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Houtong Cat Village, Taipei + Other Sights for Cat Lovers

I’m sitting on a train in my best cat print dress jigging about like a three-year-old needing the bathroom. I’m overly excited because I’m on my way to Houtong Cat Village near Taipei, a magical place a short train ride from the main city where hundreds of felines are just…
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17 Fun Things to do in Coober Pedy, South Australia

From the first day I saw a picture of the ornate underground church in Coober Pedy, South Australia, the town was on my bucket list. It took a few years to finally get there but with spaceships parked on the high street, eccentric underground houses to explore, a quirky graveyard…
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Sanatorium – Fukuoka’s Most Curious Cafe.

It’s not unusual for someone to wake up one day and decide to start a cafe, however, few people would then decide to theme that cafe around a hospital ward complete with a scan of their own brain as part of the decor, but not everyone is Fukuoka-based artist Sumi…
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Things to do in Burley, The New Forest

Tales of the Burley Witches (and other spooks) in Burley, New Forest

Thatched roofs, ambling ponies, ice cream, fudge and cider…. you’ll find them all in the small New Forest village of Burley – but we went there for some more mystical reasons. Witches, ghosts and dragons… oh my. At first glance, you wouldn’t suspect that there’s anything different about Burley from…
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street scene in ipoh with old buildings and red lanterns

Fun and Unusual Things to do in Ipoh, Malaysia

Ipoh is a small city located roughly halfway between Kuala Lumpur. It’s got a reputation for awesome street art and so, when we were getting the train between KL and Penang on our recent trip, we decided to stop off on the way. We had about 24 hours in the…
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Arch shaped sculpture made from lots of different coloured stripes in Cijiin Tiawan

Kaohsiung: Street Art and Sculptures a Go Go

Erm, does anyone know the Taiwanese word for chiropractor as I think I’m going to need one. My head is swivelling in every direction. I’m surrounded by possibly the largest amount of huge street art murals in one place I’ve ever seen in my life – and I don’t know…
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The Ghan in Darwin

The Ghan Expedition: All Your Questions Answered

The Ghan is renowned as one of the world’s most incredible train journeys and we were recently lucky enough to go on The Ghan Expedition, where you spend four days and three nights on this gleaming 1km long train as it slips the 2979 km between Adelaide and Darwin. It…
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