ONE AND A HALF YEARS AGO…
…we were chatting and laughing while sharing our bucket lists over a sunset coconut drink. That’s when we realised we both wanted to start a business and said ‘let’s do it!’. After a few days of brainstorming the idea of designing a fun & creative travel journal came up and WANDERLUST was born. Without any experience in designing or publishing books, we knew we were up for an adventure.

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A YEAR AGO…

…after working endless hours together with our gorgeous graphic designer Chantel creating journal of 220 individually designed pages full of quirky questions, inspiring quotes and edgy photography, WANDERLUST was finally ready for tests, fine-tuning and off to print.

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JUST OVER HALF A YEAR AGO..

…ago we received our first batch of books just the evening before our Launch Party at Berkelouw Books Paddington, Sydney. It was a crazy feeling to take the plastic off,  open WANDERLUST and for the first time run our fingers over the cover and smell the pages.

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TODAY…
…we are celebrating that with a personal approach we just got WANDERLUST into our 100th store. #100 happened last week when we were on a road trip down in beautiful Margaret river, WA and discovered an awesome new store there – ‘Stellar & the chief’ – selling the best in fashion, accessories and a few gifts. And now also Wanderlust. We can’t believe that our random late night chat about bucketlists now have turned into a book that is stocked in a collection of the coolest shops in Australia and Europe. We are very selective in the stores we approach as we only want to be seen in stores we love and adore ourselves, which is why we are now super proud of our enticing mix of  top retailers. From the trendsetting ‘Ahoy Trader’ in Byron Bay, Classic ‘Morisson’ in Perth and quirky ‘Title’ in Sydney to luxurious ‘Illum’ and the funky ‘Project 4’ in Copenhagen and the world famous bookstore ‘Shakespeare & Co’ in Paris.
Starting this business we had no background or experience in printing or publishing whatsoever and we are so grateful to the shop owners that dared to try us out and give us a chance. We had a passion, determination and a goal and our story shows that that’s all you need. WANDERLUST has now been embraced by thousands of globe-trotters around the world and we are so stoked to receive beautiful feedback, images and stories from around the world. Despite absolutely loving what we do it’s lots of hard work and those beautiful emails, amazing feedback, many followers and likes ignites a fire and passion for us to keep going and pursuing what we love when we are in doubt. This is only the beginning of our journey and we are full of wild ideas and fun concepts for up-coming projects. Next up is wanderlusting Europe to market WANDERLUST and we are also working on our second title. For now we can only reveal that it’s  inspired by what inspired us – to inspire you.

Check out these amazing stores below.
Big fat thank you again for everyone who has supported us! It truly means the world to us!

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Ahoy Trader
Albert23
Almost Corner Bookshop
Arnold Busck

Antedote Living
Antheneum 
Academic Books

Ampersand on Crown
Avenue Bookstore
Avid Reader

Berkelouw Books
Books Kinokuniya
Beautiful Pages
Black Cat Books & Cafe
Blackwell’s Bookshop
Bricklane Bookshop

Brunswick Bookstore
Crow Books
Daunt Books Marylebone
French Shoppe
Flight 001
Folio Books
Foyles

Gertrude & Alice Café and Books
Gleebooks

Handworks Nouveau Paperie
Hart & Heim
Hedengrens bokhandel AB

Hill of Content
Honey Bee Homewares
Illums Bolighus

Imprints
Inside
Librairie Galignani
Marshmellow

Morrison
Mr & Mrs Smith
Mary Ryan’s Bookshop
Merchants of Swanbourne

Muther of All Things
Morrison
New Edition

OPUS Design
Olive Home
Olive Women
Ollie & Lloyd

Oracle Books
Our Corner Store
Oxford Street Books
Papercut

Plumeria Coastal Home
Planet Books
Project 4

Reader’s Feast bookstore
Readings
Shakespeare & Company

Stem
Stellar & The Chief

The Design Hunter
The Giving Tree

Title
Travellers Bookstore
Vanilla House

Viva Books