A good travel magazine will inspire you to travel the globe, with tips on domestic and foreign destinations, with advice on where to find the tastiest food, fun outdoor activities and best cultural events on offer. I have found the following magazines to offer sound advice for an adventure on a budget.
National Geographic Traveler
A wonderful resource for active and adventurous travelers, packed with beautiful photographs of unusual places. If you're short of ideas on where to take your next trip, National Geographic Traveler will inspire you to travel the globe, with tips on domestic and foreign destinations, with advice on where to find the tastiest food, fun outdoor activities and best cultural events on offer.
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel
A brilliant budget travel magazine offering information about places you'd never know about if you hadn't got your hands on this invaluable traveler's resource. Inside are travel tips that could save you hundreds of dollars wherever you go. Not just for backpackers and students, it appeals to travelers of all ages and gives you the means to head off to distant dream destinations you may not have thought possible. Be warned... once you've read a few articles you'll be tempted to pack your bags and go straight to the airport!
A magazine which covers all aspects of independent travel for those on a budget. Packed with health and safety tips, information on culture and society as well as stunning photography, Wanderlust is published eight times a year. It provides the reader the chance to discover secret parts of the globe not covered by other travel magazines, as well as revealing new perspectives on familiar destinations. If you like to get off the beaten track and discover something new, then this is the budget travel magazine for you.
A web based magazine that is published twice a month, offering first-time backpackers and seasoned travelers a wealth of fascinating features and information on hundreds of different locations. This budget travel magazine is ideal for travelers who appreciate their global journey as a chance to learn about different cultures, rather than those who simply want to bring the luxuries of their everyday life to a new location.
Packing up your tent and setting off on a hike is the best way to go on a vacation that doesn't cost the earth as well as having minimum impact on the environment. This magazine is for those who love the experience of unzipping their tent to a beautiful outdoor location rather than opening the door to another luxury hotel room. Packed with tips for the ultimate adventure traveler, inside is full of information on one day treks to one or two week trails in the wilderness anywhere in the US