Graeme Green

 

Graeme Green is an adventurous, wanderlust-driven travel writer, journalist, photographer and editor. Over the past 10 years, he’s completed stories and photo assignments for Wanderlust magazine on places as diverse as Japan, Colombia, Botswana, Peru, USA, Laos and Honduras

His work is also published in The Sunday Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian, FT How To Spend It, Tatler, The Independent, National Geographic Traveller, New Internationalist, South China Morning Post and others.

He's travelled extensively in Europe, Asia, Africa, Mexico, Latin America and North America, covering dozens of destinations, from Antarctica to Zambia.

He’s especially interested in adventure travel (trekking, cycling, scuba diving, free diving, kayaking…), wildlife, incredible landscapes and new cultures.

He also writes about world affairs, covering subjects such as human trafficking, conflict, conservation and indigenous land rights, and interviews a range of people including Arcade Fire, Bryan Cranston, David Cameron, Ricky Gervais, Danny MacAskill, Courtney Love, Richard Dawkins, Tinariwen, Monica Galetti, John Irving, bomb disposal experts and transsexual beauty queens. 

 

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14 of the best and most mysterious photos from Fotofever Paris

From the strange to the sublime... Check out our gallery of 14 of the most colourful, intriguing and artful photos from this year's Fotofever Paris photography fair

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5 things I wish I’d known about the Azores

This wild Atlantic archipelago is a hot spot for diving, whale watching and walking – but heed this advice before you travel...

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Art Wolfe’s 5 tips for taking great photos of people and local cultures

Master photographer Art Wolfe has photographed different cultures around the world, from Tibet to Tanzania. Here are his 5 practical tips for getting great photos of people

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The ultimate guide to surviving Christmas abroad

Christmas abroad often means missing friends and family. But it also means sunshine, adventure, parties, beaches and weird local customs. Here's the ultimate guide to surviving and thriving on your overseas Christmas...

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Brian Lloyd Duckett's 5 top tips for taking great street photographs

Street photographer Brian Lloyd Duckett gives his 5 practical tips for shooting amazing street photos wherever you are

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How you can help stop horses, camels and other animals suffering on your holidays

Well-loved animals, like horses, camels, donkeys and mules, are often part of our travel experiences. But how can you tell if the animal is happy and healthy, or being mistreated?

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Get Paid To Travel: How to become a 'superstar blogger' and travel the world

One of the world’s top travel bloggers Matthew Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt, has 5 fast practical tips on improving your blog and becoming a travel blogging superstar

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Is it still safe to travel? Everything you need to know about travel and terrorism

Terrorism is the Number One concern for many travellers. But are people too afraid? Terrorism and security expert Lloyd Figgins separates facts from fears, and tells you what you need to know to stay safe

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8 potentially life-saving tips on what to do if you’re caught up in a terrorist attack on holiday

Terrorist attacks can happen anywhere, at home or on holiday. Security expert Lloyd Figgins gives 8 pieces of expert advice on how to increase your chances of survival if you’re caught up in a terrorist attack

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Doug Tompkins: Adventurer, billionaire, conservationist

The world is reeling from the untimely accidental death of Doug Tompkins – here, Graeme Green shares one of his final interviews

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Colin Thubron: “I was told I’d be murdered.”

Legendary British travel writer and novelist Colin Thubron on taking risks, Syria, under-rated countries and what makes great travel writing

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KT Tunstall: My World - “A penguin hit me in the face.”

Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall on hiking in Skye, chewing coca in Peru, dancing with Jarvis Cocker in Greenland and animal attacks in Galapagos

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Era Istrefi: My World – "My mind always flows when I’m in nature."

Albanian singer-songwriter Era Istrefi on her love affairs with London and Paris, hiking in the Brezovica mountains, and the most beautiful sea in the world.

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Victoria Hislop: Why I Love… Greece

Bestselling author Victoria Hislop on gorge-walking, water skiing, the drama of Delphi and her favourite Greek beach

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Carl Hiaasen: “I love to go way out on the edge.”

Best-selling American crime writer Carl Hiaasen on big crocs in the Everglades, scalping tickets in London and winters in Norway

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Joan As Police Woman: My World – “The sights, smells, sounds and feelings are the strongest I’ve ever experienced.”

American singer Joan Wasser, aka Joan As Police Woman, on hiking Dominica’s Valley of Desolation, music lessons with Pygmies, and the ‘extreme extremes’ of New York City

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Dr Mark Eaton: “We neglect nature at our peril.”

More than 1 in 10 UK wildlife species are threatened with extinction, and overall numbers are declining, according to the State of Nature 2016 UK report, out today. We talk to Dr Mark Eaton, conservation scientist and lead author of the report, about what needs to be done.

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Is it too late to save the world’s rhinos from extinction?

Everyone wants to save rhinos, but agreeing how to do it is a different matter. Ahead of World Rhino Day (Sept 22), Cathy Dean, director of Save The Rhino, grabs the issue by the horn

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Billy Bragg: “It’s an amazing way to see a country.”

British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg on the romance of train travel, Donald Trump’s wall, Black Lives Matter, and his 2,728-miles rail journey across the United States

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Tour Guides: The Most Ridiculous Question I’ve Ever Been Asked

We asked the shortlisted guides for Wanderlust's World Guide Awards 2016 to tell us the most ridiculous - and funniest - questions they'd ever been asked by a customer. Here's what they came up with...

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Michael Kenna: “I am not in control.”

Renowned black and white landscape photographer Michael Kenna on singing Beatles songs in Japan, exploring France, photographing the unseen, and his time in the priesthood

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Ben Fogle: “It was unlike anywhere I’d ever been before.”

Adventurer and TV presenter Ben Fogle on exploring Mongolia and Tanzania, the perils of technology, living in the wild and his toughest ever challenge

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Kate Humble: “It can go absolutely tits up.”

As she gets ready to fly out to Hudson Bay in Canada to film Arctic Live, we talk to Kate Humble about polar bears, fairy tales, oil, climate change, thermal pants and bees

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Is it possible to stop the decline of the world's wildlife populations?

Wildlife populations around the world are declining at a shocking rate, according to a new report from the WWF. Is it too late to stop it? We ask WWF’s UK Director of Science and Policy, Mike Barrett

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Jean-Claude Fignolé: “Many families have lost everything.”

Weeks after Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti, many people are cut off, death tolls are still rising and cholera cases are increasing. We talked to Jean-Claude Fignolé, programme director of Oxfam in Haiti, to find out the latest situation on the ground, if tourism can benefit the country, and what you can do to help

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Elizabeth White: “It’s a place that’s both heaven and hell.”

10 years on, Planet Earth is back. We talk to producer Elizabeth White about sloths, penguins, the epic journey to remote Zavodovski island and what it takes to be a wildlife film-maker…

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Brad Bestelink: “Your heart is in your throat most of the time.”

Wildlife cameraman and cinematographer Brad Bestelink on working with savage predators, Game of Thrones, and swimming with crocodiles

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Bryan Cranston: “Travel does something for me.”

Actor Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Trumbo, The Infiltrator…) on exploring London, why New Orleans is a “problem location”, and the road trip that changed his life

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Martin Parr: “I don’t look for controversy.”

British photographer Martin Parr on British seasides, Saddam Hussein watches, zip-lining with Mormons and being on the receiving end of criticism

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The Future Of Travel: where will we be going and what will be doing in 10 years’ time?

Where will we be travelling in 10 years time? Svalbard, Syria or Space? What will be doing? How will tech, drones and VR change travel? We asked 5 top industry experts for their predictions

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The one thing I always pack in my suitcase…

What item do Kate Humble, Bryan Cranston, Monica Galetti and Moby always pack when travelling? Who likes Tabasco sauce? Who packs their pillow? Who takes snuff? Find out…

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What does Brexit mean for British travellers?

Expensive holidays? Higher costs abroad? Longer queues? More holidays at home in the UK? Travel industry experts weigh in on what could lay ahead for travellers after Brexit…

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Where do the world’s bestselling crime writers go on holiday?

We asked top crime writers, including Patricia Cornwell and Val McDermid, where they travel to to escape the darkness. These are the places they love to hike, dive, climb or learn about medieval torture…

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Irvine Welsh: “I got into a lot of trouble.”

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh talks about his life of travels. From riding “Nazi horses” and hitchhiking across the US to escaping armed gangs in Panama City, it’s never a dull ride…

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Summer Holiday memories, with Jodi Picoult, Dave Gorman, Andrew Motion…

We asked Gary Numan, Example, Michel Roux Jr and more their standout summer holiday memories. From searching for seals to having their bum pinched, here are the moments they remember

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Ultimate Guide to the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe 2017, with Mark Thomas, Jo Caulfield, Shazia Mirza…

As the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe turn 70, comedians, including Brendon Burns, Njambi McGrath and Dan Antopolski, give their tips on making the best out of the fests, including top venues, bars and who to see

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Albums of the Year: the 10 best albums of 2016

In a year of death and division, these fantastic albums brought comfort, inspiration and hope. We celebrate the 10 best albums of the year that you'll want to hear

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Music: 29 new albums to look out for in 2017

2017’s shaping up to be quite a year for music. Take a look at the year ahead’s new albums from the likes of The Flaming Lips, Tinariwen, Arcade Fire, Run The Jewels, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Spoek Mathambo and more that you’ll want to hear

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Photo Gallery: Michael Kenna's magical black and white photos from around the world

Black and white master photographer Michael Kenna's magical landscape pictures from Japan, France and the United States

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Europe’s 5 most epic cycling climbs

Cyclist and photographer Michael Blann shares his top 5 epic cycling climbs in Europe - and his incredible photos

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Tom Kerridge: 5 fantastic foodie cities that make me very happy

Cheery, award-winning, 2 Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge picks his 5 phenomenal foodie cities around the world, including Reykjavik and Singapore, whose food makes him very happy

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10 of the most exciting new hotels and lodges to stay in in 2017

With unique safari lodges, ‘farms’, eco retreats and desert shipwrecks all set to open this year, we take a look at some of the coolest new places to stay in 2017, including one hotel with interesting little bricks…

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Photo Gallery (Exclusive): 17 exceptional photos of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes

From castles and coastlines to mountain magic, this exclusive set of breathtaking photos from 10 years of the Landscape Photographer of the Year competition showcases Britain in all its glory…

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Photo Gallery: 22 exceptional landscape photos by Charlie Waite

Leading landscape photographer Charlie Waite is famous for bringing a colourful 'painterly' style to pictures, from Scotland to Myanmar to Italy. Here are 22 of his most memorable landscape shots...

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6 fantastic places that expand your mind (and your belly), by Professor Brian Cox

Scientist and TV presenter Professor Brian Cox’s adventures have taken him from the frozen Arctic to the ‘birthplace’ of humanity, not just learning, but eating his way around the world…

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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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Honduras: Discover more than Maya

Only a handful of Brits make it to Honduras each year – which leaves its mixed-up culture, profuse forests and Maya ruins all the emptier for those that do...

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Discover Japan's Atlantis of the East

At the westernmost point of Japan lies the mysterious monument of Yonaguni – was it made by man, martians or Mother Nature? A dip underwater is the only way to find out...

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Celebrating the US National Park Service centenary with the world’s greatest adventurers

As the US National Park Service celebrates it’s 100th birthday, 12 of the world’s leading adventurers and extreme sports athletes, including Dean Karnazes, Tracy Moseley, Martin Strel and Ray Mears, talk about the National Parks they love to spend time in

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Danny MacAskill: The world’s 5 best mountain biking destinations

Danny MacAskill – Scottish trials cyclist and stunt biker – picks his 5 favourite mountain biking destinations around the world. Plus, check out his latest video Wee Day Out...

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Monica Galetti - the 5 greatest cities in the world for foodies

New Zealand-born chef and MasterChef: The Professionals judge Monica Galetti picks her favourite foodie cities, for street food, barbecue, food markets and fantastic restaurants

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The world's 5 best destinations to get tattooed

More and more people around the world are getting 'inked'. Tattoo expert Anna Felicity Friedman gives the lowdown on the 5 best places in the world to get tattooed, from Japan to Israel

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Gallery: 18 incredible photos from the edge by Art Wolfe

Incredible wildlife, fascinating cultures and stunning landscapes. Check out 18 unique images from master photographer Art Wolfe's new book Photos From The Edge...

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Gallery: 11 stunning wildlife photos from Art Wolfe's travels around the world

From turtles to zebras, bats to penguins, animals often look at their most remarkable when on the move. Take a look at 11 of Art Wolfe's beautiful wildlife shots from his book Migrations

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Moby: 5 places around the world that blow my mind

Singer and musician Moby picks the 5 places, including Istanbul and Los Angeles, that caused tectonic shifts in his “little brain”

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Morbid Curiosities - 5 of the world's most macabre locations

Halloween isn’t all about Trick or Treating. 5 collectors of morbid curiosities tell us about the gruesome museums, haunted sites and macabre markets from around the world that make even their skin crawl

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Chris Tarrant - 5 of the world’s most extreme (but fun) rail journeys

TV presenter and traveller Chris Tarrant on his ‘favourite’ journeys on extreme railways around the world, including Patagonia, Congo and Azerbaijan

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10 of the greatest ever songs about America

As Trump and Clinton go head to head in the election, we celebrate the United States – one of the world’s most exciting travel destinations - in song, from James Brown to Father John Misty

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14 of the best and most mysterious photos from Fotofever Paris

From the strange to the sublime... Check out our gallery of 14 of the most colourful, intriguing and artful photos from this year's Fotofever Paris photography fair

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10 powerful action photos of horses from around the world

Calling all horse lovers! Incredible gallery of photographer Tony Stromberg's dramatic horse photographs, from Arabian stallions in Morocco to young Merens horses in France

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21 phenomenal images from the Angkor Photo Festival

From astronauts to cute pandas, and from the powerful and hard-hitting to the playful, here are 21 incredible photos from this year's Angkor Photo Festival in Cambodia

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Going Rogue: how to travel to the film locations of the new Star Wars film ‘Rogue One’

As the epic new Star Wars film Rogue One arrives, we look at the exotic international filming locations, including otherworldy deserts and glaciers, the “Mecca of the Jedi world”, a London underground station and paradise islands (without the stormtroopers) – and how you can visit them

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Gilles Peterson: 5 things you need to know about Cuban music

DJ and producer Gilles Peterson gives the lowdown on Cuban music, including rumba, recording under Communism, and why the best parties are in the street

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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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12 of our favourite astonishing photos from 2016

From the cutest animals to astronomical marvels and the best of travel photography, we've seen some astonishingly beautiful photos in 2016. Here's a small selection of the very best

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5 coolest cities to visit in 2017, chosen by the world’s top travel bloggers

Who better to tell you the coolest cities to visit this year than the folks who spend their lives travelling? We asked The Planet D, Wandering Earl, The Expeditioner and more for their tips on where to go…

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5 most exciting countries to visit in 2017, chosen by the world’s top travel bloggers

We asked the world’s top travel bloggers, including Expert Vagabond, Nomad Revelations and The Planet D, the most exciting places to visit in 2017. Here are their top tips for where you should go

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The world’s 5 best ski destinations, by Olympic skier Wendy Fisher

Wendy Fisher - extreme big mountain skier and former US Olympian - picks her 5 favourite ski destinations around the world, including Chamonix, Whistler and a few you probably haven’t heard of…

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15 incredible moments from street photographer Brian Lloyd Duckett

Photo Gallery: Great street photography is about capturing a moment. Check out 15 of pro street photographer Brian Lloyd Duckett's finest moments, from Venice, London and Rome

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10 best wildlife hotspots in South-East Asia

From Vietnam to Sri Lanka, Borneo to Thailand, South-East Asia's National Parks have some of the world’s most fascinating wildlife, from orangutans and elephants to 'dragons'. Here are the must-see hotspots

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5 amazing facts you probably don't know about the Himalayas

How well do you know the Himalayas? Author Robert Twigger delivers 5 fun and intriguing facts about the mighty white mountains you've probably never heard, from George Everest's real name to impotence drugs

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Gallery: 19 extraordinary heart-in-mouth moments from the frontline of adventure travel

From 'young guns' to 'dream riders', these images of wingsuit pilots, climbers and high-suspended drummers from the Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour films might just inspire your own crazy adventure...

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Aurelio: 5 things you need to know about Garifuna music

Honduras singer Aurelio’s guide to everything you need to know about the stories, drums and soul of Garifuna music and a fast-disappearing culture

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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40 of the world’s most unforgettable meals

From scorpions and lobster to dinner with a Raj and a blowout burger, these are 40 meals from around the world that will remain in your tastebuds’ memory forever

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35 of the world’s greatest travel experiences, picked by Rough Guides’ expert team

To celebrate 35 years of global adventures, Rough Guides’ travel experts tell us their 35 greatest travel experiences, from trekking in Colombia to meeting humpbacks in Norway

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12 adorable animal babies around the world – where to see them and the right time to go

From baby sloths to whale calves, watching infant creatures can be a magical wildlife experience. Here are 12 top spots to see newborns and infants, plus - importantly - the right time of year to go

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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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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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14 of the world’s greatest National Parks, from Sagarmatha to Galapagos

National Parks house and protect many of the world’s natural wonders, from the peaks of Torres del Paine to the dragons of Komodo. Travel bloggers The Planet D, Swedish Nomad and more pick the best...

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Searching for condors in Peru's Colca Canyon

Delve into far-south Peru: a land of ice mummies, misty volcanoes, the Amazon’s source and one of the world’s deepest canyons, where mighty birds rule the roost

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Gordon Buchanan: “It's nature at its most extreme.”

Filmmaker and TV presenter Gordon Buchanan has been walking with elephants for his new series and exploring snow animals for another. We caught up with him to find out about getting close to elephants, the coldest place he’s ever been and why Rudolph the Reindeer needs a new song

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Bangkok's insider secrets and top experiences, by the expert guides who know the city best

We asked some of Bangkok’s expert tour guides to reveal their top insider tips, from the best bars and restaurants to hidden gems and things to do. Here are their insider secrets

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The most exciting things to do in Santiago, Chile, revealed by the city’s top tour guides

We asked 3 of Santiago’s best tour guides to tell us the city’s secrets, from must-sees to hidden gems, from the best bars, restaurants and museums to things to do for free. Here are their expert tips…

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Top 5 road trips in the United States, by Tori Amos

With big, open roads and diverse landscapes, the United States is the spiritual home of the road trip. American singer Tori Amos picks her 5 favourite road trips, from Wyoming to California's Route 1...

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12 of the world’s most incredible buildings, from castles to cathedrals

From Ethiopia's ancient rock churches to Indian palaces, these are the impressive buildings that travel bloggers, including Wandering Earl and Uncornered Market, think you should explore and admire...

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Douglas Coupland: “Travelling is good for triggering creativity.”

Canadian author and artist Douglas Coupland on his greatest travel adventures, including Kyoto’s "insane” shopping and exploring remote Haida Gwaii, plus his greatest travel regret...

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The ultimate food and drink guide to Cornwall – what to try and where

Famous for pasties and Rick Stein’s seafood, there are plenty of surprises for food and drink travellers to Cornwall, from the UK’s best fish and chips shop to gin distilled with clotted cream…

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11 of the most incredible landscapes on Earth, from Antarctica to the Cocora Valley

Adventure travel bloggers, including Runaway Juno, Wanderlusters and Nomad Revelations, pick out the world’s most remarkable and beautiful landscapes that need to be seen to be believed...

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Photo Gallery: 13 incredible photos that capture the essence of Antarctica

NOMADasaurus photographers Alesha Bradford and Jarryd Salem found mighty icebergs, cute penguins and ruined buildings in the ‘white continent’. Their captivating photos may just inspire your own adventure…

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Chrissie Hynde: “I like going for the ride.”

The Pretenders’ singer-songwriter Chrissie Hynde on exploring India, walking the world’s cemeteries, the architecture of Oscar Niemeyer and a "restless" life on the move…

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Africa’s top 5 hotspots for fantastic wildlife, by Frans Lanting

Frans Lanting is renowned as one of the world’s leading wildlife photographers. Here are his 5 picks for Africa's most fascinating wildlife hotspots with incredible photography possibilities...

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Wildlife photographer Richard Peters: “It’s hair-raising to have a lion stare at you in the eyes.”

Award-winning wildlife photographer Richard Peters on light and shadows, looking a lion in the eye, and new international photography project Remembering Elephants

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Art Wolfe: “It’s the greatest spectacle on the planet.”

One of the world's great photographers, Art Wolfe talks about animal attacks, photographing disappearing worlds, finding new angles, and the planet’s greatest spectacle

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12 of the world’s greatest wildlife destinations, from Antarctica to Yala NP

Filled with whales, lions, orang-utans and elephants, it really is a wild and wonderful world. Travel bloggers, including Travels of Adam and Runaway Juno, pick the 12 top wildlife hotspots on Earth

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My first ever great travel adventure, by Johnny Borrell, Kate Humble and more…

15 famous folks, including Douglas Coupland, Martha Wainwright and Andrew Motion, recall their first ever big adventure, from busking through France to brain trauma on Kilimanjaro…

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Winter in Hokkaido, Japan

Hokkaido is Japan’s wild frontier, especially in winter, when cars are swapped for snowmobiles and huskies, cranes dance, hot springs steam and the sparkling Sapporo Snow Festival comes to town

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6 of the world’s most under-rated countries for wildlife

While Kenya and Ecuador's Galapagos get the kudos, these lesser known wildlife hotspots, chosen by bloggers including Claudia Tavani and Nomadic Boys, also deserve attention for whales, tigers and more...

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Outer Limits: a wild adventure on the Hebridean Island of Harris and Lewis

The remote Island of Harris and Lewis' wild landscapes are home to golden eagles, red deer and colourful marine life. Kayaking, hiking, boat trips and a new snorkel trail are great ways to meet them...

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5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went To Morocco

Following a recent journey around Morocco, Wanderlust's Graeme Green shares his 5 things to know before you go...

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Mayans, mezcal and mot-mots - Road tripping through Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula

Few travellers think of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula for a road trip. But with 100-year-old cantinas, cool cenotes, colourful birdlife and ancient Mayan ruins, this is an area calling out to be explored..

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The end of ‘malinchismo’: a surprising food and drink weekend in Mexico City

From world class seafood and innovative Japanese-Mexican cuisine to cutting edge cocktails at the “best bar in Latin America”, there’s a rising pride in Mexico City’s foodie scene, helped along by Donald T

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Botswana: Bushmen, baobabs and big wildlife

Dry, but rich in water. Empty, but full of life. Super-sized in every sense, from endless skies to enormous trees. Welcome to the extraordinary salt pans of northern Botswana...

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Discover Colombia's Latin Quarter

Colonial towns, haunting deserts and mysterious pre-Inca sites – Colombia’s south is a distinctive and surprising slice of Latin America

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Discovering the Azores

Volcanic peaks, picturesque towns, whale-filled waters and now a new Darwin-inspired bike trail – here’s why the Azorean island of Terceira is the natural selection

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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, Burm

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11 quick and easy tips for taking great landscape photos, by Charlie Waite

British photographer Charlie Waite is a master of the landscape, from the lakes of Burma to the flower-filled fields of France. Here are his quick, simple tips for taking better landscape photos

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7 of the world’s most unforgettable wildlife experiences

From walking with polar bears to swimming with humpbacks, these wonderful wildlife experiences, as picked by travel bloggers, including Johnny Jet and The Planet D, will stay with you forever...

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‘Drifting’ in Cozumel: a diving weekend in the Mexican Caribbean’s liveliest hotspot

Off the coast of southern Mexico, the world’s second largest reef system has colourfully alien landscapes that are home to sharks, turtles, rays and more. The best thing to do is dive right in...

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Photo Gallery: 16 unforgettable photos from Frans Lanting’s wildlife adventures across Africa

Wildlife photographer Frans Lanting has spent decades photographing the animals, people and landscapes of Africa. These 16 photos capture the life and colour of the continent, from lemurs to Bushmen

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6 incredible things you must do in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

The Yucatán Peninsula has far more to offer than Cancun's resorts. From Mayan ruins to lobster pizza and world-class diving, here are six great ways to experience the region

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How to become an exceptional photographer: tips from the world’s greatest lensmen

Steve McCurry on his working methods, Timothy Allen on breaking into the business, Art Wolfe on finding a ‘new spin’. The world’s best photographers let you in on the secrets that set them apart

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10 tips to help you take better travel photos

From looking for 'stories' and respecting your subjects to going that extra mile for a special shot, Graeme Green reveals the 'tricks of the trade' that set great travel photographers apart

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Yes, there is a crazy person skiing down that mountain! Jaw-dropping photos of extreme skiers in action

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

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7 quick easy tips for making your blog stand out from the crowd

Get paid to travel: The world’s most successful travel bloggers, including Expert Vagabond, The Planet D and Wandering Earl, give 7 practical tips to improve your blog and make it stand out from the crowd

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Get paid to travel: The 12 best jobs in travel - and how you can do them

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...

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Photo gallery: Shades of street life in Havana, Cuba

Feast your eyes on the street art, classic cars and famous cigars of Cuba's capital – where life is always colourful

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The world's 8 most underrated cities and why you should visit them

From Porto to Canberra, these incredible cities are all but ignored by travellers. Discover their highlights and why the world's top travel bloggers recommend you visit them...

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5 spectacular Scottish walks that landscape photographers love

With its mighty peaks and rugged coast, Scotland has endless appeal to photographers. We caught up with some professional landscape snappers to discover their favourite Scottish walks...

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Buon appetito! How to eat (and cycle) your way around Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna has gelato, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Parma ham and plenty more to attract foodies – and exploring by bike is the perfect way to stop and sample it all

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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

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5 reasons to go to Colombia

Whoever wins in the football clash between Colombia and England, Colombia is a champion destination for travellers, with bizarre ancient statues, colonial cities and endless ways to get active…

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10 fantastic European cities for a winter city break, from classics to little known gems

From smoked beer and Christmas markets to snow-coated medieval towns, travel bloggers, including Wandering Earl and Travelling Calavera, select Europe’s most atmospheric cities to visit in winter...

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Keeping Faith: Discover Wales' southern coast

The BBC's Keeping Faith has put Wales' wild southern coast in the spotlight. Yet from Dylan Thomas' hometown to mysterious red skeletons, there's always been drama to be found here

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20 of Scotland’s best hikes, from one-day walks and family trips to epic adventures

Few countries can match Scotland’s dramatic landscapes. Get your walking boots ready for these 20 greatest hikes, including best coastal walk, top island walk, best family hike and Scotland’s greatest view

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Short break: Palermo, Italy

Sicily is a scenic joy, from its volcanoes to this year's Italian Capital of Culture – Palermo – whose food and history offer a fine initiation...

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