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The Monocle Guide to Hotels, Inns & Hideaways
Video didn’t kill the radio star and apartment-sharing apps haven’t scuppered our enduring need for hotels. It’s this sincere belief that proved to be the rallying cry for our latest book, which covers everything from hoteliers’ trade secrets to holiday recommendations.
Available now at the Monocle Shop.
Quality of Life Survey: top 25 cities, 2018
Our annual ranking is back as we take a fresh look at the best cities to call home. From open-minded mayors and improved transport links to fresh retail openings and investment in public space, find out who’s doing it best.
Munich: the best of everything
We take lessons in liveability from the winner of this year’s Monocle Quality of Life survey. Join us for a tour of the Bavarian capital, where we cover everything from improved infrastructure to new clubs.
Monocle preview: July/August issue, 2018
The sun is shining and glasses are clinking so it must be time for our annual Quality of Life Survey. Once you've discovered (and debated) our rundown of the top 25 cities in the world, get the verdict on smart street furniture, making the perfect park and why you need a pair of Speedos. Dive in…
Kenya: state of the nation
This east African anchor boasts world-famous writers and athletes but corruption and flawed infrastructure hold it back.
Venice: finding Freespace
Monocle editor Andrew Tuck navigates the Arsenale to find out how architects have responded to the curatorial theme of this year’s Venice Biennale of Architecture.
Venice: soft-power potential
Monocle editor in chief Tyler Brûlé takes a look at how nations are using the world stage of the Venice Architecture Biennale to reflect their identity and build their brand.
Monocle preview: June issue, 2018
Start your engines, clip into your cleats and set your rotor blades whirring: it’s our transport special. Find out why we’re hot on cities becoming more mobile, cool on driverless cars and warming to ferries – and check the temperature of the industry in general. Toot, toot!Available at The Monocle Shop
Future cities – mobilising change
Monocle Films travels to Copenhagen and Mexico City with Audi to see how cities and their citizens are facing the challenge of building sustainable mobility in urban settings.
Monocle preview: The Drinking & Dining Directory
What will it be madam, sir? Certainly not the usual when it comes to our brand-new publication: The Monocle Drinking & Dining Directory. A drop of Tasmanian gin? A return to the buffet in Hong Kong? A liberal sprinkling of Monocle Restaurant Awards around the world? Come and sate your appetite.
Netherlands: state of the nation
In our animated series we assess how the Dutch are performing on the world stage as well as at home.
Monocle preview: May issue, 2018
The May issue of Monocle is (neatly) packed with inspiring features, including our Design Top 50, an interview with New Zealand's open-minded PM and a special focus on property. Want to live better? This isn't a bad place to start.Available at The Monocle Shop
Barcelona: The Monocle Travel Guide
The Catalan capital boasts a singular character. Venturing beyond the tourist-beaten track, join us on a cinematic tour of fairytale architecture and independent retailers, as well as the innovative restaurants bringing a modern touch to Catalan cuisine.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Monocle – The Salone Weekly
Our latest adventure in ink and paper is focused on Milan's Salone del Mobile. We discover the new creations – and the people behind them – that are making an appearance this year, as well as the big names. From insider industry news to the best places to sip your negroni, the Salone Weekly is your perfect companion.Pick up your copy from the best newsstands in Milan.
The secret to putting on perfume
In our ‘Secret to...’ series we look at the best way to wear a fragrance with Frances Shoemack, founder of Abel perfumes.