Get out of the city: The Meeniyan Garlic Festival

Get out of the city: The Meeniyan Garlic Festival

Garlic Ice Cream Meeniyan

A quiet little regional Victorian town with a population of just over 1000 people plays host each year to a festival that attracts more than 8000 visitors for one day.

A festival that is heaven for some and an actual nightmare for vampires…

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Will I die from eating Japanese Pufferfish “Fugu”?

Will I die from eating Japanese Pufferfish “Fugu”?

90s kids will likely remember the Simpsons episode where Homer orders the Fugu (or pufferfish) at the Japanese restaurant, only to be told he has 24 hours to live after consuming its incorrectly prepared flesh.

It’s been nearly 24 hours since I ate Fugu, so I’m unsure if I’m barrelling towards my imminent demise, or if my gut ache is just a touch of wind. Either way, I’m still living it up in Japan so if this is my last 24 hours then cest la vie!

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Yes. You should do a cooking class abroad.

Yes. You should do a cooking class abroad.

Jambangan Cooking class ubud

You may be someone who burns water or a seasoned home cook, ready to take your knife skills to MasterChef. Either way, there are plenty of reasons to do a cooking class when you’re on holiday.

Here are some of the justifications you may not have thought of… other than it’s great for Instagram.

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Naughty Nuri’s – It’s About The Ribs.

Naughty Nuri’s – It’s About The Ribs.

Naughty Nuri's Warung Ubud
The worst photo ever of a sign

A couple of km outside of the relative hustle and bustle of Ubud’s centre is a side of the road shack or “warung” with a flaming grill front and centre.

This grill emanates smells so mouth-watering, it attracts locals, tourists, dogs and the occasional celebrity to sample the BBQ, charcoal coated meaty fare, every night until they are sold out.

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Why I Quit My “Real Job”

Why I Quit My “Real Job”

Buckle up kids it’s story time

This is the first blog I’ve written since the jailbreak. This is the first time I’m able to write completely for myself. You see… I quit my job. To pursue more writing, travel, creativity and happiness.

The Hungry Ginger
“I couldn’t help but wonder”. Totally “candid” picture of me writing this very blog.

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