Personal Growth

Monocle: Asia Pac Unwrapped #19

September 2015

Anchored by Monocle’s unrivalled team of editors and correspondents, and produced out of our bureaux in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore, Asia Pac Unwrapped is an unmissable weekly briefing from the world’s most dynamic region

September 06:

It’s a sad week in Tokyo as we bid farewell to one of the city’s most beloved architectural marvels, the Hotel Okura. We also hear from a company that specialises in bringing that cosy home feeling to those who constantly find themselves on the move. And touching down in Singapore, we hear about how the importance of community plays a central role in creating a cosy home. Plus, the final chapter of our interview with the former Australian foreign minister, Alexander Downer.

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Halong Bay in Vietnam is a UNESCO world heritage site famous for its breathtaking seascape of tiny islands and limestone pillars.

Program Content

1) TRENDSPOTTING
How tourism has contributed to Vietnam’s evolution  with Lien Hoang

2) IN RESIDENCE
Farewell to a modern marvel: Tokyo’s Hotel Okura with Liam Aldous

3) REPORTAGE
Branding Melbourne’s souvenirs with Melbournalia with Stephen A. Russell

4) THE BENCHMARK
Alexander Downer: Part 3 with Ben Rylan

5) ONE DAY IN
The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes with Singapore

 

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