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Our biggest interviews of 2013

From Paul Theroux to Sir Ranulph Fiennes, 2013 saw us chatting to the biggest names – and discussing the biggest topics – in travel

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

 Dr Jago Cooper

Dr Jago Cooper: Lost Kingdoms of South America

Real-life Indiana Jones Dr Jago Cooper talked about the thrills, spills and discoveries on his journey through the Lost Kingdoms of South America. Read more

John McCarthy

Lyn Hughes interviews the legendary John McCarthy

Lyn Hughes spoke to Radio 4’s John McCarthy about being taken hostage, Patagonia and going back to Beirut. Read more

Charles Allen

Charles Allen on discovering the bones of the Buddha

The bones of Lord Buddha have been discovered under a mound in Northern India. So why isn't everyone excited? Noted historian Charles Allen explains why. Read more

Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux: 'How I write travel books'

The world's greatest living travel writer reveals how he fell into writing travel narratives and what he loves about the genre. Read more

 Kate Humble

Kate Humble: Wild Shepherdess

In her new BBC documentary, Kate Humble discovers the challenges of keeping animals in some of the harshest places on Earth. And what the future holds. Read more

 Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes on extreme cold

The world's greatest living explorer talks about Cold, his new book about life in the extremes. Read more

How to create an iconic travel magazine

Wanderlust editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes looks back on 20 years of publishing the UK's favourite travel magazine – and on what lies ahead. Read more

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