‘Who’s Up, Who’s Down, Who’s New’


Monocle Magazine‘s annual global quality of life survey is freshly released for public consumption. A city’s livability and lovability (amongst other things) are considered in this reflection on what makes a city great. Adaptability, innovation, and connectivity are prized characteristics by monocle correspondents, though even Japan’s vending machine culture is explored. Spoiler Alert: Zurich ranks number one.