2 mins

Listen up: 8 classic Wanderlust articles are now available in audio form

Love podcasts? Then you'll love the fact that it's now possible to put your headphones in and listen to some of Wanderlust's recent, classic and best-loved long reads. Here's where to find them...

Listen to Emma Thomson's travel tales in Pakistan (Emma Thomson)

Nothing will ever beat reading a travel tale. In Wanderlust magazine, and on this website, you'll always find the top stories in travel: articles covering the best trips, truly off-the-beaten-track destinations, and new ways of looking at our wonderful (sometimes weird) world. 

That said, sometimes, a podcast or an audio version is more convenient, especially if you're on the move, having a snooze, or trying to do several things at once.

To that end, you can now enjoy a selection of our favourite long reads in audio form. Simply follow the links below to listen to your chosen articles. Enjoy!

Dark secrets: Voodoo in Benin

(Shutterstock)

(Shutterstock)

In the tiny West African nation of Benin, Voodoo remains the state religion. Enter a world of python temples, haystack cults and oozing fetish shrines...

Listen to the full article 

The Guianas: Good things come in 3s

(Dreamstime)

(Dreamstime)

A trio of tiny nations linked by a cosmopolitan past and the north-eastern fringes of the Amazon — travelling Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana reveals a side to South America few ever see...

Listen to the full article

Volcanic Eden: Island life in Nicaragua

(Sarah Gilbert)

(Sarah Gilbert)

A land of contrasts, Nicaragua’s unhurried island life is a world away from its fiery volcanoes and history of pirates, rebels and dark legends, as Sarah Gilbert finds out...

Listen to the full article

San Agustin: Colombia's mysterious lost civilisation

(Simon Broughton)

(Simon Broughton)

Nestled in the Colombian massif in Huila province, the Magdalena River is home to Latin America’s largest necropolis and a lost civilisation shrouded in mystery...

Listen to the full article

Once upon a time in Pakistan's rugged, mysterious north...

(Emma Thomson)

(Emma Thomson)

The rugged mountains and welcoming culture of Pakistan's north have long been off limits, but with direct flights from London recently relaunched, the country's story is ripe for retelling. Emma Thomson tells it best...

Listen to the full article

Searching for Zimbabwe's painted wolves

(Nicholas Dyer)

(Nicholas Dyer)

Having found fame in Dynasties TV series, the African wild dogs of Zimbabwe's Mana Pools are still fighting for survival. But, with a little help, they might be winning, says Sue Watt...

Listen to the full article

What lies beneath: Swimming with the Crystal River manatees

(Shutterstock)

(Shutterstock)

Welcome to the real Magic Kingdom. Never mind Mickey Mouse, Florida's true celebrity critters are found in the depths of the Crystal River, finds Phoebe Smith...

Listen to the full article

Unseen Japan: Baseball, steam baths and volcanoes in Kyushu

(Shutterstock)

(Shutterstock)

Cascading landscapes, samurai history, ancient volcanoes and... American sports? Throw a curve ball into your Japan trip with a visit to the underrated Kyushu region, says Ben Lerwill...

Listen to the full article

Related Articles