Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Death by calories
Whether at Foodcraft in Sydney, Pâtissez in Canberra or Johnny Pump in Melbourne: Extreme milkshakes are all the rage in Australia. “Sweet, sweeter, sweetest” is the motto, and the aim? To shock diet gurus and celebrate indulgence.
In Caracas at Christmas, city streets are blocked off so that people can safely inline skate to mass. How the tradition began is something of a mystery, but it has to be the most athletic way of getting to church.
The American psychedelic folk singer and supreme eccentric Devendra Banhart drew on his autobiography for his mellow pop album, Ma. Expect some whacky entertainment at his gigs in Germany next month: Berlin (1/24), Leipzig (1/26) and Cologne (1/29).