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Traveller magazine is the UK's longest-running travel magazine; since 1970 it has reported on the real experience of travelling the world, publishing articles by today's leading explorers, adventurers, photographers and travel writers, as well as tips and opinions from our destination specialists.

Traveller Magazine - Vol 50 No 1 2020

The fiftieth anniversary issue of Traveller Magazine includes articles by some of the UK's leading travel writers and photographers, including Simon Urwin, Fergal Keane and Wexas honorary president Jonathan Scott. And, marking Wexas's 50th year in travel, there's a poignant piece by founder and chairman Dr Ian Wilson, who sadly passed away in November, shortly before this issue's publication.

Features

Dream on: Egypt
A Saharan snapshot

Visions: Athens
Time past and present perfectly captured in pictures by Francesco Lastrucci

Portrait of a City: Heidelberg
Kevin Pilley has fun in the romantic German city

Wildlife Watch: Antarctica
Jonathan and Angela Scott capture the continent's fragile beauty

Dream on: Doha
A dramatic museum in the desert

Portrait of a City: Vancouver
Simon Urwin samples the best of the city's splendid food and soul

Eyewitness: Vietnam
Guy Everton escapes to a perfect island

Eyewitness: Lapland
Celia Dillow looks for magic in a wintry landscape

Eyewitness: Zanzibar
Nick Maes soaks up the sultry moods of the Spice Island

Picture This: Italy
A stunning exploration of the Costa dei Trobocchi by Francesco Lastrucci

Eyewitness: Uganda
Kirstin Zhang's winning entry from the Bradt Travel Guides New Writer of the Year competition

Opinion

Dr Ian Wilson
Wexas's founder and chairman celebrates 50 years of Wexas

Fergal Keane
On travel in lockdown

Justine Hardy
On another kind of traveller

William Boyd
The acclaimed novelist and screenwriter tells us about the five places that changed his life

News & Reviews

Noticeboard
News about Wexas Honorary Presidents

A Moveable Feast: Japan
Simon Urwin dives into the delights of Bento

Hotels
Four European classics by Belmond

Art of Travel: Ancient Egypt
Treasures from intimate diaries and journals

Bookshelf
A collection of the best new travel writing


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Traveller Magazine - Vol 49 No 2 2019

Features

Portrait of a City: Melbourne
James Litston explores the lively bar scene in downtown laneways

Wildlife Watch: Leopards
Jonathan and Angela Scott ponder the future of the big cats they’ve followed for forty years

Visions: China
Simon Urwin discovers China’s oldest tea-house in Pengzhen, Sechuan

Eyewitness: Argentina
Alex King pulls up in Palo Blanco on horseback

Picture This: Italy
Francesco Lastrucci explores the Carso region bordering Slovenia

Eyewitness: Bangalore
Simon Langley roams India’s shiniest megacity

Visions: Oman
Nick Maes watches dolphins and pirates in the Strait of Hormuz off Musandam

Visions: New Zealand
Jonathan Lorie hunts for thrills with Whale Watch Kaikoura

Visions: Norway
Enraptured by the Northern Lights

Eyewitness: South Africa
Kevin Pilley takes a tram through the Cape Winelands

Guest

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
The record-breaking solo sailor reflects on a life at sea

News & Reviews

Noticeboard
What Wexas Honorary Presidents are up to

Events
Must-see exhibitions and talks

A Moveable Feast: Jay Rayner
A multitude of ways with snails

Hotels
Japan special: Tokyo, Hakone and Kyoto

Art of Travel: Vintage airline posters
The glamour of the golden age of air travel from the British Airways archive

Bookshelf
Inspiring books of the season

Opinion

Fergal Keane
Familiar characters return to haunt Kinshasa

Justine Hardy
Why work experience in war zones is worrisome


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Traveller Magazine - Vol 49 No 1 2019

Features

Dream on: Galápagos

A snapshot of surreal wildlife

Portrait of a City: Dubai

A life-changing encounter

Matera

Simon Urwin explores the City of Culture 2019

Wildlife Watch: Whales

Swimming with whales in the South Pacific

Eyewitness: South America

Four corners of the continent

Visions: Norway

Light over Oslofjord

Jaguars in the Pantanal

Rare encounters with regal cats

South Africa

Into the wild with style

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

The ultimate luxury in rail travel

Eyewitness: Osaka

An outrageous amount of fun in Japan's third but thrilling city

5 Plates

Nigel Barley on the places that changed his life

Opinion

Fergal Keane

On the vagaries of weather the world

Justine Hardy

Speaks up for silence

Jonathan Lorie

On not prescribing a destination

Guests

Benedict Allen

Explorer-extraordinaire tells us about his adventures

Gurinder Chada

The famous director talks us through her favourite Indian destinations


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Traveller Magazine - Vol 48 No2 2018

Features

Dream On: Tibet

A palace in paradise

Portrait of a City: New York

Simon Urwin tells an American story

Wildlife Watch: Tigers

Jonathan and Angela Scott pay tribute to the queen of the jungle

Picture Story: Naples

Francesco Lastrucci photographs Italy’s most vibrant city

Eyewitness: Australia

Shaun Prescott on the Blue Mountains

Visions: British Columbia

Poet Lorna Goodison, a seal and the Salish Sea

Eyewitness: Costa Rica

Alexander Robinson goes wild

Eyewitness: Spain

Kevin Pilley follows Galicia’s Lighthouse Way

Visions: North Korea

Oliver Wainwright goes behind the scenes in Pyongyang

News and reviews

Events

What not to miss this season

Noticeboard

News about Wexas Honorary Presidents and friends

A Moveable Feast: The Bosphorus

Caroline Eden dives into Istanbul’s culinary

Art of Travel: Animal

Glorious old and new depictions of wildlife

Art of Travel: Africa

Portraits by Thomas Lumley

Bookshelf

Inspiring books of the season, including the best in art, nature, travelogue, cookbooks, fiction and poetry

Hotels

A stay at Sweden’s ICEHOTEL

Cruise

The latest news from Silversea

Guest

Mark Beaumont

Amy Sohanpaul meets world record breaking cyclist and the new Wexas honorary president

Opinion

Fergal Keane

Climbs high in Ireland

Justine Hardy

On not switching off on holiday

Iain Gately

Surfer and author Iain Gately tells us about five places that changed his life


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Features

Dream On: New Zealand
Pancake Rock at Punakaiki on the South Island’s West Coast

Picture This: Jodhpur
Francesco Lastrucci photographs the Blue City

Inside Track: Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
The luxury train’s General Manager offers his tips on travelling in style

Portrait of a City: Kyoto
Simon Urwin follows the springtime blossom and temple trail

Eyewitness: Norway
Jonathan Lorie tackles the fishing villages of the Lofoten Islands

Wildlife Watch: Lions
The Scotts reflect on 40 years following the pride

Eyewitness: Portugal
Alexander Robinson is swept away by the friendly faces and stunning vistas of Alentejo

Eyewitness: Vietnam
Guy Everton finds his feet in Saigon

Eyewitness: South Africa
Kevin Pilley takes a colourful ride on Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa

Nikesh Shukla
The novelist names five places that changed his life

Guest

Stewart McPherson
Amy Sohanpaul talks islands and wild things with the new Wexas honorary president

News & Reviews

Events
What not to miss this spring and summer

Noticeboard
News about Wexas Honorary Presidents and friends

A Moveable Feast: Venice
POLPO’s Russell Norman introduces his new book of recipes from the heart

Art of Travel: David Milne
Spotlight on one of Canada’s great 20th century painters

Bookshelf
Inspiring books of the season, including the best in art, nature, travelogue, cookbooks, fiction and poetry

Hotels
Recommended luxury boltholes in Alentejo, the Blue Mountains and Venice

Opinion

Fergal Keane
Familiar characters return to haunt Kinshasa

Justine Hardy
Why work experience in war zones is worrisome


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Traveller Magazine - Vol 47 No 3 2017

  • Documentary maker Bruce Parry discussed his first feature-length film, Tawai
  • Francesco Lastrucci snaps the volcanic side of Stromboli
  • Sunny Singh and Jonathan Lorie pair the Patnas of India and Scotland
  • Selina Siak Chin Yoke traces her grandmother’s life in pre-war Ipoh
  • Simon Urwin discovers a cultural renaissance in Japan
  • Freddie Reynolds searches for whales along Oregon’s Pacific coast
  • Mark Eveleigh drives the backroads of South Africa, from Durban to Cape Town
  • Jonathan and Angie Scott watch wildlife in the Maldives
  • Simon Langley wanders the neon interspaces of modern-day Seoul
  • Jonathan Lorie unearths some home truths along the Viking trails of Denmark’s Jutland
  • Clyde Macfarlane steps inside Maori culture in New Zealand
  • Frederick Crowe spends a day discovering the delights of Cusco in Peru
  • Venetian cook Velarie Necchio shares recipes from her home town
  • Michael Armitage explores East African life and myth in his birch-bark paintings
  • Justine Hardy seeks lessons from the refugee camps in Calais, Syria and Afghanistan
  • Fergal Keane enjoys some late-night reverie on Ireland’s southern coast
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