Despite being in the digital age, there is something truly satisfying about traveling with an authentic, well-thumbed travel guide – certainly one of our travel essentials…
…and we think we’ve just found our new favourite – the exquisite, soft-leather bound luxury guides from independent publishing group Define Fine, created by design expert Veronika Blomgren and her husband photographer Nikola Kostic. Each guide book is beautifully presented, and easy to travel with – the soft leather binding makes them easy to roll up when you’re on the road.
Some of the most compelling world cities are so far in the series, including favourites like Rome, Amsterdam & Buenos Aires; together with Asian metropolis including Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo; as well as Latin wonders such as Havana and Rio de Janiero.
The guides are written by Veronika Blomgren, renowned Russian designer and architect, and brought to life with wonderful photography by husband Nikola Kostic. Their unique perspective focuses on art and lifestyle, only citing independent city businesses, and always with an eye for the unusual and enriching.