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Blondes have more fun: exploring Alderney, from World War II history to puffins and hedgehogs

With incredible wildlife, epic history and delicious food, Alderney isn't even the largest of the Channel Islands, but it's starting to make a big splash with visitors...

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

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

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10 essential books to read this summer

From humorous solo traveller tales to a novel set in a Parisian apartment block, Jude Brosnan from Stanford Books reviews 10 life-affirming books you should read this summer

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Photo Gallery: 15 incredible photos of Hoi An that put the ‘mellow in the yellow’

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

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15 of the world’s greatest wildlife destinations, by top wildlife photographers

Ahead of World Animal Day (Oct 4), leading wildlife photographers, including Brian Skerry, Angela Scott and Peter Eastway, pick their favourite countries for photographing lions, gorillas and more...

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Photo Gallery: 16 striking portraits of women from Mihaela Noroc’s travels around the world

Beauty is everywhere, regardless of money, age, race or social status, says photographer Mihaela Noroc, with her incredible portraits of women from Iceland, North Korea, Ethiopia and beyond…

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Photo Gallery: 10 of Gray Malin’s unique perspectives, including aerial photography

Known for his playful aerial photography, Gray Malin presents 10 photos of surfers, swimmers, polo players and more, from France to Namibia and Bora Bora…

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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

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Photo Gallery: 18 fantastic photos of the world’s birds, from eagles to penguins

Condors, cranes, pelicans, vultures, flamingos… Wildlife photographer Graeme Green’s evocative pictures of birds, from Japan to Tanzania, will help your imagination take flight…

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Photo Gallery: 11 captivating photos from the Remembering Rhinos project

Wildlife photographers, including Art Wolfe and Mark Carwardine, captured intimate photos of rhinos around the world to raise awareness and funds to protect them

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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

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15 fascinating destinations for travel photography – as chosen by top photographers

Some of the world's finest travel photographers, including Richard I’Anson, Amos Chapple and Tariq Zaidi, pick the most rewarding places to focus their lenses on

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Want to become a travel writer? Wanderlust's editor answers your questions

Did you catch our live twitter Q&A with Wanderlust editor Phoebe Smith today? Don't worry if you missed it – we've rounded up all the answers here!

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Confessions of a travel writer: going undercover

Some countries don't welcome journalists – so how do you travel under the radar? On a recent trip to Iran, Nick Boulos took on an alternative job title: Sales Manager. But who fell for his facade?

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How to kickstart a family adventure

After the birth of his first child, Mauro Cagol and his wife, Edwina, set up a direct debit for a travel fund. Now they are travelling the world with their family

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Confessions of a travel writer: maintaining integrity

Travel writers often get free travel, meals and flights, but that doesn't mean they always have to write glowing reviews. Nick Boulos outlines the need for honesty and putting readers first.

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Reader's story: Halong Bay, Vietnam

In the waters of dreamy Halong Bay, Reader James Rowland falls for a French girl and plots a Vietnam adventure. It all started with a pair of knickers...

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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

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What being a guidebook writer is really like

So you want to be a guidebook writer? Sean Connolly – author of Bradt's Senegal guide – reveals what this dream job is really like

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The essential pre-travel checklist everyone should do before a holiday

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

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How to influence your child as a traveller

Mel Gow reveals how your travel habits and instincts determine the kind of traveller – and human – your child becomes

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

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

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

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

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5 practical tips for solo female travellers in India, including what to wear

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

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7 ways that travel can bring a couple closer together

Jarryd Salem, one half of travel-blogging couple NOMADasaurus, outlines the ways travelling together can make a couple stronger and happier

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Solo Travel - top tips and brilliant trip ideas for solo travellers

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

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5 tips for solo female travel in Morocco, including what to wear

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

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Five ways to save on family trips

How do you travel more for less with the tribe in tow? William Gray gives you five sound-as-a-pound ways to save cash

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How to pack light with kids

William Gray reveals how to take everything you need and stay within airline weight limits

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Get paid to travel - become a travel writer

Expert advice to help you break into travel writing

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Get paid to travel - become a guidebook author

Travelling the world and writing down its best bits - is being a guidebook writer the perfect job? We sift the facts from the fantasy...

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Get shot of cliches: photographing travel icons

It's all about perspective, says Steve Davey. Abandon the stereotypes and think past the predictable angles and compositions

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Photographing travel icons

How do you make something special out of the over-familiar? Steve Davey helps you capture the world’s icons on camera

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How to write the perfect travel journal

Want to record the thrills and spills of your adventures? Here's how to write an evocative and captivating travel diary

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5 tips for pitching your article to magazines

Want to get your travel article noticed by magazine editors? These tips will raise your chances – and help you bag that elusive commission

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Lyn Hughes' travel writing tips: Part one

In the first of a series of four videos, Wanderlust’s editor in chief, Lyn Hughes shares the first four of her 20 top tips for aspiring travel writers

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Lyn Hughes' travel writing tips: Part two

In the second of a series of four videos, Wanderlust’s editor in chief, Lyn Hughes shares the second set of her 20 top tips for aspiring travel writers

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Lyn Hughes' travel writing tips: Part three

In the third of a series of four videos, Wanderlust’s editor in chief, Lyn Hughes, shares the third set of her 20 top tips for aspiring travel writers

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Lyn Hughes' travel writing tips: Part four

In the final of a series of four videos, Wanderlust’s editor in chief, Lyn Hughes, shares the fourth set of her 20 top tips for aspiring travel writers

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13 safety tips for female travellers

Recent events in India have highlighted the potential risks for woman travellers. Lyn Hughes gives her top tips for staying safe

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Become a travel writer

Ever wanted to travel, write and be paid for it? Wanderlust editor Phoebe Smith shares some tips on how you can make it happen…

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How to make your travel photos unique

Paul Harris, pro photographer and judge of Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year, shares his secrets for capturing one-of-a-kind snaps

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Could you write a travel blog?

Learn how to share your travel experiences online, find a niche and boost your profile with our travel blogging masterclass

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How to self-publish a travel book

Reckon you could write a novel or a guidebook? Here's how to get it self-published – and start making some money from your travels

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The Wanderlust guide to the best travel writing advice

Get paid to travel around the world and write about your experiences? Sounds brilliant. Here’s our complete guide to making it happen.

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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.

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The truth about travel blogging

From the outside world, travel blogging can look like a lot of jetsetting, free gifts and swanky hotels – for just few hours of work per day. Not true.

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What to pack when you're... climbing Kilimanjaro

Planning on scaling Mt Kilimanjaro? This kit list is for you

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Get paid to travel – become a travel blogger

Could you build a successful career as a travel blogger? This expert guide could help you on your way...

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Nick Boulos Twitter Q&A – the best bits

We hosted a Twitter Q&A session with award-winning journalist Nick Boulos – read on for his answers to your travel writing questions...

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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?

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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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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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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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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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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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Author Tim Butcher: a life on the edge

Tim Butcher, war correspondent turned travel writer, tells Wanderlust why he's “the most egotistical postcard writer around”

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Sir David Attenborough, in his own words

At the launch screening of Sir David Attenborough's new series Life Stories, the legendary presenter shared his own fascinating tales of over 50 years in front of the camera

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Bill Bryson interview: "I enjoy the preposterousness of life"

The legendary travel author talks road trips, great guides, and his favouite place on earth (hint: it's not where you'd expect!)

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Robert Macfarlane interview: “When I'm writing a book, I have no idea where I'll end up”

As revered British nature and travel writer Robert Macfarlane releases his latest book Landmarks, we caught up with him to talk about 'rewilding' our language

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Kate Adie interview: travelling in the danger zone

‘We can’t start the war yet: Kate Adie hasn’t turned up!’ – the legendary BBC reporter tells us about travel to the frontlines

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

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

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5 of the year's best books that will make great Christmas presents

Dan Lewis from Stanfords books rounds up some of his favourite publications from 2016 that will make great Christmas presents, from award-winning fiction to colourful travel books

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Gear Reviews: First Aid Kits tried and tested

Vital if you need it, extra bulk if you don't, but always necessary when you travel. Get the lowdown on the humble First Aid Kit and the basic essentials it should contain...

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Stanfords Travel Writing Awards 2016 - WINNERS announced

Winners of Stanfords' Travel Writing Awards 2016 have been announced. Stanfords' Jude Brosnan gives the lowdown on the 7 best books of the year, including Wanderlust's choice for Adventure Travel Book of the Year

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8 incredible books to read before you visit Vietnam

From Graham Greene’s classic to adventures on the Mekong, Jude Brosnan from Stanfords reviews the 8 amazing books you should read if you love Vietnam or are thinking of visiting

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Confessions of a travel writer: the difficult second commission

That all-important second commission can make or break a travel writer's career. Our seasoned expert shares his advice for a stellar pitch

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Confessions of a travel writer: An uncertain future

Travel writing might be a dream job for many people, but the industry is in flux. Is Nick Boulos a dying breed?

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Confessions of a travel writer: It can get lonely

For the professional, travel writing can be a lonely pastime Nick Boulos sheds light on this darker side of a dream job

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39 perils that every adventurous person must face

From desperate loo hunts to language barrier woes, how many of these pesky travel perils have you tackled? (Let's face it, they're what great travel stories are made of...)

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Top 15 tips for taking Great Migration photos

The Great Migration is a must for any wannabe wildlife photographer, follow these golden rules for snapping the Serengeti’s superstars

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Tips on snapping a family trip

Will Gray explains how to banish the static images in front of landmarks and make your family photos as much fun as the trip itself.

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7 top tips to be a better travel writer

Travel: A Literary History takes in all the greats, from Marco Polo to Colin Thubron. Take tips from them, says its author Peter Whitfield

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10 things to do for free in the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is underrated, says Graihagh Jackson. Home to tremendous scenery, wildlife and heritage – here she shares the island’s best budget attractions

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5 things I wish I’d known before climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

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...

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How to travel India by train – with kids...

Will Gray takes his children to around India by rail and discovers that they handle the culture shock better than adults.

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Dealing with unexpected dangers when travelling with kids

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.

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Tips on travelling cheaply

People who dream of winning the lottery often say that they would go travelling if they won. But you don’t need to win the lottery. You just need to go

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How to write a travel book in 5 easy steps

Best-selling author Peter Moore shares the secrets he (l)earned writing six popular travel narratives

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How to convince a publisher to put out your travel book

There are no sure-fire guarantees, but published author Peter Moore tells you how to increase your chances of getting a book deal

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The wild zebras of Bangkok

Wander Woman Marie Javins discovers that in Bangkok, Chinese visas are more elusive than zebras

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How I got my travel memoir published

Tom Cootes explains how he went from writing Experiences on myWanderlust to becoming a published author. And how you can too

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The top 18 travel blogs you must read

We've scoured web rankings and social media to compile the ultimate list of travel's most important, useful and entertaining blogs

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4 inspirational places to write

Need a little inspiration to kick-start writing your best selling travel memoir? Novelist Hannah Fielding lists four places guaranteed to get the creative juices flowing

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Could you help at the Ubud Writer's Festival?

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, on the pros and cons of volunteering at the annual writer's festival in Ubud, Bali

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How to survive floods in Bangkok

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, stops in Bangkok enroute to Western Australia and finds the city underwater. How does she cope?

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How to find low-cost luxury in Tahiti

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, discovers how to get all the frills without the bills in Papeete, Tahiti

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The ugly truth about backpacking

Our Blogger of the Week, Emma Spires, reveals the dark side of grabbing a bag and hitting the road. Do you agree with her?

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Paul Theroux's 10 tips for aspiring travel writers

Travel writing legend Paul Theroux lays down the law on becoming a better travel writer

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9 reasons why solo travel is great

Our featured blogger, Finola, reveals why she loves travelling on her own. And why you will too

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The 5 biggest mistakes made by novice travel writers

Multi-award winning travel writer Nick Boulos reveals the pitfalls you need to avoid as you forge a career in travel journalism

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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 Iceland

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

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4 books guaranteed to get you off the grid

Unchartered places, tiny stations, Sub-Saharan Africa and Rudyard Kipling. Where do you want these books to whisk you away to?

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The pros and cons of wanderlust

To celebrate the release of Chris Stewart's latest travelogue, Last Days of the Bus Club, we revisit the columns he wrote for us when he was still driving over lemons

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Book Review: It's a punny old world

Big journeys, quirky transport, a punning title and a side order of self-discovery... These travel books rise above stereotypes thanks to their striking sense of place

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Bringing vegetarianism to meat-mad Spain

To celebrate the release of Chris Stewart's latest travelogue, Last Days of the Bus Club, we revisit the columns he wrote for us when he was still driving over lemons

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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

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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!

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Book Review: Life on the edges

This month's books roam from China's borderlands to the wilds of Benin.

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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

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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?

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of New York City

Looking for a new perspective on New York? Our tips will take you to the core of the Big Apple

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Confessions of a travel writer: The best job in the world?

Site inspections, pushy PRs, and food poisoning: in his first online column for Wanderlust, award-winning travel writer Nick Boulos reveals some of the less glamorous 'perks' of the job

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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!

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Confessions of a travel writer: Working while you're on the road

Could you write a 1,600-word feature on a boat in the middle of nowhere... on your iPhone? Then maybe you've got what it takes to make it in the travel writing game

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The unexpected joys of joining myWanderlust

When Helen Moat joined Wanderlust's online community she had no idea about the doors it would open or the people it would introduce her to. She wonders where myWanderlust will take you?

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Why every child should ride the rails in India

Melanie Gow discovers that the lessons learned by travelling by rail in India are even more intense – and fundamental – for children.

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Confessions of a travel writer: The story behind the article

Think it's easy to get an original angle on a destination article? Think again.

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Which is best: resort or rented villa?

Travel author Brian Thacker took his young family to Bali, dividing time between a resort villa and one rented privately. Which one came out on top?

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What America taught my children

Melanie Gow reflects on an epic journey across the USA with her young boys, and the lasting effect it had on how they view the world

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Confessions of a travel writer: How to get your first big breakthrough

If you can't handle rejection, travel writing isn't for you. But perseverance pays off: here's how one professional writer got his first big break

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5 bad excuses for not travelling with kids

Melanie Gow rubbishes the five most common excuses people use for not taking the family travelling

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Confessions of a travel writer: Taking notes and meeting locals

People can make or break a travel article – here's how to meet the most useful interviewees and get the juiciest quotes for your story

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5 things I wish I’d known about flying long haul with kids

Primary teacher Lesley-ann Rosenberg shares the things she learned flying from Brisbane to London with her 11-year-old son.

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How ancient wisdom can inspire your family to travel

Our family travel expert reveals the ancient beliefs that can inspire and improve your family travels...

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Confessions of a travel writer: diva demands and travel tantrums

"Don't you know who I am?!" This is what happens when the 'glamour' of travel writing goes to your head...

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Long term family travel: Is it worth it?

Six months after selling up and hitting the road with her family, Teresa Kennedy reports on the high and lows of full-time travelling

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14 tips for surviving road trips with toddlers

If you’re considering a long-distance road trip with a toddler, here are 14 tips and tricks that will make your journey easier...

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How travel makes your children better world citizens

Melanie Gow reveals how travel can teach your children tolerance, compassion and empathy and, in the process, make the world a better place

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What kids really get out of travelling

After a long family trip from London to Istanbul, New Nomad's Teresa reflects on what her children have gained most from the journey

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The importance of giving your children space to travel

If you want to inspire a love of travel in your children, ditch the museums and let them experience the world, says Melanie Gow

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What to do if your child doesn't share your passion for travel

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

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5 World Heritage Sites through the eyes of a sketch artist

Artist Karen Neale travelled the world for five months, sketching some of the world's most incredible sites...

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5 things you absolutely must do in Bali

Jacob Laukaitis reveals the hidden corners of Bali that most tourists don't get to see

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Confessions of a travel writer: Why great guides are essential

A tour guide can make or break a holiday – but they're even more important to travel writers. Here's why...

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2015's best family travel advice

Travelling adventurously with kids isn't easy but throughout 2015 our family travel experts revealed how to make it rewarding for all the family

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7 movies that will make your teens want to travel

A list of big-screen classics guaranteed to stir wanderlust in impressionable young minds. (Even though you may not want your kids to watch them...)

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Visiting Rio for the Olympics? Here's what you need to know

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.

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The world’s most insightful quotes about travel

The greatest thinkers on the planet give their considered opinions on travel. Do you agree with them?

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How to kickstart a family adventure

After the birth of his first child, Mauro Cagol and his wife, Edwina, set up a direct debit for a travel fund. Now they are travelling the world with their family

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How to tackle Borneo with the kids

The Cagol family head deep into Kalimantan in search of orang-utans. How will the kids adapt to life in the Indonesian rainforest?

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The truth about writing guidebooks

Helen Moat is the author of Bradt's new Slow Travel guide to the Peak District. She reveals what it takes to be a guidebook author, and how you can become one too

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The greatest gift travel gives to your family

Sure your children will experience new sights and sounds when you travel as a family. But they'll cherish the extra time they get to spend with you most

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Family travel and the art of compromise

Before starting a family, author Peter Moore travelled to the far corners of the globe. Now he has to master the art of compromise. How will he fare?

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How a $2 bill can unlock America’s generous heart

When Melanie Gow gave her boys a fistful of $2 bills to spend on trip across America, she didn’t realise how it would completely transform their journey.

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Your guide to family travel with Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. Here's how it can help you get more from your next family holiday

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Top tips for sailing with tweens

For families planning a long-term sailing trip, the pre-teen years are probably the best. But as Aimee Nance, discovered, tweens come with their own set of challenges

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Teaching children about life and death at Mana Pools

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...

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Road tripping in Spain with teenagers

Mel Gow maps out a Spanish road trip that's guaranteed to keep the whole family happy and engaged

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What kids really remember about their travels - and it's not the history and culture

Parents hope it’s the history and the culture, but Peter Moore discovers that it’s the crazy stuff that sticks

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Taking the family to watch moonbows over Victoria Falls

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?

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What Malawian orphans taught my children on our travels

The Cagols continue their family adventure across Africa, camping in an orphanage in the heart of Malawi

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What children really think about adventure travel in Africa

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.

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What to pack on a long-term family adventure

The Cagols have just returned from a 12-month trip through Africa with their young family. They reveal the items you absolutely must pack - and the things you can leave at home

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7 things to do for free in Salzburg

Don't be fooled by Salzburg's regal architecture, says Holly Gurr, there are plenty of things to do for free in this glorious Austrian city

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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...

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7 solo travel dilemmas and how to solve them

Solo travel has plenty of advantages, but there will naturally be a few hurdles to overcome – some more predictable than others. Here's some advice for solving its pesky predicaments

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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

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The world’s 5 most dangerous places to take selfies

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

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8 things you must do in Italy

Think you’ve done Italy? Here’s a list of activities guaranteed to show you another side of this most beloved of European destinations.

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The time traveller's guide to South America

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of Footprint's South American Handbook we pick the most fascinating extracts from editions across the decades

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Whale-watching tales: travel writing on myWanderlust

Fancy spotting whales in the wild? Wanderlust readers share their incredible whale-watching stories...

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

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

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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

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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

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Top 5 things to do with kids in Havana

Havana is a city brimming with life lived large. From old-fashioned taxis to a national obsession with ice cream, the capital of Cuba is a great place to explore as a family...

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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

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5 best places to travel adventurously with toddlers

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...

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5 reasons your kids will love glamping

Glamping offers the excitement and adventure of camping with a dash of added comfort and charm. Here’s why your kids will say it's the best holiday your family has ever had

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8 inspiring books to read before you visit Portugal

From a Portuguese colouring book to Fernando Pessoa’s existential classic, Jude Brosnan from Stanfords Books reviews 8 fantastic reads if you love Portugal or are thinking of visiting

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

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

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5 tips for female solo travel in Thailand, including what to wear

Thailand has paradise islands, remarkable wildlife and fascinating cultures. These 5 tips will help solo female travellers make the most of the Land of Smiles, while staying safe and hassle-free...

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How to travel solo with confidence

Travelling solo for the first time can be exciting and terrifying. We've put together key points including safety advice and embracing your own company, so you can roam the planet alone and carefree...

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Get Paid To Travel: the 12 best jobs in travel – and how you can do them

From travel writing and photography to working with animals, getting paid to travel is many people’s dream job. Here, 12 experts in their fields tell you the highs, lows and what it takes to succeed...

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5 tips for solo female travellers in Cuba

Cuba is an exciting, engaging destination for solo female travellers – but it pays to take some precautions. Here’s how to stay safe and enjoy your adventures

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10 tips to help you take better travel photos

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

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7 of the most beautiful places in Japan – and how to photograph them

Just west of Kyoto, Setouchi is a land of ancient shrines, grand bridges and island vistas – all ready and waiting to captured on Instagram...

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