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Tyler Brûlé on what attributes are necessary for a city to top our Quality of Life Survey.
Why frazzled American tourists order fries to go, plus a very Australian political grilling.
A city’s quirks can often beguile us more than its falling crime rate or fine trams. We list our favourite idiosyncrasies from around the world.
New York Public Library is reviving a classic: the mobile library last seen on the city’s roads more than 30 years ago. The Bookmobile’s wheels are set to roll and, with the help of a friendly lion, it’s already winning…
Even the fiercest dogs start life as cuddly puppies. But at Hong Kong’s police-dog training centre, every game has a purpose: to prepare canines for a life of sniffing luggage, searching vehicles and fighting crime.
The world’s largest construction trade fair might not strike many as a likely destination for a fun day out but Bauma is attracting revellers to Bavaria in droves. We don lederhosen, munch bratwurst and join the crane…
Meet the team with a burning desire to protect Kyoto’s Kiyomizu-dera temple.
The co-founder and publisher of Vienna’s foremost news and reviews magazine likes to dodge the crowds in the city’s public parks.
Our annual Quality of Life rundown – where does your city rank?
Authorities set the tone but it’s residents that define the places they live in. So what can we do to improve the urban realm?
Some cities are shedding unwanted legacies while others cater to 18 million visitors per year, only to see some of the income generated by tourists ending up elsewhere. We meet five mayors facing the challenges – and making…