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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

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Mexican Doors
You might not pay too much thought to a door, not focus on the details. The chipped paint, carvings, door
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La Soiree
This is not my first dalliance with La Soiree. Oh no, I am in fact a repeat offender, completely smitten
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Hunter Valley
When the constraints of work, time, money and life get in the way of international travel, one of my favourite
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Tom Bunning
We met Tom Bunning in a coffee shop in South London where he greeted us with coffee and a portfolio.
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Panglao and Boracay
Whatever you’re looking for in a beach holiday – relaxation and luxury or adventure and activity – you’ll find it
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Giverny
When I was last in Paris I was given a choice – a particularly difficult one in fact (life hasn’t
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Palermo
Palermo, Sicily’s vibrant, spice-infused capital, has a history. Everyone who is anyone on a historical conquering scale has made a
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Stockholm
We don’t actually have the words necessary to communicate just how much we adore Stockholm. If you’ve got a thing
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Petersham Nurseries
Words & Photographs by Angela Terrell Down by the river, a leisurely amble from Richmond, is a somewhat unconventional garden
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Songs of Sydney
Words by Jessica Lim & Illustration by Daisy Hardman Beneath the iconic sails, the lights dim. Quiet filters through the
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The Italian Lakes
For those pondering the merits of a sun and bellini filled weekend by Italy’s northern lakes, let these holiday snaps
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Dordogne
Planning a trip to the Dordogne? We have the ultimate to do list, and a few photos to boot. Catch
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Going to Print
Issue 3, all about wonderful Australia, has gone to press. We spent most of Friday getting in the way at
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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)
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Al Fresco London
London is a glorious city. A hub of creativity and flair, the streets are imbued with history and green spaces
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Berkelouw Book Barn
Words & Photographs by Angela Terrell Sitting under rustic timber rafters you can almost sense the words permeating the air.
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Belinda Xia
For issue 3, our Australia issue, we’re playing just a tad with the Lodestars Anthology design. A big part of
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My Sanctuary: The Netherlands
Words & Photographs by Amy Henderson On that Saturday night, everything seemed harried. My mind and schedule. I was busy
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Archie Rose
“A perfect martini should be made by filling a glass with gin then waving it in the general direction of
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Urban Jungle
“I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street
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Provence
All hail the glorious south of France. A sun drenched, eternally elegant, time-stands-still sort of place synonymous with wine, cheese
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Scenic Rim Trail
Last week we were lucky enough to venture out on the wonderful Scenic Rim Trail, an other-worldly four day walk
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Saara Karppinen
The best thing about launching a travel magazine about place and people is that you cross paths with some immensely
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Haggerstone Island
Sometimes you just have to give in to the urge to get away from it all. The call of azure
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Reflections on Venice
Words and photographs by David Warren Grunner. A city of shadows and secrets, home to the never ending play of
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Helados Jauja
Words and photographs by Angela Terrell Let’s be honest; nobody likes getting older and having all those grown up responsibilities.
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Maison Talbooth
It’s rather grand to remember than in order to escape, your really don’t have to travel very far. Just a
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Santorini
For years Santorini has been on the ‘must-eventually-wind-my-way-there’ travel list, becoming on of those places that had to be visited
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Poetic Edinburgh
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Pyrus Flowers
There are always flowers for those who want to see them. Henri Matisse With our Scotland issue due back from
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Bath
England brims with charming escapes, historic communities and townships famed for their iconic residents. However, only the truly magical locations
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Melbourne
Quintessential Melbourne, the city with its soaring streamlined skyscrapers mixing seamlessly with the Victorian era architecture of buildings from the
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Ellis O’Connor
Photographer Ellis O’Connor has an eye for the dramatic – soaring peaks dotted with snow, valleys that appear endless, gunmetal
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Beyond the Loch
Frequented by saints and sinners, Inverness is a place where history and legend merge and a great loch beckons. To
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India
One of the biggest thrills of Lodestars Anthology is picking the next destination – that beautiful, enchanting, must-experience-right-now country that
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Colombia
Words & Photographs by Richard Kelleher For a nation whose past half-century rivals few others in its complexity and brutality,
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Emily MacKenzie
We had a chat with Edinburgh-based artist Emily MacKenzie about Scotland, illustrations and growing up just a little bit wild.
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The Secret Side of Hong Kong
Words by Shaun Cunningham & Photographs by Nadia Daly Aiya (goes the Chinese expression for frustration). Hong Kong has a
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Scotland
For the past few months we have been braving the elements and the dwindling daylight to explore Scotland, a wonderful
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Interview: Claudia Guariglia
We had a lovely chat with Italian-raised, London-based photographer Claudia Guariglia about her love of the lens, her subjects and
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European Blooms
Days may be getting colder and darker in the oft-temperamental northern hemisphere, yet it is never too late in the
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Georgia
Words and Photographs by Bridget de Maine There’s one thing any traveller should know before they consider venturing to Georgia:
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Madrid
Words by Lucy Terrell For history, architecture and culture, look no further than the Madrid, the rather photogenic Spanish capital.
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Sculpture By The Sea
Photos by Angela Terrell. As an Australian living in London it’s alarming how few things actually make me homesick. I
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Warsaw
Words and Photographs by Mikaela Dery. When I told my friends that I was going to Poland an alarming number
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Tour Mont Blanc
Passing through Italy, France and Switzerland and circling the mighty peak that is Mont Blanc, the aptly named Tour Mont
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The Lake District
For issue 1 we had the absolute pleasure of venturing north to discover the literary and glen filled wonderland that
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Mary Lennox
We had a lovely chat to florist extraordinaire Ruby Barber, the create soul behind Berlin-based Mary Lennox. This Australian-raised creative
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Malaysia
Words and photographs by Nina Hoogstraate. Hit by the wave of sweet-scented humidity as I came out of Kuala Lumpur’s
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Daylesford Farm
Earlier this week we paid a rather delightful visit to Daylesford Farm. Wandering through their Market Garden, learning the tricks
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Cornwall
In honour of the arrival of issue 1 (our baby is finally here), we thought it just right to share
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Market Life
Portobello Road, Camden, Brick Lane and Spitalfields are all mighty fine markets, capable of exciting the most mission focused vintage
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Hannah Sheffield
English photographer Hannah Sheffield has a way of seeing the world – a knack for capturing the beauty in the
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Antarctica
some ice-covered corners of the world know how to get under your skin. Expansive and wild, Antarctica is a place
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English Wish List
A few out of the way treasures and foodie finds we wouldn’t mind trying out … Kielder Observatory If you’re
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The Road
If these images, captured by adventurous photographer Angela Terrell, don’t make you want to hire a car, don the khakis
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Getting Social
When you’ve got a touch of wanderlust you also tend to have a penchant for photography. And while you may
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Lisbon
A city of trams, tiles and iron funiculars, Lisbon remains a glorious European gem. It is one of the world’s
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Rachel Gale
London illustrator Rachel Gale captures nature, woodland wonders and food with heart. Her endearing drawings, ever-evolving passion projects, are feminine,
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