10 top trips to discover wildlife and nature in the UK

Compact, diverse and packed with wildlife, the UK is one of the best and easiest places on the planet to experience the natural world. Here are ten trips to see the best of the UK...

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ON THE TRAIL: 6 of the world’s greatest new hiking trails

From a desert wonderland to a Canadian epic, as well as a true innovator of adventure travel, these 6 new hiking trails are well worth lacing up your boots and strapping your pack on for…

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The world’s 10 most underrated adventure travel destinations

10 of the world’s top travel bloggers, including The Planet D, Runaway Juno and Wanderlusters, highlight the amazing destinations that don't get the attention they deserve and why you should visit them

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The Ultimate Guide to Pablo Neruda’s Chile, by Luis Gnecco

Chilean actor Luis Gnecco, star of the new Neruda film, on the legendary poet’s homes, the great desert that influenced his life and work, and Chile’s other hotspots every Pablo Neruda fan should know

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5 of Europe's unmissable markets, from foodie feasts to flea markets

Europe is awash with markets selling fine food, vintage goods and curiosities. Here are five of the continent's best markets for picking up bargains to bring home or to devour on the spot

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Top 5 things to do with kids in Verona

Compact and lively, with great food and plenty to do, Italy's poetic and romantic city, Verona, is the perfect size for a family adventure, says Nichola West (Globalmouse)

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Photo Gallery: 6 incredible unique moments captured by Martin Parr

British photographer Martin Parr has made his name with quirky, humorous and satirical images. Here are 6 of his best, from Italy and Greece to the USA

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5 offbeat European rail adventures to take it slow and see more

Forget the busy high speed routes. Try these little-used rural routes and discover a Europe that's a little slower and a lot more interesting, as picked by authors Nicky Gardner and Susanne Kries

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Interstellar - the world’s 8 best places to meet an alien

From the deserts of Nevada to the outskirts of Edinburgh, these alien hotspots represent your best chance of encountering lifeforms from another planet

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9 action-packed Alaskan adventures

With its epic landscapes and awesome wildlife, Alaska is one of the world’s last great frontiers. Explore its most breathtaking corners with these amazing trips

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Gallery: 10 exceptional winning photos from the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the Open categories of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Check out these 10 incredible photos, from nature and travel to portraits...

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The world’s Top 5 cities to experience at night, by Martha Wainwright

Cities take on a whole new life at night. Singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright reveals her 5 favourite cities for bars, clubs, food, music or for late night walks

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Top 5 things to do in Varadero, Cuba

There’s more to Cuba’s oldest tourist resort than sunbeds and mojitos. Explore mysterious caves, stumble upon ancient rock art or stroll along empty beaches on the nearby cayes

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11 tasty foodie trips to tantalise your tastebuds

Food and drink make for some of our top travel memories. Explore the world, one cuisine at a time, with these delicious foodie-themed journeys, including Italy, Thailand and Peru

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5 dark places and why you should visit them

Author Thomas H. Cook argues that places with dark histories or tragic stories are often the most illuminating to visit. Here, he reveals the five that had the most impact on him

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Europe’s 8 best day hikes, from coastal walks to mountain magic

A compact patchwork of cultures and landscapes, Europe offers an incredible variety of short accessible hikes. From seaside scrambles to alpine rambles, here are eight of the best

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Gallery: 12 mind-blowing adventure photos from the new OUTset film festival

From 'lake-boarding' to hair-raising climbs, these photos and stills from the inaugural UK-wide OUTset adventure sports film festival capture the pioneering spirit of California’s adventurers

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6 great South American wildlife hotspots (that aren’t the Galapagos Islands)

The Galapagos Islands is rightly regarded as South America’s premier wildlife hotspot, but there are many places across the continent to find other wildlife superstars. Here are 6 of the best...

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Top 5 things to do with kids in Penang

Penang is ideal for an exotic Asian family adventure, full of street art, great food, fun buys and colourful cultural sights. Here are 5 things to do that your kids will love

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10 signature trips from the winning companies of the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017

Wanderlust's readers picked these 10 tour operators as the best in the world. Those tour operators picked their greatest signature trips. Here are their inspiring adventures...

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10 trips guaranteed to take you off the beaten track in Iceland

With its otherworldly landscapes, elemental forces and abundant wildlife, Iceland is an extraordinary destination. These trips will ensure you get away from the well-beaten path and to the country's heart

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9 breathtaking Himalayan adventures

From Bhutan to Pakistan and all points in-between, these Himalayan trips reveal the best these might mountains have to offer and unique insight into the lives of people who call them home

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17 of the world's best river cruises

From drifting the backwaters of India and tracing the Nile to fording the Amazon's remotest reaches, these journeys take you, in style, to places the roads just don't go

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2017’s best active adventure trips

From horseback-swimming in Argentina to heli-cycling in Nepal, these heart-pumping thrillers are guaranteed to get your adrenaline racing. Plus: holidays in New Zealand, Switzerland and Norway...

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5 reasons to visit Seattle

With direct flights from London just announced, there’s never been a better time to visit the funky capital of the US’s awesome Pacific Northwest. Here's five more reasons you need to get there now

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5 places every manga fan (and curious traveller) should visit in Tokyo

Author and lifelong manga fan J.C. Norman reveals the places every manga fan should visit in Tokyo, and why every other visitor to the city should check them out too

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Europe’s 9 most intriguing and impressive castles

These impressive fortresses were some of the most important buildings in medieval Europe, each with their own distinctive style and particular stories to tell...

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Gallery: 10 phenomenal eye-in-the-sky photos of the planet taken with drones

Drones have opened up a whole new world of stunning landscape photography. Check out these unique shots of South Africa, China, Iceland and more, captured by international drone photographers

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The world's Top 5 big cat destinations

Emmy award-winning filmmakers and conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert pick their 5 favourite places to see big cats, including lions, tigers and cheetahs

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The ultimate city guide to Kyoto, Japan, from foodie hotspots to the top 5 temples

Kyoto was the Number 1 city in Wanderlust's Reader Travel Awards, a romantic vision of Japan with geisha, temples and tea shops. Here are the city's top temples, restaurants, places to stay and things to do...

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11 wonderful ways to experience Costa Rica

With its rainforest adventures, beautiful beaches, volcanoes to climb and an absolute abundance of wildlife, Costa Rica has an adventure for everyone. Here are 11 of the best...

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6 museums in the Caribbean worth skipping the beach for

Author Joshua Jelly-Schapiro travelled the length and breadth of the Caribbean. from Cuba to Jamaica, to discover vibrant cultures that deserve a closer look. Here are his 6 favourite Caribbean museums...

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The world’s coolest craziest crazy golf courses

For a short, sharp blast of weird fun on your travels, you can't beat a round or two on these fantastically bizarre mini golf courses. Ready for a hole in one?

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The 5 greatest places in the world for book lovers, by author Mohsin Hamid

To mark World Book Day, acclaimed author Mohsin Hamid chooses his 5 favourite places around the world for book lovers, from Tokyo to San Francisco

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Top 10 things to do in Mexico

Beyond the beaches, there’s a whole lot of adventure to be had in Mexico, from the Copper Canyon to the Mayan ruins of the Yucatan, and no shortage of tequila along the way. Here are 10 of the best things to do in the country

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5 places to find peace and calm, by Sleaford Mods

Jason Williamson, frontman with ‘Britain’s angriest band’ the Sleaford Mods, on the 5 places where he feels peace and calm

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5 best things to do with kids in Lisbon

Charming and casual, with glorious beaches a short hop away, the Portuguese capital is the perfect short break destination for families. Here are 5 great things kids will love to do...

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Sardinia’s secret places: 5 hidden corners you must visit

From deserted white sand beaches to the atmospheric remains of ancient civilisations, author Rosanna Ley reveals the undiscovered gems on Italy’s most beautiful island

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The world’s Top 5 airports, as chosen by Wanderlust readers

From perennial favourite, Changi, to the bling of Doha's new Hamad International, these are the Top 5 airports in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. Is your favourite on the list?

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5 reasons to go to Denmark, by Danish author Dorthe Nors

Acclaimed Danish author Dorthe Nors is an expert guide to her country, from enigmatic oceans and epic coastal walks to a very ‘hygge’ capital city. These are her 5 top things to do in Denmark…

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Inspiring trips to travel's Top 5 most exciting emerging destinations

Our readers voted them their favourite emerging destinations. From Rwanda to Bolivia, here's how you can explore these rising stars of adventure travel...

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Gallery: 10 incredible photos of Mongolia's nomadic tribes

Photographer and scholar Hamid Sardar spent eight years journeying with nomadic tribes across Mongolia and documenting their lives. Here are 10 of his most captivating pictures

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10 amazing places to immerse yourself in the culture of Oman

Oman’s heritage isn’t confined to great museums and galleries. The country’s culture is all around, from world class museums and ancient forts to sunbaked shipyards, all ripe for exploration…

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5 reasons to visit Mérida, 2017 American Capital of Culture

It’s a big year for Mérida. The city turns 475 and has been named American Capital of Culture for the second time. Here are 5 things you must do to discover the cultural heart of the Yucatan region

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Travel's Biggest Bang: 10 incredible volcanoes that are great to climb

Ever wanted to know what it's like to hike up a volcano and peer into its crater? Wonder no longer. These ten behemoths offer all that excitement and some are easier to scale than you think ...

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Fantastic trips to the Top 10 destinations in Wanderlust's Reader Travel Awards

Our readers voted them their 10 favourite destinations in the world. Here’s how you can enjoy all that these amazing countries have to offer...

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9 romantic trips for lovers of adventure

From epic desert landscapes to intimate wildlife encounters, these trips are tailormade to capture the romance of adventure travel and provide plenty of memorable romantic moments

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7 exciting things kids will love to do in Hoi An

Colourful and lively, Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most popular cities. Award-winning family blogger, Globalmouse, reveals how to make it a hit with the kids too

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5 reasons to visit Rwanda, No 1 'Emerging Destination' in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards

Rwanda topped the emerging destinations category in the 2017 Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. Brit Hemming lists five more reasons why it should be top of your travel list

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10 incredibly beautiful pagodas from around the world

The distinctive multi-story design of a pagoda always appears at one with its environment, whether that's a big city or a hidden mountain retreat. Designed to connect earth and heaven, here are our favourites

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9 extraordinary wildlife encounters for 2017

Unforgettable animal encounters in some of the planet’s most remarkable settings that will make 2017 a year you will never forget, including holidays in Tanzania, Canada, Sweden and Brazil...

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Gallery: 11 exceptional photos of rhinos from the Remembering Rhinos project

Top wildlife photographers Brendon Jennings, Paul Goldstein, Hillary Hann and more have got together to highlight the plight of rhinos. Here are 11 of their incredible, artful photos...

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8 bizarre ways of expressing love around the world

From wife carrying to presenting your partner with a pig-themed present, these are 8 of the strangest ways people express love around the world.

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9 incredible self-drive holidays from around the world

Getting behind the wheel, cruising past dramatic landscapes, pit-stopping wherever you want to... Nothing quite encapsulates freedom like a road trip, so turn the ignition for 9 trips made of Top Gear material

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The world’s Top 5 music cities, picked by De La Soul

Pos (aka Kelvin Mercer) from De La Soul picks his Top 5 soulful music cities around the world, from the home of Motown to Africa’s greatest live music scene

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6 great journeys to take in 2017

Make 2017 the year you go on a truly epic journey that covers lots of ground, history and legendary sights for an experience you’ll never forget, including holidays in Iran, Bali and Peru

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5 surprising things to do in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017

Designated as UK City of Culture in 2017, Hull is determined to show the world what a lively and cultured destination it is. Here are 5 surprisingly cool things to do in the city

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Photo Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2016/17 - The Winners

Here are the astounding images that bowled over our judges to win the Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2016/17 competition

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Wonderwalls - the world’s 8 most awe-inspiring walls

Built to both keep people out (and in), these awesome structures are a testament to human ingenuity and the beautiful environments in which they sit

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12 of the world's weirdest landscapes

From gas craters that belch out fire to multi-coloured mountains and pink lakes, these weird and wonderful landscapes around the world make for an extraordinary Bucket List. How many have you seen?

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