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
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.
We had a chat with Edinburgh-based artist Emily MacKenzie about Scotland, illustrations and growing up just a little bit wild.Read more.
The Secret Side of Hong Kong
Words by Shaun Cunningham & Photographs by Nadia Daly Aiya (goes the Chinese expression for frustration). Hong Kong has aRead more.
For the past few months we have been braving the elements and the dwindling daylight to explore Scotland, a wonderfulRead more.
Interview: Claudia Guariglia
We had a lovely chat with Italian-raised, London-based photographer Claudia Guariglia about her love of the lens, her subjects andRead more.
Days may be getting colder and darker in the oft-temperamental northern hemisphere, yet it is never too late in theRead more.
Words and Photographs by Bridget de Maine There’s one thing any traveller should know before they consider venturing to Georgia:Read more.
Words by Lucy Terrell For history, architecture and culture, look no further than the Madrid, the rather photogenic Spanish capital.Read more.
Sculpture By The Sea
Photos by Angela Terrell. As an Australian living in London it’s alarming how few things actually make me homesick. IRead more.
Words and Photographs by Mikaela Dery. When I told my friends that I was going to Poland an alarming numberRead more.
Tour Mont Blanc
Passing through Italy, France and Switzerland and circling the mighty peak that is Mont Blanc, the aptly named Tour MontRead more.
The Lake District
For issue 1 we had the absolute pleasure of venturing north to discover the literary and glen filled wonderland thatRead more.
We had a lovely chat to florist extraordinaire Ruby Barber, the create soul behind Berlin-based Mary Lennox. This Australian-raised creativeRead more.
Words and photographs by Nina Hoogstraate. Hit by the wave of sweet-scented humidity as I came out of Kuala Lumpur’sRead more.
Earlier this week we paid a rather delightful visit to Daylesford Farm. Wandering through their Market Garden, learning the tricksRead more.
In honour of the arrival of issue 1 (our baby is finally here), we thought it just right to shareRead more.
Portobello Road, Camden, Brick Lane and Spitalfields are all mighty fine markets, capable of exciting the most mission focused vintageRead more.
English photographer Hannah Sheffield has a way of seeing the world – a knack for capturing the beauty in theRead more.
some ice-covered corners of the world know how to get under your skin. Expansive and wild, Antarctica is a placeRead more.
English Wish List
A few out of the way treasures and foodie finds we wouldn’t mind trying out … Kielder Observatory If you’reRead more.
If these images, captured by adventurous photographer Angela Terrell, don’t make you want to hire a car, don the khakisRead more.
When you’ve got a touch of wanderlust you also tend to have a penchant for photography. And while you mayRead more.
A city of trams, tiles and iron funiculars, Lisbon remains a glorious European gem. It is one of the world’sRead more.
London illustrator Rachel Gale captures nature, woodland wonders and food with heart. Her endearing drawings, ever-evolving passion projects, are feminine,Read more.
Photographer Angela Terrell (who is making a printed appearance in issue 1 of Lodestars Anthology, out this September) has spentRead more.
For decades visitors have made culinary pilgrimages to Mudgee in search of olives, wines and a little country spirit andRead more.
The lovely London-based Claire Coles designs and produces embroidered wall panels and couture wallpaper murals for interior designers, architects andRead more.
Berlin is a truly magical city, rich is history and brimming with culture and romance, it manages to be bothRead more.
Photographer Hannah Parvaz has taken to the charming streets of London countless times to capture the intricacies of big cityRead more.
Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. Truman Capote I shall forever adore thisRead more.
Quilliam Brothers Teahouse
England, a nation that is pretty downright fanatical about their tea and known for it across the globe. And yet,Read more.
It’s not just Jerusalem’s beauty that floor’s you but the mystical connections it evokes. Both ethereal and enthralling, here politicsRead more.
At the turn of the 21st Century Bordeaux was in trouble. Dusty and lifeless, the once majestic stone city wasRead more.