Your tips for great experiences in Hong Kong and Macao

From wandering the European-style cobbles of Macao to treading the wild fringes of Hong Kong, we round up your tips for making the most of a pair of Chinese regions that are full of surprises…

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Wander Woman: A Screech-in good time in Canada’s Newfoundland

From smooching with a cod to drinking copious amounts of rum, Wanderlust’s editor-at-large Phoebe Smith checks out some of Canada’s strangest drinking rituals…

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Turkish delights: 3 tasty recipes inspired by the Black Sea

Whether you're after delicious cornbread, Turkey's beloved börek, or an Istanbul-inspired 'A Laz Börek for Oğuz' for a sweeter tooth, these recipes by Caroline Eden are bound to impress your lunch guests.

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On the road again: New Zealand's new Great Walk, the Paparoa Track

A community on New Zealand's West Coast hopes to leave its mining past behind and move forward with a new Great Walk to appeal to trekkers and tourists. Take a look at the trail in progress...

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The world’s best guides: Winners of the Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2018 revealed

The incredible, unsung, kind heroes of travel were celebrated tonight at the Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2018. Here are the deserving winners…

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Short break: Palermo, Italy

Sicily is a scenic joy, from its volcanoes to this year's Italian Capital of Culture – Palermo – whose food and history offer a fine initiation...

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Back to the wild: Saving Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains

Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains region is one of the country's last true wilderness, and a new eco-camp is ensuring we'll still be able to see it for years to come...

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Solo Travel: Me, myself and Paris

As more travellers see the advantage of solo adventures, Beth Armstrong embarks alone on an escape to Paris with the help of a couple of very useful apps...

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First 24 hours in Windhoek, Namibia

Newcomers to the African continent will find a perfect entry point in Windhoek, where rich culture and natural beauty are always at hand...

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Amazing Asturias: The best outdoor adventures on Spain's north coast

Wild coastlines, a gritty past and wildlife-rich parks make northern Austrias an unforgettable region to explore – especially on two feet

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Queen of the Pantanal: On the trail of jaguars in Brazil

A ranch in Brazil's Pantanal is not only helping to save some of the planet's rarest species – including jaguars – but lets visitors join those battling to protect them out in the wild...

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Myth busters: The science behind travel health clichés

Is it true that going on an plane will make you sick? Can you avoid mosquito bites just because you’re a man? Doctor Jane is on the case to clarify the most baffling travel health myths…

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'China's sinister stranglehold': Why animal poachers are slaughtering Botswana's wildlife

After 90 elephants and five rhino were found dead in Botswana this week, wildlife guide and safari camp owner Paul Goldstein is outraged – and asks, who is to blame?

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Wild Arabia: How to explore Oman's wild outdoors

Known as one of the most authentic countries on the Arabian Peninsula, Oman has an even wilder side still – head south to Salalah for wonderful wadis, beautiful birds and baobab forests...

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A local guide to Vietnam: 5 off-the-beaten-track spots you haven't visited

Most travellers to Vietnam flock to Hoi An and Halong Bay, but miss out on its crowd-free corners. We spoke with TravelLocal's in-country guides on where to explore for an enriched cultural experience...

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Wander Woman: Fantastically small beasts and where to find them

Scuppered by bad timing on a trip to see some of Britain's biggest and most thrilling wildlife specimens, Wanderlust's Phoebe Smith goes on a 'micro-safari' to find the joy in the little things...

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Keeping Faith: Discover Wales' southern coast

The BBC's Keeping Faith has put Wales' wild southern coast in the spotlight. Yet from Dylan Thomas' hometown to mysterious red skeletons, there's always been drama to be found here

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7 hassle-free and easy ways to earn money while you travel

It can be surprisingly easy to earn money from your home while you're travelling. From online blogging and tour guiding, to renting out your home, these simple steps will fund your global adventures...

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Health on the move: How to avoid hidden dangers when travelling

We often think we're safe when travelling surrounded by others or sharing facilities, but there's a world of hidden dangers. Dr Jane has all the top tips for staying healthy when away from home...

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The last wilderness: Tracking black rhinos in Namibia

The rugged north-west of Namibia brings travellers face-to-face with desert-adapted wildlife and a remote region little changed (or visited) in centuries

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Five sure-fire tips for keeping your travel photos safe on the road

Internationally acclaimed photographer Elia Locardi’s livelihood relies on keeping his precious image files safe. He reveals the strategies you need to help ensure you never lose a single shot on the road

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Short break: Antwerp and Doel, Belgium

Nothing is as it seems on the borders of northern Belgium, where doomed villages, old reserves and a revitalised Antwerp make for a wild escape...

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Why now is the time to explore Papua New Guinea

Travel deep into the heart of Papua New Guinea on a new expedition cruise along the Sepik River, to discover ancient rituals, repentant headhunters, and tribal villages frozen in time…

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Arctic v Antarctic: Which polar region should you choose?

There are a lot more differences to these polar regions than the bit of compass they point to. We've reviewed and compared the best of both, so you can choose your ice adventure with ease...

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Journey south: 7 amazing Antarctic adventures

It tops most travellers wishlist, and more than lives up to the hype. Set forth to Antarctica, be awed by the ice, whales and penguins, and venture where few others have yet visited

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North bound: 10 ideas for incredible Arctic adventures

A trip to the planet's tips remain at the top of most travellers' wishlists. Grab your base layers and head north to discover spectacular Arctic wonders across Greenland, Norway, Russia and more...

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Adventure of a lifetime! 20 tips for visiting polar regions of the world

From spotting concealed wildlife with a camera lens to using vodka as an anti-freezer – we reveal the must-know tips for your polar trip, as recommended by Wanderlust readers...

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Wander Woman: Exploring Oman's very own Grand Canyon

Intrigued by Oman’s version of the Grand Canyon Wanderlust’s editor-at-large Phoebe Smith considers what’s in a name…

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Saddle up! How to explore Taiwan by bike

Pedalling Taiwan's National Cycle Route #1 has become a local rite of passage, but also offers a way to connect with this remarkable country like never before...

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Wander Woman: 6 extreme sleeps that will make your knees tremble

Wanderlust Editor-at-Large Phoebe Smith takes to Colorado’s cliff faces to attempt a portaledge camp out, as part of her training for the UK Extreme Sleeps challenge...

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9 of the world's most remote secret beaches

From isolated island shores in Norway to sandy coves on the South Wales coast, we reveal the crowd-free beaches you need to explore, as recommended by Wanderlust readers...

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First 24 hours in Edinburgh, Scotland

The Scottish capital may already be gearing up for the climax of festival season, but those walkable, historic streets are always up for a party...

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City of God: How to explore Rio de Janeiro's off-beat wild trail

Rio de Janeiro spans bustling neighbourhoods, golden shores and forested peaks – but now one special trail unites them all...

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In Napoleon's footsteps: Far-flung adventures on St Helena island

New flights have opened up one of the UK's most distant outposts, so Lyn Hughes visited in search of St Helena's whale sharks, Napoleonic history and unique culture

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Pura vida! 5 off-beat island adventures in Costa Rica

Venture beyond Costa Rica’s mainland to discover wildlife wonders, underwater worlds, and hidden treasures that lie an island hop offshore…

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Busted! 10 incorrect travel health myths solved

There's a huge amount of misinformation handed down on the travellers' grapevine – not to mention over the internet. Dr Jane unpicks the most troubling travel health myths...

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Walking with giants: Elephant watching in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park

After decades of instability, Zimbabwe is reinventing itself as one of Africa's safari gems. We rediscover a wilderness where there are 200 times more elephants than visitors...

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Experience more for less: How to have a microadventure

Swapping your night in for a wild stand-up paddleboarding microadventure can transform your regular weeknights, discovers Rhodri Andrews...

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First 24 hours in Nashville, USA

As the first direct flights from the UK land in the neon glitz of honky tonk Nashville, discover a growing city that moves to a different rhythm entirely...

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Beyond the city: How to explore Abu Dhabi's wild side

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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: Lyn Hughes visited north-west Argentina in search of jaw-dropping natural wonders you never knew existed...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wildlife Photographer of the Year? Get stuffed!

Travel guide, presenter, and award-winning wildlife photographer Paul Goldstein gives his unalloyed views on the recent BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year scandal

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Enjoy the ride! How to plan your first overseas rail adventure

From money saving advice to overcoming international timetable trouble, we share tips and tricks for making your first overseas train journey stress-free

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9 incredible outdoor adventures in Oman

Welcome to a land of mighty mountains, wildlife-rich coastline, and lush leafy vales. Whether you’re a hiker, diver, or would-be camel rider, Oman has adventures aplenty…

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Short break in Évora, Portugal

An easy hop from Lisbon, the beautiful main city of the crowd-free Alentejo region is an ideal place to soak up its centuries of history and slow right down

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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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