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Brussels + Antwerp: The Monocle Travel Guide
Belgium had no fashion history until six young designers put their country at the centre of that world in the late 1980s. To celebrate our latest travel guide, we travel to Antwerp to see how the fashion scene has matured.
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Swiss spectacle: Fête des Vignerons
We clink glasses with winemakers at a once-in-a-generation festival in the otherwise tame town of Vevey. Fête des Vignerons is a parade of Swiss viticulture wisdom complete with cows, costumes and carousing.
Holidays should be the time of year when everything is allowed but we do have some gentle recommendations for both hoteliers and holidaymakers to take note of.
Chicago: The Monocle Travel Guide
The once-gritty meatpacking neighbourhood of Fulton Market is now Chicago’s top culinary hotspot. To celebrate the launch of our latest travel guide, Monocle Films samples some of its many delights.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Japanese food trucks
These design-forward restaurants on wheels are more than just lunch-hour catering for Tokyo’s busy workers. We visit a technology start-up and the talented chefs that are putting the ‘kitchen-car’ scene into gear.
The secret to ordering tapas
We jaunt around Madrid’s tabernas, the lively living rooms of the Spanish capital, and share some tasty dishes with the regulars.Hungry for more? Join Monocle’s editors in Madrid next month for three days of lively debate, discussion and great hospitality. Secure your ticket.
Hamburg: The Monocle Travel Guide
We pull up a seat at a traditional Kaffeeklappe to see why coffee still makes this German port city tick.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Christmas shopping in Copenhagen
We go on a jaunt around the Danish capital to find the best – and sharpest – retail outposts for all your stocking-filler needs.
Athens: The Monocle Travel Guide
The weekly pilgrimage to a ‘laiki agora’ is at the heart of Greek lifestyle. To celebrate the launch of our latest book, Monocle Films takes stock at one of its favourite Athenian food markets.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Helsinki: The Monocle Travel Guide
Saunas are at the heart of Finnish culture. To celebrate the launch of our latest book, Monocle Films selects the hottest places to work up a sweat.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Reading the tea leaves
Vancouver Island might not be famous for growing tea but its lush soil has proved perfect for starting an idyllic farm.
Mexico City: The Monocle Travel Guide
Unconventional, ever-changing and utterly beguiling, this megalopolis is an endless parade of sights, sounds and smells.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
Zürich, Geneva + Basel: The Monocle Travel Guide
This book celebrates the richness of these three Swiss cities and dives beneath the surface to bring an unexpected mix of creativity, entrepreneurialism and design. All aboard for a tour of the most impeccable hotels, world-class galleries and best spots to take a dip.Available now at The Monocle Shop.
The Monocle Guide to Hotels, Inns & Hideaways
Video didn’t kill the radio star and apartment-sharing apps haven’t scuppered our enduring need for hotels. It’s this sincere belief that proved to be the rallying cry for our latest book, which covers everything from hoteliers’ trade secrets to holiday recommendations.Available now at the Monocle Shop.