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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.

Plus, exploring Israel, 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!).

Latest Issue

Secret Britain - 30 great places you need to discover

From a vineyard in the Isles of Scilly to a little-visited beach on the Isle of Wight, a beautiful little-known walk in the Peak District to the smallest parish church in England, you’ll be surprised how few of these “secrets” you know.


Who doesn’t love a lemur? We sent William Gray to Madagascar in search of the aye-aye, one of the strangest looking lemurs around. But while on his quest he bumped into a range of other weird and wonderful critters, big and small.

Colombian cowboys

While savvy travellers are appreciating Croatia’s rich diversity more and more, few are making it to the country’s eastern plains, known as Llanos Orientales. Here, a rich range of wildlife shares the ranges with cattle and cowboys. Shafik Meghji gains a rare insight into the region’s music, culture and traditions.

Dispatches: Stranded in Peru

Sarah Baxter found herself taken in by strangers when she faced lockdown in Cuzco.

Short Break: Rijeka, Croatia

Often overlooked as a destination in its own right, Croatia’s largest port is joint European City of Culture 2020 but is worth a visit any time

Do we take travel for granted?

Lyn Hughes asks whether we have been guilty of not fully appreciating our freedom to travel

Things we’ve missed about travel

15 unexpected things that we have missed during lockdown

Plus… Travel Icon: Avignon, France; Head to head: Orkney vs Shetland; Go now: Axarquia, Spain; and lots, lots more…


…A rickshaw road trip around beautiful Sri Lanka

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  • First Issue: April/May 2010
  • Latest Issue: July/August 2020
  • Issue Count: 95
  • Page Count: 14,274
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2631-7451

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