Clare Wilson

Clare loves nothing more than finding cool things to do and see around the world – top of the list (at the moment!) is going inside the magma chamber of a volcano in Iceland... but getting the Trans Mongolian Express to China comes a close second.

She's started mixing all her eclectic travel inspirations with making plans on her new blog: and you can find her on Twitter @clarewilson86.

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10 things to do for free in Beijing

Let your budget stretch as far as your imagination on a trip to China, with these freebies from Clare Wilson

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10 unique places to see and celebrate spring

From bluebell woods to neo-pagan festivals, these are the world's best places to celebrate springtime

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10 tempting chocolate destinations

From Montezuma to the Milk Tray Man, indulge your inner chocoholic from bean to bar with Clare Wilson‘s best chocolate destination guide

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Top 9 trips to take… for wildlife

Swim with whales, walk with chimps, snap polar bears or help conserve leopards – here are the nine best trips if you want to walk on the wild side

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Go now! Top trips to take in June

Celebrate the arrival of summer – with bikes, beef, maypoles and music!

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Top 9 great value trips

These top trips offer incredible experiences for excellent prices

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Go now! Top trips for July

From sunny isles to midnight spectaculars, here's where to explore in July and August

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Inside an Icelandic volcano

Jules Verne fiction becomes reality as Iceland’s newest attraction allows a lucky few to plunge into Thrihnukagigur volcano... Clare Wilson reports from the earth's interior

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Under £250: Larking around lakes, Croatia

Tumbling waterfalls, island hops, flaky pastries and moving museums – Clare Wilson packs a lot into her budget Adriatic adventure

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Where to hike in magical East Iceland

Follow in the footsteps of elves to explore the close-knit communities and astonishing landscapes of offbeat East Iceland

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First 24 hours in... Cape Town

The Rainbow Nation’s diverse ‘Mother City’ is a great introduction to South Africa. From the heights of Table Mountain to the cosmopolitan Waterfront, Clare Wilson helps you plan your stay

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Short break in Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s quirky capital combines Ottoman heritage with European influences. Here's how to get the best out of this corner of the Balkans

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First 24 hours: London, Great Britain

Is London calling? If you’re spending a few days in the diverse, buzzing European centre, Clare Wilson points you around England’s capital: a city of dreams, if very little sleep…

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8 ways to Antarctica

Cruise from Argentina or New Zealand, fly across the Drake Passage or head straight for the South Pole. Clare Wilson shows you numerous and adventurous ways of how to get to Antarctica...

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