We unravel a lucky eight of the best Chinese traditions so you can celebrate the Lunar New Year like a local. Colourful, touching and intriguing, these traditions are the key to an unforgettable experience
From obligation chocolate and anonymous poems to friend celebrations and cutlery, these peculiar Valentine gestures are as diverse as the countries they originate from - but speak the same language of love
There’s no better way to sample Belgium than working up a taste-bud sensation in its chocolate-haven capital – all with good knowledge that your euros are funding local chocolatiers
A recent survey of expats asked them to rank the world’s most family-friendly countries on inclusivity, attitudes to children, safety and family-friendly activities. The results may surprise you ...
From colourful reptiles to fang-baring monkeys, catch a glimpse of Sri Lanka's extensive wildlife with these intimate photos that capture them in character
Forget Paris, Rome or Venice this Valentine's Day and visit these less crowded, loved-up destinations instead. They offer all the charm and romance, but without the crowds.
From travel writing and photography to working with animals, getting paid to travel is many people’s dream job. Here, 12 experts in their fields tell you the highs, lows and what it takes to succeed...
February 6 2018 marks the centenary of (some) women getting the vote in Britain. Author Rachel Kolsky reveals five sites you should visit in London which played a vital role in the suffrage movement
You voted Canada your top-rated destination in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. Celebrate with one of these mighty adventures into Canada's epic open spaces, from the Rockies to the Arctic
From erupting volcanoes and mountains at dawn, to vibrant colours of India's Holi Festival. Feast your eyes on the winning entries in this year's Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year competition
Wet, wild and utterly wonderful, seek out these beautiful natural spots on your travels, not just for the views but for the abundant wildlife that call them home as well
With the rise of social media, more teenagers are taking more holiday photos and posting them online. Teach your kid to lose the duckface and make their Instagram feed more compelling.
With spectacular coast and lakes, rugged mountains, and dramatic historical monuments, the Balkans offers something for everyone. From Croatia to Albania, the vibrant region is waiting to be explored..
From erupting volcanoes in Indonesia to fairy-tale mountains in China, enjoy these finalist photos from the Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year competition
Lions are in crisis. Half of them have been lost over the past 25 years, and there are fewer lions than rhinos on the African continent. The Lion Recovery Fund reveals how you can help
Climb sand dunes, discover hidden valleys, walk with Berbers and learn the secrets of Moroccan cooking on these trips designed to reveal Morocco’s authentic heart
From the snow-bound rocks of Japan's 'Hell's Valley' to the ripe jungles of Borneo and Belize, here are nine destinations for a really wild encounter...
From bog walking in Estonia to riding Scotland's Hogwarts Express, family fun is guaranteed in the countries that top our 2018 travel hotlist
Add a little zing to your holidays this year. From zesty culinary tours and epic Mayan adventures, to cycling through the sleepy corners of the Yucatan, these trips are sure to get the fiesta started
Video is a great way to share amazing stories of adventure. And with video cameras so portable and affordable these days, it's easy for anyone to film their travels. Filmmaker Leon McCarron explains how.
From North Korea to Iran, Hawaii to Kosovo, these far-flung ski destinations are for adventurous travellers only. You'll earn maximum bragging rights among your ski buddies...
From charging elephants and hunting polar bears, to posing penguins and a kingfisher in flight. Witness the diversity of wildlife photos that have made the finals of Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year
No other species of bird captivates us like owls - our mysterious and wise old friends. John Lewis-Stempel explains their magic and reveals where to find them
From smashing plates on friends’ doors to jumping waves or stocking up on round things, here's how to make your NYE celebrations a little more exotic this year...
Catch a rare glimpse into the lives of workers and festival-goers across India, Mongolia, Peru and beyond, with these 10 striking finalist images from our Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year competition...
From setting daily photo competitions to packing more to help local community projects, Peter Moore reveals 5 ways you can make your family trips more lively, satisfying and fun in the New Year
These astonishing, death-defying photos of the world's top extreme skiers and boarders - including Ryland Bell, Rob Kingwill and Jeremy Jones - will blow your mind
From snowshoeing in the Alps to exploring Iceland by Superjeep, these winter adventures are guaranteed to warm your soul and create magical memories
Look up, look down, look all around... Get in on the action with these 10 active photos that have been shortlisted to the final round of the Wanderlust Photo of the Year competition
Make 2018 an unforgettable year, and venture to new corners of the world with inspiration from our annual travel hotlist. These are the destinations we can't wait to visit in 2018...
From bars made from coffin lids to drinkers' secret dalliances with royalty, these London pubs have a story or two to accompany their fine craft ales...
The UK may not have any active volcanoes anymore, but the landscapes they once sculpted are still a sight to behold. You might even find that you've already visited one or two of the peaks...
Fancy feasting on something a little more exotic this Christmas? Ditch the turkey and sprouts for Aussie BBQ seafood and Honduran turkey tamales, with these alternative Christmas dinner ideas
Endless sunshine and sugar-white beaches might catch the eye, but it is the food, parties and wildlife that make Barbados one of the most alluring destinations in the Caribbean
A vast country that stretches from Europe to the Far East, Russia has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for culture, wildlife or an epic rail journey, Russia offers it all
Which shoes to wear? Which direction to dance in? Tango in Buenos Aires is more complicated than you might think - so here's how to put your best foot forward
Cut into the rolling hills and chalky grasslands of England, these enormous figures have quelled unhappy troops, upset kings and hosted pagans across the ages – and now they greet modern-day hikers
These memberships make the ideal Christmas gift for travellers, offering experiences and days out all year round, while giving something back at the same time