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!).
Interview with Michael Palin
Comedy legend, actor and the man who changed TV travel shows for ever – we talk to Sir Michael Palin, winner of our Icon of Travel award, about 30 years on the road…
For most travellers, Patagonia’s Torres del Paine is all about the hiking. But as efforts to preserve its native puma bear fruit, you can now join altogether toothier companions in the wild
Reader Travel Awards
They’re the destinations you love, the tour operators you trust, the gear and guidebooks you won’t leave home without: meet this year’s Travel Awards winners, crowned by the best-journeyed bunch of all – Wanderlust readers
Wildlife, dunes and vast starry skies – no wonder you voted it ‘Top Country’ in our Reader Travel Awards. We plot your perfect trip…
Around early October, the nomadic Wodaabe people gather in south-western Chad for Gerewol – a unique festival at which young men beautify themselves and dance through the night to win love
With epic scenery and a history to match, Central Asia’s vast ancient trading trail has re-captured travellers interest – as its placement on our Reader Travel Awards prove. Here are the best ways to take in its treasures
On diving with Japan’s Ama
‘Sea women’ have been freediving for shellfish off the coast of Osatsu for thousands of years, but the future of Japan’s ama divers is looking uncertain as a new generation fails to follow in their wake…
A trip to the tranquil Finnish Lakeland, worth over £4,000, a trip to Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan, worth over £3,000 and an adventurous mini-break in Ruhpolding, Bavaria, worth over £1,300