September 2018

Issue number: 189

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9 of the best wildlife experiences

Seeing a creature in its natural habitat is one of the greatest moments in travel – here is your guide to finding, tracking and encountering the world’s most amazing species…

Cambodia’s last wilderness

Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains region is one of the country’s last true wildernesses, and a new eco-camp is ensuring we’ll still be able to see it for years to come…

New Zealand’s newest walking trail

As New Zealand’s West Coast looks to move on from its mining past, a new Great Walk may offer a lifeline to one of its forgotten communities. We take an exclusive look at a trail in progress…

Jaguars in Brazil

A ranch in Brazil’s Pantanal is not only helping to save some of the planet’s rarest species – including jaguars – but lets visitors join those battling to protect them out in the wild…

A modern guide to solo travel

As more travellers see the advantage of solo adventures, we look at the technology, trips, tours and possibilities making it easier than ever

Thailand photo special

The winners of 2016’s Wanderlust Photo of the Year competition were sent on the photography commission of a lifetime to the temples, islands and wild parks of Thailand. Here are the thrilling results…

Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2018

The UK’s biggest travel photography competition is back! Enter and win a photo commission to Hong Kong and Macao

FREE Wanderlust World’s best birdwatching experience 36-page supplement

From coming nose-to-snout with king penguins on the Falkland Islands to being dazzled by birds of paradise on New Guinea, we profile the best birdwatching moments on the planet


Plus... Top train journeysKnow your… Swaziland; 5 minutes with... TV adventurer Simon Reeve; How to try stand-up paddleboarding; First 24 hours in Windhoek, Namibia; Short Break in Palermo, Italy; gear guide to wheelie luggage; and lots, lots more...

Articles from this issue

Escape to Thailand: 12 serene landscapes that will drift you to paradise

Winners of 2016's Photo of the Year competition were sent on the photo commission of a lifetime. Soak in the tranquil waters and magnificent islands of Thailand through the lens of Christopher Roche...

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Walk on the wild side: 12 photos of Thailand's wildlife, from mischievous monkeys to amazing elephants

Winners of 2016's Photo of the Year competition were sent on the photo commission of a lifetime. Meet the friendly faces and cheeky characters of Thailand's wildlife through the lens of Julia Wainwright..

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Wild wonders: 8 action-packed snaps of animals around the world

These incredible photos offer a rare up-close glimpse of some of the world's most incredible animals – from sleepy sloths and camouflaged rhinos, to quick-footed penguins and more...

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Animal instincts: 9 of the world's best wildlife experiences

Seeing a creature in its natural habitat is one of the greatest moments in travel: here's your guide to finding, tracking, and encountering the most magnificent species on Earth...

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Myth busters: The science behind travel health clichés

Is it true that going on an plane will make you sick? Can you avoid mosquito bites just because you’re a man? Doctor Jane is on the case to clarify the most baffling travel health myths…

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Queen of the Pantanal: On the trail of jaguars in Brazil

A ranch in Brazil's Pantanal is not only helping to save some of the planet's rarest species – including jaguars – but lets visitors join those battling to protect them out in the wild...

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Going it alone: 6 top destinations for the solo traveller

So you've plucked up the courage to travel solo, but don't know where to go. From hiking trails in the Himalayas to snorkelling in the Komodo Islands, these are the perfect places for lone travellers...

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First 24 hours in Windhoek, Namibia

Newcomers to the African continent will find a perfect entry point in Windhoek, where rich culture and natural beauty are always at hand...

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Solo Travel: Me, myself and Paris

As more travellers see the advantage of solo adventures, Beth Armstrong embarks alone on an escape to Paris with the help of a couple of very useful apps...

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