Tag Archives: Australia
Cloud Control

#JetsetWith This Quirky & Chill Australian Band

BY GUADALUPE GONZALEZ We’ve been jamming out to the beats of alternative rock band, Cloud Control, ever since Evan recommended them in his spotlight of Australian bands. Quirky, yet delicate, their chill tunes veer away from your standard indie music. Their tracks will serenade you with spacey vocals recorded in the most unusual of places […]

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South Africa: Experience the best of South Africa on a trip that combines vibrant Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, the dramatic southern coast of the Western Cape and a wildlife safari in a world-renowned private game reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park. (Photo credit: National Geographic)

National Geographic Wants To Give You 13 VERY Private Expeditions

BY TEAM JST We don’t know about you, but we’re SO over trips with large tour groups with a set agenda which only leaves you rushing from one tourist landmark to another. A little flexibility, please? And where are the local gems? With the launch of National Geographic Private Expeditions, it seems that a new type […]

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Meet JST Instagrammer Of The Week: @DiningTraveler

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY Born in New York and raised in Puerto Rico, Jessica van Dop DeJesus had a taste of many cultures from an early age. Jessica caught the travel bug as a young Marin Corps officer on an assignment in Okinawa, Japan, and since then, has lived in the U.S., Puerto Rico (some […]

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Why Devils, Wine, Whiskey & Cheese Make A Perfect Day In Tasmania

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Located 150 miles south of the mainland, Tasmania is Australia’s only island state and provides a unique environment and experience when visiting the country. Despite being Australia’s southernmost piece of land and quite isolated, Tasmania is an accessible destination. Flights from Melbourne to Hobart (the state’s capital and largest city) take about […]

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Japanese Wallpaper

Jetset With Indie Music’s New It-Guy: Japanese Wallpaper

BY LENA KAZER We first got wind of Japanese Wallpaper when Evan Molineux threw down 13 New Australian Musicians Deserve Your Undivided Attention. Japanese Wallpaper, an up and coming solo artist by the name of Gab Strum, immediately caught our attention with melodic vocals that reverberate off of chill, electronic hooks. The transient vibe is sweet […]

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Down Under! How To Road Trip Through Victoria’s Great Ocean Road

BY EVAN MOLINEUX Photo: Will Grine The Great Ocean Road is a 150-mile stretch of costal highway that runs along the southwest coast of Victoria and offers travelers the opportunity to see some of Australia’s most magical beaches, wildlife, waterfalls, and forests. The road begins about an hour and a half drive west of Melbourne […]

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Sydney Siege Is Over.

BY JST NEWS 1.3 kilometers away from Sydney Opera House, Lindt Chocolate Cafe in the heart of the city is under attack today. On Monday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m., a gunman, described to be unshaven, in a white shirt, black cap and a shotgun, held hostages inside the cafe and demanded an ISIS flag along with a phone […]

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