For sale: Australian Outback pub in the middle of nowhere

Asia Pacific Sep 6, 2018

For sale: Australian Outback pub in the middle of nowhere

One of Australia's most well-known pubs, located in the remote Outback thousands of kilometers from major cities, is on the market for the first time in decades and attracting local and international interest. The 134-year-old Birdsville Hotel is the sole watering hole for the town ...

Tokyo bar actually model 'secret base' for Gundam fanatics

National Dec 30, 2016

Tokyo bar actually model 'secret base' for Gundam fanatics

A small bar in Tokyo's Nakano Ward is becoming popular with middle-aged men who like to make plastic models of characters from the "Mobile Suit Gundam" cartoon. "It's like a secret base," said Kentaro Nonaka, 36, a company worker who lives in adjacent Suginami Ward ...