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 Sara Wheeler
Having explored Russia in the footsteps of its ‘golden age’ writers for her new book, the
author talks Trans-Sib glories, Putin propaganda and George Best’s wandering eyes…
Mexico’s Day of the Dead captured the world’s attention with its skulls and colours, but behind the facepaint is a touching celebration that embraces everything that’s good about life – and death
Most travellers dismiss Portugal’s Algarve as a whirlwind of booze and beaches, but its quiet east coast is a land of wild walks, lagoons and historic villages waiting to be explored…
The dark days of Chad’s Zakouma National Park saw its wildlife poached to near-extinction, but now it’s building a reputation as one of Africa’s best parks
Whether navigating the great rivers, winding round remote islands in search of endemic wildlife or crossing continents in the wake of the great explorers – these adventure cruises are sure to float your boat
Paul Clammer finds his Babylon
Never meet your heroes – even when they’re dead! Jamaica’s cashing in on the legacy of Bob Marley is just one example of ‘hero travel’ gone wrong, as our writer found on a trip to the singer’s birthplace
An epic voyage for two to Iceland, Jan Mayen & Svalbard, worth £10,000
Plus… First 24 hours in Georgetown, Guyana; a short break in Malta; Travel Icon: Christchurch, New Zealand; Indonesian cuisine; Dominican Republic vs Dominica; Go now: Havana, Cuba; Dream sleeps in Pacuare Lodge, Costa Rica; How to navigate FCO no-go zones and lots, lots more…