In this issue of Wanderlust magazine

57 Best New Trips for 2016

Not decided yet where to go this year? Well, we've scoured the brochures and websites of top travel companies to bring you the best in Great Journeys, Active Adventures, Wildlife Wonders, New Frontiers, Cultural Discoveries, Learning Trips and Festivals.

New Year, New Travel Experiences

Expand your travel horizons by trying something different, whether stand-up paddle-boarding, sleeping under the stars, or simply spending some time in one place.

East Iceland - the alternative Golden Circle

Reckon you know Iceland? Well think again. With a new direct flight into Iceland's little-visited east, we explore the communities, scenery and folklore of the dramatic Eastern Fjords.

Sri Lanka

Once off limits, Sri Lanka's wild and beautiful north-west is now the up and coming region for those in the know. We visit in search of leopards. sloth bears, unspoilt beaches and the Sinhalese 'lion people'.

Chiloé, Chile

The rugged weather-blasted Chiloé archipelago is home to historic churches, myths and legends, penguins and potatoes (nearly all the world's spuds can be traced back to here). We delve into its rich and distinctive culture.


Gorongosa National Park was decimated by Civil War but has been transformed back to its former glory as a wildlife hotspot and the world's most biodiverse park.

Plus... Levison Wood on Walking the Himalaya; First 24 hours in St John's, Newfoundland for gourmet food, whales and walking; A foodie break in Palma, Mallorca; Why you should visit Paris now; Winter waterproofs reviewed, and lots, lots more...

February 2016 issue • On sale from 7 January

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Wanderlust Photo of the Year 2016

Winners announced!

The winners of the Wanderlust Photo of the Year 2015/16 competition were revealed in a ceremony at London's Destinations Show on Friday 5 February 2016. The standard of entries was impeccable – and now you can see the top shots for yourself. 

Click here to see the winning Icon, People, Landscape and Wildlife photos – believe it or not, they're all taken by amateur photographers.

Click here to see the winning Portfolio entry – a series of five themed images, taken by a professional photographer.

Have you been inspired? Next year's Photo of the Year competition opens this summer... Watch this space for details!

What did they win?

They're heading to Australia...

This year's amateur category winners won fantastic photo commissions to Western Australia. The winner of the Portfolio category won £3,000!

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Meet the sponsors

Introducing this year's sponsors...

Meet the sponsors of this year's Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year competition, with prizes being donated by Western Australia and Nikon

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Previous winners

See last year's amateur winners

We had an outstanding number of entries last year for the Wanderlust Photo of the Year - check out the amateur winners here

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