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It was a hot day, but a cold beer was the last thing I was getting. They served me up a coconut shell bowl with a milky pinkish-brown liquid, still warm from the wood-fire cauldron…


For something that is supposed to keep music confined to one person, the Big Headphones in Newcastle do a terrible job! Created to promote local music and bring people together…


Imagine being so poor you need to rely on the government to keep a roof over your head. Now stop imagining; your government has just sold your home…


What to do when your town’s famous food is also the most common, boring, and ugly tuber you can think of? You build the world’s biggest potato, that’s what you do…
The Big Potato


Samoa has taken the gentlemanly British game of cricket, and drenched it in Polynesian fun and casualness…

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Test your knowledge on this world and the people in it! Pub Trivia questions and brain teasers now available…

 


You can’t say you’ve experienced true local culture until you’ve eaten like locals when they’re drunk, desperately hangry, or simply proud of a disgusting delight in their hometown…

 


Sick of all the grandiose churches and cathedrals or idyllic beaches on your travels? This is the anti-tourist page, where we celebrate everything that is ugly around the world…

 


Unorthodox collections of the weird and wacky gems of our planet. Read about the non-official and unrecognised countries in Unreal Lands, the unusual sports of the Commonwealth, food so bad it’s good and everything that is ugly…

 

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Spanning the planet’s biggest and deepest ocean, Oceania is home to idyllic islands, mysterious monuments and silly games…



Nowhere else has politics played such an important part of history. Home to some of the history’s most influential empires and dictatorships…


Africa
More than a just safaris and elephants. Culturally diverse and extremely ancient, Africa is host to the beginnings of mankind…


Asia
The world’s most popular continent by population, Asia is home to some of the worlds most diverse cultures and people groups…



Stretching from the arctic circle to the land of fire, no other region has had the impact on today’s pop-culture like the Americas….