Hit the road, Jack: 8 great American self-drive road trips you’ll want to book now

No other country in the world does a road trip like America. Big, brash and epic - all roads lead to the adventure of a lifetime. From Route 66 to the byways of Georgia, get behind the wheel and drive.

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6 of the world’s most under-rated countries for wildlife

While Kenya and Ecuador's Galapagos get the kudos, these lesser known wildlife hotspots, chosen by bloggers including Claudia Tavani and Nomadic Boys, also deserve attention for whales, tigers and more...

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The ultimate guide to South Africa, from hidden corners to Cape Town

Few countries offer the sheer diversity of South Africa. Plot your way around wildlife-packed savannah, windswept peaks, breathtaking coast and hip cities with our handy guide...

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‘Drifting’ in Cozumel: a diving weekend in the Mexican Caribbean’s liveliest hotspot

Off the coast of southern Mexico, the world’s second largest reef system has colourfully alien landscapes that are home to sharks, turtles, rays and more. The best thing to do is dive right in...

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Photo Gallery: 10 of Gray Malin’s unique perspectives, including aerial photography

Known for his playful aerial photography, Gray Malin presents 10 photos of surfers, swimmers, polo players and more, from France to Namibia and Bora Bora…

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How to walk the UK’s Camino de Santiago in a weekend

Known as ‘The Old Way’, the Great British Pilgrimage from Southampton to Canterbury is making a comeback. Phoebe Smith reveals how to enjoy the best bits of the UK's Camino in just three days

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Wild Nepal: The best of wildlife in Chitwan National Park

Search south of the Himalayas and discover the magnificent wildlife home to Nepal. Watch as one-horned rhinos roam free, or walk alongside elephants in the conservation haven of Chitwan National Park.

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5 ways to escape the winter blues in Luxembourg’s awesome Ardennes

Full of colourful carnivals, bountiful markets and brisk autumnal hikes, Luxembourg’s rustic Ardenne region is the perfect short break when the temperatures drop. Here's why you should go there now

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Competition results: What's the craziest night out you've had while travelling?

From Full Moon Parties to meeting the Prime Minister, the best night's out are often unplanned and lead to spontaneous adventures. Find out what Wanderlust readers confessed as their crazy night out antics

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7 UK wonders which should be UNESCO World Heritage Sites

With Cumbria's Lake District declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2017, we look at seven other UK places on UNESCO's ‘tentative’ list of sites under consideration

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Back from the brink: 7 good news wildlife conservation stories from around the world

It’s not all ‘bad news’ when it comes to wildlife conservation. From African elephants in Chad to Channel island foxes in the US, here are the 7 inspiring stories of species whose numbers are increasing.

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Travel vaccinations: which ones you really do need and how to cut the cost

Immunisations can now be a significant part of the cost of any trip, so it pays to know the risks you face and whether they’re worth the fees, says Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth.

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5 reasons to visit Chiapas, southern Mexico's best-kept secret

From Mayan ruins to colourful bird life and whitewater adrenaline rushes, Andrea Moreno discovers there’s plenty in Mexico’s southernmost state to reward adventurous travellers

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Into the great wide open: 7 epic trips to Mongolia you’ll want to book now

For travellers looking for adventure, Mongolia is hard to beat. Climb remote mountains, cycle across epic landscapes, and witness the spectacle of ancient festivals in one of the world’s great wildernesses

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6 helpful tips for using light and flashes for better travel photos

From using side lighting to syncing your shutter speed with your flash, photographer David Taylor gives his tips on capturing minute details in the right light for more satisfying photos...

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50 years on: celebrating Che Guevara

Recognised as a revolution socialist by many, known as a motorcycle and travel enthusiast by few. We look beyond the politics and explore the life adventures of Che Guevara, 50 years on from his death.

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Top 5 things to do in Moscow with kids

Nichola West discovers that the Russian capital is one of most family-friendly cities in Europe and reveals five things your kids will love to do there...

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Lost and Found: Cambodia's Rediscovered Temple

In Cambodia's far north lies a temple that drove two nations to war. But now, visitors seeking to flee the crowds of Angkor can find sanctuary in its ruins...

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Saddle up: The UK’s 5 best wild cycle rides

Author Chris Sidwells reveals the best ‘natural’ routes in the UK to get off the beaten track and cycle into the wild, untouched heart of the country

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8 spectacular tours with the world's best guides

A great guide has the ability to bring a place to life and form a deep connection between traveller and country. Here are 8 spectacular trips with the top guides of the World Guide Awards 2017.

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Muddy hell! 5 extraordinary mud runs and obstacle races that will test your mettle

Crawl through mud, wade through water and leap over fire in some of the most beautiful corners of the world. These challenging obstacle runs are both demanding and fun.

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Russia's top 5 hidden wonders by Simon Reeve

From the icy volcanoes of Kamchatka to tightrope walkers in the mountains of Dagestan, telly traveller Simon Reeve shares his hidden highlights of Russia

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How to travel solo with confidence

Travelling solo for the first time can be exciting and terrifying. We've put together key points including safety advice and embracing your own company, so you can roam the planet alone and carefree...

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Chills & thrills: 7 amazing wildlife adventures that are even better in winter

Rug up and head into the wild, white yonder to encounter polar bears, wolves and dancing cranes on these wildlife encounters best experienced when the temperatures drop

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How to master the art of travelling with hand luggage only

Fitting all of your travel possessions into one piece of luggage saves time waiting at airports and reduces the chance of losing your belongings. Here’s how to do it the easy way...

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5 fantastic ways to immerse yourself in the real China

An authentic cultural experience will help you get beneath the skin of the real China, whether cycling Xi'an's city walls, taking a Tai Chi class or doing breakfast like a local...

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First 24 hours in Fez, Morocco

New direct flights from London have brought Fez’s medinas and mosques even closer, but the city offers more than just glimpses of its past, says Sarah Gilbert

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Chrissie Hynde: “I like going for the ride.”

The Pretenders’ singer-songwriter Chrissie Hynde on exploring India, walking the world’s cemeteries, the architecture of Oscar Niemeyer and a "restless" life on the move…

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Photo Gallery: 16 striking portraits of women from Mihaela Noroc’s travels around the world

Beauty is everywhere, regardless of money, age, race or social status, says photographer Mihaela Noroc, with her incredible portraits of women from Iceland, North Korea, Ethiopia and beyond…

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5 reasons to visit Denver, Colorado

Set at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Denver has it all – a thriving craft beer scene, world class museums and incredible nature on its doorstep. You need to visit the Mile High City now

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15 of the world’s greatest wildlife destinations, by top wildlife photographers

Ahead of World Animal Day (Oct 4), leading wildlife photographers, including Brian Skerry, Angela Scott and Peter Eastway, pick their favourite countries for photographing lions, gorillas and more...

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A Lost World: stepping off the map and into the past in wild Belize

With fascinating and dramatic history, crowd-free Mayan ruins and wildlife-packed forests, the Central American nation of Belize feels like a lost world just waiting to be explored...

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An insider’s guide to foodie Bordeaux

Whether it’s a picnic on the Garonne River or sampling produce at a local farmer's market, Bordeaux local Héléna Ardizzi-Bon recommends the foodie places you must try in her home town.

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7 of Europe's wildest, untamed places to explore

There are still places across Europe where cities and crowds feel a world away. From the ancient trails of Greece’s Zagori to the peaks of Corsica, Chris Fitch explores some of the continent's highlights.

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7 brilliant 'autumn colours' road trips that aren’t in New England

If it’s winding roads and a riot of autumn colour you’re after, forget the crowded byways of New England and head to these road trip gems in Germany, Japan, Canada and beyond

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5 of the world’s most offbeat and intriguing wine regions to explore

From otherworldy Slovenia to Chinese chateaux, wine buff Bianca Bosker selects five regions around the world making brilliant wine you need to know about, just ripe for exploring…

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Simon Reeve: “Russia is home to life-changing adventures”

We speak to TV traveller Simon Reeve ahead of his latest adventure, travelling east-west across Russia, where he discovers wild landscapes and escapes the clutches of the secret police...

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10 fantastic European cities for a winter city break, from classics to little known gems

From smoked beer and Christmas markets to snow-coated medieval towns, travel bloggers, including Wandering Earl and Travelling Calavera, select Europe’s most atmospheric cities to visit in winter...

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7 unique Northern Lights adventures you’ll want to book now

Don’t just watch the Northern Lights. 'Experience' them. From snowshoeing in Lapland to sleeping in a Sami tent, you’ll encounter the lights in a way you will never forget...

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6 of the best drones for photography and video, from beginner to best-in-business

Thinking of getting into drone photography and film-making? Drone expert Fergus Kennedy picks 6 of the best, from a drone for beginners and one for travelling to shooting ultra high quality

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5 tips for female solo travel in Thailand, including what to wear

Thailand has paradise islands, remarkable wildlife and fascinating cultures. These 5 tips will help solo female travellers make the most of the Land of Smiles, while staying safe and hassle-free...

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Tour Guides: the most ridiculous question I've ever been asked

We catch up with 5 of our shortlisted World Guide Awards tour leaders to find out the most ridiculous question they've ever been asked, from pancake-poo to polar pontoons.

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Footloose: the 7 best hikes and treks in Costa Rica

Compact, bio-diverse and bursting with wildlife, Costa Rica is one of the world’s great destinations for hiking. From misty cloud forests to smoking volcanoes, you'll find it all here...

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Photo Gallery: 13 incredible photos that capture the essence of Antarctica

NOMADasaurus photographers Alesha Bradford and Jarryd Salem found mighty icebergs, cute penguins and ruined buildings in the ‘white continent’. Their captivating photos may just inspire your own adventure…

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Blondes have more fun: exploring Alderney, from World War II history to puffins and hedgehogs

With incredible wildlife, epic history and delicious food, Alderney isn't even the largest of the Channel Islands, but it's starting to make a big splash with visitors...

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

Wanderlust editor Phoebe Smith's new book reveals England's best 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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