Nat Kassel

lifestyle

The Story of How Airbnb Ruined Byron Bay

...And turned rental property landlords into millionaires.
Nat Kassel
4.11.19
crime

Instagrammers Are Getting Scammed by a Mysterious 'Con Queen'

By imitating film directors, CEOs, and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, some unknown woman is duping influencers out of thousands.
Nat Kassel
2.11.19
Australiana

This Guy Blew $50K on Buck Hunter... and Is Now Ranked #4 in the World

How one Sydney bartender turned low aspirations into an art form.
Nat Kassel
1.23.19
Australiana

Three Guys Explain How and Why They Kill Cats

Cats are possibly the greatest threat to Australian wildlife. We talked to environmentalists taking matters into their own hands.
Nat Kassel
7.5.17
skating

How Balinese Skaters Poured Their Own Concrete and Built a Scene

It's the island version of "Dogtown."
Nat Kassel
2.12.17
Travel

Travellers Recount the Worst Scams They've Fallen For

"The next thing I remember is waking up, alone, on the floor of the bar struggling with consciousness. The guy was yelling at me to pay for something."
Nat Kassel
8.30.16
News

Protesters in Kayaks Shut Down the World's Largest Coal Port This Weekend

The Sunday protest planned to block Newcastle harbor with a flotilla of around 100 kayaks and a few hundred people, but they got around 200 kayaks and 2,000 people.
Nat Kassel
5.9.16
Travel

Behind the Rise of Funeral Tourism on the Island of Sulawesi

Traditional funerals often involve grilling pigs with flamethrowers and sacrificing buffaloes by the dozen. Subsequently they've started charging tourists to watch.
Nat Kassel
4.4.16
Stuff

What Doing Door-to-Door Social Research Taught Me About Humanity

People are suspicious and impatient. Except for the elderly, who are starving for any kind of human contact.
Nat Kassel
12.10.15