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The Monocle 100

The rich experiences and opportunities of travel, brought to life in a sharp series of five-minute episodes. Join us on a global voyage and find out what will make your next trip the best one yet. In association with Lufthansa.

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67: Dining out:

We meet Uwe Opocensky, the German executive chef for The Greater China Restaurant Company in Hong Kong, to find out why home-style restaurants beat fine dining.

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1623 Mar 2017
5 min

67: Dining out: 

We meet Uwe Opocensky, the German executive chef for The Greater China Restaurant Company in Hong Kong, to find out why home-style restaurants beat fine dining.

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1516 Mar 2017
5 min

62-66: Making an exhibition: 

We hear from art dealer and adviser Kathlene Fox-Davies, and writer and editor Jane Morris, about the exhibitions worth making a trip for this year.

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149 Mar 2017
5 min

59–61: Join the festivities: 

Festivals are a great excuse to jump on a plane and head to warm and exciting places, whether you’`re into art, architecture, music or film. Tom Edwards is joined by Monocle’s Culture editor Robert Bound to discuss why Asia is the festival destination for this year.

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132 Mar 2017
5 min

54–58: at 30,000ft: 

Travelling by plane can be an excellent opportunity to get down ideas, come up with a business plan or start writing that novel. Author Cathy Rentzenbrink tells us how a long-haul flight was the perfect setting for penning her memoir ‘The Last Act of Love’.

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1223 Feb 2017
9 min

51-53: Podcast playlist: 

With the podcast industry booming there’s a raft of new shows to choose from. John Mitchinson, presenter of 'Backlisted' and Helen Zaltzman, presenter of 'The Allusionist' sit down to talk about what they listen to on their travels.

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1116 Feb 2017
7 min

44-50: Listening in, switching off: 

Get some music tips for your next journey, whether you want the perfect pop playlist or something ambient with which to unwind.

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109 Feb 2017
10 min

43: Titles to travel with: 

Monocle's editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, sits down with Tom Edwards to discuss the magazines that he won't board a plane without.

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92 Feb 2017
10 min

35-42: What to read: 

Monocle’s culture editor Robert Bound picks the ideal books to take on your next trip.

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826 Jan 2017
9 min

34: Novel approach – Libreria: 

We head to London’s Libreria to discuss its philosophy and the books and bookshops it takes inspiration from.

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719 Jan 2017
5 min

29-33: Take a well-designed trip: 

From Qingdao to Lisbon, we visit five places with unrivalled architecture, art, designers, fashion and retail.

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612 Jan 2017
5 min

27-28: Industrial and modern design: 

We head to Germany to discuss two titans of the country’s design industry: furniture designer Konstantin Grcic and internationally renowned typographer Erik Spiekermann.

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55 Jan 2017
5 min

22-26: Five opportunities: 

We profile five places where bright ideas have been sparked to launch innovative and inspirational businesses. Plus we speak to Tony Verb, managing partner of Metta, a shared workspace-cum-members club in Hong Kong.

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429 Dec 2016
6 min

21: Modern travel etiquette: 

Monocle’s Edits editor Josh Fehnert gives us his tips for having conversations, experiences and a few fun introductions on your trip.

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322 Dec 2016
5 min

11-20: Open for business: 

We take a look at 10 innovative and adventurous businesses around the globe to see what they are doing right.

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215 Dec 2016
7 min

6–10: First five hours: 

We head to Toronto and Rome to discuss the best ways to get to know a city in five hours.

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