March 2017 issue • On sale from 9 February

Issue number: 174

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Most travellers neglect the far north - writing it off as a beach destination - we venture there to discover lemurs, limestone and local life

Camino de Santiago

Want to tackle Spain's Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail but only have a week to spare? Do the last 100km and skip the albergues to earn eternal forgiveness in unsaintly luxury... PLUS: Other paths to enlightenment from around the world


Join us as we trek homestay-to-homestay to discover unspoilt valleys and villages where life hasn't changed for decades

Best River Cruises

From drifting the backwaters of India to fording the Amazon's remotest reaches and ploughing the Mekong - we show you the best way to access the places the roads don't reach. Also includes: Rhine, Kerala, Nile, Danube, Yangtze, Chobe, Irrawaddy, Mississippi, Volga, Rhone, Murray, Caledonian Canal, Douro and Columbia

Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year - Winners Revealed!

From the thousands of awe-inspiring images you sent in we reveal who is heading on a photo commission to Thailand and showcase all the finalists in 13 glorious pages

Additional content


In search of Madagascar's aye-aye
Finding Neverland
Wanderlust guide to the best of Madagascar


Exploring mountain monasteries in Bhutan
Footpaths to Enlightenment
7 things you must do in Bhutan

Camino de Santiago

7 things I wish I'd known before walking the Camino de Santiago
The Camino de Santiago - which way's for me?
Under £250 - Cycling the Camino

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