The April edition of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) is out now! © Lonely Planet

The latest edition of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) has hit the news stand! This April marks the mag’s 10 year anniversary, and to celebrate the occasion a special guest editor has been handed the reins – renowned adventurer Bear Grylls.

Alongside stories about Bear’s life in travel, features in this month’s issue include tales of reclusive artists in Alaska, a lowdown on Madrid’s newest attractions and a round-up of Lonely Planet staff members’ best ever souvenirs.

To whet your appetite, take a sneak peek at this month’s selection of city mini-guides – from quirky Florence to Vegas on a budget – that are found in the back of the magazine each issue and available to download here for free!

With its magnificent markets, cool cafes and renowned restaurants, Hamburg is a great city for foodies © Roy Jankowski / Getty Images

Eating in Hamburg

Hamburg’s appeal can be narrowed down to one simple calling card: it’s one of the coolest cities on Earth. Here’s where to sample some of its hottest cafés and restaurants.

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Antwerp is home to a fine assortment of drinking establishments © Jonathan Smith / Lonely Planet

Drinking in Antwerp

Belgium’s second city and biggest port, easygoing Antwerp is where the country’s hip kids come to have fun and unwind, with a slew of drinking dens to suit every taste. Read on to uncover the best places to get a beer, wine or genever.

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Seek out Florence’s quirkier side © Catarina Belova / Shutterstock

Quirky Florence

Cradle of the Renaissance, romantic, enchanting and utterly irresistible, Florence (Firenze) brims full of world-class sights, restaurants and attractions. Here’s our guide to its more offbeat charms.

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Istanbul has always been a market town and is still one of the world’s great places to shop © Ayhan Altun / Getty Images

Shopping in Istanbul

This magical meeting place of East and West has more attractions than it has minarets (and that’s a lot). It’s also a place where the locals have perfected the art of shopping – join them with our tips on top boutiques.

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Enjoy a break in Vegas without blowing your budget © f11photo / Shutterstock

Las Vegas on a budget

An oasis of indulgence, dazzling in the desert, Vegas promises excitement, entertainment, fortune and fame. Here’s how to enjoy the city if your ambition is bigger than your budget.

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Belfast’s music-filled pubs are one of the city’s prime highlights © Steve Raymer / Getty Images

Best of Belfast

There’s plenty to fill a short break to Belfast, from beautifully restored Victorian architecture to a glittering waterfront, fantastic food scene and music-filled pubs. Here’s our guide to the highlights.

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Want more freebies? Check out last month’s mini-guides.