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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 […]

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Tiki Tuhiva

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Statues, everywhere! In the bush? A statue. On the side of the street? A statue. Next to this statue? Another statue! It’s the Marquesan’s love of carving things into rock to blame. For making this the perfect place to hold the worlds biggest tiki (some would say, the world’s ugliest tiki): Tiki Tuhiva Revival of […]

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The Toothbrush Fence

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Don’t forget your toothbrush. In fact, bring an extra one, just in case you get lost down this winding Waikato rural road. It’s a fence, covered in toothbrushes. Over fifty of them! Imagine that! The Toothbrush Fence was not just a silly joke on ‘Flight of the Conchords’, it was actually dead serious. It really […]

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Haggis – the food and the creature

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Far away in the highlands of Scotland is a lopsided little creature. This creature is so rare, it’s super hard to find and is so important to Scotland, they made it their national dish; the haggis. Saying it in a Scottish accent just feels right. It is traditionally served neeps and tatties; the only thing […]

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The Big Matchsticks – Almost Once

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What do you buy in a bundle, can fit in your pocket, and if struck it can light a fire? Well, it becomes useless when it’s 6 meters tall, and here we have one of Sydney’s most random statues. In Sydney’s Domain park, “Almost Once”, or what is more commonly known as “The Big Matchsticks” […]

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Vinni Pukh

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Inspired by the stories by A. A. Milne about a teddy bear and his friends is an animated series firmly sewed into our childhoods; this is the story of Vinni Pukh. The story begins in 1926 in the United Kingdom, Milne has just published his most famous story. The story is about the toys of […]

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Koryo Burger

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Consumed almost exclusively at 40,000 feet, this infamous in-flight meal is a cult favourite of intrepid travellers, with its mysterious filling from a mysterious country, this is the Koryo Burger. The Airline Air Koryo, the national airline of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) operates a fleet of Ilyushin, Tupolev and Antonov aircraft and […]

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Chip Butty – the poor man’s sandwich

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The epitome of bland, the poor man’s sandwich. With a name disturbingly similar to a discarded cigarette, the chip butty, a carb on carb action sandwich has been a favourite of working class English families for generations. English Food When someone brings up English cuisine, it’s common to see other Europeans, and pretty much all […]

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Pie Sandwich – the ultimate booze-food

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Stumbling home drunk at 4 am, your kiwi mate prepares some well needed booze-food to help you sleep-off the last few drinks, but what he serves you is really confusing. Is it a pie? Is it a sandwich? It’s kinda both, why would you do such a thing? This meal is an abomination! Origins The […]

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Chiko Roll

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Six inches long, with a warm gooey centre; this infamous snack satisfies drunk Australians more than happy hour at a backpackers bar. You can find the Chiko Roll in almost every kebab shop or fish-n-chippo on the island continent. Aussie Ingenuity Trust an Aussie to design a snack with the main aim is to hold […]