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If you're looking for some unusual things to do in Taipei, you might want to add a trip to the Alpaca Cafe to your list. Here's where to find it and what to expect when you get there. Click to read it now or add it to your Taipei or Taiwan boards for later. #taipei #taiwan #thingstodointaipei #alpacacafe #taipeicafes

There’s an Alpaca Cafe in Taipei – and We Have Pictures

When I first heard that there was an Alpaca Cafe in Taipei, my response were noises so high pitched only dolphins could hear them. Excited did not quite cut it. Instagram was full of people getting Alpaca selfies – their curious little faces peering over their shoulders, reviews told tales…
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Knife Massage in Taipei: Are You Brave Enough To Try It?

My Taipei to do list. 1. Visit the village of cats. 2. Eat all the beef noodle soup. 3. Be tapped a few thousand times with a blunt meat cleaver. Yep, forget being massaged with hands, in Taiwan, there’s a more exciting blade-based experience on offer – knife massage. Used…
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10 Quirky Things to do in Taipei Alone

Clean, safe, easy to get around Taipei is a great city for solo travel but what are some of the best things to do in Taipei alone? And more importantly, what are some of the more unique things that suit a solo traveller down to the ground. Well, here’s my…
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Just a short bus ride from Taipei, Taiwan is an abandoned village of UFO style Futuro Houses. Here's how to find it if you're planning a trip to Taipei and are looking for something a different thing to add to your list of things to do in Taipei. Click to read it now or save it to your Taipei or Taiwan board for later. #taipei #futurohouses #architecture #thingstodointaipei #taiwan

The Awesome Village of UFO Houses, Taiwan

Attention please, I have a request. I need all your spare change – and the name of someone who knows how to dispel evil spirits. Why? Because the top of my list of things to do in Taipei on my recent trip was visiting what’s known as the Wanli UFO…
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If you're planning a trip to Tokyo and looking for some more unique things to do this is the post for you. From super cute things to eat,some different things to do in Tokyo at night and the best unique experiences Tokyo has to offer. Click to read it now or save it to your Tokyo or Japan boards until later. #Tokyo #thingstodointokyo

47 Unique Things to Do in Tokyo

When people ask me why I love Tokyo, the answer is simple ‘I love the fact that there are so many weird and unique things to do there,’ For example, that one day someone said ‘let’s put a giant Godzilla head on the top of a hotel in the middle…
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Did you know that there's a banana vending machine in Tokyo's Shibuya? If finding that out just added it to your list of things to do in Japan, here's how to find it -and a few other fun vending machine things to know. #tokyo #thingstodointokyo #vendingmachines

Where to Find The Banana Vending Machine, Tokyo

Vending machines in Japan are amazing. You can buy everything from them – cold drinks, soup, beer – and in one machine, bananas. Every time I’ve been to Tokyo, a trip to the banana vending machine has been on my must-do list – so here’s how to add it to…
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If seeing a robot is top of your list of things to do in Tokyo, you won't be disappointed. There are heaps of places you can see them - and interact with them. Here's our guide to nine brilliant places to find a robot in Tokyo. #robots #Tokyo #thingstodoinTokyo

Where to See a Robot in Tokyo: 9 Places You Need to Visit

There aren’t many places in the world where wanting to see a robot is on people’s lists of must-dos – but Tokyo isn’t like many places in the world. So, if you’re wondering exactly where to see a robot in Tokyo, we have the answer. Whether you want your robot…
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If you're planning a trip to Kyoto and looking for a few more unusual things to do, we have the answer. From Kyoto's most unusual temples to where to find the most instagrammable things to eat, check out our Kyoto guide. Click to read it now or save it to your Kyot or Japan boards until later. #kyoto #thingstodoinkyoto

18 Unusual, Non-Touristy Things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto, the city of over 1600 temples, including the beautiful gold-leaf clad Kinkakuji and the giant zen garden that is Ryoan-ji. Wander its tranquil streets soaking in years of …..snore….sorry dropped off for a bit there. Yes, embarrassed as I am to say it, Kyoto may be a fantastic historical…
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Gachapon machines, give out little collectable toys. They're found all over Tokyo and if you want a budget 'only in Japan;' experience, they're a great place to find it. Here;s everything you need to know about Gachpon - including what is Gachapon, how much does it cost and where to find Tokyo's best Gachapon machines. #tokyo #thingstodointokyo #gachapon

A Beginners Guide to Gachapon in Tokyo

I’m standing in a maze of bright orange plastic. In the last minuteĀ alone thousands of yen have disappeared into the machines around me. All hear is the change machine spitting out coins, the ‘gacha gacha’ sound of a handle being turned and the clonk of tiny plastic balls falling down…
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