Gone are the days of a vending machine that takes your coin, dispenses your snack and lets you get on with your busy life.
At least in Australia the relationship between consumer and vending machine has changed with the arrival of the Fantastic Delites vending machine that offers treats for tricks - you may have to press a button 5,000 times, you may have to hop on one leg, you may even have to get on your knees and pray to the god of treats before this machine decides to give you anything.
Your money is useless here - now dance like a robot...
Slovenia received its first Michelin Guide in June, with Hiša Franko winning two stars. Beyond Ana Roš' famous restaurant, here are some of the talented young chefs making their mark in this tiny central European country.