5 lesser known UK National Parks that deserve your attention

UNESCO World Heritage status has put the spotlight on the Lake District National, but lesser-known UK national parks have just as much to offer. Here are 5 you should spend time in this summer

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The 12 coolest summer music festivals for 2017

Missed Glastonbury? From Ugandan beach parties to a Japanese mountain festival, these cool festivals should satisfy your ears, including where to see PJ Harvey, Bombino, Alt-J and more...

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Photo Gallery: 10 incredible photos and astonishing facts about the world by Charles Saatchi

The largest living thing on Earth is invisible. Woolly mammoths are making a comeback. Art collector Charles Saatchi provides 10 hard-to-believe facts and incredible photos from our very weird world…

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10 unique Central American adventures you will want to book now

If it’s volcanoes, colonial towns, Mayan ruins and abundant nature you’re after, head to Central America. From Belize to Panama, Guatemala to Nicaragua, adventure is guaranteed

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5 of Britain’s most unique campsites

From the grapevine fields of Devon to the fringes of the Cairngorm mountains, here are five prime and original places to pitch your tent, while taking in Britain’s beautiful landscapes

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9 marvellous marine species to spot around the UK this summer

The summer months see marine life – whales, dolphins, seals, seabirds, and more – flocking to the UK’s shores. Here are 9 incredible wild beasts you can get to know this summer...

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5 of the best road trips in Scotland

With gorgeous landscapes and wildlife, Scotland is ripe for a road trip. Ginny Weeks chooses five of the country's best road trips to take in everything from Highland adventures to world class beaches

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7 essential stops for the perfect Jane Austen pilgrimage

July 18 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austin's death and the release of a new UK £10 note bearing her likeness. We reveal the places you should visit to celebrate her life and her work

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5 reasons to visit Zagreb, Croatia

A compact city filled with food, festivals and culture, Zagreb offers a sophisticated European city break with an added spark of Balkan energy - and without the stifling crowds

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The world's Top 5 climbing destinations, from family-friendly to hardcore, by climbing legend Tommy Caldwell

The first person to free climb El Capitan's Dawn Wall in Yosemite reveals the climbing locations around the world that he enjoys and that should be on your climbing To Do list too. Some are easier than you think...

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5 kid-friendly recipes to introduce children to the flavours of the world

Get your kids taste buds ready for the road or recreate their favourite travel dishes with these simple, tasty recipes from across the globe, from Chicken Potje to Pad Thai....

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Discover your inner Norse: 8 amazing Viking experiences from around the world

From Newfoundland to Poland and right across Scandinavia, these extraordinary sites and attractions bring the days of the Vikings thrillingly to life.

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7 of the best things to do in Rajasthan, India

India's lively northern state is brimming with colour, from ancient forts to impresive palaces, national parks and wildlife. Here are some of the things you shouldn't miss on your next visit

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Ultimate guide to Canada's National Parks - 21 of the country's wildest places

From trawling the Arctic’s ice floes to hiking in dramatic scenery, Canada’s National Parks are truly wild. With free entry in 2017 to celebrate the country's 150th 'birthday', here are the best ones to sample

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8 unique adventures that you can only experience in Sri Lanka

There's far more to Sri Lanka than beautiful beaches. Save turtles, learn to cook a curry and perhaps come face-to-face with a leopard in Asia’s diverse and beguiling nation

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32 of the world’s most incredible journeys - by bike, car, train, boat...

From 4X4 journeys across the Australian Outback to bike trips in Rwanda, Wanderlust.co.uk readers pick their most memorable journeys from around the world. They could just inspire your next great adventure…

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15 of the world’s most incredible UNESCO sites – and why you should visit them

UNESCO sites celebrate and protect humanity's and Mother Nature’s greatest achievements. Travel bloggers, including The Planet D and Wandering Earl, select the 15 that have to be seen to be believed…

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5 reasons to visit the Lake District in Cumbria, just declared a UNESCO World Heritage status

The Lake District has just been announced as a new UNESCO World Heritage site. From artistic inspiration to outdoor adventure, here are 5 reasons why it made the grade - and why you should visit

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Beyond the Thames: London’s hidden river walks and the secrets they keep

London has lots of rivers, many hidden under centuries of development. Author David Fathers reveals the capital's walks and their histories, from David Bowie rehearsal rooms to Judy Garland's tragic end

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5 of the UK’s mind-blowing remote beaches to explore

The UK has fantastic beaches to rival any country on Earth. Remote Britain project’s Chris Orange picks 5 absolute beauties worth going the extra distance for. You could bag one all to yourself….

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A stitch in time: 6 incredible tapestries created on the road by a travelling artist

Artist Harriet Riddell travels the world with her sewing machine, stitching portraits and landscapes as she goes. Here are six of her best pieces, from the slums of Kenya to the tea fields of India

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5 of Britain’s remote and beautiful locations to explore in the summer sunshine

Perfect for exploring in the UK's glorious summer weather… Chris Orange from the Remote Britain project tells us why we should visit Britain’s remote locations, and his 5 favourite remote beauty spots

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9 of the best things to do in India

Joanna Lumley's new India travel series starts tonight. Planning your own trip to India? These activities are guaranteed to get you to the heart of one the world's most exotic countries

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Top 10 romantic travel experiences, chosen by the world’s top travel-blogging couples

Ahead of International Kissing Day (July 6), blogging couples, including Love & Compass and Nomadic Boys pick the most romantic travel experiences, from unforgettable camping spots to mountaintop sunrises

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From Tango to trekking: 7 epic Argentinian adventures

Dance the nights away in Buenos Aires, trek through Patagonia by day and discover Argentina’s surreal north on these trips through Latin American’s most surprising destination...

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The top 5 hills in Wales to explore

The hills of Wales are so beautiful, there have been songs written about them. Author Jim Perrin picks his 5 favourites for walking, exploring and unforgettable experiences

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5 best places to travel adventurously with toddlers

Always on the move and fascinated by the world around them, toddlers make the ideal travel companion. Here are five destinations they’ll love to explore beside you...

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Photo Gallery: It's a small world - 12 mindblowing macro photographs

Macro photography has the potential to uncover a world normally hidden from the human eye. Here are 12 extraordinary examples of nature and wildlife-focused pictures by macro photographer David Taylor

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France’s little visited regions – and why you should visit them

Great food, a rich history and a distinct lack of crowds. They may be France’s least visited regions but there are still plenty of reasons to explore these forgotten gems

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8 awesome trips into the heart of Canada’s great outdoors

Celebrating World Canada Day (July 1) and the country's 150th birthday with these mighty adventures into Canada's epic open spaces, from the Rockies to the Arctic

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In focus - 9 of the world's most incredible photographic trips

From snapping tigers to taking underwater shots of humpback whales, these photographic trips team you up with professional photographers to help you capture your epic adventures

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The world's Top 10 cities for street photography

Top street photographers Nicholas Goodden, Graciela Magnoni, Giuseppe Milo and Marcelo Argolo pick their favourite cities for capturing the people, action and atmosphere of the street, from Istanbul to Bangkok

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Wet and wild: 9 aquatic adventures from around the world

Surf, sail and snorkel your way through some of the most beautiful corners of the planet on these amazing active aquatic adventures. Grab your swimming suit now...

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Top 8 places in the world for landscape photography, by Charlie Waite

British photographer Charlie Waite has travelled the world, photographing unique and colourful landscapes. Here are his picks of the world’s greatest places for landscape photography, including Italy, Burma and the United States

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The Ultimate Bucket List - with Douglas Coupland, Gary Numan, Michel Roux Jr…

We asked 11 famous folks, including Brian Cox, Kate Humble and De La Soul, the destinations that top their ‘To Do Before I Die’ list. From Borneo to Korea, these are their answers, and the clear favourite is…?

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5 extraordinary things to do with kids in Catalonia

From swimming with tuna and exploring subterranean rivers to harvesting grapes and tracking brown bears, Catalonia is full of family adventures that will create memories for life.

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A Muggle’s guide to the UK’s best Harry Potter locations

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by following in Harry’s footsteps as he begins life as a young wizard at Hogwarts

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Strong and stable: The world's 7 most inspiring rocks

Shaped by natural forces over the millennia, these extraordinary rocks touch our souls and gently remind us of our place in the world

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The world's 8 most romantic cities, chosen by top travel-blogging couples

Today is the UK's National Kissing Day (June 23). Here, top travel-blogging couples, including The Planet D and Love & Road, select the world’s most romantic cities, perfect for a smooch...

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Feast your eyes - 45 of the greatest views on Earth

Sunset on Uluru, sunrise in Naples, starry skies over Wadi Rum… Wanderlust.co.uk readers pick the incredible views they'll remember forever, from deserts to cityscapes to rainbow-framed waterfalls

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Photo Gallery: 20 extraordinarily beautiful photos from the world of LensCulture

LensCulture celebrates the excellent work of photographers around the world. From street photos to portraits, these 20 astounding images range from the strange to the sublime

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12 of Britain's most mysterious ancient sites

Stone circles, standing stones and burial chambers - explore Britain's ancient history at these atmospheric sites

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8 remarkable adventures in India’s colourful Rajasthan

The last stronghold of the Maharajas, Rajasthan is colourful, opulent and lively. It is the India every traveller dreams of and these extraordinary trips ensure those dreams come true.

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7 things you must do under the midnight sun

The midnight sun offers you the chance to do more – and for longer – on your Arctic holiday. Here are 7 surreal activities to enjoy where the sun never sets.

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7 of Indonesia’s greatest wildlife experiences

From the orangutans of Borneo to the endangered Javan rhinoceros, Indonesia is renowned for its unique wildlife. Here are 7 experiences you won’t want to miss out on

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5 reasons to visit Pula, Croatia

Set beside the glittering Adriatic Sea, Pula is home to world-class festivals, fresh and affordable cuisine, and the most complete Roman colosseum in the world. Get there now

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6 stunning routes along the Silk Road

From the architectural splendour of Isfahan to the arid high Pamir plateau, journeys along the Silk Road are steeped in history, with breathtaking views to match. Following its routes is one of the great travel experiences, says Bradley Mayhew

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The 5 most useful resources for planning your Trans-Siberian adventure

It’s the rail journey that tops every bucket list. Long time rail rider Matthew Woodward reveals the resources you need to ensure your trip of a lifetime runs smoothly

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Ciao Bella! Italy’s most beautiful hikes

From the other-worlds peaks of the Dolomites to the hilltop towns of Tuscany, these hikes take you to the very heart of Italy – its people, landscapes and, of course, its cuisine

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Scale new heights: 7 exhilarating mountain adventures for you to conquer

Spectacular mountains, remote villages and challenging peaks – these high altitude adventures around the world will, quite literally, take your breath away.

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16 of the world's best one-week road trips

There are plenty of epic drives you can squeeze into seven days, whether tracing coastlines or tearing through salt pans. Head out on one of these amazing trips, from Cape Tribulation in Australia to Ruta 40, Argentina

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5 ways that travel brings families closer together

In a world where families are retreating into individual tech bubbles, Mel Gow reveals how travel could be the best – and maybe only – way to bring families together

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5 hidden Thai Islands you’ll want to keep all to yourself

Long-term sailors Liz Cleere and Jamie Furlong reveal the hidden island gems they discovered sailing around Thailand

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The world’s coolest towers and how to get to the top of them

Tall, beautiful and home to infinity pools and glass walkways, these amazing towers reward visitors with more than just spectacular views. How many have you conquered?

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5 similarly named places that can be easily confused

With news that a traveller mistakenly booked a flight to Sydney, Canada instead of Australia, here’s our top 5 interchangeable locations

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7 exhilarating adventures in USA National Parks

From the hipster North West to the iconic canyons of the south, these trips will take you to the very heart of the USA’s greatest treasures – its National Parks

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5 reasons to visit Oakland, California

Boasting the best weather in the US and a burgeoning foodie and art scene, Oakland is stepping out of the shadows of its big sister, San Francisco, and challenging her as the coolest city in north-east California

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5 things that make Luxembourg the perfect hiking destination

Compact, incredibly diverse and home to award-winning trails, Luxembourg is the perfect hiking destination. The food and wine is worth seeking out too

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France's 7 coolest campsites

Set on islands, farms and amongst the trees, these idiosyncratic campsites are guaranteed to take you to the heart of France and its culture

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The world's 9 best birding destinations

From penguins to puffins, Birds-of-Paradise to condors, the world of birds is full of colour and spectacle. Here are the top spots on Planet Earth for birdwatchers

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