Gwenllian Jones

Originally from Snowdonia, Gwenllian spent four years studying English and History in Dublin's Trinity College. After a bit of a hiatus in Italy and South America, she returned to Norwich's UEA to do her MA in creative non-fiction. She is now Wanderlust's web intern.

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Want to be a travel photographer? Advice from our Twitter Q&A with Paul Harris

Did you tune in to our live twitter Q&A with photographer Paul Harris? Don't worry if you missed it – we have all his answers right here...

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Wanderlust's 2014 celebrity interviews – the best bits

We've interviewed travel presenters, actors and writers galore throughout 2014 – here are some of their shiniest pearls of wisdom...

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6 reasons to take a career break NOW!

Stop making excuses. We found the most common reasons people give themselves for not making the leap – and rightfully shredded them to obscurity

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5 things I wish I'd known about learning a language overseas

There's no better way to learn a language than by immersing yourself in a place where it's the mother tongue. But before you sign up to an overseas language school, heed these hard-won lessons

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8 free things to do in Cardiff

Fancy a cheap break in Wales's capital? We've rounded up Cardiff's best unmissable freebies...

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6 of the best Christmas desserts from around the world

Calories don't count at Christmas, right? Come Christmas Day, you'll find us hiding behind the tree with a big slice of one of these traditional deserts from all over the world

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6 of the best Christmas drinks from around the world – and how to make them

Boozy, warming, and very indulgent – what more do you expect from a Christmas cocktail? Try one of these delicious drinks from around the world while you're wrapping presents this year...

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9 of the best trips for under £700

Travel budget looking tight? Sign up to one of these great-value trips – and go further than you ever thought possible for £700

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Christmas Eve traditions around the world

Each culture has its own customs for 24 December – here are a few of our favourites...

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11 of the best trips for adrenaline junkies

Want thrills and spills in foreign lands? Let loose on one of these action-packed trips

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The best outdoor adventures in Snowdonia, Wales

Steeped in myth, legend, and history, Snowdonia's beauty rivals that of other mountain ranges all over the world – here's how to experience it on camping trips, hiking routes and adrenaline days

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First 24 hours in Dublin

History, culture, great gourmet experiences... Is there anything that Dublin doesn't excel in? Here's how to make the most of your first day in the Emerald Isle's capital

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Tenerife's best volcanic walks

Scale a volcano, discover a lost village, and hike through eerie lava landscapes on the small-but-spectacular island of Tenerife

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Walking the Lares Trek, Peru

Want to break away from the crowds and visit rural Andean communities on your journey to Machu Picchu? Try a 'community trek' from the village of Lares

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The regeneration of Medellin, Colombia

Once the notorious stronghold of Pablo Escobar, the infamous city of Medellin has shed its violent past – and is looking towards a brighter future

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7 trips worth blowing your budget for

These amazing trips are as big on wow-factor as they are on price – if you've got the budget, you'll want to blow it!

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The best winter city breaks around the world

Whether you crave snow-dusted cathedrals and steaming roast chestnuts, or Christmas beach barbecues and steamy jazz festivals – head to these cities in November, December and January

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