Speak up! The world’s most endangered languages and where to hear them

With news that over 200 languages have become extinct over the last three generations, we find out where you can hear the most endangered ones – if you hurry...

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Action! 5 top tips for budding adventure film makers

A career as an adventure film maker is one that many travellers aspire to. Award-winning documentary maker Matt Dickinson offers his tips for getting started in this intensely competitive business

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Wander Woman: Counting stars on Stewart Island

Wanderlust’s editor-at-large heads to New Zealand’s soon-to-be Dark Sky Sanctuary, in search of flightless birds, elusive aurora, and a whole lot of stars…

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7 of the best places to see penguins in the wild

April 25 is World Penguin Day – so what better way to celebrate than by booking a trip to the wild and wonderful destinations they thrive in?

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10 great train journeys you've (probably) never heard of

From cheap chugs and remote hill stations to mini palaces on rails, these are the lesser-known rides you need to hop aboard...

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Gear review: 4 of the best alternative travel cameras

When it comes to travel photography, most people opt for either a DSLR camera or their mobile phone. However, there are plenty of other options to get unique shots…

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5 reasons to visit Rotterdam

Home to the largest port in Europe, audacious architecture, and a burgeoning foodie scene, the Netherlands’ vibrant ‘second city’ demands a closer look...

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Short and sweet: 9 bite-sized adventures to book when time is tight

Forget the DIY and spring cleaning. You deserve to spend your precious few days off having a short-break adventure you’ll never forget.

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Coast to coast: 8 unforgettable journeys through Canada

Home to Arctic wonders and coastal adventures, it's no wonder Canada was voted 'Top Country' in this year's Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. Plan your adventure with our trip planner guide...

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Photo gallery: 11 amazing long exposure shots (and expert tips for taking your own)

Photographer Antony Zacharias shares his advice for capturing the bright lights of cities and stars at night, alongside a gallery of his own spectacular work...

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Hot stuff: the world’s most awesome deserts

Discover the humbling beauty of some of the world’s most inhospitable corners – from the dazzling white Arctic freezes to Africa's ochre-coloured dunes

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How to start stargazing on your travels

Sometimes the most jaw-dropping things you see on your travels aren't even on this planet. Celebrate International Astronomy Day by exploring the stars. Here's how...

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10 of the best things to do in Vietnam

From exploring the world's largest cave to sipping 'weasel coffee', Vietnam has a new adventure at every turn. These are our favourite things to do in Halong Bag, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City and beyond...

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9 distinctly British lidos to enjoy and cool down in this summer

With their Art Deco architecture and enviable locations, the historic lidos of the UK are great places to swim, unwind and hang out when the weather turns hot. Here are 9 of the coolest to take a dip in...

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Going it alone: 13 of the best solo trips around the world

Ride through the Wild West, trace ancient trails in Japan, or snorkel with whale sharks in the Maldives – these off-beat adventures are perfect for solo travellers...

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5 of the most beautiful cycle routes in South West England

From the heights of Dartmoor to the chalky North Wessex Downs, these picturesque routes – taken from Jack Thurston's new cycling guide – reveal the South West's breathtaking landscapes and lost lanes

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First 24 hours in Copenhagen, Denmark

Though known for its Little Mermaid statue and hygge charms, the Danish capital's latest lure for curious travellers is its gentrified red light district, discovers Phoebe Smith

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5 reasons to visit Split, Croatia

Set beside the sparkling Adriatic Sea, Split offers an irresistible jumble of history, fine food and an irrepressible spirit. Here's why you should make it your next budget-friendly break

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Wild at heart: 10 incredible African safaris you'll want to book now

From little-known corners of Zimbabwe and Zambia to the classic wildlife hotspots of South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya, there’s an African wildlife adventure just for you

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Orient Express vs Interrailing: We put Europe's two classic rail experiences to the test

Which would you prefer: exploring Europe in the lap of luxury, or adventure on a shoestring? We tried both, and came up with a surprising conclusion...

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Jane Goodall interview: “Every individual can make a difference"

We chatted to Dr Jane Goodall about her new documentary that draws on hours of unseen footage, and her legendary chimp research in Tanzania that revolutionised our understanding of the natural world

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Photo gallery: New York’s incredible street life, captured by Richard Koek

Celebrated Dutch photographer Richard Koek scoured New York City’s boroughs in search of its famous street smarts and chutzpah. You won't believe what he found...

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On the move: 9 massive wildlife migrations that will blow your mind

From scuttling crabs and fluttering butterflies to vast herds of wildebeest and caribou, these wildlife migrations are on a scale that defies comprehension and just have to be seen for yourself

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Five things I wish I’d known before road-tripping the west coast of New Zealand's South Island

Fresh back from a road trip along the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, Gareth Clark reveals the hidden beauty spots you must visit... and the pitfalls to avoid

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Okinawa: Off the beaten track in Japan's subtropical islands

This is Japan but not as you know it; nature lovers and adventurers will love these exotic islands with coral reefs, white-sand beaches, wildlife-rich jungle, and traditional cultures

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The world's 8 most underrated cities and why you should visit them

From Porto to Canberra, these incredible cities are all but ignored by travellers. Discover their highlights and why the world's top travel bloggers recommend you visit them...

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Crafty business! How to make the most of your travel photos

Get your travel photos published or turn them into a home décor masterpiece – these creative ideas will transform your travel pictures into works of art and treasured keepsakes

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How to find an ethical wildlife sanctuary

Ever wanted to volunteer with elephants or orangutans? With the right conservation project you can make a real difference - just know what to look out for...

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How ancient wisdom can inspire your family to travel better

Family travel expert Melanie Gow reveals the ancient beliefs that can inspire and improve your family travels ... and open up a whole new world to your kids

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La Dolce Vita! 7 trips to enjoy Italy's landscapes, wildlife and lust for life

With great food, good wine and a landscape created by the Gods, Italy is the land of La Dolce Vita (The Good Life). These trips will help you positively revel in it....

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Off the beaten tracks: Exploring Cuba by train

Discover Cuba's less-crowded corners by taking the slow train from north to south. But be warned: a good sense of humour is essential...

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11 playful photographs of the world’s most remote wildlife, by Art Wolfe

From Bolivia's Altiplano to South Georgia Island, Art Wolfe ventures to far-flung corners of the world to photograph animals – capturing them at their perky and playful best

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7 things to do in Muscat

Oman's up-and-coming capital is packed with historical treasures and fantastic food, and has one of the most enchanting souks you'll ever set foot in. Here are our highlights...

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Just desserts! 13 fabulous puddings from around the world

Travel the world – and satisfy your sweet tooth – with these authentic treats from across the globe...

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5 extraordinary experiences you’ll only find in rural Cyprus

Helen Moat roamed the hidden corners of rural Cyprus and discovered a land where life continues as it has for centuries – with a focus on fabulous food, generous hospitality and a love of nature

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9 of the best things to do in Western Australia

From swimming with whale sharks and sampling award-winning Sauvignons, to relaxing in some of the most remote and beautiful corners of the planet – Western Australia offers something for everyone...

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Get paid to travel! How to become a travel writer

Find out how to turn that dream job into reality, as we catch up with industry experts Lyn Hughes and William Gray for their top tips on getting into travel writing...

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Hiding in plain sight: The unexpected health risks that every traveller should know

Many of us fear snakes and spiders, but diseases and infections caught from larger animals pose great health risks. Our health expert shares her top tips for keeping safe.

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5 reasons why you should visit Chicago

With new direct flights and a booming foodie, craft beer and culture scene, there’s never been a better time to visit the Windy City...

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Life lessons: 7 amazing learning trips around the world

Immerse yourself in new cultures, master new skills, and enjoy a more rewarding journey on these expert-led learning trips

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Urban to outback: Crossing Australia on the Indian Pacific train

Australia's Indian Pacific is no ordinary train: it's an ocean-to-ocean epic, travelling between Perth and Sydney via its huge, humbling red centre. Ben Lerwill hopped on board...

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That’s cool! 5 magnificent 'toy train' rides to India’s famous hill stations

Want to escape India's heat and bustle? Take the train to the hill resorts of Shimla, Darjeeling and beyond: it's a slow but spectacular journey, revealing India as you've never seen it before...

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Photo gallery: Ethiopia's amazing rock churches and the people who worship there

Dating back as far as the 5th century, Ethiopia's extraordinary rock churches continue to astound visitors and provide solace and inspiration for worshippers, monks and priests

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7 colourful, solemn and frankly intimidating Easter processions around the world

See how Christians around the world mark Holy Week with a variety of traditional processions recognising the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and celebrating his resurrection.

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Wander Woman: Learning to breathe with a dive Down Under

Your monthly dose of notes from the road by Wanderlust’s editor-at-large Phoebe Smith, as she faces her fears and finally learns to dive

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Ciao bella! Italy’s 7 most beautiful beaches

From small coves in quaint fishing villages to long swathes of sand that wouldn’t look out of place in the Caribbean, Italy has beaches to suit every mood. Here are 7 of the most beautiful...

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8 of the best things to do in Bolivia

Swim with dolphins in the Amazon, cycle the world's most dangerous road, and explore ancient Inca ruins – these must-do activities reveal the highlights of Bolivia and beyond...

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The world's best airports, according to Wanderlust readers

From Singapore's fun-filled Changi, to Qatar's luxurious Hamad International – these five airports were voted best in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2018

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10 things every disabled traveller should know

As travel facilities expand to cater for all, crossing continents has never been easier. Disabled traveller Elspeth Knight shares her tips for getting off the beaten track

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Aye, aye captain! 7 fun boat trips that your kids will love

From the unashamedly touristic gondolas of Venice to the more rustic riverboats that ply the Amazon, these boat rides are guaranteed to add a splash of excitement to your next family holiday

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Enchanting Nepal: 9 incredible journeys into the heart of the Himalaya

Amazing wildlife. Colourful temples and monasteries. Breathtaking Himlayan treks to suit everyone. These unforgettable trips will take you to Nepal's most magical corners...

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How to explore Japan by train – the cheapest (and most adventurous) way to travel

Travel in the shadow of Japan's new luxury rail route and get more bang for your yen in the little-explored region of western Honshu

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Photo gallery: Meet the masters of landscape photography

A collection of stunning landscape photos from Art Wolfe, Valda Bailey, Mikko Lagerstedt and more. Meet the masters of the form and be inspired to follow in their footsteps

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Thirsty work! 7 great British pubs you can’t reach by car

Not accessible by road, these pubs may take some getting to. But you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views, delicious meals and, of course, a well-earned ale

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Gear review: Best travel hoodies

From warming you up on the plane to warding off insect attacks, the hoodie can be a useful piece of travel kit. Find out which was judged best in test...

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Letting off steam: Colorado’s most breathtaking rail journeys

From the highest train in the US to steam trains built for Colorado’s pioneering gold miners, Colorado has an abundance of scenic rail journeys. All aboard for a Rocky Mountain railway high.

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The 6 best places to still see rhinos in the wild

With news of the passing of Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, Lyn Hughes reveals the best places to see these magnificent horned beasts and help save them from extinction

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11 of the best things to do in New Zealand

Get active with a trek up Mount Cook, or wind down with a glass of Sauvignon on a vineyard tour. Explore the highlights of the North and South Islands with these must-do activities

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The 5 happiest countries in the world

March 20 is the International Day of Happiness. Here are the most cheerful countries in the world – and why we're always happy to visit them

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The UK's best bluebell woods to visit this spring

One of the loveliest British spring sights is a carpet of blooming bluebells. Find out where you can spot them when they flourish...

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