November 2018 *25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION*

Issue number: 191

In this issue

To celebrate Wanderlust magazine’s quarter of a century, we’ve scrubbed ourselves up with a fresh new look…

25 life-changing travel experiences

From saving a species to expanding your skills (and your mind), there’s always a good reason to get away – and if you can’t think of one, read on as we round up the trips that may change your life…

Canada

Found only in the wildlife-rich remote islands of British Columbia, spirit bears have long been revered by First Nations peoples. We visit in search of the elusive ursine…

Ecuador & The Galápagos Islands trip planner

Rumbling volcanoes, wildlife wonderlands, Amazonian jungle… how can you cram in everything Ecuador has to offer? Simple – just follow our guide…

Happy 25th birthday, Wanderlust – special anniversary feature

In 1993, Paul Morrison and Lyn Hughes printed the first ever edition of Wanderlust. Over the following pages, we celebrate a quarter of a century of travel highs

2018 World Guide Awards

The incredible, unsung, kind heroes of travel – that’s who the Wanderlust World Guide Awards celebrates. Here’s 2018’s deserving winners…

Western Australia

To see the Kimberley region usually involves five-star cruising and a five-figure price tag – we decided to see if we could experience this wilderness on a small budget…

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 – but hurry, this is your last call!

FREE Wanderlust 25 amazing Latin American experiences 36-page supplement

From spying Brazil’s ‘Big Five’ in the Pantanal to snorkelling with whale sharks off Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, here’s 25 experiences that prove there’s never been a better time to visit Latin America than now


Plus... Trips with top guidesHead to head: New Zealand’s North Island vs South Island; Interview with... TV presenter Kate Humble; 7 top Moroccan stays; How to pack for hand luggage-only travel; First 24 hours in Luang Prabang, Laos; Short Break in Tromso, Norway; British break in Penzance & St Ives, Cornwall; gear guide to cabin-approved hand luggage; and lots, lots more...

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Articles from this issue

Turkish delights: 3 tasty recipes inspired by the Black Sea

Whether you're after delicious cornbread, Turkey's beloved börek, or an Istanbul-inspired 'A Laz Börek for Oğuz' for a sweeter tooth, these recipes by Caroline Eden are bound to impress your lunch guests.

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Four worlds in one: How you can explore the best of Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands

A land of rumbling volcanoes, wildlife wonders, Amazonian jungle and epic coasts – it's a wonder how you can cram in everything that Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands has to offer. Follow our guide...

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A small price to pay: Weighing up the cost and risk of rabies

Are pre-trip rabies immunisations worth investing? Dr Jane shares her advice on the cost of jabs and how valuable they can be in saving your life, even when you don't think you're at risk...

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Way out west: Western Australia's Kimberley region on a budget

To see the Kimberley region in Western Australia usually involves five-star cruising and a five-figure price tag – we decided to see if we could experience this wilderness on a small budget…

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Short break: Tromsø, Norway

Tromsø, the self-styled ‘Capital of the Arctic’ is about more than the northern lights – expect humpback whales, epic mountains and lashings of Scandi cool...

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Dream sleeps: Would you stay the night at Shipwreck Lodge?

Namibia's Shipwreck Lodge may be set in an area once dubbed 'The Gates of Hell', but that's all part of the appeal at the hotel breathing new life into the Skeleton Coast…

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First 24 hours: Luang Prabang, Laos

Over the years, Luang Prabang has repeatedly been voted Wanderlust readers’ favourite city. With its laid-back charms, temples and great food, Jeremy Head finds it easy to see why…

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Talking walking: An interview with Kate Humble

“The world always has the capacity to surprise and delight!” Kate Humble on walking, well-being and her new book…

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25 enriching travel experiences that will change your life

From saving a species to expanding your skills (and your mind), there’s always a good reason to get away – and if you can’t think of one, read on as we round up the trips that may change your life…

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Handy tips: How to pack for hand luggage-only travel

Lyn Hughes once travelled for six months taking just a 30-litre daypack. The trip, which sparked the idea for Wanderlust magazine, also taught her how to pack light - a skill every traveller needs...

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West coast wonders: In search of Canada's elusive spirit bear

Found only on the remote islands of British Columbia, spirit bears have long been revered by First Nations peoples. Lyn Hughes went in search of the rare ursine, but would she find one...?

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25 years of Wanderlust: Let's start at the beginning...

Editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes recalls the start of Wanderlust and pays tribute to her late-husband and magazine co-founder Paul Morrison...

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Here's to the next 25 years!

What’s in store for travellers over the next quarter of a century? Dr Ian Yeoman, one of the world’s top travel futurists, offers his predictions...

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A postcard from 1993...

Wanderlust editor-in-chief Lyn Hughes looks back to an era of faxed itineraries and poste restante services, pondering just how much travel has changed over the past 25 years...

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Wanderlust changed my life!

More than a magazine, Wanderlust is really about the people it unites. Here, readers and contributors explain the way it has inspired their lives…

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Funny in hindsight: 7 epic fails by Wanderlust staff on assignment

On Wanderlust assignments, things don’t always go exactly to plan. Here, contributors share some of the most memorable times when it all went wrong...

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25 years of Wanderlust in numbers

From the amount of pets we’ve had in the office over the years to the ever-increasing size of the magazine, see all of Wanderlust's fun facts in numbers…

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Cabin-approved! The best wheelie hand luggage for travellers

When Wanderlust began, our founder travelled around South America with just a single piece of hand luggage – choose the right one these days and you too can go cabin-approved only…

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Day of the Dead: Everything you need to know about Día de los Muertos

From skeleton parades and sugary skulls to homemade feasts and lavishly-decorated altars, here's everything you need to know about celebrating Día de los Muertos in Mexico...

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Wandersleeps: 7 of the best stays in Morocco

From desert camps and city riads to gazing on the Atlas peaks from your own hilltop infinity pool – these amazing locations are ideal for soaking up Morocco’s wonders…

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