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...
Contributors • Wanderlust is brought to life by people from all over the planet. Here are some of the writers and adventurers who’ve crafted this issue – plus, we asked: which animal would make it into their New Big 5 (p152)?
Your Letters • Your mail and missives about glorious Greece, bottle-opening sunnies, memories of terrific trips past and the magazine’s ‘decadent’ new look...
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Puducherry • New Delhi-based subscriber Richard Barlow and his family visited Puducherry (Pondicherry) in southern India
YOUR TALES OF...
THE Wanderlust CLUB • The Wanderlust Club has a great range of exclusive offers, competitions and events for our members – here are just a few. Already a member? Head to wanderlustmagazine. com/your-wanderlust to find out more. Missing out? To join the Club, turn to page 116
journal • Armenian folklore, Amazonian stays and Cambodian cuisine head up our well-packed news and advice section
What’s New • The intriguing exhibitions, Middle-Eastern trails and UNESCO additions that are firing Wanderlust’s imagination
A taste of ancient Khmer cuisine • Once home to the mighty Khmer Empire, it should come as no surprise that Cambodia has a culinary culture – centred around award-winning rice and freshwater fish – that’s as mouthwatering as anything its larger neighbours have to offer
5 DISHES YOU SHOULD TRY (AND WHERE TO TRY THEM)
DID YOU KNOW?
Clot caution • The link between long-haul flying and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has long been known, but how can you reduce your risk? Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth gets to the heart of the matter
HOW TO REDUCE CLOT RISK WHEN FLYING
THE RISK OF A BLOOD CLOT INCREASES WITH
6 handy picks for your next trip • Variously lightweight, easy-to-use, foldable, recyclable and versatile, these great bits of kit solve problems you didn’t even know you had
Rolling through India • Three men explore India, central China and the south of Italy, Spain and France on three adventures – and with three very different purposes
5 crafts to try and buy in Hong Kong • Delve beyond Kowloon’s shopping malls and you’ll find traditional artisans designing authentic keepsakes that are well worth keeping
WHERE TO BUY…
Cristalino Lodge, Brazil • So much more than a place to stay, this enclave of ecotourism in the southern Amazon...