I have over ten years experience as a writer and editor. Formerly, the online editor of GQ and Glamour South Africa, I now reside in New York.
Andre D Wagner chronicles the twists and turns of life on New York’s streets, focusing his lens on its characters and contrasts. Monocle tags along.
A City Oasis Is Born
At the site of a former hospital, São Paulo’s new Rosewood hotel offers a green refuge that’s blooming with possibility.
Hidden Himalayas: hiking the new Trans-Bhutan Trail
Bhutan is finally reopening its borders this weekend — and launching a 400km footpath across the country
In Mexico, Chef Enrique Olvera Is Doubling Down on His Commitment to Local Farmers
With Mexico's artisanal produce under threat, the country's top chef is prioritizing his commitment to small farms—to the benefit of diners.
A superchef’s guide to the secrets of Mexico City
Gabriela Cámara on where to eat, drink, shop and sightsee in the city where she lives and works
These 7 Hotels Are Pioneering More Responsible Travel
From completely off-the-grid guest rooms to creating affordable housing to local communities, these hotels are leading the way.
Life in the slow lane
Bored of big cities and tedious commutes? Considering jacking in your job and starting
something new in a place with a gentler pace of life? We have just the idea: start up somewhere slower. We visit Mexico to find out how it’s done.
Surfwear for dudes (and dudettes) with a social conscience
A new wave of sports brands are embracing big ideas – and a more inclusive board culture
Inside food’s new Silicon Valley
Meet the Copenhagen chefs creating the food of the future
Meet the Three Textile Designers You Need to Know
Based in three different countries, these artists have tapped the skills of traditional weavers to create handcrafted but modern housewares and accessories. Here they discuss their pandemic go-tos, sources of inspiration and favorite stops around the world.
Sustainable Chocolate Made Without Cacao
At one of Copenhagen’s finest restaurants, the chocolate is now cacao-free, in a move to bypass the fraught cacao-farming industry
Hotel Terrestre: bold design and blissful escape on Mexico’s Oaxaca coast
The latest opening from influential Mexican hoteliers Grupo Habita is a striking retreat in the hills outside Puerto Escondido
Contemplation in the Catskills
A new ‘landscape hotel’ in the woods of upstate New York offers a pared-back take on the spa experience
It's a jungle in here
Green walls, indoor plants and natural materials are all part of the plan for the biophilic home
Changing of the tide
We embark on a road trip around a surfers' paradise turned blossoming art hub