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What's Wanderlust up to at Destinations London 2020?

We'll be at Olympia London from Thursday 30 January to Sunday 2 February. Discover our Photo of the Year gallery, Reader Travel Awards ceremony, talks, panels and more...

The magnificence of the desert, Khara Desert, Isfahan Province, Iran (Babak Mehrafshar)

We'll be at Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show from Thursday 30 January to Sunday 2 February at Olympia London, hosting a variety of panels, talks and chatting to our lovely readers at our stand.

Here's where and when to find us at the show. We look forward to seeing you there. And remember, you can get your ticket to the show FREE by using our code DES1. 

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Admire our Wanderlust Photo of the Year shortlist

Thursday 30 January to Sunday 2 February

A sneak peek at one of our finalists... (Babak Mehrafshar)

A sneak peek at one of our finalists... (Babak Mehrafshar)

Join us at the Wanderlust stand to admire the 40 photographs shortlisted in this year's Photo of the Year! The gallery will be on throughout Destinations, so you've plenty of time to drop by...

Subscribe to Wanderlust & we'll donate to WIRES

Thursday 30 January to Sunday 2 February

Koalas are among the wildlife worst affected by the Australian bushfires (Shutterstock)

Koalas are among the wildlife worst affected by the Australian bushfires (Shutterstock)

Our amazing show subscription offer is available throughout Destinations. You'll get a year of the mag (10 issues), plus a free book (Where To Go When: The World, worth £18.99) OR a free travel wallet (£18).

On top of that, you'll get a free Wanderlust tote bag, a £50 travel voucher to redeem with a number of trusted tour operators AND we'll include a donation to WIRES - an Australian wildlife charity - all for just £25 if you pay by Direct Debit.

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Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards winners revealed

Thursday 30 January, 9am

Namibia won big at last year's Reader Travel Awards (Shutterstock)

Namibia won big at last year's Reader Travel Awards (Shutterstock)

Join us at Meet the Experts Theatre 2 as we reveal the winners of our annual awards, as rated by you, the wonderful and knowledgeable readers of Wanderlust.

You'll find out which guide book series and travel company you consider the best, plus which countries and cities really stood out for you on your travels. 

Travel after Brexit panel, led by Lyn Hughes

Thursday 30 January, 12.45pm

Brexit is finally happening. But what does that mean for travellers? Editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes will be on the Travel Smarter Stage to discuss.

Joining her will be Sunvil's Chris Wright, Frank Brehany, and Chris O’Hara, The True Traveler, sharing their expertise, top tips and predictions for the next few years in the travel industry...

Travel health with Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth 

Thursday 30 January, 1.45pm

If you've been reading Wanderlust for a while, you'll recognise Dr Jane from the health pages of the magazine.

Now, join her talk on the Travel Smarter Stage - covering all you need to know (and perhaps didn't already know) about looking after your health while on the road.

Lloyd Figgins in conversation with Lyn Hughes 

 Friday 31 January, 11.45am

Lloyd Figgins and Lyn Hughes (Destinations/Lyn Hughes)

Lloyd Figgins and Lyn Hughes (Destinations/Lyn Hughes)

On the Travel Smarter Stage, travel safety expert Lloyd Higgins will be sitting down with Lyn Hughes to answer all your burning questions about travel safety.

 

Discover Hong Kong & Macau

Friday 31 January, 2.30pm

Hong Kong (Dreamstime)

Hong Kong (Dreamstime)

Join travel expert Mark Jones and one of last year's Photo of the Year winners, Thomas Kast, in Meet the Experts Theatre 2 to discuss all things Hong Kong & Macau.

We'll be discussing the country's best bits, vital travel information and sharing a selection of photographs Thomas took on the trip he won!

 

Wanderlust Photo of the Year Awards winners revealed

Friday 31 January, 4pm

This photo 'Colourful Cuba' won last year's Photo of the Year: Travel Icons category (Geraint Rowland)

This photo 'Colourful Cuba' won last year's Photo of the Year: Travel Icons category (Geraint Rowland)

You'll have seen the exhibition gallery of our fabulous 40 finalists on at the Wanderlust stand all weekend.

On Friday at 4pm, we'll be at the Meet the Experts Theatre 2 stage to share what the judges thought of each photo, and which of the photographers have won the coveted prize of a photo commission to Texas. Join us, the photographers, and the judges, in this entertaining and revealing hour. 

Stanfords Travel Writing Festival panel

Saturday 1 February, 11am

If you're interested in travel writing, this is the talk for you. Head to the Stanfords Travel Writing Festival are at the show for the travel writing panel.

You'll see our Lyn Hughes, along with a host of renowned and well-respected travel writers, reveal all their secrets. Ideal for beginners, and people who've been travel writing for a while and want to improve their craft.

 

Managing jet lag, with Lyn Hughes and Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth

Saturday 1 February, 1.45pm

Jet lag is one of the biggest bugs to bear for anyone who has taken a long-haul flight, let along a long-term traveller hopping from country to country.

Join Lyn and Dr Jane for a chat on the Travel Smarter Stage, all about how to combat the rubbish feelings jet lag induces, manage your tiredness and still make the most of your trip.

How to be a Digital Nomad panel, led by Lyn Hughes

Saturday 1 February, 2.45pm 

Lyn will be joined on the Travel Smarter Stage by Kelly & Adam of Destination Addict, and Shiree Francis - to hear how they successfully make a living as digital nomads.

If you've ever wondered if it's possible, how it's possible and HOW you can make it happen, then this is the panel for you...

 

Solo Travel panel, led by Lyn Hughes

Sunday 2 February, 11.45am

Ready to try a solo adventure? You'll want to visit our panel (Shutterstock)

Ready to try a solo adventure? You'll want to visit our panel (Shutterstock)

Can't get enough of our panels? Or maybe you've always fancied going on a solo jaunt around the globe?

Join solo travel experts Lyn Hughes, Meera Dattani, Brian Wood, The Silver Nomad and Gemma Thompson on the Travel Smarter Stage to learn all about the highs and lows of solo travel.

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