Issue number: 152
Machu Picchu: Want to catch Peru's icon without the hordes? Join us as we lead the way on the other Inca Trail for crowd-free exploring
Road Trip USA: Never mind Route 66! We celebrate Wanderlust's 21st anniversary by designing a unique American road trip, hitting Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain and more... in a red Mustang
India: The Brahmaputra River has just opened for boats, so we step aboard to navigate its wildlife-rich waters
Off-grid Russia: Forget Moscow: come with us as we visit some of the tiny federal republics where old traditions still thrive
Democratic Republic of Congo: Want to see gorillas and trek to a seldom-visited volcano? Then you need to hear about Virunga National Park
Plus... 21 trailblazers that changed the way we travel - how many do you know? How to find a good trekking guide; Hot foot it to Poprad, Slovakia; The Great Wall of China; Nagoya, Japan's other gateway city; A short foodie break in Bologna - and lots more!
Read your magazine cover to cover but still want more? The Wanderlust website is here to help, bursting with trip ideas, inspiration, and travel-planning advice...
Grey whales offer some of the most spectacular wildlife experiences on earth – but where, and how, to see these gentle giants?Read more
Transform yourself from jaded tourist to responsible traveller with this guide to travelling sustainablyRead more
Sometimes a straightforward suitcase just won’t do. So we help you pick the perfect travel bag, for when you need more versatility from your luggageRead more
15 ecosystems, 4,600m high trails – on four hoofs. Trot to the top of the alternative Inca Trail for a view of Machu Picchu that the crowds don't seeRead more
Nowhere delivers the thrill of the open road quite like the USA – but where to start? And where to find the routes less-travelled? Here's how to plan an awesome American road trip – Mustang essential, of course...Read more
Want an alternative start to your Japanese adventure? Then try Nagoya, which is packed with temples, castles and quirky youth cultureRead more
The food capital of Italy makes a delicious destination for a long weekend – and offers medieval marvels, lively bars and fast cars tooRead more
Within the vastness of Russia sits 22 tiny federal republics, enclaves where minority peoples – from meadow redheads to Europe’s last pagans – cling to their traditions. But with what success?Read more
Vast and varied Virunga National Park is often off-limits due to conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But Martin Fletcher discovers that when it is open, some of Africa’s most magical moments are found insideRead more
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