Ben Groundwater

Traveller's globetrotting backpacker, Ben Groundwater, finds the good, the bad and the ugly in the world’s best destinations. Ben is a columnist, blogger, feature writer, and host of Traveller's podcast Flight of Fancy, who has visited more than 80 countries during his 12 years in the industry. Ben was named travel writer of the year by the Australian Society of Travel Writers in 2014 and 2015.

Pornographic magazines will be removed from Japan's convenience stores ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Why are the Japanese so obsessed with porn?

In this deeply traditional and, in many ways, very conservative country, "adult" magazine content is freely available and consumed with very little sense of secrecy or discretion.

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