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
Brave New World – how we’re travelling now!
The world has changed and the ways we travel have adapted. Here are some of the best ways to see the planet in the time of Covid.
Japan – Trip Planner
Interest in Japan has never been stronger, and so we give ideas for five itineraries that dig deep into the country’s traditions, culture and scenery.
Japan – the old normal
Why the world’s new normal is Japan’s old traditions
Canal boating in the UK
Wanderlust’s editor takes to the UK’s waterways by narrowboat for the very first time, plus the Top 10 Canal Boating Adventures for beginners.
We take a turn around the coast, coves and castles of Malta’s rural but fascinating little sister
Amsterdam: Go Now!
An enticing destination at any time of year, Amsterdam now has a new direct Eurostar return service, making it easier than ever to head there for a break.
British Break: Brecon Beacons, Wales
Graeme Green takes a short break amidst the unspoilt beauty, outdoor activities and charming market towns of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Dispatches: On the road to Palmyra
During lockdown our correspondent discovered a 1920s account of her father-in-law’s trip across the Syrian desert.
Head to head: Cyprus vs Crete
Two islands rich in history, nature, mountains and wine - which one would you choose?
Plus… Travel Icon: Galle Fort, Sri Lanka; Reader Tips: Turkey; Writing Competition winners, and lots, lots more…