Contributors / Tyler Brûlé

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Open season

Our editor in chief makes the case for a clearly signposted return to longed-for summer joys.

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Hanging together

Our editor in chief on our marvellous readers, lessons learnt in lockdown and what’s ahead.

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Heart of Europe

Our editor in chief introduces our Austria special and reveals what kindled his love for the land.

Global

A 2019

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Editor’s letter

Some unexpected free time in Hamburg has editor in chief Tyler Brûlé poring over the delights of a grocer that’s a perfect fit for its charming neighbourhood – and wondering why there aren’t more of them in cities around…

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50 steps to improving your city

Elevating the urban environment needn’t call for grand blueprints from city planners, nor sweeping regeneration. Small projects and individual details can make a difference. Here are a few starters from our editors.

Global

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Editor’s letter

It’s that time again, as our correspondents report back from far-flung corners of the globe on the exceptional experiences they’ve discovered for this year’s Escapist. As our new edition gathers speed and climbs into the…

Global

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Eyes front

As Monocle gears up for a schedule teeming with plucky print products and top radio programmes, our editor in chief outlines our editorial plans for the months to come.

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Editor’s letter

As we invite you to say ‘bonjour’ to our issue devoted to all things French, our editor in chief explains how our latest page-turner owes its beginnings to some pondering in a Parisian bookshop.

Global

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Top 20

Why France? Why not? It’s home to many of our favourite labels, haunts and titles; here are a few.

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Editor’s letter

When our editor in chief sets out for a jog around a city, his brain is whirring even faster than his legs. Here he reflects on urban projects in London and Zürich that have stumbled at the first hurdle.

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Editor’s letter

Wrangling with deadlines in the run-up to Brexit leaves our editor in chief feeling sympathy for Santa Claus. Luckily before all that, he’s got our Christmas markets to look forward to. He’ll see you there.

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Editor’s letter

This month, our editor in chief wants to know why retailers insist on watering down their print offering – literally – and has a few ideas about what they can do to turn it around.

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Editor’s letter

This month, our editor in chief wants to open your eyes to a little hotel in South Tyrol that’s setting the benchmark in hospitality for its efforts in the community. But first, we’ve an exercise for you to be getting on…

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Editor’s letter

In an issue where both business and the French Foreign Legion loom large, our editor in chief identifies some potential synergy between the two (based on his own experiences in the South American jungle).

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Editor’s letter

We live in stormy times but sometimes a crisis is a good opportunity to change tack and set a new course. How about Zürich, Hamburg or Fukuoka? The captain of our ship weighs up the possibilities.

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Editor’s letter

Our editor in chief couldn’t quite believe what he was seeing as he made one of his regular trips through airport security recently: is one of the most tiresome travails of modern travel being revolutionised?

L 2018

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Editor’s letter

Poring over this new addition to the Monocle stable has got our editor in chief dreaming about what kind of drinking-and-dining establishment he’d like to open: and this time he’s going back to basics.

Global

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Editor’s letter

Ever the globetrotter, our editor in chief is at it again – but where is he this month? Well, he’s surrounded by sun, surgery and more than a few cacti, so it shouldn’t take you long to guess.

Global

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Editor’s letter

His thoughts are never far from this pressing topic, so here our editor in chief scrutinises the future of retail and the changing ways in which we shop.

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Editor’s letter

He’s never been accused of being the retiring type but here our editor in chief discusses his options when the golden years eventually arrive – and how such thoughts have informed his mansion mission in Thailand.

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Editor’s letter

In a world that is moving so fast, is there really a need to make the distinction between old and new media? Surely it’s better to play by your own rules.

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Editor’s letter

Time for a new bureau, we thought. But with so many great places to choose from, where would prove to be the perfect fit? It’s been a tough decision process but now our editor in chief can reveal the city that’s won us over…

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Editor’s letter

Our editor in chief has a question: why can’t hoteliers preserve that which helped them build their business in the first place, rather than change things for the worse?

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