August/September 2010

Issue number: 113

In this issue

63 perfect trips without the crowds, including: 25 great adventures in the Scottish highlands, 10 ways to visit classic sights like Machu Picchu on the quiet, 5 hidden corners of Mexico, 5 surprisingly cheap destinations, and 4 trips to Australia's Northern Territory to be won.

Plus our ultimate guide to hilltribe trekking in Thailand, an extraordinary wildlife cruise around Cape Horn, a journey through Egypt’s Sinai desert, a luxury kasbah in Morocco, and the chance to go on photographic assignment exclusively for Wanderlust!

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Inside Wanderlust you’ll find

FIRST 24 HOURS IN Mexico City Landing in a new place can be bewildering – we help you through those initial hours

TOP 5 GUIDE Hill Tribes, Thailand Run to the Thai hills for the escape of a lifetime – discover hidden tribal villages, stunning treks and some interesting local cuisine…

DEPARTURES 10 trips to get you away from the crowds at Machu Picchu, Kilimanjaro and eight more of the world’s most iconic destinations

ACTIVE Wild Scotland Adventure doesn’t have to mean a long-haul flight and a hefty price tag: discover the wild on your doorstep

CULTURE Sinai, Egypt As tourism threatens the tribes of South Sinai, we trek with the Bedouin making a difference

FRONTIER Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s east coast has reopened its doors to travellers at last – but where are they?

ACCOMMODATION Atlas Mountains, Morocco Stay in the shawow if Mt Toubkal, at a green and gorgeous kasbah

PHOTO TIPS – We head back to basics, with advice on how to get to grips with your camera

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Articles from this issue

UK travel health issues

We brace ourselves for bugs and biters when we travel overseas, but what about health risks closer to home? Advice on how to stay safe in the UK

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Photography tips: exposure

Don’t know your P from your AUTO? Here we explain how to control exposure on your DSLR to improve your travel photos

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Rocking the kasbah in Morocco

When it's time to climb off your faithful mule, the Kasbah du Toubkal in the High Atlas mountains is a scenically spectacular lodge to rest your weary limbs

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Skye & beyond: walking & sailing in Scotland's Inner Hebrides

For the perfect Hebridean walking trip, better pack your oilskins...

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Ultimate hilltribe trekking guide, Thailand

Plunges into the jungle to meet the locals on the most colourful tribal treks in Thailand

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Sri Lanka: Exploring the east coast

Sri Lanka’s beautiful east coast is again open for business: discover the leopard-rich jungles and surf beaches waiting for the wave of travellers to return

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To the ends of the earth: Tierra del Fuego, Chile

The voyage to Cape Horn, the southern tip of Chile, isn’t as risky as in Darwin’s day, but the sub-polar wonders and ghosts of natives make a potent cocktail

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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

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