In issue 53 you’ll find a report on the supersized doggy pampering industry in Japan, our Affairs lead on Brazil’s command of the UN peace-keeping mission in Haiti, and special supplements including the Design Directory for 2012.
Perth's catch-up to Australia's cultural hubs of Sydney and Melbourne, failure of negotiations between Auckland's port and its striking workers, and solutions to Australia's 1.7 per cent annual population growth.
The continuing fight against piracy in the Horn of Africa, led by three international military coalitions, Poland's plans to modernise its Air Force, and the consequences of Japan's decision to relax its strict defence…
Germany's Federal Intelligence Service's, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), relocation to central Berlin, Iceland's debate over membership in the EU, and New Zealand's cuts to its Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Winner of Afghanistan’s only Olympic medal, taekwondo athlete Rohullah Nikpai is a sporting icon. Yet, in a country where violence occurs everyday, winning the respect of his fellow countrymen means almost as much.
This issue’s round up includes a concept store in Minneapolis, a canalside guesthouse in Amsterdam, a gourmet burger joint in Paris and a sweet shop in Athens. For Flights of Fancy we travel Sri Lanka by seaplane.
In the Netherlands, a fourth generation of blacksmiths has cottoned on to the fact that dedication and getting the simple things right can go a long way. Monocle meets the men from DeWit, digging deep for the garden tool…
As Palermo loses its edge, largely due to high property prices, Buenos Aires creatives are upping sticks and heading south for the cobbled streets and bohemian feel of up-and-coming barrio Villa Crespo.