Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 340+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 30000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $14.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.48
Then just $14.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
AU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

editor’s note

PHOTOGRAPHS: MATT MUNRO, ADAM DETOUR, DANIEL JAMES CLARKE, EUGENIOCORSO72, PHILIP LEE HARVEY

I’m typing this with the wobbliness of fingers that comes from a mix of excitement and frayed nerves. The Lonely Planet magazine team has been brainstorming, researching, designing and writing flat-out over the past few months to introduce the biggest changes to your magazine since I started work on its launch over nine (nine!) years ago. Our mission, more than ever, is to give you reasons to turn to us for ideas for original travel experiences and to feed your curiosity about the world – giving you a friendly refuge among the many apps, websites, social channels, books and blogs that vie to do the same. We’ve introduced new front sections called Explore (p9) and Journal (p33) that up the pace and deliver more across the board: more local tips, food and drink, boundary-pushing activities, opinions, and tales from the road that celebrate how the surprises – let’s call it ‘the mess of travel’ – can be half the fun.Turn over for details of what you’ll find in Explore and Journal, and know that I’d love to include your feedback as we try out more new ideas – email me at ukmageditorial@lonelyplanet.com.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Lonely Planet - May 2018
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.

Other Articles in this Issue