Welcome to Lodestars Anthology, an independent magazine-meets-journal for curious travellers who long to be inspired, see the world and meet interesting characters along the road. Focusing on one country per issue, it is a scrapbook of place, getting to the heart of a location and uncovering its quirks, charm and splendour . . . More
It’s curious that I’d never been curious about Sweden before. My Scottish father was seconded to Stockholm in the 1960sRead more.
The Sweden Magazine
This week we launched issue 5, the Sweden issue, at the Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in London. So, it seems likeRead more.
Louise Nordström Pettersson
We had a chat with our issue 5 cover photographer Louise Nordström Pettersson about Sweden, light and the joys of spyingRead more.
Each issue of Lodestars Anthology ends with a series of collectables, 200 word features on people, places and ideas that workRead more.
With our Sweden issue happily printing away we felt it was time to share some of the photographs gathered duringRead more.
We have all experienced deafening silence – when the peace and solitude seems to resonate and with sighs of satisfaction youRead more.
Photographs from where you’d rather be … New York based photographer Olya Matvieieva has spent the past four years capturing analog imagesRead more.
Roaring 40ºs Kayaking
Every year a group of 50-something-year-old friends get together for a break from the routine and head down to the islandRead more.
A Sydney-siders ode to a suburb where time hold no sway and cats are king – it’s always wise toRead more.
“Maybe it’s just a personal thing, but I get so much grounding from Iceland because I know it’s always goingRead more.
Here's a little piece we put together for Need Supply Co all about the wonders of undiscovered Italy. . .Read more.
Written for the fab folks at Need Supply Co. It took journeying to the end of the earth, and aRead more.
Australian photographer Renae Smith may call London home (where she lives with her husband) yet she shall always adore travel.Read more.
One of the stars of our Italy issue is the stunning Le Sirenuse, a luxury hotel hideaway in Positano onRead more.
Lodestars Anthology – Italy
With our Italy issue set to arrive back from the printers next week, we thought it would be grand toRead more.
While travelling upon Lake Garda for the Italy issue of Lodestars Anthology (out later this month) we first noticed theRead more.
Last week we launched the Italy issue of Lodestars Anthology at the delightful Enoteca Rabezzana in London. The night wasRead more.
Words and Photographs by David Warren Grunner If on a summer’s day you find yourself standing in il Mercatale, theRead more.
Words & Photographs by Amy Henderson Befuddled, I sat in my living room. Not to say I was exactly inRead more.
As the Italy issue of Lodestars Anthology gets itself ready for print we felt it was time to start gettingRead more.
Isle of Skye
Here is a suitably Scottish piece written for the lovely folks over at Need Supply Co. There is a mysticismRead more.
We are mesmerised by bucolic Scotland, with its sprawling glens, undulating mountains and glassy lochs. On one of our recentRead more.
The Chaos Older Still
to Rome, la città aperta The light here is ancient, the chaos older still— buzzing across the Appian Way, butRead more.
You might not pay too much thought to a door, not focus on the details. The chipped paint, carvings, doorRead more.
This is not my first dalliance with La Soiree. Oh no, I am in fact a repeat offender, completely smittenRead more.
When the constraints of work, time, money and life get in the way of international travel, one of my favouriteRead more.
We met Tom Bunning in a coffee shop in South London where he greeted us with coffee and a portfolio.Read more.
Panglao and Boracay
Whatever you’re looking for in a beach holiday – relaxation and luxury or adventure and activity – you’ll find itRead more.
When I was last in Paris I was given a choice – a particularly difficult one in fact (life hasn’tRead more.
Palermo, Sicily’s vibrant, spice-infused capital, has a history. Everyone who is anyone on a historical conquering scale has made aRead more.
We don’t actually have the words necessary to communicate just how much we adore Stockholm. If you’ve got a thingRead more.
Words & Photographs by Angela Terrell Down by the river, a leisurely amble from Richmond, is a somewhat unconventional gardenRead more.
Songs of Sydney
Words by Jessica Lim & Illustration by Daisy Hardman Beneath the iconic sails, the lights dim. Quiet filters through theRead more.
The Italian Lakes
For those pondering the merits of a sun and bellini filled weekend by Italy’s northern lakes, let these holiday snapsRead more.
Planning a trip to the Dordogne? We have the ultimate to do list, and a few photos to boot. CatchRead more.
Going to Print
Issue 3, all about wonderful Australia, has gone to press. We spent most of Friday getting in the way atRead more.
From Paris to Berlin
Words by Amy Gerrish Huge backpacks and sleeping bags in tow, while travelling across Europe, we (myself and now-husband, Tristan)Read more.
Al Fresco London
London is a glorious city. A hub of creativity and flair, the streets are imbued with history and green spacesRead more.
Berkelouw Book Barn
Words & Photographs by Angela Terrell Sitting under rustic timber rafters you can almost sense the words permeating the air.Read more.
Words by Miki Dery & Photographs by Liz Schaffer I went to Copenhagen with my childhood friend. We grew upRead more.
For issue 3, our Australia issue, we’re playing just a tad with the Lodestars Anthology design. A big part ofRead more.
My Sanctuary: The Netherlands
Words & Photographs by Amy Henderson On that Saturday night, everything seemed harried. My mind and schedule. I was busyRead more.
“A perfect martini should be made by filling a glass with gin then waving it in the general direction ofRead more.
“I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a streetRead more.
All hail the glorious south of France. A sun drenched, eternally elegant, time-stands-still sort of place synonymous with wine, cheeseRead more.
Scenic Rim Trail
Last week we were lucky enough to venture out on the wonderful Scenic Rim Trail, an other-worldly four day walkRead more.
The best thing about launching a travel magazine about place and people is that you cross paths with some immenselyRead more.
Sometimes you just have to give in to the urge to get away from it all. The call of azureRead more.
Reflections on Venice
Words and photographs by David Warren Grunner. A city of shadows and secrets, home to the never ending play ofRead more.
Words and photographs by Angela Terrell Let’s be honest; nobody likes getting older and having all those grown up responsibilities.Read more.
It’s rather grand to remember than in order to escape, your really don’t have to travel very far. Just aRead more.
For years Santorini has been on the ‘must-eventually-wind-my-way-there’ travel list, becoming on of those places that had to be visitedRead more.
Poetic EdinburghRead more.
There are always flowers for those who want to see them. Henri Matisse With our Scotland issue due back fromRead more.
England brims with charming escapes, historic communities and townships famed for their iconic residents. However, only the truly magical locationsRead more.
Quintessential Melbourne, the city with its soaring streamlined skyscrapers mixing seamlessly with the Victorian era architecture of buildings from theRead more.
Photographer Ellis O’Connor has an eye for the dramatic – soaring peaks dotted with snow, valleys that appear endless, gunmetalRead more.
Beyond the Loch
Frequented by saints and sinners, Inverness is a place where history and legend merge and a great loch beckons. ToRead more.
One of the biggest thrills of Lodestars Anthology is picking the next destination – that beautiful, enchanting, must-experience-right-now country thatRead more.
Words & Photographs by Richard Kelleher For a nation whose past half-century rivals few others in its complexity and brutality,Read more.