It's one of the world's most iconic walks – but its varied terrain, altitude and weather conditions can make it a packing nightmare. Until you read this gear guide, of course...
In the excitement of booking a trip, all thoughts of your health often go out the window – Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth offers her handy pointers on how to prepare for any adventure
Solo female travellers shouldn’t be put off travelling in a country as colourful and diverse as India, says writer Anna Phipps. Here are her 5 practical tips for travelling safely
Following a close call with cancer, Sandra Reekie discovered the joys and freedom of solo travel. Here's her story, along with specialist solo trips and our advice for how to make the most of travel-for-one
Taking kids to India means running the gamut of travel health issues - but how do you deal for the things you can't anticipate? Will Gray explains.
Everything you need to know about the spectacle of nature that tops most travellers’ wishlists
Wild, vast and red, the Australian Outback offers desert, big rocks, Aboriginal encounters and tasty bush tucker. What are you waiting for?
Primary teacher Lesley-ann Rosenberg shares the things she learned flying from Brisbane to London with her 11-year-old son.
Our family travel expert reveals the ancient beliefs that can inspire and improve your family travels...
Melanie Gow reveals how travel can teach your children tolerance, compassion and empathy and, in the process, make the world a better place
If you want to inspire a love of travel in your children, ditch the museums and let them experience the world, says Melanie Gow
You love travel, but that doesn't necessarily mean your kids will. Peter Moore reveals the tricks he uses to nurture wanderlust in his daughter
Local resident Professor Norman Ratcliffe offers practical tips on staying safe and healthy during the Rio Olympics. And how to make your Reais go further.
As their African adventure reaches Zimbabwe, the Cagol children have become braver and more independent. But danger is never far away, lurking in the bush...
Parents hope it’s the history and the culture, but Peter Moore discovers that it’s the crazy stuff that sticks
The Cagols decided to travel around the world to introduce their kids to truly wondrous experiences. Will a moonbow over Victoria Falls be one of them?
The Cagols continue their family adventure across Africa, camping in an orphanage in the heart of Malawi
The Cagols have just spent a year travelling the world. 11-year-old Madeline shares her diary entries from their last week in Africa, revealing what she really thought about her family’s big adventure.
We asked top crime writers, including Patricia Cornwell and Val McDermid, where they travel to to escape the darkness. These are the places they love to hike, dive, climb or learn about medieval torture…
On a recent trip to the Galapagos Islands, Wanderlust’s Simon Chubb, tried out this nifty gadget aimed at bringing wildlife photography to the masses
Sometimes a straightforward suitcase just won’t do. So we help you pick the perfect travel bag, for when you need more versatility from your luggage
Gilets (light sleeveless padded jackets, or bodywarmers) keep your core toasty without restricting movement, great for active travel in colder climes. Wanderlust's editor Phoebe Smith tests a selection and recommends the ones worth buying
From strolling up mountain peaks to shimmying into village pubs, a good pair of trousers will take your from tours to trails in supreme comfort. Here are 8 of the best, including our Best in Test, and Best Value pair
When you only need to carry the barest of travel essentials or pack a few items for a short walk, you can’t beat a daypack for squeezing everything into 30 litres or less. Here are our pick of the best
Fancy a change from the usual tent set-up? Want something a little more quirky as a ‘just in case’ option? Check out these shelters for your next kip, from tarps to hammocks
Thinking of tackling the highest free-standing mountain in the world? Heed these words of advice from Abhimanyu Bose, who summited on the Machame route...
They're small, they're cheap, and they'll help you out of a sticky situation: these nifty items might not be top of your packing list, but they should be
Not sure what to buy the travel-lover in your life? These great-value gifts are useful, inspiring and perfect for adventurers
Treat the travel-lover in your life with one (or more!) of these nifty gadgets, useful garments and travel-themed tidbits
With news that last year more people were killed taking selfies than by shark attacks, we look at the most deadly places to pull out your selfie stick
Morocco is a wonderful country to explore, but it can sometimes be daunting for the uninitiated, especially if you’re a woman travelling alone. Follow these savvy tips to stay safe but still adventurous
If you want a breathable and wind-resistant layer to wear over your T-shirt (or base layer) when you’re confident it won’t rain, then consider a softshell for your outdoor adventures…
Always on the move and fascinated by the world around them, toddlers make the ideal travel companion. Here are five destinations they’ll love to explore beside you...
Laura Bingham cycled from the Pacific Coast of Ecuador, over the Andes, through the Amazon jungle until she finally reached Buenos Aires. She reveals the six items she couldn't do without
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
Adventurer Ness Knight has cycled through the US and Namibia, and is about to row across the Pacific. She reveals how to create, plan and execute your own epic adventure
Photographer Réhahn has travelled the world but now calls Hoi An, in central Vietnam, ‘home’. These 15 vibrant, evocative photos celebrate light and colour across Vietnam’s Yellow City
Whether you're after a breathable sock for hiking or comfort for long-haul journeys, these durable travel socks have been put to the test. Find out which pair were voted best.