Asia's Best Beaches - with extra thrills There are loads of lovely places to flop on the sand - but where's the fun in that? Discover our pick of the 22 best South-East Asian beaches that offer a bucket load of adventure including: Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and more... Explore Yosemite We show you how to celebrate this Californian National Park turning 125 in style - using catered camping in the beautiful backcountry Bryson on Britain Read our exclusive extract from Bill Bryson's brand new travel book – The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island - and catch our interview with the man himself Amazon Join us as we head for the biodiversity of Brazil to discover the food, the people and the wildlife that are connected by this great river Iran With travel restrictions easing there's never been a better time to discover travel's hottest new destination PLUS: Booking Air BnB? Read this first; first 24 hours in Sao Paulo; take a short break to the Isle of Skye; Gran Canaria away from the holiday resorts; and much, much more...
THE Wanderlust CLUB
Contributors • Wanderlust is brought to life by people from all over the planet. Here are some of the writers and travellers who’ve crafted this issue – plus the big trips they’d like to go on in 2021...
Your letters • Your mail and missives about your close-to-home adventures, your new paths, your artistic talents and your hopes for a better world
#wanderlustmag • We’ve been loving your images of local(ish) lockdown trips and favourite adventures – tag us at #wanderlustmag on Instagram or email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Grapevine • What’s getting us talking at Wanderlust Towers
Stars in the Lakes • A fine fresh film brings a bit of Hollywood to Kendal, while a slew of new shows from old friends take us all over A Perfect Planet
Read this • Here are the recent books getting us ready to go
AT A GLANCE
Trinidad & Tobago • Sitting off the coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea, this two-island nation boasts incredible biodiversity, fascinating marine life and hiking opportunities, making it an ideal dual-stop destination
Ice & Light Village, Kalix, Sweden • How does falling asleep in your own snow globe sound? Drift off while watching the northern lights in a new cosy cabin in Swedish Lapland
Wanderlust TRAVEL WRITING COMPETITION • What do you do when you miss the last bus in a remote Jordanian town? Josh Johns was lucky enough to be able to rely on the kindness of strangers, as he relates in his runner-up winning entry to our writing competition
Gareth Clark Living with the Fermors • To where – and how – does a travel legend retire? Well, we modestly get some clues from Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor, by nosing around his fabled literary retreat in the Peloponnese
Behind the camera with... Sophie Darlington • The acclaimed filmmaker and cinematographer’s latest project has seen her capture astonishing footage of gibbons and red crabs for A Perfect Planet. She gives us the view from the other side of the lens...
The Conscious Traveller • In this moment of stillness, we must remember that it is people, not places, that truly make our travels, says journalist Lola Akinmade Åkerström
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EXPLORING CHILE’S OTHER ISLES • It’s not all about Easter – many more islands lie off Chile’s lengthy coastline, from culture-rich archipelagos to penguin...