Humble in the jungle! Kate Humble goes gorilla watching in DR Congo

Kate Humble heads to Kahuzi-Biega NP in search of lowland gorillas and discovers the benefits that gorilla watching has brought to the region's forgotten communities

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I can get your travel book published. Here's how...

Summersdale senior editor Debbie Chapman gives you the inside scoop on what book publishers are looking for - and what you need to do to get your travel memoir on the shelves

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11 tips for taking better wildlife photos

From using light to being ready to react, Graeme Green reveals the skills that will help your photos stand out as you start your career as a wildlife photographer

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Into the wild: Wolf-watching in Sweden

A wealth of wildlife lies on the doorstep of Sweden's capital, with wolf-howling trips and a stay in the 'planet's most primitive hotel' revealing a hidden natural world...

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The ultimate city guide to Kyoto, Japan

From fresh seafood market stalls and cherry blossom canal strolls to mesmerising temples and traditional inns, make the most of your trip to Kyoto with our ultimate guide...

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The pure life of Costa Rica's off-season

Adopt the pura vida attitude and discover Costa Rica's attractions out of season and without the crowds. Lyn Hughes goes in search of nesting turtles, rapid rafting, and rainforest walks

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Helicopters and horses: experiencing life as a nomad on the wild steppes of Kyrgyzstan

Amid Kyrgyzstan’s vast valleys and astonishing mountain peaks, the horse and the helicopter are kings. Lyn Hughes ventures deep into this fascinating country to experience life as a modern nomad.

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Short break guide to County Cork, Ireland

For tasty food and scenery, you can't beat the south-west corner of the Emerald Isle for a hearty slice of the country's best bits in miniature. Find out for yourself with a weekend break away...

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5 must-know tips for landscape photography

Want to snap incredible photos of outdoor landscapes? Learn from Ross Hoddinott's top tips for turning a tricky travel landscape into a straight-forward masterpiece

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Rocky Mountain high: Colorado’s 7 best cycle routes

Colorado is a cyclist’s dream destination. From mountain climbs and scenic byways, to vineyard trails for casual pedallers, Colorado’s cycle routes provide a stunning backdrop for all abilities

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First 24 hours: Salta, Argentina

The Andean highlands are home to huge peaks, sweeping Puna and fine food, but it's the colonial city of Salta that will leave you truly breathless, says Daniel Neilson

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Life in the slow lane: Island hopping in Indonesia

East of Bali, Nusa Tenggara is one of Indonesia's most accessible island chains, allowing ferry-hopping travellers a way to slowly soak up its wild shores and diverse cultures

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Walking through Palestine: 5 essential tips for discovering the best of the West Bank

The West Bank can be an incredibly rewarding travel destination, says filmmaker Leon McCarron. With the right attitude – and these five tips – it is easier to explore than you might expect...

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Hitting all the right notes: The world’s most breath-taking opera houses

Whether they’ve premiered works by Mozart or feature striking cutting-edge designs, these lavish opera houses have become enduring symbols of the cities they reside in

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How to become a travel photographer - and get paid to travel the world

Do you have what it takes to become a travel photographer? Our team of experts share their tips and advice...

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5 reasons to visit Chilean Patagonia in 2018

Patagonia is probably already on top of your bucket list. But the completion of a new ‘Route of Parks’ on the Chilean side makes a trip to this stunning corner of the world even more compelling

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7 action-packed Western Australia holidays for adventurous travellers

With new direct flights from Europe to Perth, the extraordinary landscapes, untouched beaches and unique wildlife of Western Australia are now within reach. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

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Tango time! Dancing in the streets of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a city that moves to the rhythms of tango, so what better way to discover a new side to the capital than by joining the dance?

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Strike a pose: the world’s most mysterious, intriguing and terrifying mask festivals

Adding colour, menace and not a little anonymity, masks are the mainstay of festivals around the world. For some festivals they are front and centre and cause for celebration in their own right

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2018's best trips to explore new frontiers

Be among the first to explore these new destinations or routes, from wild camping in Madagascar to jungle cruise Papua New Guinea

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5 street food markets every self-respecting foodie should visit

Love travel? Love food? From Dakar to New Orleans, these legendary markets offer super fresh ingredients, innovative dishes and new taste sensations - a true adventure for both your palate and your soul

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The newest and best Culture trips for 2018

Get under the skin of a destination with these exciting brand new trips for Culture for 2018. We've checked all the latest tour operator brochures to bring you this top selection

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7 unforgettable South African wildlife adventures you will 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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12 travel resolutions you'll actually want to keep

Don't let life whizz you by. Make some promises this January to ensure amazing adventures for the rest of the year...

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The newest and best Wildlife trips for 2018

Want to see some top wildlife in 2018? We've scoured the latest tour operator brochures to bring you their newest and most exciting wildlife trips for 2018

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Yes, Christmas Island does exist! Here's how you can visit it...

The wild wonders (and famous red crabs) of Christmas Island have never been easier to reach. Whether you've been naughty or nice, it's time you took a trip to this Indian Ocean isle

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How to travel off the beaten track in Thailand

Vast swathes of Thailand remain little-visited, with most travellers opting for its tried and trusted spots. But Stuart McDonald heads off the tourist trail to discover the other side of the kingdom...

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How to see the Northern Lights on a budget

Want an unforgettable trip on the cheap? You don't get much more spectacular than the Northern Lights – here's how to see them for less than £250 (yes, really!)

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How to make and edit a travel film on your iPhone

Making and editing a travel film on your iPhone can be fast, fun and easy – if you know how. Wanderlust editor Phoebe Smith reveals her top tips

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Short Break: Windsor, Great Britain

With long countryside walks, pretty river views and 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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8 cosy (and quirky) British pubs, from horse carriage inns to seaside escapes

With open fireplaces, locally-brewed beer and room at the inn for pets (including ponies), these eight British pubs offer a warm welcome this winter

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Health advice: How to plan for long term travel

Planning a long-term trip? Dr Jane's got you covered as we bring to you top tips on vaccines, dealing with illness overseas and dealing with personal health issues, to ensure you have a safe carefree trip

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7 useful tips for taking incredible winter photographs

Snow and ice can cast a beautiful place in a whole new light, perfect for atmospheric landscape photographs. Phil Malpas shares seven tips for winter photography, including how to handle all that white...

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Short break guide to visiting the UK City of Culture, Hull

Home to maritime docks, artistic heritage and spectacular coastal scenery, there's enough to have a Hull of a good time in the UK's City of Culture 2017

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Before it's too late: Saving the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, but travellers can play their part in offering a lifeline to Queensland's coral kingdom. Find out the ongoing conservation efforts to save this underwater world...

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10 tips for writing irresistible travel articles

Want to transform your trip into a feature that demands to be read? Start with this expert advice - from having a clear storyline, using dialogue and beginning with a killer first paragraph

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How to beat jetlag: 16 tips on arriving refreshed and raring to go

Crossing multiple time zones? Wanderlust editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes gives her tried and tested tips on beating the curse of jetlag - from adjusting your watch to drinking plenty of cherry juice.

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How to capture incredible photos of the northern lights

Find out how to snap fantastic photos of the aurora borealis with William Gray’s insightful guide. Just don't forget to take a step back from the lens to admire the natural phenomenon...

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First 24 hours: Brussels, Belgium

With all the talk of Brexit, we spare a thought for the EU's historic hub - a gloriously eccentric, bilingual capital that is all too often misunderstood

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Viva la Revolucion! On the trail of Che Guevara in Bolivia

50 years after Che Guevara's death, Nick Boulos walks in the revolutionary's final footsteps through a region that few visitors see

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9 Greatest winter travel experiences

Warm up in Budapest's thermal spas, live out your own New York fairytale or soak in the Australian sun… Wanderlust readers share their favourite winter experiences

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Why Trump's decision to lift the ban on elephant trophies stinks

Chris Packham and Paul Goldstein, currently guiding together in Antarctica, react to Donald Trump's decision to allow elephant trophies to be imported back to the USA

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Following in Che Guevara's footsteps through South America

Embark on a historical journey on the path of revolutionist Che Guevara, visiting some of South America's most iconic sights along the way

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Southern Spain as you've never seen it: Road tripping through Andalucía

Head beyond the beaches of the Costa del Sol to discover incredible architecture, epic scenery and Islamic history on an inland Spanish road trip

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7 utterly spooky locations we dare you to visit

From abandoned towns in Ukraine to mysterious pubs in Britain's far-flung corners, here are seven spooky locations where Wanderlust readers get the chills...

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8 unforgettable train journeys across South America

From Andean highs to coastal lowlands, South America's railroads cross some of the most dramatic scenery on Earth...

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Photo of the Year winner: Bringing South Africa's wildlife into focus

From lofty giraffes to bird-friendly buffaloes, come eye-to-eye with South Africa's incredible wildlife as we catch up with Photo of the Year winner Fred Barrington

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10 tips to help you take better travel photos

From looking for 'stories' and respecting your subjects to going that extra mile for a special shot, Graeme Green reveals the 'tricks of the trade' that set great travel photographers apart

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First 24 hours in Accra, Ghana

As Ghana celebrates 60 years of independence from colonial rule, its historic coastal capital remains one of the undiscovered gems of West Africa, says Daniel Neilson

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Exploring foodie heaven on the islands of Greece

With the islands of the Aegean having dropped off travellers' radars, head to Lesvos and Chios to soak up their food, culture and history in crowd-free bliss...

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5 tips for solo female travellers in Cuba

Cuba is an exciting, engaging destination for solo female travellers – but it pays to take some precautions. Here’s how to stay safe and enjoy your adventures

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Day of the Dead: An authentic Mexican experience

From dancing skeletons in the cemetery to multi-coloured crafts and decorated faces. Discover the traditions and festivities that bring communities together across Mexico for Día de los Muertos

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Photo of the Year winner: Meet the locals of Swaziland

Though it is one of Africa's smallest nations, Swaziland is home to a fascinating and diverse culture. See it for yourself through the lens of Allan Dransfield...

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Photo of the Year winner: Wild scenes in Botswana

From extraordinary wildlife to birds in flight and blazing sunsets, find out what makes Botswana "the most photogenic destination on the planet” as we catch up with Photo of the Year winner John Webster

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Short Break: Bilbao, Spain

The building of Bilbao's Guggenheim 20 years ago saw a change in fortune for the old industrial city. Sarah Baxter samples its perfect pintxos and medieval delights with this short break guide...

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A land full of dreams: Overcoming fear in Sarawak

Malaysia's biggest state is home to the Iban - the most feared of Borneo's headhunters. But with times changing, can travellers still find an authentic Iban experience among the traditional longhouses?

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The ultimate guide to South Africa, from hidden corners to Cape Town

Few countries offer the sheer diversity of South Africa. Plot your way around wildlife-packed savannah, windswept peaks, breathtaking coast and hip cities with our handy guide...

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‘Drifting’ in Cozumel: a diving weekend in the Mexican Caribbean’s liveliest hotspot

Off the coast of southern Mexico, the world’s second largest reef system has colourfully alien landscapes that are home to sharks, turtles, rays and more. The best thing to do is dive right in...

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How to walk the UK’s Camino de Santiago in a weekend

Known as ‘The Old Way’, the Great British Pilgrimage from Southampton to Canterbury is making a comeback. Phoebe Smith reveals how to enjoy the best bits of the UK's Camino in just three days

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Wild Nepal: The best of wildlife in Chitwan National Park

Search south of the Himalayas and discover the magnificent wildlife home to Nepal. Watch as one-horned rhinos roam free, or walk alongside elephants in the conservation haven of Chitwan National Park.

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