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As demand grows, city living spaces are getting more compact. But there are opportunities to be had by embracing micro homes.
Mayor Solly Msimanga is fighting corruption in Tshwane, South Africa. Plus: getting Yangon on the move again and news from Buenos Aires and Madrid.
A boutique hotel where you can kick back in leafy Canggu.
Australia’s First Lady Lucy Turnbull is facing Sydney’s population growth head on. Plus: inspired travel connections in Abidjan and Gironella.
How to care for an increasingly large ageing population is a question that faces every city. But those that answer it – as the city of Toyama has – by inviting seniors to live and interact in their centres are discovering…
In a world of geopolitical upheaval and targeted terrorist attacks, mayors are playing an increasingly prominent role. In this issue we present 15 of the world’s most recognisable and resilient city leaders – along with a…
Whether you’re looking for your next sunny bolthole or are taking time out in a major city en route to your next meeting, our selection of the finest new openings will see you dine, shop and keep fit in style.
The pages of this second edition of the Escapist started flying around our office at a most curious time. Just as our editors were kicking into gear to send the July/August issue to print before many of them headed off on…
Before you take a closer look at the make-up of our tenth annual Quality of Life Survey, examine the final rankings (and, of course, let us know if you dispute them).
Our wise contributors unravel the riddles at the heart of our cities: what makes them tick, how they can work better and what nocturnal joys lie within.
Successful streets should have a balance of daytime bustle and night-time buzz. We line up the ones that we think work best – and sample their delights, of course.
We meet the makers and painters continuing the aesthetic legacy of their cities, creating and preserving signs with gold leaf, ochre-white paint and neon tubes.