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