Beyond the city: How to explore UAE's wilder side

Beyond the shopping malls and high-rises that most experience, we discover the UAE’s wilder side…

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Wings over the desert: Stunning aerial images of Jordan that will blow your mind

Photographer Fergus Kennedy invites you to enjoy Jordan’s breathtaking scenery and iconic historical sites as you’ve never scene it before – from the seat of a tiny paramotor, high above the desert.

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5 effective ways to repel mosquitoes – and other bugs that bite

Mosquitoes are an annoyance, as well as carriers of life-threatening diseases. Minimise your health risk by taking these basic precautions that will prevent them from getting within biting distance

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Avebury: Mysterious circles and ancient stones

A short drive north from Stonehenge is the unsuspecting village of Avebury, where equally fascinating stone structures and crop circles wait to be explored. We uncover its mysterious Neolithic past...

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5 amazing ways to celebrate the summer solstice

The summer solstice is just around the corner: discover the weird and wonderful ways that different cultures celebrate the longest day of the year, 21 June, in the Northern Hemisphere

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5 quirky things to see and do in Glasgow, Scotland

Scotland’s second city has always been a haven for free thinkers and eccentrics. Author Tom Shields reveals five activities that will help you discover the city’s fun-loving heart

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9 wild and wonderful things to do in Chile

From kayaking alongside glaciers to sandboarding in the Atacama Desert, the list of outdoor adventures in Chile is as long and wild as its incredible coast

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Buon appetito! How to eat (and cycle) your way around Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna has gelato, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Parma ham and plenty more to attract foodies – and exploring by bike is the perfect way to stop and sample it all

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5 reasons you must visit Palma, Mallorca

With a flourishing foodie scene, a bustling waterfront, and one of the world’s most awe-inspiring cathedrals, Palma de Mallorca is an utterly compelling short break destination

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7 spine-tingling South African wildlife adventures you'll want to book now

From ultra-luxurious safaris to volunteering on world-renowned conservation projects, the ways to encounter South Africa's wildlife are as varied as the species themselves. Get there now!

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Get outside! 11 easy-level cycle adventures around the world

Two wheels means twice the thrill – and best of all, none of these trips are graded tougher than ‘moderate’, so you won’t be left saddle sore…

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Totally lit: 15 breathtaking images from Sydney’s stunning Vivid festival

Vivid Sydney is the world’s largest festival of light, illuminating the Harbour City with light shows and projections galore. 2018 sees it celebrating its 10th anniversary in jaw-dropping style

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The top 15 travel blogs you must read

We've scoured web rankings and social media to compile the ultimate list of travel's most important, useful, and entertaining blogs

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9 awesome pyramids... that aren't in Egypt

Symmetrical and spectacular, pyramids have long fascinated travellers. These ancient – and not so ancient – structures are just as enigmatic and beguiling as their cousins in Giza, and often closer to home

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Alone time: The world’s best cities for solo travellers

Cities are exciting and energising for solo travellers – but some can be daunting too. Author Stephanie Rosenbloom reveals her favourite cities to explore alone – where you'll always receive a warm welcome

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On top of the world – but feeling under the weather? How to overcome altitude sickness

Altitude sickness can affect the most seasoned of travellers but, as our resident travel doctor reveals, a few simple tweaks can have you back in high spirits

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7 real-life Jurassic Parks around the world that dinosaur fanatics will love

From beaches in the Isle of Skye to museums in Bolivia, dinosaurs are easy to find – if you know where to look. Peter Moore tracks down dino footprints, fossils and theme parks around the world...

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30 amazing images from Argentina's High Puna

Wanderlust editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes explores the elemental landscapes of this little visited area of northwest Argentina... shhhh, don't tell anyone about this amazing travel secret

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Short break: Belgrade, Serbia

Behind Belgrade's hedonistic nightlife is a historic capital with a restless creativity, affordable prices and fantastic food, says Mary Novakovich

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5 reasons you must visit Dundee, Scotland

With a brand new V&A, a revitalised waterfront, and incredible nature on its doorstep, Dundee is the perfect Scottish short break destination. Plus it's the spiritual home of Beano!

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7 ways to discover a different side of Japan

Venture deep into authentic Japanese culture on these amazing journeys. They'll take you beyond the clichés and into the heart of this fascinating and beguiling country

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Is this the most surreal landscape on earth? Exploring Argentina's Puna de Atacama

A land of "devil's deserts", otherworldly volcanoes, and a town at the end of the world: north-west Argentina is home to jaw-dropping natural wonders you never knew existed...

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England’s 7 quaintest villages

From rural idylls and lakeside stunners to salty seaside boltholes, these villages are redolent with English charm and beauty ... and waiting for you to explore them

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Bite back! The most effective insect repellents for travellers

From annoying midges to malaria-carrying mosquitos, if you're travelling where there are biting insects, repellent is a must-pack item. Find out which one you'll need for your next trip...

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5 things you must do on Long Island, New York's oceanfront playground

Extending from New York harbour to Montauk Point, Helen Moat reveals that Long Island is a beguiling mix of deserted Atlantic beaches, tranquil state parks and charming coastal villages.

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Wander Woman: Wild(life) swimming

Forget simply stepping into a watercourse for a bit of front crawl. Instead, opt for a wild water adventure with an up close encounter with wildlife. Discover more as Phoebe Smith dives Down Under...

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7 things to do in St Helena

From swimming with whale sharks to uncovering its Napoleonic past – uncover the wildlife and history of St Helena with these must-do activities on Britain's far-flung island...

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South East Asia’s top 10 travel icons: how many have you visited?

From Angkor Wat to Luang Prabang, South East Asia is home to some of the most iconic destinations on the planet. Which one of these ten wonders are still on your travel ‘to-do’ list?

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First 24 hours in Auckland, New Zealand

Many travellers skip the big city in a rush to reach the country's wilder attractions, but Auckland has plenty of adventure on its doorstep. Discover for yourself...

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5 reasons to visit Rimini, Italy

With stunning golden beaches, beautiful historic architecture and a burgeoning street food scene, Rimini is one of Italy’s greatest hidden gems.

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Off Pisco: 9 alternative trips in Peru that go beyond the Inca Trail

From remote Amazon biospheres to the archaeological wonders of the north, there’s more to Peru than Machu Picchu. Discover it all on these off-beat adventures to every corner of the country

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The world's best-kept travel secrets

With the planet's most famous sights drowning in visitors, here are the incredible alternatives you may not know about – just don't tell anyone...

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Out of this world! 11 extraordinary views of Earth from outer space

From iconic rivers and deserts, to mesmerising glaciers and lakes, see the world in ways never seen before with these mind-blowing photos that offer fresh perspectives of the planet

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Sheila Hancock: "I can be an activist and say what I feel"

We caught up with the veteran actress to talk about her lead role in the film Edie, her time walking in Scotland's most majestic landscapes, and the joy that can be found with a good pair of walking boots

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Sheer beauty: 9 breath-taking cliff faces around the world

Take your travels to new heights! Stark, foreboding and always dramatic, these world-famous cliffs are guaranteed to steal your breath away

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7 things you must do in Guatemala

Guatemala has it all: fascinating culture, rich history, colonial architecture and spectacular countryside. Not sure where to start? Latin America expert David Horwell shares his top tips

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Will Millard: "It’s about having new experiences"

Will Millard's searingly honest documentary series on his encounters with a Papuan tribe highlighted ethical dilemmas and a changing society. His next adventure? We reveal all

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All you can eat! 15 irresistible foodie adventures

Taste your way around the world on these immersive food holidays – with cooking classes, wine tastings, incredible street food, and some of the finest local flavours you'll ever encounter...

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Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2018: The shortlist is announced!

Celebrate the unsung heroes of the travel industry as we reveal the shortlist of nominees for this year’s Wanderlust World Guide Awards…

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5 ways to make sure your kids are ready to travel independently

You’ve nurtured their love of travel, but are your kids ready to explore the world on their own? Peter Moore reveals how to give them the skills to write their own adventures

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Join the tribe: 7 extraordinary adventures in Papua New Guinea

Largely untouched by tourism, Papua New Guinea is a truly off-the-beaten-path destination. In this land of colourful festivals, wilderness jungle and exotic birdlife, adventure is guaranteed

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Born to be wild! Trekking Greenland's untamed Arctic Circle Trail

Away from the polar bears and ice cap is a little-known hiking trail that traces the line of the Arctic Circle. Intrigued, Phoebe Smith packed her sense of adventure and headed north...

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London calling: 9 amazing photos from the streets of the British capital

For a new book, photographers were asked to submit candid portraits of London – offering fresh perspectives on well-known landmarks as well as the city's hidden treasures...

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Bay watch: 9 of the world’s most beautiful bays

Whether you sit by them, swim in them, or sail on them, these beautiful bodies of water will refresh your senses and soothe your soul

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Walk this way: How to prepare for your Nepal trekking trip

The key to a successful and enjoyable Himalayan trek is preparation, says World Expeditions’ Gordon Steer. Here is his advice for getting it right

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5 reasons to visit Pula, Croatia

Set beside the glittering Adriatic Sea, Pula is home to world-class festivals, fresh and affordable cuisine, and the most complete Roman colosseum in the world. Here's why you need to get there now...

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9 reasons you must visit Ras al Khaimah

Welcome to the outdoor adventure hotspot that you’ve (probably) never heard of – land of amazing road trips, mighty mountains, and the wildest beaches you’ll ever set foot on...

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13 safety tips for solo female travellers

Don't let safety worries put you off travelling alone. With hundreds of solo trips under her belt, Wanderlust's editor-in-chief shares her hard-won travel advice for lone females

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Feline fine: 5 of the world's best big cat destinations

Want to see big cats in the wild? Emmy Award-winning filmmakers and conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert reveal their favourite places to find lions, tigers and cheetahs...

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7 extraordinary European adventures to have this summer

From bear watching in Finland to kayaking between icebergs in Greenland, these extraordinary European adventures will make this a summer you’ll be talking about for years

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Welcome to Pitcairn: the far-flung British island you've (probably) never heard of

Settling into local life is inevitable when 'marooned' on the UK's furthest-flung island among the descendants of the Bounty mutineers – but it's also what makes Pitcairn unique

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Photo gallery: 12 breathtaking landscapes of the Canadian Rockies

With their mighty snow-capped mountains, glistening glaciers, and stunning mirrored lakes, Canada's Rocky Mountains have to be seen to be believed...

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9 famous graves you must visit in the USA

Pay your respects to the greatest leaders, actors and musicians in American history on this pilgrimage through some of the most beautiful cemeteries in the USA

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Fit for a royal wedding! 8 things to do in Windsor

Home to picturesque countryside walks, irresistible gastropubs, and a castle fit for royalty, Windsor offers a taste of British tradition. Make the most of your visit with these must-do activities...

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Insider Secrets: 5 of London's best hidden viewpoints

There’s no need to spend a fortune on the London Eye to see the city at its finest. Here are the capital's less obvious (but still spectacular) lookouts...

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Short Break: Windsor, Great Britain

With its magnificent castle, pretty riverside setting, long countryside walks, and a feast of fantastic restaurants, the Queen's home town is fit for a royal wedding – and a fabulous weekend break too

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9 of the world's most spectacular natural swimming pools

Leave behind the crowded beaches and busy public swimming baths, as we highlight the best natural pools to plunge into in the wild

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7 of the best places to spot birds of prey in the UK

From golden eagles in the Scottish Highlands to peregrine falcons at Land's End, the UK has an amazing variety of birds of prey. Russell Barnett reveals 7 of the best places to see them...

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Temple-hopping in Tamil Nadu – India's 'hidden' south

Avoid the crowds of India's northern states and head south to Tamil Nadu, where a culture some 2,000 years in the making still hums to the rhythms of its classical past...

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5 reasons to visit Picos de Europa, Spain

It's no surprise that Picos de Europa National Park is nicknamed 'Spain's Dolomites'. If it’s breathtaking treks, strong local culture and rare wildlife you’re looking for, you'll find it here...

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