On 2 November, hundreds of the world’s foremost travel leaders, writers and celebrities headed to London’s Kensington Palace for the 20th Wanderlust Travel Awards, hosted by the BAFTA award-winning travel legend, Steve Backshall. This year, Wanderlust presented a mix of reader, guide and industry awards, putting a spotlight on the industry’s stars who have kept shining during this turbulent time for travel.
“With Australia’s diverse landscapes and endless adventures, we’re not surprised our readers have named it 2021’s Most Desirable Country for a long-haul destination,” said George Kipouros, Wanderlust Editor in Chief, noting that flights from the UK are planned to begin taking off again before the end of the year.
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The Winners Return...
The Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2019 prize winners have returned from their commission to Hong Kong and Macao. Here's what they found...
Travel Trends 2022
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Moon Rise over the Mississippi
The Mississippi River offers so much more than paddle steamer cruises and antebellum history. We take a greener, more intimate journey to experience 'Old Muddy's' wild places and Paleo-Indian history
Vietnam's Heritage Express
Connecting north with south, the Reunification Express is also perhaps the best way to visit Vietnam's UNESCO-listed sites and depth of culture
Nepal's Diverse Dishes
Nepali cooking is shaped by its unique geography. In this edited extract from his book Ayla, chef Santosh Shah gives us an insight into the rich cuisine of his home country
5 Crafts to Try and Buy in Austria
A country's crafts reveal its culture, so return home with a cowbell or snowglobe to remind you of Austria's Alpine meadows
With its layers of history, seductive light, warm welcome and strong traditions, Northern France's timeless coastline calls out to be discovered
Small but dense with local - and national - interest, the East Coast state is rich with Founding Fathers' history, classy modern culture and spools of serene nature beyond the ever-popular leaf-peeping trails
22 FOR '22 WEIRD & WONDERFUL WILDLIFE TO SEE THIS YEAR
Discover the world's strangest creatures - and where you can find them
Lord Howe Island
There’s something rather special about Australia’s wild, tiny, far-flung Tasman Sea isle, reckons Ayan Adak
Why We Are Not Responsible Toward the Environment
DR. ICHAK ADIZES is an expert in change management for organizations. Here he shares some of the reasons why companies are not changing their actions in relation to the environment, even though everyone knows we are facing an environmental crisis. He also offers simple solutions that will bring change.
A Place to Escape
This former Jo'burger loves sharing her Little Karoo haven with all who appreciate its peace and quiet.
We're With Her: Bella Heathcote
The Australian star of Netflix's highly bingeable Pieces of Her is handling Covid just fine, but would really prefer not to endure your lame Aussie accent.
Keen to try shaping some of your plants into topiaries and patterns? We show you how…
Quitting Russia Won't Be Easy
The rapid withdrawal means companies may not recoup the value of their abandoned operations
Millions of refugees are fleeing war, persecution, and the effects of the climate crisis. A new frontier of brutality awaits them.
"Thanks to clever choices and daily care, this garden with its more than 100 roses looks gorgeous for months on end."
CRUISING IN COMPANY
RALLY ENTRIES ARE BOOMING LIKE NEVER BEFORE – WE DISCOVER THE ALLURE OF CRUISING IN COMPANY. PLUS OUR ESSENTIAL LISTING OF ORGANISED RALLIES TO TAKE YOU ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD
Eight months into his DAYS job, Dan Feuerriegel has found his groove.
Australia Wants Facebook Held Liable for Anonymous Comments
Australia’s prime minister described social media as a “coward’s palace” and warned that digital platforms including Facebook should be held liable for defamatory comments posted anonymously.