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
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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Travel writing might be a dream job for many people, but the industry is in flux. Is Nick Boulos a dying breed?
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
Travel writing legend Paul Theroux lays down the law on becoming a better travel writer
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
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...
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
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
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.
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
Multi-award winning travel writer Nick Boulos reveals the pitfalls you need to avoid as you forge a career in travel journalism
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
This week's travel health news, including rabies, measles and more
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...
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
In a world where families are retreating into individual tech bubbles, Mel Gow reveals how travel could be the best – and maybe only – way to bring families together
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
Author Diccon Bewes on Thomas Cook's first paying customer. And how she changed travel – and Switzerland – forever
If you want to inspire a love of travel in your children, ditch the museums and let them experience the world, says Melanie Gow
A tour guide can make or break a holiday – but they're even more important to travel writers. Here's why...
As Mel Gow's sons start to make their way in the world, she ponders upon how travel has impacted on the direction of their lives
Melanie Gow looks back with pride at how travel has made her son the man he is today
That all-important second commission can make or break a travel writer's career. Our seasoned expert shares his advice for a stellar pitch