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By Benjamin Pratt | June 9, 2016

As party-centric as Koh Phangan is there’s much more to island the average nomad noggin wouldn’t have any idea about. Granted, this is the home of the voracious Full Moon/Half Moon/Any Kinda Moon Parties, but there is a total tree-loving, joint-passing, drum-circling sustainable culture here, co-existing in a weird yin-yang harmony with the fluorescent-jamboree of…

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By Claire D'hooghe | May 18, 2016

If you’ve been to Japan, you already know. If not, I doubt you’ll be surprised that Japanese food actually made in Japan is Next Level Shit. When Australians look for a cheap, quick meal we see (Australians, please excuse my stereotyping here) meat pies, everything avocado (including sushi), fresh sandwiches, and, of course, an invasion of burger/Mexican joints….

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By Benjamin Pratt | April 12, 2016

Sukiya made it possible for me to survive my first trip to Japan without going hungry or broke. It’s since been a go-to option for a cheap, easy and delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner or midnight snack. Just pretty much whenever I’m hungry. Since then I’ve eaten there enough to be dubbed the unofficial International Sukiya…

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By Claire D'hooghe | February 29, 2016

The Incredible Ubiquitousness of the Japanese Convenience Store & All The Great Stuff Inside ‘Em. Japanese Convenience stores are not your average corner shops. They are a way of life in Japan (known to them as konbini, short from konbiniensu sutoru) and are literally on every corner of all major Japanese cities; their lights shining…

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