Vagabond (magazine)

Vagabond is a travel magazine published in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The magazine is one of the earliest travel magazines in the Scandinavia and publishes travel-related articles.

Editor-in-chief in SwedenFredrik Brändström
CategoriesTravel magazine
Circulation20,100 (2014)
PublisherEgmont Publishing AB
Year founded1987; 35 years ago (1987)
CompanyEgmont Group
Based inStockholm

History and profileEdit

Vagabond was started in 1987.[1][2] The swedish magazine is owned by Egmont Group and is published by Egmont Publishing AB, a subsidiary of the group, on a monthly basis.[1][3] Its headquarters is in Stockholm.[3][4] Fredrik Brändström is the editor-in-chief of the magazine which is also distributed in Finland in Swedish.[5] The Norwegian magazine is owned and published by Vagabond Forlag AS, a private publishing house with headquarters is Oslo, Norway. Julie Luneborg is the editor-in-chief of the magazine. Vagabond is also published in Denmark.

During its initial phase its target audience was backpackers, who visit foreign countries in a low-cost way, but later Vagabond began to target more affluent readers.[2] The magazine encourages its readers to meet local people in their daily life.[2]

In 2014 the circulation of Vagabond was 20,100 copies.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Vagabond" (PDF). Egmont Publishing. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Emilia Ljungberg (2012). Global Lifestyles (Ph. D. Thesis). Gothenburg: Lund University. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Vagabond (Sweden)". Publicitas. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Vagabond interior by Smånsk". De zeen Magazine. 20 October 2008. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Vagabond, Resemagasinet". Sveriges Tidskrifter (in Swedish). Retrieved 2 May 2015.

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