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South Tyrol

From award-winning vineyards to the finest hotels, restaurants and mountain retreats, we've surveyed the best this alpine Italian province has to offer.

4mins

18 Jun 2014

Rank #1

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Christmas shopping in Bassano del Grappa

Monocle films indulges in a spot of festive retail in an idyllic Italian city. Join us for the best in fashion, books, sweets and more.

4mins

7 Dec 2015

Rank #2

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Vienna: The Monocle Travel Guide

Vienna is a city that bridges Eastern and Western Europe with panache. It has long been the melting pot of Europe so it’s easy to feel at home here – especially with our fully illustrated, 148-page hardback book as your guide. Published by Gestalten, The Monocle Travel Guide to Vienna is available now at The Monocle Shop.

3mins

15 Apr 2016

Rank #3

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Issue Promo 77

We've adopted a diplomatic approach for issue 77 with a series of special reports on the art of tactful tête-à-têtes and persuasive politics – and plenty more besides. Available to order now at The Monocle Shop.

2mins

16 Sep 2014

Rank #4

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Los Angeles: The Monocle Travel Guide

Los Angeles is a city budding with talent: it's a haven for artists and architects, top chefs, fresh designers and trendsetting retailers. Our guide will take you beyond the Hollywood bubble and uncover the diverse and exciting culture scene. Published by Gestalten, The Monocle Travel Guide to Los Angeles is available now at The Monocle Shop.

3mins

17 Nov 2016

Rank #5

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City Farming

The ancient practice of agriculture meets modern city as we explore groundbreaking farms in Japan, the US and Norway. Monocle Films visits the people bringing green growth to their thriving metropolises.

8mins

17 Jul 2013

Rank #6

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Issue Promo 65

From Vienna to Sydney, Vancouver to Kyoto, our correspondents survey the streets and crunch the numbers to create our special global city ranking.

2mins

18 Jun 2013

Rank #7

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Taxi!

Hail a cab from a Tokyo taxi firm whose white-gloved drivers arrive with immaculate manners, spotless cars, and carrying real pride in their work.

3mins

7 Jun 2013

Rank #8

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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

1min

19 Apr 2018

Rank #9

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Monocle Guide to Good Business

The Monocle Guide to Good Business is a book for would-be business leaders, start-ups and established companies that feel it is time for some new ideas. Monocle films goes behind the scenes to talk to the editors of the book and to take a look inside the covers. Available to order now at The Monocle Shop.

4mins

26 Aug 2014

Rank #10

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Monocle preview: April issue, 2018

Get out your shopping bags and make room in your wardrobe: it's our fashion and retail special. Pore over our Style Top 50, meet the master menswear buyers, see what you make of US-made clothes and much more. And look sharp – the issue is out now. Available at The Monocle Shop

1min

22 Mar 2018

Rank #11

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Monocle preview: December/ January issue, 2020

Japan is undeniably special – which is why our latest issue is a Japan special. Expect cuddly mascots, high-flying aviation projects, countryside craft and lashings of udon noodles. Wait, you want a Christmas gift guide and our inaugural Soft Power Awards too? Let’s do this. Available now at The Monocle Shop

1min

21 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Monocle preview: Forecast 2018

The Forecast is our annual journal that will fuel your daydreams and help plan the year ahead. This year's issue is packed with eye-opening essays, riveting reportage and a good dose of travel and style inspiration.

14 Dec 2017

Rank #13

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Monocle preview: April issue 2017

You might have noticed that issue 102 looks particularly dapper – that's because it's our style special. Get the lowdown on hitting some fashion high notes this season with 40 pages of wardrobe wonders, as well as enjoying all our usual reportage and photography tailored to intrigue and inspire. Available now at The Monocle Shop.

1min

24 Mar 2017

Rank #14

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Monocle preview: Forecast 2020

If the dawning of a new decade is leaving you with more questions than answers, a copy of The Forecast should be an immediate purchase. We’ve got advice on where (and how) to live in 2020, as well as inspiring stories from Indonesia, Greece, India and more. Ready? You soon will be. Available now at The Monocle Shop

1min

28 Nov 2019

Rank #15

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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.

1min

10 May 2018

Rank #16

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The Forecast: A 2015 essential

The Forecast is Monocle’s new annual publication packed with stories that look further, think bigger and look closer at the ideas shaping global affairs, business, urbanism, culture, design and beyond. Monocle films takes a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how the editorial team put this first new edition together. Buy now.

7mins

11 Nov 2014

Rank #17

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Retail special: stationery shops

A new generation of stationery entrepreneurs is preserving and reviving the art of writing. Monocle Films travels to Prague, Vancouver and London to visit three shops that share a love of paper.

7mins

19 Mar 2014

Rank #18

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Monocle preview: The Entrepreneurs

To celebrate the launch of our new annual publication The Entrepreneurs, we interviewed this savvy and successful lot about the ups and downs of running your own business. Available now at The Monocle Shop.

1min

4 Oct 2019

Rank #19

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Oslo City Survey

Norway’s capital has one of the fastest-growing populations in Europe and as talented entrepreneurs, architects and designers flock here, Monocle takes the temperature of this fast-changing city.

2mins

15 Oct 2014

Rank #20