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...
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Contributors • Wanderlust is brought to life by people from all over the planet. Here are some of the award-winning writers and photographers who have crafted this issue – plus, we asked: what will you do to travel more sustainably in 2022?
Your Letters • Your mail and missives about your next Azores adventures, Ugandan safari stays and our exclusive Wanderlust Club members’ events
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Lord Howe Island • There’s something rather special about Australia’s wild, tiny, far-flung Tasman Sea isle, reckons Ayan Adak
YOUR TALES OF...
journal • Our news and advice section brings you Simon Reeve’s latest, Uzbek handicrafts, Ghanaian cuisine and much more
THE Wanderlust CLUB
What’s New • From an ancient Egyptian walkway and northern lights experiences to a selection of impressive hotel openings, here’s the latest travel news from Wanderlust
Meet your winners of the 2021 Wanderlust Travel Awards • You crown Australia and France the most desirable countries at our prestigious awards held at Kensington Palace, hosted by Steve Backshall
5 crafts to try and buy in Uzbekistan • The handicraft industry in this Central Asian country reveals a rich culture and centuries-spanning traditions
WHERE TO BUY…
AlUla welcomes you • Open up for your travel guide to exploring this magical part of Arabia from sunrise until sunset...
Steve Backshall is back • Two Wanderlust readers’ favourites return with their latest series, while a new big-budget wildlife show on Netflix makes an instant impression
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URBAN VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES
THE TRAVEL DIARIES
Starches & spices in Ghana • Despite nearly 500 years of European colonisation, this West African country’s staples have largely remained the same – starchy tubers and rice, expertly spiced and best-enjoyed hot off a street vendors’ stall
5 DISHES YOU SHOULD TRY (AND HOW TO TRY THEM)
REALITY CHECK: OFFSETTING
Travelling beyond carbon • In a new column on sustainable travel, Holly Tuppen explores how getting from A to B is slowing down and greening up so we can sit back and enjoy the journey
Simon Reeve • Recently voted Wanderlust readers’ Travel Personality of the Year 2021, Simon Reeve speaks to George Kipouros about his new book, Journeys to...