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Ben Groundwater

About Ben Groundwater

Ben Groundwater is a Sydney-based travel writer, blogger, and eater of strange food he should know better about. He’s been to 70-something countries over 10 years as a professional writer, but still frequently gets lost. Ben is the author of the travel narrative Five Ways to Carry a Goat, as well as being a weekly columnist for Australia’s Sun-Herald newspaper. Ben’s favourite country is Spain, his favourite food is pasta, and his favourite travel story is the one about the time a cobra almost bit him in Thailand.

Extra Time in… Vientiane

Ben Groundwater offers hints and tips for anyone with time to kill in the sleepy and often overlooked Southeast Asian city of Vientiane. Don’t listen to the naysayers. There’s a popular school of thought that says Vientiane is not much … Continue reading

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