Journal

Back To The California Coast
A chapter from our soon-to-be-released travel book with New Heroes & Pioneers.
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Aro Hā
Translating to ‘in the presence of divine breath’, Aro Hā is a health and wellness retreat sure to inspire.
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New Zealand Outtakes
Some of the stunning New Zealand images that we simply didn't have enough pages for ...
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Watergate Bay Hotel
Falling for the charms and design of Cornwall's Watergate Bay Hotel.
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Liz on the Tea & Tattle Podcast
The Art of Travel
Chatting to Miranda Mills of Tea & Tattle.
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Spanish Shapes
Letting pictures say 1,000 words.
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The Collective
Switching off and starting up with The Collective Europe.
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Mount Takao
Seeking Japan's mountain spirits.
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Handcrafted Maine
Meeting the team and personalities behind Handcrafted Maine.
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Pembrokeshire
The gems of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
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The New Zealand Magazine
Introducing the Lodestars Anthology New Zealand magazine. Prepare to pack your bags ...
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Path of the Gods
We set off as the sun’s soft rays kissed the mountaintops, its tendrils turning the spectacular limestone cliffs golden. Birds
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Loch Lomond
An extract from Garry MacKenzie's literary guide to Scotland, sure to inspire wanderlust and creativity.
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Sam Caldwell
Place is very important to me. I think growing up in a post-industrial town has had a huge influence on
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The Crater of Java
Encountering the other-worldly beauty of  Mount Bromo at sunrise.
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Lausanne
Rediscovering the joys of a city break with a jaunt to Lausanne.
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Foragers of the Ballinskelligs
Johan van der Merwe & Tanya Houghton go foraging along the Kerry coastline in Ireland.
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Borough Market
Tucked beneath the Thames Link Bridge in central London lies one of the most intriguing food markets around.
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Lofoten
Driving around the archipelago of Lofoten in the Norwegian county of Nordland on a midsummer’s day.
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Eating in Ortygia
Want to eat well? Visit Syracuse, Sicily's most beautiful city.
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The Dylan
Upon first glancing at my map, the city of Amsterdam appeared as a spider’s web, with rows of interlocking canals.
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Spring sunshine in Faro
Come away to Faro, in Portugal’s Algarve, for some sun, seafood and local atmosphere. 
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Paradise Found
When the winds stir up and clouds descend, it is an island that offers sanctuary - among other deep-sea and
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Bolivia the Beautiful
Frozen fingers, lonely flamingoes and salt flats as far as the eye can see. This is Bolivia in May.
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A Reason To Travel
Words by Marina Malthouse A recent trip to Greece provoked me to write this article. My particular experience of travel on
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Supper Clubs of London
Words by Elli Hollington Beyond the basics of sustenance and gluttony, food is emotional – closely linked to memory, imagination,
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Notes on Japan
In Japanese the common word for foreigner is gaijin, which literally translates as 'outside person' ...
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The Blue Mountains
There are certain holiday memories that stay firmly cemented in our psyches. Being the youngest child . . .
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Cuba
No matter what you hear about Cuba, nothing can quite prepare you for the island’s infectious sounds, sights and smells
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Sakura Postcards
The sakura define Japan, a fleeting wave of pastel pink and white that sweeps across the country...
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Marina Marcolin, Lodestars Anthology Issue 7, Japan
The Playground of the Gods
Mount Asahidake, the highest point of this wild island, rose up before me in a great mass of black ash
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Lodestars Anthology Japan
Introducing the latest addition to the Lodestars Anthology travelling family … Japan! You can order your copy by clicking here.
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Northumberland
Without our paths crossing, I doubt I would have known this place existed . . .
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Plum + Spilt Milk
Luxurious cream and brown booths, shining tables and a fantastical light feature of glass-encased bulbs . . .
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South for the Winter
  Photographer Nic Rue, contributer to both the Scotland and Australia issues of Lodestars Anthology, was lured back to Australia
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Mao Guh
There’s nothing we like more at Lodestars Anthology than a fascinating story from a far-flung corner of the world. Mao
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The Weekend – Cornwall
Here at Lodestars Anthology we love a beautiful travel journal as much as the next person (a lot more so,
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In Iceland – the Water and the Sky
Photographs by Tom Bunning In winter our thoughts turn to candlelit rooms and warming fires.  But Tom Bunning’s photography reminds
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Fäviken Fare
  I’m often asked if I visited Sweden just to go to Fäviken. And it’s a fair question, for Fäviken
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Sarah King
We talk to British Columbia-based illustrator and artist, Sarah King, about the importance of words in her work and the
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Faroe Islands
With autumn taking hold our Canada cover photographer Beth Squire (you can check out her work here) went in search
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New World Flavour
For our Canada magazine, writer Shaun Pett and photographer Leila Ashtari explored the wines of Ontario. Due to the nature of
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Crete on Film
Words & Photographs by Richard Kelleher In Crete, one feels transported back in time. The island is characterised by dramatic
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The Canada Magazine
This week the Canada issue of Lodestars Anthology – officially released in the UK on October 18 – will be
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Marti Illustration
We take the chance to talk about music, cartoons, techniques, influences and inspirations with Michaela Pointon of Marti Illustration, whose
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ODE TO THE ENGLISH PUB
With our England magazine now sold out we thought it was only right to share one of its stories – a
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Manhattan in the Springtime
Words by Sarah Kelleher, Photographs by Liz Schaffer. Armed with a list of recommendations as long as my arm and
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Yosemite to Arches
Words by Emil Martin & Photographs by Angela Terrell 0n the 100th anniversary of National Parks in the USA, it
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Nikoi Island
Flying from Australia back to London we had wanted to break up the trip by having a week to recharge
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Porto
We first worked with Hannah Sheffield on our England issue back in 2014 when she captured the country’s seasons. She made
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Etna Moments
To get your week off to an exotic start we thought we would share some writing from our Italy issue.
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The Stack
This week we paid a visit to Monocle HQ in London to be interviewed by the team at Monocle Radio
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Capturing Sweden
When putting together our Sweden magazine we were sent a wonderful collection of photographs from artists working across the world. However,
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Sail Away
It’s curious that I’d never been curious about Sweden before. My Scottish father was seconded to Stockholm in the 1960s
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The Sweden Magazine
This week we launched issue 5, the Sweden issue, at the Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in London. So, it seems like
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Louise Nordström Pettersson
We had a chat with our issue 5 cover photographer Louise Nordström Pettersson about Sweden, light and the joys of spying
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Italian Collectables
Each issue of Lodestars Anthology ends with a series of collectables, 200 word features on people, places and ideas that work
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Stockholm archipelago
With our Sweden issue happily printing away we felt it was time to share some of the photographs gathered during
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Vail, Colorado
We have all experienced deafening silence – when the peace and solitude seems to resonate and with sighs of satisfaction you
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