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

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
7.4.17
skating

Inside Sydney’s Abandoned Building Skate Scene

The city has a long and proud history of carving DIY skateparks out of forgotten places.
Nat Kassel
4.11.17
skating

How Balinese Skaters Poured Their Own Concrete and Built a Scene

It's the island version of "Dogtown."
Nat Kassel
2.11.17
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
Sports

We Asked Skaters How They Feel About Skateboarding Making the 2020 Olympics

"If there's a drug test 95 percent of them won't be able to compete."
Nat Kassel
8.18.16
Food

I Ate Rubbish for a Week to Understand the Rise and Fall of Dumpster Diving

How did it go from the height of edgy to the lamest thing ever in just a few years?
Nat Kassel
8.15.16
Stuff

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.
Nat Kassel
5.27.16
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

Funeral Tourism and Flamethrower Pork on the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi

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