Sighișoara is a city on the Târnava Mare River in Mureș County, Romania. Located in the historic region of Transylvania, Sighișoara has a population of 28,102 according to the 2011 census. It is a popular tourist destination for its well-preserved walled old town, which is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Most of the world’s açaí comes from the Amazon rainforest. People risk their lives to harvest the fruit, climbing palm trees that can grow taller than 50 feet. And while açaí has become one of the trendiest superfoods in recent decades, small farmers aren’t seeing a lot of the profits. The açaí industry has also taken heat over reports of child labor. We went to Brazil to find out how the world’s açaí gets from the Amazon to smoothie shops around the world.
The açaí palm, Euterpe oleracea, is a species of palm tree cultivated for its fruit, hearts of palm, leaves, and trunk wood. Global demand for the fruit has expanded rapidly in the 21st century, and the tree is cultivated for that purpose primarily
“Sunday Morning” takes us among red wolves, a critically endangered species, near Pamlico Sound in eastern North Carolina. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.
Inside an Unapologetically Fun Midcentury Home in L.A.
Interior designer Jamie Bush and architect William Hefner reimagine a dwelling for a client with a dazzlingly eccentric point of view
Monocle’s editorial director, Tyler Brûlé, joins us from Merano, Stephen Dalziel and Latika Bourke are in the studio in London to review the week’s biggest stories and we get an update from Monocle’s Guy De Launey in Lovran, Croatia.
On abortion, climate change, guns and much more, two Americas — one liberal, one conservative — are moving in opposite directions.
ROJHO is a 3D Architecture Visualization Studio with offices in New York & Bogotá.
A handmade Japanese iron kettle can cost over $300. For centuries, artisans have made kettles by pouring molten iron into molds and hammering them out once they’ve cooled. These kettles often have beautiful designs but they’re only used for boiling water. You can buy a mass produced stovetop kettle for $20, so what makes these kettles unique? And why are they so expensive?
Ravello, a resort town set 365 meters above the Tyrrhenian Sea by Italy’s Amalfi Coast, is home to iconic cliffside gardens. The 13th-century, Moorish-style Villa Rufolo offers far-reaching views from its terraced gardens, and hosts indoor and outdoor concerts during the popular summertime Ravello Festival. Villa Cimbrone, a medieval-style estate perched on a steep outcrop, is surrounded by another celebrated garden.