Belgium: state of the nation
With its liberal and energetic approach to diplomacy, and a growing influence in art and sport, Belgium has plenty to offer on the world stage.
Zürich: co-operative living
We head to Mehr als Wohnen, a unique mixed-use development housing a happy and healthy community.
Monocle preview: February issue, 2019
Our February issue focuses on staying healthy. And that’s in both body and business: we’ve got reports on everything from why Madrid’s residents live longer to opportunities in sportswear and scallops. Buy your copy now to find out why Monocle is fit for purpose.
The happiness formula
Our latest issue of ‘The Forecast’ celebrates the elements of urban life that surpass the ordinary: from leaping headlong into a lake, getting a little competitive or bunking off work early, here are a few simple gratifying steps to keep you smiling. Enjoy.
Soft Power Survey 2018/19
We join the conga of the top 25 nations that got it right (and wrong) in this most delicate of diplomatic skills.
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.
Monocle preview: Forecast 2019
It happens that 2019 is the Year of the Pig, which is why the new edition of The Forecast has gone the whole hog with ideas and inspiration. Pick up your copy and plot a course through the next 12 months.
Power pack – driving renewables
A trip to Iceland for a masterclass in sustainable living and a whizz around Audi’s electric car plant in Brussels leaves Monocle Films with a positive vision of the future.
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.
Monocle preview: December/January issue, 2018
As the festivities ramp up, find a perch by the fireplace to enjoy the December/January issue of Monocle. We've got Christmas shopping guides for cities from Tokyo to Vancouver and gift ideas aplenty; you can also toast 2019 with our Soft Power Survey, which is full of the nations to watch. Cheers!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.
Canada: state of the nation
From a thriving economy to potent soft-power credentials, we unpack what keeps Canada on the up.
Mipcom: screen grab
We travel to Mipcom, the annual tradeshow in Cannes, to meet the movers and shakers defining the future of the film and television industry.