7 of the best Indian Ocean island tours - to Reunion, Mauritius and beyond

These tropical islands, including Seychelles, Anjajavy and Reunion, are the stuff dreams are made of: white sand beaches, verdant interiors and a vibrant local culture. Check out the best trips for each...

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20 best Silk Road experiences - in China, Uzbekistan and beyond

With epic scenery and a history to match, Central Asia’s vast ancient trading trail has re-captured travellers interests. Here are the best ways to take in its treasures...

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The 7 best walks in North East England

England’s north-east is a dream region for walkers. From bracing coastal trails to a coast-to-coast trek along Hadrian’s Wall, there’s a path to suit every mood and every level of ability...

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11 extraordinary things to do in Changi Airport

There's no such thing as a boring stopover at Singapore’s Changi Airport. Go for a swim, walk amongst butterflies, or enjoy a complimentary tour of Singapore itself...

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30 secret messages hidden inside Britain’s epic cathedrals

Medieval craftsmen often left secret surprises and hidden messages in the cathedrals they built. Author Christopher Somerville shares how to find them and discovers that the devil is in the detail...

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Where to stay in the Comoros Islands

From yoga retreats in Mont Combani to sea-facing rooms in Moroni and Mutsamudu, here are the best hotels to stay in across the Comoros Archipelago...

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15 of the best group trips for solo travellers

Our Wanderlust experts have selected the cream of the upcoming 2019/2020 solo travel-friendly tours, that avoid you having to stump up the dreaded single supplement…

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The 11 best things to do in Colombo, Sri Lanka

It's not all national parks and wildlife wonders. The capital city of Sri Lanka has much to offer travellers, too. Author and Sri Lankan native Ruby Lovell deep dives into Colombo's best bits...

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Best walking tours: 9 epic treks from the Himalaya to the Amalfi Coast

Lace up your boots for these hot global hikes, including walks in Nepal, China, Italy and Turkey. From tough terrains to easy strolls, there's something to suit everyone...

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Visiting Salar de Uyuni salt flats: Everything you need to know

These epic salt flats in Bolivia’s otherworldly Altiplano made the list in our new bookazine, 77 Ultimate Travel Experiences. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting them...

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12 of the best walks in the Lake District

We reveal the best Lake District walks and climbs for every ability level, including hardcore hikes up Helvellyn and Blencathra to easier strolls through Coniston and Thirlmere...

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15 of the world’s most stunning rainbow-coloured places

From eye-popping Italian islands and cheery villages to landscapes painted by nature, these multi-coloured rainbow destinations are guaranteed to brighten up your day...

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7 things to do in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

From flowing waterfalls to wallaby sightings, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park really does have it all. Here’s our rundown of essential things to do in this beautiful part of Scotland...

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5 unlikely wildlife superstars you'll find in Langkawi, Malaysia

Hornbills and monkeys may hit the headlines, but naturalist Aidi Abdullah reveals that the Malaysian archipelago of Langkawi’s lesser known creatures are just as interesting, and so worth seeking out...

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How to survive Songkran Festival in Thailand

Heading to Thailand's riotous New Year festival, Songkran? Here's how to survive the world's biggest water fight...

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14 epic nature and wildlife documentaries you can watch now

We round up the best nature documentaries can you find on Netflix, Amazon Prime, iPlayer and NowTV - so you've got more to watch once you've finished Our Planet...

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5 ancient ruin sites to visit in Jordan, beyond Petra

There are many ancient cities to explore in Jordan, beyond the archaeological city of Petra. So, if you've made it this far, venture out to Jerash, Umm ar-Rasas and further afield...

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9 reasons to visit Zadar, Croatia

From Roman churches and Venetian architecture to modern art parties and Zrmanja river rafting, there's every reason to visit the Croatian city of Zadar. And we haven't even mentioned the wine yet...

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The 6 best places in the world to see walrus

A vast expanse of wriggling bellowing blubber, a walrus ‘haul out’ is one of nature’s most spectacular sights. We reveal the best places to see walruses – both Pacific and Atlantic...

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Egypt’s best tours: Pyramids, Red Sea diving and a luxury cruise down the Nile

Steeped in history and blessed with epic landscapes, Egypt has been a hit with travellers since Roman times. We reveal the best tours currently taking you through Cairo, Alexandria and beyond...

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The world's 12 craziest Easter traditions

From lambs carved from butter through to wild rabbit hunts in New Zealand, here are the most eggs-traordinary ways to celebrate this Easter...

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7 of the best walks in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Offering dramatic views from almost anywhere in its 720 square miles of outstanding natural beauty, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is a walker’s paradise. Time to dust off your walking boots..

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Our Planet: 8 incredible photos from the companion book to the new Netflix series

We take a sneak peek inside the companion book to Our Planet by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey. From majestic whales to adorable bears, here's what you have to look forward to...

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15 stunningly beautiful shipwrecks you must visit

Silent and hauntingly beautiful, these wrecks have washed up on some of the loveliest parts of the planet and become an integral part of the landscape - or remain hidden under the sea to this day...

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6 reasons you must hike the Pacific Crest Trail

Whether you're a die-hard "thru-hiker" or an average backpacker, author Kathryn Barnes America’s says the famous Pacific Crest Trail has much to offer. Here's 6 reasons you should consider the hike

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Wandersleeps: 7 of the best New Zealand lodges

Bury your phone, leave the laptop at home and immerse yourself in New Zealand’s jaw-dropping wilderness. We pick the top Kiwi stays for getting back to nature…

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19 things to do for free in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's been hailed one of the most expensive places in the world. But with free hikes, temples, art shows and markets, there’s plenty of fun to be had here without spending a penny...

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6 secrets of Azerbaijan: The best places to visit beyond Baku

Azerbaijan expert and guidebook author Mark Elliott goes under the radar with his recommendations for the best things to see in Azerbaijan...

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6 reasons why you need to visit Kalamata, Greece

Situated on the sun-soaked Peloponnese, the bustling seaside city of Kalamata is a land of castles, ancient ruins and beautiful sunsets. And olives the locals will tell you are the best in the world...

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Luxury adventure travel: The 9 best tours and trips revealed

Combining gourmet food, attentive guides, unique boutique stays and some of the most breathtaking scenery on the planet - these privately tailored tours are once in a lifetime luxury experiences...

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11 of the best things to do in and around Southampton

This coastal city is steeped in medieval and wartime history, surrounded with forests, and bubbling with culture. We've listed 11 of the best things to do in the city centre, and in surrounding areas...

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7 of the best walks in the Peak District

From hikes across high moorlands and vast gritstone ridges to gentle strolls through historic mill towns and stately homes, the Peak District offers walks for every mood and level of ability...

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Indonesian food beginner's guide: 7 dishes you absolutely must try

Award-winning chef Petty Elliott unlocks a few secrets of Indonesia’s diverse cuisine and shares her beginner's guide to Indonesian food...

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7 things you must do in Guyana

This little-visited South American country is stuffed full of amazing wildlife, waterfalls and wild experiences, as Wanderlust's editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes discovers...

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The 6 best places to see leopards in Africa

From Kenya and Zambia to Botswana and South Africa, big cat experts Jonathan and Angela Scott reveal the best African safari spots for a view of the majestic leopard...

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The UK's best bluebell woods to visit this spring

One of the loveliest British spring sights is a carpet of blooming bluebells. Find out where you can spot them when they flourish, across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland...

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Sri Lanka's best tours: Wonders, thrilling wildlife and unforgettable beaches

If you’re looking for exciting encounters with leopards and elephants, historical wonders and down time on some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, these tours have something for you...

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5 reasons to visit Jerez De La Frontera, Spain

Unmistakably Andalusian and considerably less crowded than Granada and Seville, Jerez is the cradle of flamenco, sherry and a truly authentic Spanish experience...

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Photo gallery: What did Mykonos look like in the 1950s?

Robert A. McCabe first visited Mykonos, Greece, in 1955. In his new book, he shares beautiful snapshots from those early visits, a stark contrast to how the island feels and looks today...

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6 things to do in New Brunswick, Canada

Beautiful New Brunswick in East Canada offers many delightful surprises including historical houses, quaint towns, stunning scenery, and, if you're lucky, a chance to spot whales...

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Let there be light! The 7 most mesmerising light festivals in the world

From stunning candlelit streets to innovative installations and breathtaking projections, these annual light festivals are guaranteed to dazzle, delight and cheer the soul...

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The 7 best things to see and do in Sintra, Portugal

Sintra's mystical landscape was designed to be admired by successions of artists and romantics. We've listed seven of its best attractions, plus budget-friendly visiting advice...

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5 outdoor activities you must try in the Brecon Beacons

Brecon local and best-selling novelist Amanda Robson reveals the active things you can do in the glorious hills that have been her back garden for 30 years...

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The 13 best things to do in Riga, Latvia

The capital of Latvia is undeniably a Baltic beauty, but its more than just its good looks. Find out what to see, do, eat and drink while you're in Riga...

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Why Cambodia should be on your travel to-do list in 2019

There are so many incredible places to visit in South-East Asia, you may be wondering: why add another to the list? Well, Cambodia has so much to offer, and a few surprises, too...

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The best alternative ways to explore 10 absolute travel classics

When visiting the world’s travel icons, it pays not to follow the crowds. Here's how you can blaze a different trail at the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, the River Nile, The Great Wall of China and beyond...

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The best tours for Game Of Thrones fans: From King's Landing to beyond The Wall

Travel to the destinations where Game Of Thrones was filmed with these top tours. See Dorne in Seville, embrace wildling territory in Iceland, or cross to Yunkai in Morocco...

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Travel photographer @SteppingThroughFilm re-creates big movie moments

Instagrammer Thomas Duke brings photos of famous movie moments to their exact settings around the world. The results are, as you'd expect, very cool. Here are our favourites...

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The 9 most beautiful harbours in the world

Stunningly beautiful, both playful and serene, these harbours offer something for everyone – from water sports and walking to simple views guaranteed to soothe the soul

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8 things you must do in Gozo, Malta

Malta's sleepy little sister is worth so much more than a day trip. We've listed eight of the best things to do on the island of Gozo - highlights as well as the locals' favourites...

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The 5 biggest mistakes made by novice travel writers

Travel writing is a dream job that can pay your way around the world. But beware of beginners’ errors, warns travel writing tutor Jonathan Lorie...

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11 of the best things to do and see in Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, has many sights to see and activities for travellers: quirky art, panoramic views, nature walks in the city, and multi-coloured churches and cathedrals to admire...

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The best tour operators in the world 2019 - and their top trips

From seeking out orangutans in Borneo to peeping at polar bears in Norway, these are the top trips from your winning tour operators, as voted for by you in Wanderlust’s 2019 Reader Travel Awards…

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Ireland’s best tours: Castles, wild coastlines and the greatest pubs in the world

Stunning landscapes, irascible locals and historic landmarks – Ireland packs it all into a small, easy-to-navigate package. Discover why everyone wishes they were a little bit Irish...

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5 reasons why you should visit Marseille, France

Feisty, cosmopolitan, but still very French, the historic port city of Marseille makes the perfect short break destination. Enjoy great food, beautiful beaches and a buzzing cultural scene...

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Photo gallery: 18 breathtaking images of eagles in the wild

Eagles have always been a symbol of pride, strength, power and independence. With these stunning images of eagles around the world from Mike Unwin and David Tipling's latest book, it's easy to see why...

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The top 15 travel blogs you must read

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

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Dazzling! The lightest and brightest places in the world

Get your sunglasses ready, because these natural wonders and man-made must-sees are the most blindingly white spots on the planet…

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7 things we love about travel in England

We've listed seven fun, quirky things to do in England, whether you're rediscovering home turf or travelling in England for the first time...

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Indonesia’s 8 most spectacular religious festivals

Indonesia is a country of rich diversity, with numerous religions adding multiple layers to its vibrant culture. Author Agustinus Wibowo reveals the religious celebrations worth seeking out...

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