Wanderlust is the UK’s leading magazine for independent-minded and adventurous travellers. Founded in 1993, Wanderlust combines the right mix of wildlife, activities and cultural insight – not to mention inspirational writing and photography – packed with truly impartial information and fresh ideas.
How far can you travel on £250? How about a week on Spain’s Camino de Santiago, a long weekend In Jordan, or six days in Kosovo or Morocco – just a handful of the budget adventures undertaken by Wanderlust readers for our 25 trips under £250 special feature. Find out how they all got on (including one rescue by coast guard) in our trial issue.
Also in the trial issue are two true trips of a lifetime: a 14-page guide to visiting Antarctica, and TV naturalist Mark Carwardine’s account of meeting mountain gorillas in Uganda.
walking the new Wales Coast Path,
city guides to Calcutta and
Vilnius, and a
visual guide to taking a Japanese steam bath (remember: naked is normal!).
In this issue:
Sri Lanka: Trip Planner
Big wildlife encounters. Historic rail journeys. Ancient culture. There’s a reason why this resilient island keeps winning gongs – here’s how to explore its wonders
Reader Travel Awards
Last year you ranged far and wide, thumbed many guidebooks, put a lot of gear to the test and generally proved yourself the most-travelled lot around. What you think really matters – so here are your top picks: definitively the best of the best
Head to the Altai Mountains of West Mongolia for natural splendour, nomadic hospitality and swirling, luminous skies
Think Lapland hosts the best of Finland? Think again. We head to Europe’s largest lake district in search of its wilder side, from sleeping among reindeer to bedding down with bears...
Morocco may be known for its souks and sand dunes, but beyond its exotic interior, there’s over 1,200km of Atlantic coastline and a melting pot of cultures to explore
Dispatches: Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
On a journey to Nagaland on the Indo-Myanmar border, the British travel writer encounters a local tribe and learns all about the centuries-old tradition of headhunting
Plus… a short break in Aarhus, Denmark; Travel Icon: Amiens Cathedral, France; Romanian cuisine; Head to head: Uzbekistan vs Kyrgyzstan; Go now: Scottish Highlands; Dream sleep in Caiman Ecological Refuge, Pantanal – and lots, lots more…
…A Norwegian sailing safari beneath the northern lights worth £4,300
…A cruise to Antarctica worth over £15,000
…A two-night cycling break for two in Carmarthenshire