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!).
From packing tips before you go to steps you can take on your return home, we’ve put together easy things you can do to make your travels more responsible
Travel Photo of the Year
Our judges have once again gone through over 9,000 entries to narrow down the finalists of travel’s biggest amateur photography contest. Turn over to find out who’s won a once-in-a-lifetime photo commission to Texas…
In South America’s north-east corner lies one of the last stretches of unspoilt Amazon rainforest, one of the world’s tallest waterfalls, and a wildlife haven for giant species – a land ready to be awoken...
Venture to Iceland’s remote north to drive along the new Arctic Coast Way where volcanic land meets icy ocean, whales feed and the northern lights appear
São Tomé and Príncipe
Venture to this two-island nation during its August festival to see its streets and culture come alive
Dispatches: Mark Stratton
Uganda may be known for its gorillas, but as the country works on a translocation programme to protect its giraffes, it’s time the world’s tallest animal gets some much-needed attention...
… four nights in a luxury camp in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve!
Plus… a short break in Casablanca; Travel Icon: San Francisco, USA; Japanese cuisine; Helsinki vs Stockholm; Go now: Bhutan; Dream sleep in Swedish Lapland – and lots, lots more…