos by Nat Geo's Brian Skerry

From hammerheads and whitetips to makos and great whites, sharks are often misunderstood. The best way to learn about them is to get up close - very close - like underwater photographer Brian Skerry...

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Readers’ Tips on London – Wanderlust readers’ insider knowledge on England’s capital

London's suffered some hard times this summer, but you can't keep a great city down. Here, Wanderlust.co.uk readers celebrate the city's best walks, free/cheap tickets, top pubs and more for you to enjoy..

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10 things we could all learn from the Aussies

Laid back and laconic, with a love of the great outdoors, Aussies have much to teach the world about getting a good life/work balance. Peter Moore let’s us in on his country’s secrets

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Foodie adventures in Vietnam: exploring the history and culture behind the country's unique cuisine

In Vietnam, where eating touches every aspect of life, food a road map for exploring the country’s history, culture and soul. There's plenty to get your chopsticks into in Hanoi, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City

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An insider’s guide to Ipoh, Malaysia

With old shophouses being restored and a burgeoning foodie scene, Ipoh's undergoing a renaissance. Novelist Selina Siak Chin Yoke reveals why you should go and how you can experience the city like a local

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Barking glad: the 7 best European cities for dogs

For International Dog Day (Aug 26), why not Introduce your furry companion to the sophisticated delights of the continent with a canine city break in these dog-friendly cities? They’ll be made to feel right at home.

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Everything you need to know about hiking Kyrgyzstan's new Issyk Köl Trail Network

A 506-mile network of hiking trails is opening up Kyrgyzstan, a country fast emerging as a traveller favourite. Stephen Lioy has everything you need to know to hike the new trail, including key sections...

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How to get into birdwatching on your travels

Keen to get into birdwatching when you're travelling, but not sure how? Sometimes a lack of know-how or equipment stops us getting started. These handy tips show it’s easier than you think...

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The Ultimate Guide to Canada’s epic new ‘The Great Trail’ network

With Canada celebrating the cross-country connection of their 14,812-mile The Great Trail (formerly Trans Canada Trail) network this weekend (Aug 26), Jérémie Gabourg has all you need to know, from key sections to practical tips...

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7 extraordinary adventures in Scandinavia you’ll want to book now

From kayaking through vast fjords to herding reindeer and searching for rare eagles, the vast open spaces of Norway, Denmark and Sweden offer experiences unlike anywhere else in the world. Here are 7 of th

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6 essential tips on how to make a holiday complaint

Not every holiday goes smoothly. If you do need to make a complaint, Sally Francis from Money Saving Expert has handy tips for making sure you get the response you deserve

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Europe’s 7 best beaches for dogs (and why their owners might like them too)

Ahead of World Dog Day (Aug 26), these are the most beautiful European beaches to let your dog run free, eat dog ice cream or surf, from Croatia and Sweden to England and France...

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5 of the world's strangest markets

From witch potions and Voodoo supplies to edible tarantulas, you can find anything, if you know where to look. These 5 weird and wonderful markets should provide plenty of surprises

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Photo Gallery: 18 incredible images of landscapes and wildlife, captured via drone

Drones can achieve incredible new perspectives. From whales, seals and humans to incredible cityscapes and natural wonders, these 18 pictures will help your imagination take flight…

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5 reasons your kids will love glamping

Glamping offers the excitement and adventure of camping with a dash of added comfort and charm. Here’s why your kids will say it's the best holiday your family has ever had

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Botswana on a budget - exploring Chobe, Makgadikgadi and the Okavango Delta

Botswana is a land bursting with incredible wildlife and known for its high-priced luxury camps, but there is another way to safari through the country, if you’re prepared to muck in…

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5 new skills you can learn in Lisbon

Lisbon isn’t just the hottest destination in Europe. It’s also a great place to pick up new skills, with local experts on hand to teach you the secrets of Portuguese cooking, fado, surfing and more...

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