Team Wanderlust

Articles by this author

We found 816 items

Quiz: Are you hooked on travel?

Answer these quick questions to find out whether you need to say: "Hi. My name's Bob and I'm a travelholic"

Read more

Money savers: Pre-trip planning

Money, money, money... it might be a rich man’s world but there are plenty of ways of getting more for your moolah. Here we help you with pre-trip planning

Read more

Money savers: flights

The cost of flights is often the biggest outlay of your trip. But the airline world is a confusing one, here we offer advice on how make sense of it all

Read more

Money savers: accomodation

You don't have to sleep in a hostel to save cash. Know how to haggle, where to book and when to book and you could be sleeping in luxury for less

Read more

Money savers: when you're there

You've booked your flights, bought your insurance and reserved your hotel - but there are still plenty of savings to be made

Read more

Fighting cabin fever and boredom on planes

A 12-hour flight can be enough to test anyone’s patience (and bottom). These pointers should help you stave off boredom and a cricked neck

Read more

Wanderlust Travel Clinic - Ask the experts anything

Earlier this afternoon Wanderlust hosted a Q&A on Facebook, see the what the experts had to say here

Read more

Wanderlust Q&A: ask the experts anything

Yesterday, Wanderlust hosted a Q&A session giving you the opportunity to ask anything and everything about the world of travel. Here are the resulting queries...

Read more

Instant expert: The Vikings

With the British Museum's Viking exhibition now open, we give you the low down on the Medieval Era's most prolific travellers and name the best Viking sites around the world

Read more

How to get off the beaten track

We all love discovering lessen-known parts of the globe – but it can be easier said than done. Here's how to leave the tourist trail behind...

Read more

12 travel resolutions you'll actually want to keep

Don't let life whizz you by. Make some promises this January to ensure amazing adventures for the rest of the year...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best travel photography advice

Everything you need to know to ensure your photos capture the magic of your trip of a lifetime.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of family travel

You don't have to stop travelling just because you've had kids. Our experts reveal how to see the world with children with less hassle and more fun.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of volunteering

How to put something back into the places you visit by volunteering or conservation work

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to travel health

How to stay healthy before, during and after your trip

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Guatemala and Belize

Lost temples, abundant wildlife and beaches to die for. Discover your inner-Indiana Jones with our guide to the best of Guatemala and Belize

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of festivals

From local gatherings to countrywide festivals, there's always a party going on somewhere in the world. Here's your guide to joining in.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Russia

It’s big. It’s intimidating. And the writing is tricky to understand. Here’s your guide to one of the most fascinating countries on earth: Russia

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to careers in travel

It's a new year and you're looking for a new start. How about a job that pays you to travel? Here’s our guide to getting a satisfying and fulfilling career in travel

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Alaska

It's untamed. It's immense. And it will offer you the most unforgettable wilderness experience on the planet. It's Alaska. And this is what you need to do to get there...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of the Silk Road

The Silk Road can be a massive undertaking or a great focus for a fortnight’s trip to Central Asia. Get out the map and start scheming!

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Nicaragua and El Salvador

Forget their troubled past – these countries offer volcanoes, beaches and fine colonial architecture... without the crowds

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Bolivia

From mountain to jungle and the wide Altiplano, Bolivia is truly at the heart of South America. Here's why you need to get there now...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Norway

Fresh air, dramatic fjords and untamed wilderness – Norway is a geographical stunner. Here is everything you need to know to get there now

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of the Philippines

With an archipelago so large, numerous and disparate, the Philippines is dizzyingly diverse. Beautiful beaches, tribal cultures and volcanic landscapes are waiting to be discovered.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to diving and snorkelling

A whole new world awaits the traveller under the sea. Here's your guide to diving in and making the most of it...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Venezuela

Venezuela is where the Andes meet the Caribbean – a land of astonishing variety and a great introduction to South America. Get there now!

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of South Korea

A contradictory collision of ancient traditions and hyper-modern cities, South Korea is one of Asia's off-beat hotspots. Get there now!

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Ireland

There’s the Guinness and Leprechauns, to be sure. But Ireland offers so much more...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of walking and trekking

Walking and trekking holidays allow you to experience destinations at your own pace. Whether it’s culture, wildlife, scenery or mountains you’re after, our guide to walking and trekking trips reveals how to have it all

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Bhutan

The last of the Himalayan kingdoms, there’s nowhere on earth quite like Bhutan. Thanks to a long history of isolation and controlled modernisation, a trip to Bhutan feels like a journey into the past...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of rail travel

In this hyper-connected world there is no reason travel should be super-fast too. Discover why the romance of rail still rules

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to cycling and mountain bike travel

Healthy, green and slow enough to soak up the local atmosphere. Isn’t it time you got in the saddle?

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to marine wildlife watching

Inspired to seek out the wildlife superstars of the world's Big Blue? Here's our guide to wildlife watching in the ocean

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Albania

Described as the land the world passed by, this Mediterranean gem is making up for lost time. Get there now before the hordes arrive

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to reaching Everest Base Camp

Get close to the world's highest mountain and soak up Sherpa culture. We tell you how...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of birdwatching

From flocks of flamingos to solitary songbirds, birds put on some of the world’s greatest natural spectacles. Here’s how and where to watch our feathery friends...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Mauritius and Seychelles

Stunning beaches, wild untamed interiors and a mixing pot of cultures – could these tiny specks in the Indian Ocean be the perfect destination?

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of solo travel

Sure, the prospect of setting off solo can seem daunting, but it will also open up a world of opportunities and self discovery. What are you waiting for?

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Finland

Northern Lights. Amazing wildlife. Magical snow-dusted countryside. Welcome to Finland...

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Nepal

Medieval cities, treks that take you amongst snow-capped Himalayan mountains, and jungle wildlife adventures – there truly is something for everyone in Nepal

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Morocco

Accessible and exotic, Morocco has it all: mountain trekking, Atlantic surf beaches, boutique riads, labyrinthine bazaars and some of North Africa's tastiest food

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of boat trips

Travelling by boat is a great way to meet the locals, spot wildlife and relax as you cruise. Cast off now!

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of the Amazon

The Amazon rainforest is a dripping, squawking, seething mass of biodiversity dominating South America. Here's your guide to planning the ultimate jungle adventure

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of food

When you travel you've got the world on your plate. Isn't it time you tucked in?

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of learning trips

Don’t just come back with a memory, come back with a skill! Your guide to learning while you travel

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to meeting the locals

Interacting with people from different cultures is one of the best reasons to travel. Here’s your guide to meeting them

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to winter activities

Some of the most exciting travel activities only happen in winter. Here’s your guide to experiencing the best of them...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of 2016

Well, that’s Christmas done for another year. Now to more important matters: where to go in 2016.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best ways to travel in 2016

This year, how you travel will be just as important as where. We’ve rounded up all you need to know about the best ways to travel in 2016...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Iran

The sublime architecture, rich poetic tradition and wildly diverse landscapes of Iran are waiting for you to visit... Go now!

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Shackleton’s Antarctica

An upcoming screening of Shackleton’s iconic film ‘South’ has inspired us to celebrate his great achievements – and reveal how you can follow in his footsteps

Read more

How to make and edit a travel film on your iPhone

Making and editing a travel film on your iPhone can be fast, fun and easy – if you know how. Wanderlust editor Phoebe Smith reveals her top tips

Read more

5 ways to avoid being an idiot backpacker

TV writer Tom Basden (Gap Year) reveals the classic mistakes travellers often make and how you can avoid falling into the trap of being an annoying backpacker

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of US National Parks

The USA boasts some of the most spectacular and iconic national parks in the world. Here’s your guide to getting the most out of them.

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Jordan

From the red-rose 'city' of Petra to the luxurious spas lining the Dead Sea, Jordan offers something for every taste and budget. When are you going?

Read more

The world's 7 most portable jobs

Want a job that allows you to travel? You may already be doing it!

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Burma

Burma is back – waiting to beguile and delight. Here's your guide to getting the most out of this graceful, mysterious country

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Iceland

Everything you need to know about the world's coolest destination

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of east coast Australia

The east coast of Australia is a traveller's dream – 18,000km of surf-bashed beach, wildlife-rich rainforest, colossal coral reef and cool cities. Here's your guide to making the most of all it offers

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Turkey

East meets west to deliver one of the most exotic and diverse destinations on the planet. Here's how you can make the most of it...

Read more

Recipe of the week: Scandinavian stew and rosemary mash

Is the weather getting you down? Get stuck into this tasty comfort food...

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Italy

Food, history, romance – Italy has got it all. Here's your guide to get your slice of la dolce vita

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Colombia

Shrugging off its edgy reputation, Colombia is a tantalising mixture of Andean foothills and Amazon jungle, pre-Columbian sites and Caribbean beaches – get there soon...

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Vietnam

Everything you need to know about this most magical – and tasty – destination

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of France

Whether you want to be active or indulgent, isn't it time you added a little Gallic flair to your next adventure?

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Laos

Laos has long been a favourite with Wanderlust readers; we give you the inside scoop on the best of this South-East Asian gem

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Brazil

Steaming jungle, beautiful beaches, the wet wonderland of the Pantanal and booty-shaking beats of Carnaval. Here’s your guide to Brazil's big, bold blend of attractions

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Sri Lanka

Rising from tropical sandy beaches into cool highland regions, rich with temples and tea plantations shrouded in mist, Sri Lanka has something for everyone. Get there now.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Costa Rica

Home of the sloth but not for the slothful, Costa Rica is paradise for nature lovers and adrenaline junkies alike. Here’s everything you need to know...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of camping in the UK

Rain or shine, camping in the British Isles is always an adventure. Here’s your guide to getting your trip off to the best possible start

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Japan

Japan is a country of contrasts, from high-tech cities to ancient wooden shrines, with cherry blossoms sprinkled on top like confetti. There's nowhere else quite like it. Go now!

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Spain

One of the world’s favourite destinations, Spain has enough culture, energy and sheer geographic diversity to last a lifetime. Here’s how to get your share.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Scotland

The success of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow's Commonwealth Games have woken the world up to what Wanderlust has known all along: Scotland is a great place to visit. Here’s your guide to getting there before the hordes arrive

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of South Africa

South Africa has it all - from penguins to vineyards, Zulu battlefields to the Big 5 in abundance. Isn't it time you explored Africa at its most accessible?

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Thailand

Delicious food, beautiful beaches, great diving, trekking and wildlife-watching – Thailand does it all brilliantly. Here’s your guide to making the most of it...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Cuba

Travel in Cuba and experience crumbling Cuban cool, coloured by 500 years of rollercoaster history

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to Wales

Fast becoming the UK's adventure playground, there's something for everyone in Wales...

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Mexico

Hot as a habanero chilli, cool as a dip in the Pacific, ancient as the Mayan temples and new as Mexico City's bars and restaurants – this is your ultimate guide to Mexico

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Germany

Often overlooked, but never disappointing, Germany offers history, nature and culture in abundance. Here's how to make the most of your visit to Europe's best kept secret

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Indonesia

Indonesia is a captivating mix of natural beauty and cultural depth, tropical islands and traditional lifestyles – at a bargain price. What’s stopping you?

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of India

From the foothills of the Himalaya to the verdant south, India is a kaleidoscopic assault on all of your senses. Here’s where to start

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Egypt

With many industry insiders saying it's time to go back to Egypt, here's everything you need to plan your trip to this most iconic of destinations

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Croatia

Castles, cafes, culture and a spectacular coastline boasting over 1,000 islands – Croatia has got it all. And the weather’s not too bad either!

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Argentina

Dance the tango in Buenos Aires, hike the Andes, spot penguins on the Atlantic coast and ride horses in Patagonia – Argentina is a country that will keep you moving

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Cambodia

Captivating temples, wild jungle and sandy beaches – Cambodia matches your every travel mood. Follow this guide and get there now!

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Tanzania

Is Tanzania Africa's ultimate destination? It's got really wild wildlife, huge skies, the continent's highest mountain and its spiciest island... Plan your visit now

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Canada

Canada has the awe-inspiring landscapes and amazing wildlife to blow you away. Get there now.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of the Low Countries

Jam-packed with history and art, home to the world's favourite comfort foods (and drinks) and boasting Europe's largest nature reserve – here's your lowdown on the Low Countries

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Ecuador

Ecuador has the wildlife, the mountains, the rainforest and even the Inca heritage – all in easy reach. Here’s your guide to South America in a bite-sized package

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Portugal

One of Europe's most laid-back nations boasts a strollable capital, rugged interior and rich cultural history. Here's how to make the most of your visit

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Botswana

Botswana is one of Africa's - if not the world's - greatest wildlife destinations. Find pristine wilderness, animals galore and fascinating Bushmen culture

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Singapore and Malaysia

South-east Asia doesn't get easier – or tastier – than Singapore and Malaysia. Especially with our guide to the best of bits of these under-appreciated destinations

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Prague

Prague is the jewel of central Europe. We show how to look through the crowds to discover a city full of striking architecture, hearty cuisine and absorbing history

Read more

Your favourite destinations of 2014

These are the exotic locales that top your travel wishlist – and our advice on what to do when you get there

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Chile

Chile is adventure heaven, with deserts, vineyards, volcanoes, lakes and glaciers: great treks washed down with fine local wine. Here's how to get there now.

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of the Australian Outback

Wild, vast and red, the Australian Outback offers desert, big rocks, Aboriginal encounters and tasty bush tucker. What are you waiting for?

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of the Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands are a dream destination for anyone curious about the natural world. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your trip

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of London

Our guide to the best food, walks and hidden corners of one of the world's great cities. With tips on how to make your visit more affordable, too!

Read more

Taking in Rio's beachfront sights and sounds on a walking tour

It's not just about athletics and football... Music and fashion are still always the passion when it comes to Rio, as Graeme Green learns on a beachfront walking tour of the Olympic city

Read more

“This has never been done before.” Inside a pioneering project to re-wild orphaned jaguar cubs in Brazil’s Pantanal

Graeme Green talks to Brazilian field biologist Lilian Rampim about a groundbreaking project to re-wild orphaned jaguar cubs in Brazil’s Pantanal (subject of a new Attenborough documentary) and working with wild jaguars

Read more

Photography Adventures in Western Australia

The winners of Wanderlust’s Photo of the Year competition 2015 won an amazing photo assignment to Western Australia. We caught up with them to find out what it’s like to photograph Western Australia’s cities, wildlife and epic landscapes

Read more

Neil Oliver: "There’s something elemental about coasts."

TV historian Neil Oliver tells us about restoring extinct animals, his favourite coastline and why he fell in love with Western Australia

Read more

Bill Bailey: "It was part of the menu - prawns, crab, eel... an owl."

Comedian, TV presenter and birder Bill Bailey talks birds, Brexit, paddleboarding the Thames and how he came to do the world’s most northerly gig

Read more

Relish the world’s most underrated cuisines

To get your stomach grumbling, here are our top five underrated cuisines from across the world

Read more

Go now! Tallinn, Estonia

Forget its stag venue image – Tallinn is a cultural capital with a wild backyard. And at this time of year, there’s plenty of Christmas spirit to go with it

Read more

Go now! Loire Valley

As summer masses make a beeline for the south of France, stay further north to take advantage of a regal range of cycle trails

Read more

Go now! Tromsø, Norway

Legendary polar explorers, Sami culture and perhaps the world’s best place to see the northern lights – north Norway makes for the coolest winter break

Read more

The long and short of overlanding

Crossing continents by truck is one of the cheapest ways to travel – and you don’t have to have months to spare

Read more

Swaziland: Africa's biggest little secret

Ancient rituals, rare rhinos and rugged ranges: welcome to Swaziland

Read more

Simon Reeve on his life-changing travel experiences

Winner of Best Travel TV Show in the Reader Travel Awards 2014, Simon Reeve talks to Wanderlust about buying fake Somali passports, getting malaria and eating penis soup

Read more

Go Now: It’s the season to explore the Azores

For whale-watching, volcanic crater lakes and spectacular hiking trails, these 9 beautiful islands are hard to beat

Read more

Go now! Sochi, Russia

Though the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics may have come to an end, there's much more to Sochi than winter sports. For hikes, historic sites and spa breaks, now is the time to go

Read more

Guyana is turning 50. Help them celebrate

This year Guyana is celebrating 50 years of independence with a huge party. Here’s how you can join in – either in Guyana or in your own home

Read more

The write stuff – our favourite extracts

Five of our favourite extracts from the past 50 issues of Wanderlust travel magazine

Read more

DH Lawrence in New Mexico, 1922

Some people are born travellers, and others have travel thrust upon them; for DH Lawrence, the truth lay somewhere in between

Read more

The first woman to bike the ‘world’, 1894

In 1894, with nothing else but the clothes on her back, Annie Kopchovsky – a poor Bostonian mother-of-three – set off to cycle the world.

Read more

Peering behind the Iron Curtain, 1989

When communism collapsed, state by state, in 1989, young Canadian Rory MacLean was among the first travellers to venture into the world’s newest democracies

Read more

Sven Hedin maps Xinjiang, China, 1934

Today, it seems every inch of the world has been measured and mapped. Turn back the clock to 1934 and things were very different

Read more

15 incredible voyages

From Svalbard to Bangladesh, some adventures can only be experienced by boat. Wanderlust correspondents pick their favourite river, lake and ocean trips

Read more

Travel quiz of the year: the answers

We wrote 20 questions to test your travel know-how from 2010 (featured in Issue 116). Here we present to you the all important answers

Read more

10 cheap and cheerful city breaks

Cheap flights, free attractions, exotic allure – welcome to this winter’s best urban escapes

Read more

7 treks for Bhutan

Trekking Bhutan: from two-day rambles to the world's hardest trek

Read more

10 trips for foodies

Get your tastebuds tingling with these top foodie trips, from learning to cook in Kerala to sampling the exotic fare in Mexico

Read more

50 trips for our ultimate wishlist

Which 50 trips made our ultimate wishlist?

Read more

7 things to do for free: Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul reigned as Capital of Culture 2010. Here’s how to make your trip to the Turkish hotspot easier on the wallet…

Read more

7 things to do for free: Santiago, Chile

Chile celebrates its bicentenary this year – 18 September should be quite a party! – so now’s the perfect time to visit the Chilean capital. Here’s how to do it for free

Read more

7 things to do for free: Cusco, Peru

We asked staff at the South American Explorers’ Cusco Clubhouse for their tips for freebies in the town…

Read more

7 things to do for free: New York

It's a great time to hit NYC as the city is full of freebies. Here's how to take a bargain bite out of the Big Apple

Read more

30 short-hop summer trips

Track wolves, haggle in souks, chase volcanoes, bestride entire countries and all for less than four hours away...

Read more

10 things to do for free in Stockholm

Is there anything you can do in Sweden’s pricey capital without cashing any Kroner? Believe it or not, there is...

Read more

Top 7 ways to reach Machu Picchu

Whether you have a day or a fortnight, want the classic trail or something more offbeat, here are the best ways of reaching Machu Picchu

Read more

10 things to do for free in Hobart, Tasmania

Tasmania’s compact capital has museums, an arty bike scheme, a restored jam factory and a seven mile beach... And none of them will cost you an Aussie cent

Read more

8 unmissables in Western Indonesia

Track down the 'man of the forest', discover three-metre long komodo dragons and marvel at natural wonders in our unmissable guide to Western Indonesia

Read more

10 things to do for free: Lima, Peru

Exactly 100 years after the rediscovery of Machu Picchu, it's a good time to peruse Peru. And you needn't spend a single sol exploring its colonial capital

Read more

Tips for hiking the Himalaya

Thinking of hiking the Himalaya? Here are our top tips for getting it right

Read more

10 spots to whale watch

We know that scheduled tours aren't everyone's cup of tea, so here are 10 spots to whale watch without the pressure of being on someone else's time

Read more

50 best new trips for 2012

New frontiers, original itineraries and once-in-a-lifetime events – read on for our pick of the very best trips for the year ahead

Read more

7 of Asia's unmissable spots – and their less crowded alternatives

For Indochina’s every must-see attraction there’s a little-known alternative… This guide will take you away from the crowds and into the authentic heart of the region

Read more

Go now! Top 4 trips to take this month

Head off on the spur of the moment for a loved-up escape this February

Read more

Ontario's top 5 hikes

Strap on your boots for five of Canada’s finest walks – all in Ontario

Read more

10 photography rules for the road

Pack light, look after your kit and keep smiling – here’s our 10-point plan to follow if you’re serious about taking better photos

Read more

13 photography tips to try at home

Don’t wait until you’re on your travels to improve your photography. Start right now in your own backyard...

Read more

Go now! Top trips to take this month

Spring into action for one of these last-minute March escapes

Read more

Go now! Top trips to take this month

Fancy packing your bag and making for the airport? Check out these four easy escapes to take this month

Read more

Wanderlust's top 7 travel essentials

Regular travellers get their packing down to a fine art and know their must-haves. Olivia Haughton asked some of the Wanderlust team to name their one essential travel item...

Read more

Go now! Top 4 trips to take this month

Want a ‘summer supplement’ to your main trip? Here are four fine ones

Read more

15 of the best street food stalls in London

London is awash with great street food; Tom Whitehead and Thomas Rees bring you some of the best places to pick up a bite in the capital

Read more

Go now! Top 4 trips to take this month

Looking for a last-minute escape? Here’s four to put on your wishlist…

Read more

50 best trips for 2013

The definitive list! How do you fancy eye-balling a polar bear? Or walking in Edmund Hillary’s footsteps? We’ve found next year’s best new trips to help you decide where to travel in 2013...

Read more

9 last-minute Christmas gifts

Left your Christmas shopping to the very last moment and stuck with what to get your travel-loving friend? Here's a little inspiration...

Read more

42 festivals for 2014

From local gatherings to countrywide festivals, here's 42 of the best parties worth crashing over the next year

Read more

Go now! Top trips to take this month

Start the new year as you mean to go on, with these four timely trips

Read more

9 trips to take to learn a new skill

Make it your new year's resolution to learn a new skill this year – by signing up to one of these nine top trips

Read more

Go now! Top trips for March

Spring into the new season with these four trips – perfect for March

Read more

Top 9 photography trips

Whether you want to hone your skills or just get to grips with your new camera, we pick the trips to make sure you bring back envy-inducing snaps

Read more

Top 12 trips to take... for food

Tantalise your tastebuds on the world’s most delicious departures – whether you want to learn to cook or just eat the spoils

Read more

Top 9 trips to take... for a short break

Maximise your precious holiday days with these trips that are short on time but big on adventure

Read more

The world's best birds

Here's our guide to the showiest, noisiest, weirdest and most wonderful birds on the planet... How many can you tick off?

Read more

12 travel classics vs budget options

Want to travel more but pay less? Here’s how to enjoy the world's 12 ultimate travel experiences for less – and the low cost alternatives...

Read more

Top 9 trips to take this Christmas

Plan an adventure now to ensure you have the best festive season

Read more

Go now! Top trips for October

Bears, birds, fetlocks, volcanoes – October is the month to get wild on your trips

Read more

7 highlights in offbeat Jordan

When planning a trip to Jordan, Petra and Wadi Rum will no doubt feature. Here's a small selection of alternative places to track down...

Read more

Top 9 trips with the world's best guides

Travel with the world's best guides, as recommended by you! We've highlighted the best adventures to have with some of this year's Wanderlust World Guide Award shortlisted guides

Read more

Go now! Top trips for November

Don’t hunker down in the cold: make the most of November on a quick, last-minute trip

Read more

9 coolest snowy trips

If you want a real winter’s tale this season – something more exciting than mince pies and John Lewis ads – look no further. Here’s Wanderlust’s pick of the coolest snowy trips...

Read more

18 travel mysteries to solve in 2014

From massive megaliths to fabled tigers, shadowy mountain creatures to spooky ghost lights - we chart the mysteries worth travelling the world to see

Read more

7 trips for 2014

New year, new journeys: here's our pick of this year's freshest trips... From Chile to China and all the places in between. So where will your Wanderlust take you in 2014?

Read more

7 more trips for 2014

Still looking for a selection of this year's freshest trips? From Borneo to Ghana and all the places in between? Where will your Wanderlust take you in 2014?

Read more

11 Award Winning Trips. Which one takes your fancy?

The winning tour operators in the 2014 Wanderlust Travel Awards nominate their signature trips

Read more

The most exotic places in the world to have Afternoon Tea

7 far flung corners of the Empire where traditional English Afternoon Tea is still observed, in style

Read more

4 of the best travel apps

New technology has changed the way we travel – will these four travel apps make you want to embrace smart phones and tablets on the road?

Read more

Africa's top 5 active experiences

Get physical in Africa - it's home to active adventures galore! Here's where to find the best adrenalin-pumping escapes...

Read more

9 budget-friendly trips

Want to travel further - and longer - on a limited budget? These tour operator trips offer fantastic value for money

Read more

Taiwan's most spectacular hiking trails

With its mountainous landscapes and an abundance of fauna and flora, Taiwan is a haven for adventure-hungry hikers

Read more

5 people who changed the world of travel forever

Meet the brave, the bold and the bonkers trailblazers of travel

Read more

The hot list: where to travel in 2015

Stuck for new travel ideas? We've got our eye on 10 different places – read on for our inside scoop on the best emerging destinations for 2015...

Read more

The next 5 total solar eclipses: when and where to see them

If grotty weather ruined your view of the last total solar eclipse, or you're looking for one closer to your home, start planning now to witness this stunning natural event

Read more

9 things to do in Ethiopia

World class treks. Rare wildlife. Other-worldly monuments. Where to start? With our guide, of course...

Read more

6 of the best things to do in Botswana

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Botswana's independence with these amazing activities, designed to take you to the heart of this adventurous destination

Read more

7 places every chocoholic must visit

Love chocolate? Indulge your obsession in these unique chocolate havens around the world

Read more

Slow travel: 5 stunning narrow-gauge railways in Wales

The timeless narrow-gauge railways of Wales are the perfect way to soak up the country's glorious scenery – and enjoy travel as it used to be

Read more

9 of the best things to do in Cuba

Find the perfect beach, listen to the best music and fall into the rhythm of this beguiling country – both on the dancefloor and in its somnolent countryside

Read more

7 alternative 'Changing of the Guards' ceremonies around the world

Fancy a bit of pomp and circumstance, but without the massive crowds of Buckingham Palace? Seek out these spectacular and sombre military ceremonies on your travels

Read more

The world's 5 most stunning candlelit attractions

Everything looks better by candle light. Even the world’s most iconic travel destinations...

Read more

5 amazing outdoor music venues around the world

Listen to the stars under the stars in the most atmospheric venues imaginable

Read more

9 things you must do in Canada

From unforgettable wildlife encounters and epic road trips to pancakes you'll never forget, these are the things you need to do to get the most of this friendly, awe-inspiring country

Read more

7 awesome animal-free circuses around the world

Grab your popcorn and enjoy the Big Top thrills without the animal cruelty

Read more

10 things you must do in South Australia

How to make the most of South Australia’s city life, rugged Outback and idyllic coastline – before the rest of the world catches on

Read more

7 things you must do in Australia’s Northern Territory

Daunting in size and wild by nature, Australia’s Northern Territory is one of the world’s most adventurous destinations. Here’s how to make the most of it.

Read more

Italy’s 5 most stylish motor museums

In Italy it seems everything is a work of art: cars, scooters... and the museums that celebrate them. Here are five of the most stylish.

Read more

The best of Sir David Attenborough

To celebrate Sir David’s 90th birthday, we choose his five landmark series and reveal how you can experience them in real life yourself.

Read more

5 fair dinkum Aussie outback pubs

Quench your thirst like Crocodile Dundee in these True Blue drinking establishments across outback Australia

Read more

Around the world in 7 recipes

Travel the globe without leaving the kitchen with this sample of the delicious delights always available on the Wanderlust site.

Read more

7 things you must do in Tanzania

From climbing Kilimanjaro and witnessing the Great Migration to lazing on a sugar white beach on Zanzibar, Tanzania is the perfect place to start ticking off any travel Bucket List

Read more

9 places you must go camping

Looking for somewhere truly spectacular to pitch your tent? Camp at any of these ‘pitches’ and you’ll never want to stay in a hotel again.

Read more

7 things you must do under the midnight sun

The midnight sun offers you the chance to do more – and for longer – on your Arctic holiday. Here are 7 surreal activities to enjoy where the sun never sets.

Read more

7 things you didn’t know about giraffes

You know they’re the tallest mammal on earth, but did you know they are disappearing faster than elephants in Africa? Read on for more important giraffe facts

Read more

9 awesome places you can only visit at low tide

When the tide drops, paths emerge and these amazing sites reveal their secrets. Check the tide charts and head there now!

Read more

7 stunning royal palaces from around the world

Built to project the power and wealth of the rulers within, the palaces are opulent and over the top, but well worth a visit.

Read more

9 things you must do in England

Eccentric events, wild places, and a bucketload of history... England has always been a great destination. Now it's an affordable one as well

Read more

7 things you must do in Indonesia

A vast archipelago of stunning diversity, there’s no shortage of things to do in Indonesia. Here are a few truly unique experiences to get you started.

Read more

9 things you must do in Brazil

Vibrant cities, huge swathes of jungle and untouched beachs, Brazil offers something for everyone. Here are the best ways to get to the heart of this vast country

Read more

10 of the best trips with an expert

From photography to painting, stargazing to wildlife, having an expert guide can take travel experiences to the next level. Here are some of the best new expert-led trips...

Read more

9 things you must do in France

Whether you want to get active or indulge your senses, France offers it all. Just remember to save some space for dessert.

Read more

7 of the world's most amazing mosques

As the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha (Sacrifice Feast, Aug 31-Sept 4) gets under way, we take a look at the world's most incredible mosques, whose architecture inspires anyone who sets eyes on them

Read more

5 unique British adventures to suit any budget

With the local currency in the doldrums, there’s never been a better time to visit the UK. It’s time to make your pounds go further

Read more

9 of the world's most awesome aqueducts

Ancient and beautiful, these stunning aqueducts - from Peru to France to India - have stood the test of time to become must-see constructions

Read more

7 purr-fect cat-themed attractions around the world

From a cat cafe in London to a whole city dedicated to cats in Malaysia, here are seven attractions from around the world that cat lovers won't want to miss

Read more

7 of the coolest, quaintest churches from around the world

Every traveller's stumbled upon a beautiful tiny church while travelling. We've collected together some of the most quaint and interesting ones in remote parishes around the globe

Read more

Great Britain’s greatest trees – and the incredible stories behind them

Britain’s ancient trees are an integral part of the nation’s history. With voting for the UK’s Tree of the Year now open, we look at 9 of GB’s most impressive trees.

Read more

All aboard! 7 unique rail journeys you’ll want to book now

Experience the romance of rail travel in some of the most stunning locations on the planet

Read more

The world's wildest natural phenomena and where to see them

Awe-inspiring, breathtaking and, at times, terrifying, these 7 natural phenomena prove that the greatest show on Earth is the Earth itself. Peter Moore tracks down twisters, lightning storms and the 'Door to Hell'

Read more

Dramatic drone footage of 5 British beauty spots – and how you can visit them

These stunning videos of some of Britain’s favourite destinations are guaranteed to make you want to visit (or re-visit them). We tell you how

Read more

8 awesome US adventures you’ll (still) want to book now

Forget the election result. The USA is still a huge, diverse country, with adventures to suit every taste. Here are 8 trips guaranteed to get you into the heart of a country that remains big, brash and beautiful

Read more

Wanderlust's Travel Hot List 2017 is here!

New flights. New walking trails. New experiences. Here's the definitive guide to the destinations you'll want to add to your travel wishlist for 2017

Read more

5 lesser known UK National Parks that deserve your attention

UNESCO World Heritage status has put the spotlight on the Lake District National, but lesser-known UK national parks have just as much to offer. Here are 5 you should spend time in this summer

Read more

Beyond the classics: 7 unique adventures to take you deep into Burma’s hidden corners

Meet tattooed tribes and seafaring gypsies, wander through little-visited pagodas and cycle through timeless rural landscapes on these adventures through Burma’s remote and little-visited regions.

Read more

Costa Rica’s amazing cultural gems and where to find them

There’s more to Costa Rica than wildlife and natural wonders. The country is bursting with cool cultural sights and activities too, from Mayan ruins to cowboy festivals...

Read more

Euro-Trash: Europe’s 9 weirdest museums

From Ukraine's museum dedicated to lard to a collection of Baroque hearses in Spain, these are the strangest and most thought-provoking attractions you can visit on the continent

Read more

Don’t look down! 10 of the world’s most intense via ferratas

Combining cables, ladders, suspension bridges and precarious wooden walkways, via ferratas offer the most hair-raising and adrenaline-pumping ways across a mountain. Here are 10 of the most spectacular...

Read more

7 extraordinary adventures in Scandinavia you’ll want to book now

From kayaking through vast fjords to herding reindeer and searching for rare eagles, the vast open spaces of Norway, Denmark and Sweden offer experiences unlike anywhere else in the world. Here are 7 of th

Read more

Barking glad: the 7 best European cities for dogs

For International Dog Day (Aug 26), why not Introduce your furry companion to the sophisticated delights of the continent with a canine city break in these dog-friendly cities? They’ll be made to feel right at home.

Read more

Nostalgia fests: 7 museums dedicated to the books you loved as a kid, from Dr Seuss to the Moomins

With the opening of a new Moomins museum in Finland, we look at the best museums around the world dedicated to the writers and characters that delighted your childhood imagination

Read more

Top 10 trips to Wanderlust's 2017 hot list destinations

Inspired by Wanderlust's Travel Hot List for 2017? Here's how you can book your own awesome journey to the hottest destinations on the planet next year

Read more

Top tips for spending a family Christmas abroad

Great advice on how to make your festive season family holiday as happy and stress-free as possible

Read more

10 spectacular waterfalls you’ve probably never heard of

They might not have big time name recognition like Niagara or Victoria Falls, but these stunning waterfalls still deliver the wow factor - and without the crowds

Read more

The biggest travel mistakes made by families and how to avoid them

Travelling with young children doesn't have to be an ordeal. Avoid these easy blunders and your family adventure will be more fun, more relaxed and more enriching

Read more

Frozen - 5 of the world’s best ice and snow festivals

With giant sculptures, dog sledding and even saxaphones made of ice, these frozen winter wonderlands of ice and snow, from Japan to Sweden, are the perfect place to unleash your inner Elsa and Let It Go

Read more

9 trips to take you out of your comfort zone in 2017

New year, new you? Push your travel boundaries with these exciting trips guaranteed to take you into a whole new world of adventure...

Read more

The world's 10 most spectacular cable cars

10 nerve-jangling cable car rides that offer thrills, spectacular views and a completely unforgettable way of getting from Point A to B

Read more

5 reasons you should go to Paphos, European Capital of Culture 2017

Aphrodite's favourite Mediterranean bolthole is the 2017 European Capital of Culture. Here are five reasons why it should be top of your To Do list too

Read more

7 extraordinary adventures in Western Australia you'll want to book now

With direct flights between Perth and Europe announced, it’s time to start planning your adventure to Australia’s biggest and most surprising state

Read more

7 breathtaking bridges from around the world. How many have you crossed?

With the opening of the world’s highest bridge in Beipanjiang, China, we look at 7 bridges that are as clever as they are beautiful

Read more

9 extraordinary wildlife encounters for 2017

Unforgettable animal encounters in some of the planet’s most remarkable settings that will make 2017 a year you will never forget, including holidays in Tanzania, Canada, Sweden and Brazil...

Read more

12 trips to 2017’s new frontiers

New flights, reopened borders, easier access. Get to the planet's freshest destinations first with these exciting trips, including holidays in China, Chile, Guyana and Sri Lanka...

Read more

Your 2017 Calendar of Adventures – where to travel, month by month

From new walking trails to annual wildlife wonders and catching the solar eclipse, here’s what you need for planning your 2017 travels month by month

Read more

2017's best trips for festivals and events

Get front row seats for 2017's biggest parties, remember to bring your dancing shoes and your binoculars. From the Top 50 Trips of 2017, check out these holidays to the USA, India and Chile

Read more

2017’s best trips for culture seekers

Seek a deeper experience by understanding the locals – via their history and stomachs, on these extraordinary trips, including holidays in Vietnam, Egypt, Malta and Japan

Read more

2017’s best active adventure trips

From horseback-swimming in Argentina to heli-cycling in Nepal, these heart-pumping thrillers are guaranteed to get your adrenaline racing. Plus: holidays in New Zealand, Switzerland and Norway...

Read more

6 great journeys to take in 2017

Make 2017 the year you go on a truly epic journey that covers lots of ground, history and legendary sights for an experience you’ll never forget, including holidays in Iran, Bali and Peru

Read more

Top 50 Trips of 2017

Wildlife Wonders. Great Journeys. Active Adventures. New Frontiers. Check out the Top 50 Trips of 2017 for all the travel inspiration you need for the year ahead…

Read more

Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year – Travel Icons

From the Taj Mahal to Sri Lanka's stilt fisherman, these are the stunning new takes that made the shortlist of our Travel Icon category and the stories behind them

Read more

25 breathtaking photos of Western Australia

The winners of Wanderlust's Photo of the Year 2015 competition won a photography trip to Western Australia. From wildlife to epic landscapes, their photos from Australia's largest state will take your breath away

Read more

Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year – Landscape

From the USA to Iran, Scotland to China, these are the breathtaking photos that made the shortlist of our Landscape category and the amazing stories behind them

Read more

Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year – People

From India to Peru, these are the incredible photos that made the shortlist of our People category and the fascinating stories behind them

Read more

Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year – Wildlife

From lions and tigers to owls and penguins, these are the stunning photos that made the shortlist of our Wildlife category and the amazing stories behind them

Read more

Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year – Portfolio

From Ethiopia to Antarctica, these are the exceptional collections of photos that made the shortlist of our Portfolio category and insights into the making of them

Read more

Choose life. Choose travel. Choose to explore the exciting destinations in Trainspotting 2...

The long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting, one of the 1990s' most iconic films, is about to hit the cinemas. Here’s our alternative guide to some of the destinations featured in the new T2 film

Read more

9 of the world’s most stunningly unique lighthouses

From a relic of the ancient world to a high-tech wonder, these lighthouses add charm, dignity and safety to some of the most treacherous shores on the planet.

Read more

Photo Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2016/17 - The Winners

Here are the astounding images that bowled over our judges to win the Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2016/17 competition

Read more

Wonderwalls - the world’s 8 most awe-inspiring walls

Built to both keep people out (and in), these awesome structures are a testament to human ingenuity and the beautiful environments in which they sit

Read more

5 surprising things to do in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017

Designated as UK City of Culture in 2017, Hull is determined to show the world what a lively and cultured destination it is. Here are 5 surprisingly cool things to do in the city

Read more

10 incredibly beautiful pagodas from around the world

The distinctive multi-story design of a pagoda always appears at one with its environment, whether that's a big city or a hidden mountain retreat. Designed to connect earth and heaven, here are our favourites

Read more

9 incredible self-drive holidays from around the world

Getting behind the wheel, cruising past dramatic landscapes, pit-stopping wherever you want to... Nothing quite encapsulates freedom like a road trip, so turn the ignition for 9 trips made of Top Gear material

Read more

5 reasons to visit Mérida, 2017 American Capital of Culture

It’s a big year for Mérida. The city turns 475 and has been named American Capital of Culture for the second time. Here are 5 things you must do to discover the cultural heart of the Yucatan region

Read more

Inspiring trips to travel's Top 5 most exciting emerging destinations

Our readers voted them their favourite emerging destinations. From Rwanda to Bolivia, here's how you can explore these rising stars of adventure travel...

Read more

The world’s most beautiful airports

Across the planet more and more countries are building architecturally stunning airports to announce they've arrived. These are so cool you'll never want to leave

Read more

Gallery: 10 incredible photos of Mongolia's nomadic tribes

Photographer and scholar Hamid Sardar spent eight years journeying with nomadic tribes across Mongolia and documenting their lives. Here are 10 of his most captivating pictures

Read more

The world’s coolest craziest crazy golf courses

For a short, sharp blast of weird fun on your travels, you can't beat a round or two on these fantastically bizarre mini golf courses. Ready for a hole in one?

Read more

Europe’s 9 most intriguing and impressive castles

These impressive fortresses were some of the most important buildings in medieval Europe, each with their own distinctive style and particular stories to tell...

Read more

5 reasons to visit Seattle

With direct flights from London just announced, there’s never been a better time to visit the funky capital of the US’s awesome Pacific Northwest. Here's five more reasons you need to get there now

Read more

9 breathtaking Himalayan adventures

From Bhutan to Pakistan and all points in-between, these Himalayan trips reveal the best these might mountains have to offer and unique insight into the lives of people who call them home

Read more

9 action-packed Alaskan adventures

With its epic landscapes and awesome wildlife, Alaska is one of the world’s last great frontiers. Explore its most breathtaking corners with these amazing trips

Read more

Top 5 things to do in Varadero, Cuba

There’s more to Cuba’s oldest tourist resort than sunbeds and mojitos. Explore mysterious caves, stumble upon ancient rock art or stroll along empty beaches on the nearby cayes

Read more

Interstellar - the world’s 8 best places to meet an alien

From the deserts of Nevada to the outskirts of Edinburgh, these alien hotspots represent your best chance of encountering lifeforms from another planet

Read more

10 top trips to discover wildlife and nature in the UK

Compact, diverse and packed with wildlife, the UK is one of the best and easiest places on the planet to experience the natural world. Here are ten trips to see the best of the UK...

Read more

5 reasons to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands

Currently celebrating 100 years as part of the United States, it's the beaches that the virgin Islands are famous for, but there's also plenty to explore on land and under the water...

Read more

Parklife - 9 of the world’s greatest city parks, from Tokyo to London

Not just places to relax or job, these green spaces, from Tokyo to Brazil offer art, bison, monitor lizards and German beer - the perfect way to 'escape' the city without actually leaving it.

Read more

From Tolkien to JK Rowling - Exploring England's top literary hotspots

From Wordsworth and the Brontes to Agatha Christie, England's produced some of the world's favourite authors. Pay your respects at the places where they worked and the landscapes that inspired them

Read more

9 terrific trips that reveal a surprising side of Thailand

Think you know Thailand? These original and often active tours are guaranteed to introduce you to a whole different side of this perennial travel favourite

Read more

Wild West - 6 of America's greatest cowboy experiences

Feel right at home on the range and pick up a few new skills with these cowboy-themed trips and activities, designed to take you to the heart of America’s Wild West

Read more

Top 5 reasons to go to Tallinn

At once modern and ancient, the Estonian capital is a beguiling mix of fairytale architecture and a modern entrepreneurial spirit. These are the reasons you need to get there now...

Read more

Active Europe - 7 adventures in the UK and Europe guaranteed to get your heart racing this summer

From whitewater rafting in Slovenia and climbing volcanoes in Turkey to hiking Yorkshire's wild north coast, there are plenty of ways to get active this summer in the UK and Europe...

Read more

7 best places in the UK to uncover the legend of King Arthur

Fact or fiction, the story of King Arthur continues to capture the world's imagination. With the release of a new movie, we list the places in the UK where key events may (or may not) have taken place

Read more

16 of the world's best one-week road trips

There are plenty of epic drives you can squeeze into seven days, whether tracing coastlines or tearing through salt pans. Head out on one of these amazing trips, from Cape Tribulation in Australia to Ruta 40, Argentina

Read more

Feel-good holidays: 7 life-changing tours where you help make a difference

From volunteer projects in Africa and Asia to eco-aware tours of the Galapagos and the Amazon, these fantastic trips give back as much as they give you

Read more

7 delightfully obscure sites to add to your 50th anniversary Beatles pilgrimage

Forget Abbey Road, The Cavern and Strawberry Fields. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s... like a true fan by visiting these hardcore Fab Four hotspots

Read more

5 reasons to visit San Jose, Costa Rica

The Costa Rican capital has shaken off its underwhelming reputation to become one of the hippest cities in Central America. From awesome street food to a lively arts scene, here’s why you should linger a while

Read more

France's 7 coolest campsites

Set on islands, farms and amongst the trees, these idiosyncratic campsites are guaranteed to take you to the heart of France and its culture

Read more

5 reasons to visit Oakland, California

Boasting the best weather in the US and a burgeoning foodie and art scene, Oakland is stepping out of the shadows of its big sister, San Francisco, and challenging her as the coolest city in north-east California

Read more

The world’s coolest towers and how to get to the top of them

Tall, beautiful and home to infinity pools and glass walkways, these amazing towers reward visitors with more than just spectacular views. How many have you conquered?

Read more

5 similarly named places that can be easily confused

With news that a traveller mistakenly booked a flight to Sydney, Canada instead of Australia, here’s our top 5 interchangeable locations

Read more

8 remarkable adventures in India’s colourful Rajasthan

The last stronghold of the Maharajas, Rajasthan is colourful, opulent and lively. It is the India every traveller dreams of and these extraordinary trips ensure those dreams come true.

Read more

Strong and stable: The world's 7 most inspiring rocks

Shaped by natural forces over the millennia, these extraordinary rocks touch our souls and gently remind us of our place in the world

Read more

A Muggle’s guide to the UK’s best Harry Potter locations

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by following in Harry’s footsteps as he begins life as a young wizard at Hogwarts

Read more

Wet and wild: 9 aquatic adventures from around the world

Surf, sail and snorkel your way through some of the most beautiful corners of the planet on these amazing active aquatic adventures. Grab your swimming suit now...

Read more

France’s little visited regions – and why you should visit them

Great food, a rich history and a distinct lack of crowds. They may be France’s least visited regions but there are still plenty of reasons to explore these forgotten gems

Read more

Discover your inner Norse: 8 amazing Viking experiences from around the world

From Newfoundland to Poland and right across Scandinavia, these extraordinary sites and attractions bring the days of the Vikings thrillingly to life.

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Germany

Often overlooked, but never disappointing, Germany offers history, nature and culture in abundance. Here's how to make the most of your visit to Europe's best kept secret

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Egypt

With many industry insiders saying it's time to go back to Egypt, here's everything you need to plan your trip to this most iconic of destinations

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the Best of Argentina

Dance the tango in Buenos Aires, hike the Andes, spot penguins on the Atlantic coast and ride horses in Patagonia – Argentina is a country that will keep you moving

Read more

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Portugal

One of Europe's most laid-back nations boasts a strollable capital, rugged interior and rich cultural history. Here's how to make the most of your visit

Read more

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Singapore and Malaysia

South-east Asia doesn't get easier – or tastier – than Singapore and Malaysia. Especially with our guide to the best of bits of these under-appreciated destinations

Read more

10 unforgettable family Christmas adventures you can still book now

Make this Christmas one your kids will never forget by booking an exciting, exotic family holidays across the globe. If you're thinking of spending the festive season abroad, now is the time book

Read more

7 alternatives to Venice around the world

With recent news that the Venetians are sick of tourist hordes descending upon their city, we round up the world’s watery capitals where you can get your fill of quaint canals and narrow alleys

Read more

5 reasons to visit Aalborg, Denmark

Great food, intriguing museums and the vast open spaces of north Jutland on the doorstep make Aalborg Denmark's perfect short break destination. Here's why you'll want to go...

Read more

Winter thrills: 7 unique adventures in Europe's snowy wonderlands

From snowshoeing in the Alps to exploring Iceland by Superjeep, these winter adventures are guaranteed to warm your soul and create magical memories

Read more

A river runs through it: 5 beautiful waterways that you might not have heard of

Celebrating World Rivers Day (Sept 24) with rich waterways that don't get the attention they deserve, from Colombia's river of rainbows to rivers in India and Turkey that nurtured civilisations

Read more

5 reasons to visit Denver, Colorado

Set at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Denver has it all – a thriving craft beer scene, world class museums and incredible nature on its doorstep. You need to visit the Mile High City now

Read more

Muddy hell! 5 extraordinary mud runs and obstacle races that will test your mettle

Crawl through mud, wade through water and leap over fire in some of the most beautiful corners of the world. These challenging obstacle runs are both demanding and fun.

Read more

Into the great wide open: 7 epic trips to Mongolia you’ll want to book now

For travellers looking for adventure, Mongolia is hard to beat. Climb remote mountains, cycle across epic landscapes, and witness the spectacle of ancient festivals in one of the world’s great wildernesses

Read more

Back from the brink: 7 good news wildlife conservation stories from around the world

It’s not all ‘bad news’ when it comes to wildlife conservation. From African elephants in Chad to Channel island foxes in the US, here are the 7 inspiring stories of species whose numbers are increasing.

Read more

Hit the road, Jack: 8 great American self-drive road trips you’ll want to book now

No other country in the world does a road trip like America. Big, brash and epic - all roads lead to the adventure of a lifetime. From Route 66 to the byways of Georgia, get behind the wheel and drive.

Read more

Competition results: What's the craziest night out you've had while travelling?

From Full Moon Parties to meeting the Prime Minister, the best night's out are often unplanned and lead to spontaneous adventures. Find out what Wanderlust readers confessed as their crazy night out antics

Read more

What's the scariest moment you've ever had when travelling?

We asked you for your scariest travel moments. From iceberg-crashing chaos in Antarctica, to tornado trouble, attempted kidnappings and more, here's a selection of your answers

Read more

Photo of the Year winner: Wild scenes in Botswana

From extraordinary wildlife to birds in flight and blazing sunsets, find out what makes Botswana "the most photogenic destination on the planet” as we catch up with Photo of the Year winner John Webster

Read more

Introducing the stars of Blue Planet II and where to meet them

Blue Planet II sees the BBC push the standard of nature filmaking even higher and uncovers a host of fabulous new acquatic superstars that you’ll want to see for yourself. We tell you where to find them

Read more

Readers' tips: How to survive long distance journeys

From language learning to meditation, sharing biscuits with new-found friends and more... Discover Wanderlust readers' top tips on how to survive long distance journeys

Read more

Photo of the Year winner: Meet the locals of Swaziland

Though it is one of Africa's smallest nations, Swaziland is home to a fascinating and diverse culture. See it for yourself through the lens of Allan Dransfield...

Read more

5 reasons to visit Kotor, Montenegro

A walled medieval city, set beside sparkling seas and backed by sheer mountains, Kotor offers everything Dubrovnik does – but without the crowds

Read more

That’s batty! The 7 best places in the world to see bats swarm

It’s one of nature's most awe-inspiring sights: clouds of bats heading off to feed, silhouetted against colourful sunsets. From Zambia to Texas, here's where to witness this spectacle

Read more

9 extraordinary aquatic adventures on Australia’s coast

Whether you're looking for amazing islands, world-class diving or adventurous cruises, Australia sparkling coastline has it all

Read more

Photo of the Year winner: Bringing South Africa's wildlife into focus

From lofty giraffes to bird-friendly buffaloes, come eye-to-eye with South Africa's incredible wildlife as we catch up with Photo of the Year winner Fred Barrington

Read more

Tangoed! 7 Argentinian trekking, foodie and wildlife adventures you’ll want to book now

Experience the extraordinary landscapes and wildlife of South America’s most diverse country, from the Atacama to the lively streets of Buenos Aires – with a glass of Malbec close to hand

Read more