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Whole lotta Ljub

The Slovenian capital is a treasure trove of smart, creative and unusual gifts – and boasts a winning mix of stirring surroundings and polished pit-stops to make it an ideal festive foray.

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Season’s eatings

As the seasons shift so does our collective appetite for winter treats and tasty tipples. In this spirit, Monocle visited five festive food firms that specialise in products that we think will embody and elevate any occa…

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Giving and receiving

This year we unwrap a few gifts that are guaranteed to amuse, enthral and entertain. Forget the tat, tinsel and drab stocking-fillers and peruse our rundown of the best under-the-tree offerings we’ve uncovered on our tra…

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Lashings of schlager

What is ‘schlager’? Our Culture editor, smelling faintly of beer and with party music still ringing in his ears, has emerged from Dortmund’s Grosse Westfalenhalle with the answer. Boom!

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Observation issue 99

Tyler Brûlé sees parallels between Denmark’s ‘hygge’ and investment – both financial and emotional – in Christmas.

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Inventory N°98

We look to the Great White North for finely made products, from fire-tending tools to a dram of whiskey.

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Something for everyone

Toronto is trumpeted as a city of diversity so it’s no surprise to see that variety carried over into its shopping too. Our third Retail Safari takes you on a tour of the small businesses that take on the big brands, from…

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Boom town

Levelled by a massive explosion in the early 20th century, Halifax’s North End is now welcoming an explosion of young professional families.

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National flavours

This issue we check out a Haitian hostelry in Montréal and sample Argentinian food in Toronto that’s been perfected over generations. We also visit a surfing community that’s become a culinary hotspot and taste a whole…

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Get your skates on

Hockey is the best chance for many young Canadians to achieve fame and fortune. Monocle laces up and visits Ontario to meet the junior players out on the ice chasing more than just pucks: they’re chasing their dreams.

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Inventory N°97

The leaves may be falling but this comely autumnal roster has risen to the occasion. Here we present a smart selection with which to kit out your cupboards, cabinets and countertops.

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Make your move

The hoteliers and designers behind our pick of the bunch this month took the plunge – and now it’s your turn. Whether you’re yearning for a sunny stop-off in Sydney or a rural Puglian retreat, we’ve got you covered.

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New wave

Once home to waterfront workers, Helsinki’s Punavuori district is now awash with young businesses. We meet the new kids on the dock.

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Secrets of the city

In the second outing of our Retail Safari we look beyond the big-brand-but-boring retailers to some of the Argentine capital’s finest independents. From designers turning out appealing Angora jumpers to a rethought makers’…

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Stick a fork in it

We tuck into a toothsome Peruvian menu, sip cracking cocktails in a subterranean bar in Sydney and kick back on a beach in Ibiza with a bunch of Aussies. Still feeling peckish? Head to Copenhagen for dumplings galore.

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Fabric of the city

A Coruña is home to retail giant Inditex (owner of Zara) and its alumni designers and manufacturers, who are busy reviving the region’s textile and craft credentials. Together they’ve made this one of Spain’s richest cities…

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