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Monocle Travel Guides

The fine folks over at Monocle have released a new series of travel guides. Monocle magazine covers the world with its network of bureaus, they“ve dug into every lifestyle sector worth exploring, this series reveals their favorite places in each great city, taking you away from the obvious and into the hidden, showing you the most worthwhile bars, restaurants, shops, museums, and other venues to visit. These are the ultimate guides for those who want to make the most of their stay, feeling like a resident rather than a tourist.

London and New York City are now available for purchase, with more guides to follow
Available for purchase in Europe here




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THE FOOD LAB

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science is a New York Times bestseller, it“s the ultimate book for nerds that cook. Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust that“s perfectly medium-rare? How to make perfect homemade mac “n“ cheese? or maybe how to roast a succulent, moist turkey? The book features hundreds of easy-to-make recipes, and focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy,...
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DOURO 41 HOTEL | PORTUGAL | Image

DOURO 41 HOTEL | PORTUGAL

Douro River in Portugal is perhaps the most beautiful river in the Iberian Peninsula. Designed by Portuguese Architect Joćo Pedro Serōdio, Douro 41 Hotel is modern, cozy, intimate and has a sophisticated decor. The hotel offers two options of accommodation, suites as well as villas, ideal for families and groups of friends. From one to three bedrooms, the villas are fully equipped for complete autonomy and have terraces and private gardens. Both options have in comm...
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PLAYA VIK | SPECTACULAR VILLA FOR RENT IN URUGUAY | Image

PLAYA VIK | SPECTACULAR VILLA FOR RENT IN URUGUAY

This is a truly remarkable private retreat on the beach in the village of Faro Jose Ignacio, Uruguay. The house is 20 miles from Punta del Este, it was designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who has designed some of the world“s most famous structures, including the Paris Opera House. The Playa Vik is one of his rare residential projects, besides the amazing views overlooking the South Atlantic, the house combines contemporary decor with an artistic touch. The s...
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