cuisine

Tchoukoutou

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My first time trying tchoukoutou, it was from a street vendor in Kara, Togo. I sat on a plastic chair in a concrete courtyard, sheltered by a tarpaulin and a cinderblock wall. In the corner was a coal fire heating up two cauldrons of sweet nectar. It was a hot day, but a cold beer […]

attractions

The Big Headphones: The Headphone Project

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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 to listen to live artists, The Headphone Project is becoming a cultural icon in the Newcastle area. This article is featured in our collection. Music […]

architecture

Seriously Sirius

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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. Upon a hill in the historical suburb, The Rocks, is a purpose built brutalist commission housing apartment building… and everyone has been evicted! This article is featured […]

quiz

Pub Trivia: USA

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From comic books to blockbuster movies, no-one does pop culture as like the USA. >>>Download your quiz on the United States of America here!<<< Tips for the quiz master Before you present, is recommended you do these things, they will make you appear smarter 😉 When reading in PowerPoint, click on the click the “Review” […]

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Pub Trivia: Aotearoa New Zealand

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If you know that a kiwi isn’t a fruit, and you’re sure there is more to New Zealand culture than hobbit movies, this is the quiz for you! >>>Download your quiz on Aotearoa New Zealand here!<<< Tips for the quiz master Before you present, is recommended you do these things, they will make you appear […]

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Pub Trivia: Australia

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Do you know your boomers from your boomerangs? Of course you do, but do your mates? Download your quiz on Australia here! Tips for the quiz master Before you present, is recommended you do these things, they will make you appear smarter 😉 When reading in PowerPoint, click on the click the “Review” tab, then […]

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Emoji Map Challenge: New Zealand

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Finally, a brain teaser that combines kiwi geography and Maori language with emojis! Tips: The boxes are colour coded to the regions in the map The black boxes are the names of countries/islands Only Maori and Moriori place names are used, even if a place is better known by its English name All places are […]

film

Explore the World in Film

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So you can’t travel, and social distancing means you can’t even go to the movies. There’s no need to worry. Explore the world in film from the comfort of your own couch. Here are three awesome and very entertaining movies, each with amazing stories and great rewatch value. All reviewed films are available on Amazon. […]

literature

Take your mind on a holiday

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Just because you can’t leave your house doesn’t mean you can’t travel an epic journey! It’s time to sit back in your favourite chair and take your mind on a well deserved holiday. There are so many great books that can help you escape the four walls of your home, and you won’t even need […]

attractions

The Big Potato

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Food is such an a-peeling part of travel; wherever you go, you have to experience the local fare. But 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. This article is featured in […]