25 years of Wanderlust
The magazine runs its first Travel Photo of the Year competition, won by Paul Gallagher’s ‘Tibetan Buddhist Monks’.
The magazine’s first travel writing competition is won by barrister John Gimlette, who goes on to become a celebrated travel writer.
The magazine hires its first full-time staff: editorial assistant Matt Rudd and sales executive Ellen Wiffen.
Wanderlust launches its first Travel Awards, hosted by broadcaster Andy Kershaw, with New Zealand winning ‘Best Country’ and Cuzco ‘Best City’.
Wanderlust publishes its first book, Visions
of Wanderlust, based on five years of the Photo of the Year competition.
The 50th issue, ‘The World’s Ultimate Top 50’, becomes the best-selling issue ever.
The magazine is redesigned, with new contributors including columnist Chris Stewart, author of best-seller Driving Over Lemons.