In this issue of Wanderlust magazine

Cuban Adventures

25 of the best ways to explore the Caribbean’s most authentic islands – from wild wetlands to mountain guerrilla hideaways, desert-island hopping, colonial cities and more...

Botswana on a budget

Think you need to spend thousands to experience wildlife on your doorstep? Think again, join us on a mobile safari in search of elephants, lions, hippos, giraffes, leopards and more to see if you can get it all for under £1000.

The paradise island you've never heard of...

Flung out in the Indian Ocean, around 500 miles off the coast of Madagascar is the little French outpost of Reunion Island – never heard of it? Neither had we – here's why you should have...


Grab your knife and fork – or rather pair of chopsticks – to head on a foodie adventure across Vietnam – where the local cuisine is a road map for exploring the country's history, culture and soul.

Bear-watching in Slovakia

It may not be well known for its wildlife, but the valleys and peaks of the Western Tatras are home to around 1,200 bears. We head out on a new ranger-led trip where you can go off-piste to improve your chances of seeing them.

Plus... How to start birdwatching on your travels; 5 minutes with... Professor Brian Cox; the best photographic trips on offer; First 24 hours in San Jose (Costa Rica); Celebrating Bath's Royal Crescent as it turns 250 with a short city break; Checking out Vancouver's origins in Gastown; best budget summer boots, and lots, lots more...

July/August 2017 issue • On sale from 29 June

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Wanderlust Photo of the Year 2017

Win a trip to Costa Rica!

If you've got an amazing photo that you've taken somewhere on your travels, enter it into the 2017 Wanderlust Photo of the Year competition and you could win a photo commission to Costa Rica or £3,000 cash. Courtesy of Costa Rica and Nikon.


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Closing date: 15 November 2017

What will you win?

You're heading to Costa Rica...

Each category winner in the Amateur entries will win a photo commission to Costa Rica. The winner of the Portfolio category will win £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 the Costa Rica Tourism Board 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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