Anthony Lambert

Anthony Lambert has written or contributed to over ten travel books, including four Insight guides and Switzerland without a Car, now in its 5th edition. He has travelled in over 55 countries and has written articles for over 50 newspapers and magazines, including the Daily Telegraph, Independent, Financial Times, New York Times and Orient-Express magazine  as well as Wanderlust. 

He specialises in Canada, Switzerland and railway travel worldwide, and is a lecturer for Martin Randall Travel. Before going freelance, he commissioned non-fiction books, republishing old travel classics as well as new travel writing. He has lectured to a wide variety of audiences, including the Royal Geographical Society, of which he is a Fellow.

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The last great Latin rail journeys

While European trains are rattling along new high-speed routes, many of South America's are heading for the sidings, but they are classics

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5 Indian rail itineraries

What better way to explore India than by rail? Make the most of your trip with these route ideas

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India by Rail

India is tipped to be a hot destination for 2013, so we bring you an article from the Wanderlust archives on travelling India's trains... Here we help you join the railway bazaar

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How to travel Australia by rail

For a country almost the size of Europe, Australia has 
few railways – but it does offer some of the world’s 
greatest train rides. Hop aboard, mate!

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How to take on the Trans-Siberian

It’s the world’s greatest train journey. But how do you know which route to choose? Or which stations to stop at? Use our guide to plan the ride of your life...

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West Frisian Islands: sculpted by the sea

The Dutch West Frisian Islands are ruled by mighty tides, which shape everything from their sandy shores to their maritime history. Explore by ferry and bike for a bargain offbeat adventure

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Traversing the Devil's Nose, Ecuador

The long-derelict railway linking Ecuador’s coast and capital – via the looming Andes – has reopened. Is it the world’s wildest ride?

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Canada's greatest rail journeys

2017 sees Canada celebrate 150 years of confederation, but it was the railways that truly opened it up. Here are 6 incredible rail journeys to really appreciate this vast, wild and beautiful country

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Cycling New Zealand's Otago Central Rail Trail

Follow a gold rush train track through New Zealand's South Island – it's fast becoming the country's greatest bike ride, and is bringing new hope to old communities

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Coast to coast: 8 unforgettable journeys through Canada

Home to Arctic wonders and coastal adventures, it's no wonder Canada was voted 'Top Country' in this year's Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. Plan your adventure with our trip planner guide...

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How to spend 3 days in Vienna, Austria

Austria’s capital can often seem so densely packed with culture that you don’t know where to begin, but it's also been voted the best city in the world to live in for 10 years running...

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Top 10 short-hop India rail trips

It's possible to see the best of India on a short-hop rail adventure – take a look at our favourite routes

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Tracking polar bears and pioneers in Churchill, Canada

Famous for polar bears, Churchill, Manitoba has an incredibly rich history, too. 400 years after they first sailed into Hudson Bay, track the pioneers’ legacy - and the bears’ prospects...

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