Monocle travel guide— Global


This issue we’re excited about the openings of cosy hotels in Japan and Taipei, a Thai island retreat, a Swedish eco-lodge and a unique retail store in Antwerp. We also profile an airline, Susi Air, in Java.

Antwerp, Sweden, Taipei, Thailand, beach house



Still little-known outside of Scandinavia, southern Sweden’s Urnatur eco-lodge is deep in the Holaved forest and surrounded by unspoiled landscapes ripe for exploring. Accommodating up to 15 people, its six timber cabins crafted from the wood of storm-felled trees were created by designer Ulrika Krynitz and forester Håkan Strotz, who are actively involved in local environmental projects. Guests can take long walks or row on nearby Lake Vättern before returning to enjoy a wood-fired sauna. The hotel is a certified member of the Swedish…

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