A journey would be more interesting if there is someone to guide. Travel magazines are useful to gain more information about the ‘laws and rules’ of different places. This is very important because while travelling we are out of our residence.
Today there are a number of travel magazines to guide us. These magazines guide us with the help of the world’s best scientists, photographers, journalists and filmmakers. It consists of many quizzes and photos which not only entertain us but also leads us to think. Here are a list of the top travel magazines around the world. I have also highlighted the best travel magazines in India.
1. National Geographic Traveller
National Geographic Traveller is one of the world famous travel magazines. Since 1888 they have been striving to explore and protect our planet. It focuses on protecting wildlife, vast oceans, and our cultural heritage. It has its headquarters at Washington DC.
2. Travel + Leisure Magazine
A Travel + Leisure Magazine is published by American Express. It is renowned for its stylish photography as well as smart writing. Pentagram of New York has redesigned Travel + Leisure with a dynamic new format. It has introduced a clean modern design that clearly delineates sections and opens page layout. Artwork location for this magazine is in the United States and New York City. The magazine provides an excellent visual to its reader.
3. Conde Nast Traveller
Conde Nast Traveller provides us information about the latest luxury travel ideas. It is renowned for highest quality content for the world’s most influential audience. The company’s portfolio includes some of the most iconic titles in media.
4. Four Seasons Magazine
Four Seasons Magazine contains luxury travel news, reviews, hotel offers, trends, and official news about Four Season hotels and resorts. The magazine delivers a modern approach for the readers and has a stronger point of view. The magazine has a circulation within 200 countries and editions in 5 languages.
Departures is a luxury magazine covering travel, shopping, fashion, design, arts, and culture. It is an American quarter lifestyle magazine published by Time Inc. The Magazine subscription is available only to holders of American Express Platinum charge card, free of charge.
6. Elite Traveller
Elite Traveller is a luxury lifestyle magazine. The magazine calls itself “the private jet lifestyle magazine”. Each year it publishes the world’s 100 top restaurants and 101 suits.
7. Virtuoso life magazine
Virtuoso life magazine highlights vacation destinations, hotel and resort stays, cruises, tours and custom itineraries from around the world. Each issue features an experiential luxury travel. The magazine is published 6 times a year, sharing real-life travel stories in it.
8. Porthole Cruise Magazine
Porthole Cruise Magazine is designed to appeal both savvy consumers as well as cruiseindustry insiders. It is bimonthly, internationally distributed, periodically dedicated to cruise ship travel, holiday cruise destination, and cruise ship experiences. Since 1998 the magazine issues Readers Choice Award, surveying its readers to identify outstanding cruise lines, ships, itineraries, ports of call, onboard amenities, and shoreside holder, shopping and excursions.
9. France Magazine
France Magazine brings the very best of France. It issues articles and photographs revealing the hidden depth of French history and culture. It’s like being in France. It also helps readers improve their French while their section dedicated to La’s Culture brings the book and film reviews along with the interviews with A-list French stars and celebrities.
Islands is the most intriguing travel magazine which reveals exotic destinations to travel lovers. It consists of the island lifestyle, food, culture, and many other amazing things. Stunning photographs included in the magazine will make its readers wanderlust. This also gives us an opportunity to stay in private islands.
Top Indian Travel Magazines
Apart from these, there are a number of Indian travel magazines. The Outlook Traveller, Lonely Planet India, Conde Nast India, Travel Plus (India Today), Travel + Leisure India, National Geographic Traveller (about to launch an Indian edition soon), Discover India, Go Now, Air India Magazine, Space Route, etc. are a few of them. Travel sections in newspapers like The Hindu are also popular.
1. Outlook Traveller
Outlook Traveller is India’s No.1 travel magazine. This magazine is recognized for its quirky, stylish, and elegant reading. The contributors travel far, wide, and deep to bring fabulous and honest tales for their readers.
2. Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet India written by Indian authors, is able to provide authentic and independent information especially based on Indian Travellers need. The magazine ensures a better travel planning as well as a memorable holiday to share.
3. Travel Plus
Travel Plus presents the Indian states deeply. It gives the a rticles straight from a Traveller’s heart.
4. Discover India
Discover India reflects diverse aspects of India. It deals with India’s philosophy, history, culture, architecture, fashion, art, and folklore in both ancient and modern context.
These travel magazines are very helpful. It informs us about the current situation of the place, climate, resorts, and hotels, peculiarities of place, and we will be able to take necessary precautions. Special tour packages are also informed by these magazines, which helps to make our trip a memorable one.
Aysha Fida A. M.
Content Development Team
Wild Planet Resort
Wild Planet is an intimate, secluded, luxurious resort located in the middle of a dense rain forest. Nestled in the natural beauty of the wilds, Wild Planet Jungle resort is located at Devala-(The Chirapunji of South India), in the Nilgiris, the border of Wayanad hills and Mudumalai tiger reserve. It is an iconic Indian retreat, set in 100 acres of land which is hidden inside the secluded 3300 square kilometers of tropical rain forest in the midst of Nilgiris mountain range- the meeting point of Eastern and Western Ghats.