Peter Moore

Travel author Peter Moore has a funny way of looking at the world.

For more information about Peter and his books visit www.petermoore.net.

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Liz Bonnin on super-smart animals

TV presenter Liz Bonnin explains why talking to a bonobo ape was probably the most interesting conversation she has ever had

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Lois Pryce on the 2012 Adventure Film Festival

What it is. How it got started. And why you'd be mad to miss it...

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Phil Harwood: How I conquered the Congo in a canoe

Phil Harwood tells all about his amazing 3,000 mile journey down Africa's most dangerous river

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Mason McQueen: A London cabbie abroad

Affable East End cabbie, Mason McQueen, has a new series called A Cabbie Abroad. Is he the new Michael Palin?

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Ted Simon: The Godfather of Motorcycle Adventure

Ted Simon talks to Peter Moore about his legendary motorcycle adventures and what he'd do differently if he was starting out today

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The budget airline cabin baggage guide

Popping off for a quick city break? Don't get caught out by excessive cabin baggage fees!

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How to recover lost photos

Corrupt memory card? Accidentally deleted a photo? You'll be surprised how easy it is to recover your precious images

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Take photos of people with depth and meaning

Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo is renowned for capturing the essence of the places and people he photographs. He explains how you can too

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Ed Stafford on walking the Amazon

Ed Stafford talks about becoming the first person to walk the world's longest river

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Sara Wheeler: Access All Areas

It's no-holds-barred as Sara Wheeler talks George Best, fertile facts and the importance of placing a figure in a landscape

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Rosie Millard on the forgotten corners of France's empire

Rosie Millard talks about the trials and tribulations of taking her children to France's far-flung territories, the DOM-TOMs

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Tristan Gooley on navigating au naturel

Tristan Gooley explains how natural navigation enriches journeys and reconnects you with the world

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Andy Kershaw: No Off Switch

In the first of a two-part interview, Andy Kershaw talks about 'discovering' Ali Farka Touré and the appeal of 'bonkers' countries like North Korea

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Andy Kershaw: No Off Switch Part 2

In the second of a two-part interview, Andy Kershaw talks about his work as a foreign correspondent and his respect for the people of Haiti

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Ben Lopez on how to survive being kidnapped

Ben Lopez, one of the world's leading hostage negotiators, explains how a rubber chicken can save your life

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Getting 'deadly' serious with Steve Backshall

Naturalist and thinking mum's pin-up Steve Backshall on his charmed life and what drives him to travel to far-flung places

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Tom Morgan: How I created the Mongol Rally

Tom Morgan, founder of The Adventurists, talks about the Mongol Rally, perils in Peru and becoming a culture institution for ASEAN

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Monty Halls talks Great Escapes

Marine biologist, beachcomber, TV presenter and Reuben the rescue dog's best friend talks about his new series 'Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape'

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Frank Wild: The Antarctic's unsung hero

Polar historian and author Angie Butler on her quest to discover the greatest Antarctic explorer you've never heard of

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Johnny West on the Arab Spring

Author Johnny West discusses the Arab Spring in detail... And what it means for travellers

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Travel in Post-Gaddafi Libya

Arabist and author Johnny West on what the rebel victory in Libya means for travellers.

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Billy Connolly on Route 66

Billy Connolly was in London to promote his new series on Route 66. Wanderlust was invited along for the ride

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Ben Fogle: The Accidental Adventurer

National-treasure-in-waiting Ben Fogle on his accidentally brilliant life

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Walking with the Wounded: Simon Daglish

Simon Daglish, co-founder of Walking with the Wounded, on the highs of the epic Arctic adventure, the team's motivation and a little gossip on Prince Harry

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Sir Mark Tully: India. The Road Ahead

The BBC's former man in India talks about the country's future. And the places you must visit

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The Times World Atlas: Behind the Scenes

It's big. It's heavy. And it's controversial. Publishing manager Jethro Lennox tells Peter Moore why The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World still matters

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Sir Christopher Ondaatje: The Last Colonial

Philanthropist, author, businessman, adventurer and Olympic medal winner Sir Christopher Ondaatje on his incredible life

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PJ O'Rourke: Holidays in Heck

American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author P J O'Rourke talks about the difference between holidays in Heck and Hell

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Strange facts from author John Oldale

John Oldale talks about his book 'Who or Why or Which or What?', an amazing compendium of facts from around the world

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Robin Turner: The Search For the Perfect British Pub

Robin Turner talks to Peter Moore about the ghost of George Orwell and his quest to find the perfect British pub

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Christine Manfield: Tasting India

Christine Manfield has created the definitive book on Indian cooking. She tells Peter Moore about her amazing journey through the food of India

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Jeremy Wade: River Monsters (with video)

'The greatest angling explorer of his generation' shares his favourite fisherman's tales with Peter Moore

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How to turn a subway ride into a record-breaking adventure

Adham Fisher on how he has travelled the world in an attempt to enter the record books simply by taking public transport

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Dr Gus Casely-Hayford on the Lost Kingdoms of Africa

Lost Kingdoms of Africa is back for a second series. Dr Gus talks to Peter Moore about what makes a civilisation great and the joys of eating bread flecked with camel dung

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The Secrets of Wild India

Leading wildlife filmmaker Harry Marshall talks about his new series that reveals India's little known wildlife treasures

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Earthflight: John Downer on flying with birds

Producer and director John Downer on how he created the BBC's most innovative wildlife series to date (with video)

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Martin Palmer on Britain's Sacred Land

Martin Palmer tells how you can discover Britain's sacred places

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You Are Awful: The funny side of unloved Britain

Tim Moore sought out unloved Britain and was called a clown by the Mayor of Goole in the process. He tells Peter Moore why it was worth the effort

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Patricia Schultz: 1,000 Places To See Before You Die

Patricia Schultz on how '1,000 Places To See Before You Die' created the 'bucket list' genre. And how she squeezed 200 new places into the new edition

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Dr Guy Meadows: sleep better when you travel

Leading sleep specialist Dr Guy Meadows explains how to sleep well every night of your journey

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Julia Bradbury on Planet Earth Live

Julia talks about her most audacious project yet. And the perils of breastfeeding among black bears

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Barry Briggs: My Incredible Journey

Speedway superstar Barry Briggs talks to Peter Moore about riding behind the Iron Curtain, teaching Steve McQueen a few tricks and mining for gold in Liberia

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Jason Hawkes: Britain From Above

Jason Hawkes on capturing Britain from a unique perspective - 2,000 ft above

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Sailing adventures for all physical abilities

Captain Barbara Campbell on how the Jubilee Sailing Trust enables people of all physical abilities to sail side-by-side as equals

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Oliver Balch: India on the Rise

Journalist and author Oliver Balch talks to Peter Moore about the rise of India and what it means to travellers

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How to secure even the trickiest visa

They're are the bane of traveller's lives. And often expensive to boot. Jenny Hunter explains how she tames visas for a living. And offers Wanderlust readers a discount too

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Daniel Nettheim: Willem Defoe's search for the last Tasmanian tiger

Director Daniel Nettheim on working with Willem Defoe and the existence - or otherwise - of Tasmanian tigers

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G W Kent: The secrets behind his Solomon Island murder mysteries

Author G W Kent reveals all about his riveting Solomon Island-based murder mysteries

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Wheelie Wanderers take on Mongolia

Peter Moore chats to Pete Donnolly, part of a three-person team determined to become the first wheelchair users to complete the gruelling Mongol Rally

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The Island President: Making climate change exciting

Director Jon Shenk explains how he made a global warming documentary that plays like an action-thriller

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Time to go KúKú in Iceland?

Since the financial crisis everyone in Iceland has taken a step back to enjoy life more. Steinar Lár from KúKú Campers tells us how you can too

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The secrets of the Royal Geographical Society Collections

RGS insider, Alasdair Macleod, reveals all about the Society's amazing collection of geographical artefacts - and how you can see them

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The blind man who wants to show you the world

Meet Amir Latif: adventurer, entrepreneur, an inspiration and the man who could save you 50% on your next trip

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The secrets of Untamed Americas

Series producer Karen Bass explains what makes 'Untamed Americas' unmissable TV. And how Sir David Attenborough introduced her to her husband

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Tom Coote: The Silk Road to getting published

myWanderlust regular Tom Coote talks about travelling the Silk Road. And the shorter road to getting published

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Andrew McCarthy on taking the Longest Way Home

American actor Andrew McCarthy on the long, strange trip from Pretty in Pink to award-winning travel writer

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How to make your budget go further in Europe

Longer. Further. Cheaper. DJ Yabis has the tools to help you get more from your dream trip to Europe

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Introducing Australia's professor of beaches

Professor Andrew Short has visited every one of Australia's 11,671 beaches. It's a hard job, but someone's got to do it

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Chris Tarrant's Extreme Railways

Radio and TV personality Chris Tarrant explains what it's like to ride some of the most dangerous railways in the world

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Richard Hammond on Miracles of Nature

TV presenter Richard Hammond on how the human race is finally catching up with Mother Nature's best

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Charley Boorman's South African Adventure

Charley Boorman talks about his latest adventures in South Africa - and why you should ignore the naysayers and go there now

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Dr Jago Cooper: Lost Kingdoms of South America

Real-life Indiana Jones Dr Jago Cooper talks about the thrills, spills and discoveries on his journey through the Lost Kingdoms of South America

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Time to catch Ghana's rising star

Author and adventurer Alan Whelan on why you should get to Ghana ASAP

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How I help create international superheroes

Marie Javins talks about her role in creating an innovative comic strip that has taken the world by storm - and the places it has taken her

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Unearthing the secrets of Shetland

Best-selling crime novelist Ann Cleeves on how to uncover the Shetland island's hidden treasures

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Watching whales with Nigel Marven

Wildlife adventurer Nigel Marven takes you on the longest mammal migration on Earth

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How to eat the A-Z of world food in London

Alastair Humphreys on his quest to eat his way through the world food alphabet – without leaving London

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The secret life of penguins

Wildlife filmmaker John Downer on how he convinced penguins to reveal their most intimate secrets in recent BBC documentary 'Spy in the Huddle'

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Making history horrible at Warwick Castle

Head of Historical Interpretation at Warwick Castle Adam Busiakiewicz on making history more palatable by making it horrible

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India's leopards with Rom Whitaker

Naturalist Rom Whitaker on India's complex relationship with its wild leopards – and startling new research on how best to co-exist with them

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How to wear a kanga without causing offence

British Museum and African textiles expert Chris Spring on the importance of kangas in East Africa and the knack of wearing one correctly

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Guy Grieve on extreme hunting, Kalahari style

Guy Grieve on hunting with the San people of the Kalahari and the lessons learned and applied to his own business

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Colin Pyle on China's longest motorcycle ride

Colin Pyle on the challenges of beating Chinese bureaucracy to set a Guinness world record

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Charles Allen on discovering the bones of the Buddha

The bones of Lord Buddha have been discovered under a mound in Northern India. So why isn't everyone excited? Noted historian Charles Allen explains why

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Simon Reeve on Australia's biggest surprises

Simon Reeve explains how his new series goes beyond the stereotypes to present a fresh perspective on the land Down Under

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Paul Theroux on his last African journey

Travel writing giant Paul Theroux talks to Peter Moore about his latest African adventure. And why it may well be his last...

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Neil Laughton on the challenges facing Everest

Neil Laughton has conquered Everest and helped others do the same – now he's worried about the great mountain's future

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Tony Hawks: Life Beyond the Fridge

Author, comedian and now film-maker, Tony Hawks talks about the book that changed his life. And what he's been doing since

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Kate Humble: Wild Shepherdess

In her new BBC documentary, Kate Humble discovers the challenges of keeping animals in some of the harshest places on Earth. And what the future holds

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Joss Stone's Every-Country-in-the-World tour

Not content on being a multi-million selling artist, Joss Stone is attempting to become the first person to play in every country in the world

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How to grow old and travel outrageously

Liz and Hilly have travelled together in each of the 16 past years since retiring. They reveal the secrets of remaining friends... and remaining mobile

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Paul Theroux: 'How I write travel books'

The world's greatest living travel writer reveals how he fell into writing travel narratives and what he loves about the genre

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Granta's compelling new take on travel

Granta has just released a new Travel issue. Managing Editor, Yuka Igarashi, explains why travel - and the people who write about it – are so important

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Tanzania's first round-the-world cyclist

Meet Elvis Munis: the first black African to cycle around the world. And he needs your help

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Elizabeth Gowing's untouched Kosovo

Author Elizabeth Gowing followed in the 100-year-old footsteps of an intrepid British woman and discovered a part of the Balkans where time has stood still

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Gilo Cardozo: Travel from a unique perspective

Adventurer Gilo Cardozo on a new kind of backpacking that is set to literally take off - and change the way you look at travel

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How I won the world's toughest horse race

19-year-old Briton Lara Prior-Palmer tells Peter Moore how she won the Mongol Derby – without resorting to anti-monkey butt powder

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Monster hunting with Dom Joly

In his latest book, 'Scary Monsters and Super Creeps', comedian and author Dom Joly goes in search of the world's most legendary monsters... and finds one

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Luca Alfatti on being Wanderlust's Guide of the Year

A little less than a year ago, Luca Alfatti was crowned the best guide in the world. He tells Peter Moore how it has changed his life

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How to stay secure online on the road

Free WiFi hotspots are a Godsend when you're travelling. David Gorodyansky advises on how to use them safely – and keep your precious data from ending up in the wrong hands

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Meet Egypt's favourite guide

In the first of our series profiling this year's Wanderlust World Guide Award finalists, Peter Moore speaks to Hossam Moussa, an Intrepid guide from Egypt

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The rhino's best and last hope: You

TV's Safari Vet, Dr Will Fowlds, is fighting to save the rhino from extinction. And he needs your help

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Karl Pilkington on The Moaning of Life

Serial moaner Karl Pilkington sets off around the globe to find out how other cultures approach life's big issues. The answers may surprise you

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Meet Deana Zabaldo – Wanderlust's World Guide of the Year

Moments after she was crowned, Peter Moore got the chance to ask Deana how she felt about her achievement... and what it takes to be an award-winning guide

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Rachel Khoo's regional French food adventure

Rachel Khoo talks about her latest French food adventure around regional France. And shares three delicious recipes

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes on extreme cold

The 2014 Keswick Mountain Festival starts today. Its star speaker, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, chats to Wanderlust about living life to the extreme – and the price he has had to pay

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Monty Halls on great underwater mysteries

In his latest series, Mysteries of the Deep, Monty Halls attempts to unlock the biggest secrets on the planet

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How to travel safely in India as a woman

Sally Howard, author of a new book on sexuality in India, travelled extensively around the country. She discusses changing social mores and ways for single travellers to stay safe

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The woman who changed the face of travel – and Switzerland

Author Diccon Bewes on Thomas Cook's first paying customer. And how she changed travel – and Switzerland – forever

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How to create an iconic travel magazine

Wanderlust editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes looks back on 20 years of publishing the UK's favourite travel magazine – and on what lies ahead

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The world's best 500 festivals

Steve Davey, author of Around the World in 500 Festivals, on the little-known festivals you must see

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Discovering wildlife in Wild Burma

Dr Ross Piper was part of the BBC team behind Wild Burma. He talks about what they found. And what the future holds in a country where wildlife conservation is still in its infancy

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Pilgrimages with Simon Reeve

TV presenter Simon Reeve has a new series about pilgrimages. Were those that took them really that different to modern travellers?

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Our biggest interviews of 2013

From Paul Theroux to Sir Ranulph Fiennes, 2013 saw us chatting to the biggest names – and discussing the biggest topics – in travel

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Monkey Planet: Meet the relatives

TV presenter George McGavin talks about the BBC's new programme featuring our closest relatives – and how we really aren't that different

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7 super-chilled ice festivals

Shimmering with ice sculptures and frozen art, these jaw-dropping festivals deliver real winter wow-factor

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12 great destinations for 2012: The first six months

Looking for inspiration for 2012? Here's our month-by-month guide to the planet's coolest destinations

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12 great destinations for 2012: The next six months

Looking for inspiration for 2012? Here's our month-by-month guide to the planet's coolest destinations

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Evocative Name. Disappointing Place.

Are some place names so redolent with promise that they can only disappoint?

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The moments that get you hooked on travel

Travel is a drug. Peter Moore explains how he got hooked

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England's most Italian town

Peter Moore sets forth on a tutti-frutti Vespa in search of a little bit of Italia in good old Blighty

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Inside the Mongol Rally: The journey begins

Peter Moore joins Team Genghis Carnage on the 2011 Mongol Rally. But will he survive his first encounter with Mongolian vodka?

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Steve Jobs – a traveller's perspective

After the sad passing of Steve Jobs, associate web editor Peter Moore ponders how the devices Apple introduced have changed the way we travel

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Inside the Mongol Rally: Don't look back in anger

The Mongol Rally is over for another year. Peter Moore wishes it had lasted longer.

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How to celebrate Australia Day like an Aussie

It's Australia Day on 26 Jan: our resident Aussie tells you how to celebrate it properly, just like they do Down Under

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The Cherry Tree

Twelve months after a tsunami devastated Japan, associate web editor Peter Moore celebrates the country's enduring ability to rebound and renew

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SMS messages that saved travellers's lives

On the 20th anniversary of the first SMS, we celebrate five simple text messages that helped stricken travellers out of life-threatening situations

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of Kenya

The first of a new series where we gather up the very best advice, tips and photos about our very favourite destinations. This week, captivating Kenya

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of the Northern Lights

Everything you need to know about the spectacle of nature that tops most travellers’ wishlists

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of Namibia

Huge and wonderfully empty, Namibia took out Top Destination in the latest Wanderlust Travel Awards. Here’s everything you need to know about this winning destination.

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The Wanderlust Guide to the best of New Zealand

No other country crams so much into a small package. Here's your guide to the destination you chose as the best in the world – New Zealand!

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The Wanderlust Guide to the best of African Safaris

How to choose the perfect African safari for you

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of Marrakech

Accessible and exotic, Marrakech has it all: boutique riads, labyrinthine bazaars and some of North Africa's tastiest food. Here's your guide to jumping on board the Marrakech Express

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of Borneo

Your essential guide to getting the most out of arguably the world's most adventurous destination

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The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Machu Picchu

It’s the travel icon on every traveller’s bucket list. Here’s your guide to making the most of your visit to the Incan world's greatest treasure

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5 things to do in Swedish Lapland when the Northern Lights don't show

Seeing the Aurora Borealis is a lottery at the best of times. Thankfully there are plenty of other things to do whether the Lights come on or not

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7 incredible (and strange) Segway tours from around the world

From gliding through the jungles of Costa Rica to a wine-tasting tour of a South African vineyard, these Segways tours offer out-of-the-ordinary fun on two wheels...

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Under £250: Hitch-hike around Kosovo

Wanderlust's associate web editor, Peter Moore, heads to Europe’s newest country before the crowds to find a warm and alcoholic welcome

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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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How to see the Northern Lights on a budget

Want an unforgettable trip on the cheap? You don't get much more spectacular than the Northern Lights – here's how to see them for less than £250 (yes, really!)

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5 travel resolutions every family should make for the New Year

From setting daily photo competitions to packing more to help local community projects, Peter Moore reveals 5 ways you can make your family trips more lively, satisfying and fun in the New Year

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10 things we could all learn from the Aussies

Laid back and laconic, with a love of the great outdoors, Aussies have much to teach the world about getting a good life/work balance. Peter Moore let’s us in on his country’s secrets

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5 reasons to visit Split, Croatia

Set beside the sparkling Adriatic Sea, Split offers an irresistible jumble of history, fine food and an irrepressible spirit. Here's why you should make it your next budget-friendly break

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5 ways to make sure your kids are ready to travel independently

You’ve nurtured their love of travel, but are your kids ready to explore the world on their own? Peter Moore reveals how to give them the skills to write their own adventures

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Mike Carter: One man and his bike

Mike Carter on his 5,000 mile, life-changing bike ride around the edge of Britain

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