Within these pages you will find all things archetypically French, from snow-covered chalets, mighty châteaux and fromage, to every variety of grape-based tipples a connoisseur could desire.
But you’ll also encounter the unexpected – food-inspired jaunts through the Pyrénées-Orientales, journeys across the Alps in the footsteps of literary giants and a coastal road trip that pays homage to the elegance of yesteryear.
This is a country of jasmine harvests, market splendour, Parisian decadence, fairy-tale islands and adventure . . .
Lodestars Anthology is an independent magazine-meets-journal for curious travellers who long to see the world and meet interesting characters along the road. Focusing on one country per issue, Lodestars is a scrapbook of place, a magazine that goes deep into the heart of a location, taking a personal, beautifully crafted and slow approach to the art of travel journalism.
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