Asia

What's it like to visit the Unicorn Cafe Bangkok?

Unicorns, Mermaids & Moomins: Bangkok’s Best Theme Cafes

Every so often I get a message on my Facebook page from a friend saying ‘saw this place and thought of you’…this place is the Unicorn Cafe in Bangkok. And when I went to Bangkok earlier this year it was literally the first place I went. Which proves two things…
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Fashion lovers should stop off at the Vivienne Westwood Cafe in Hong Kong. All the sweet treats come with prints from her famous designs.

Squiggle Cakes at the Vivienne Westwood Cafe, Hong Kong

Cake isn’t really my favourite thing – but when that cake comes adorned with the designs of Vivienne Westwood, I can make an exception. Cue my beeline to the Vivienne Westwood Cafe in Hong Kong to overload on fashionable sugary stuff. Why I Had to Visit The Vivienne Westwood Cafe…
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Foodies should try a whipped cream beer in Kuala Lumpur

Ten Fun Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur For Foodies

Medicine jelly, possibly the best banana fritters in the world, Instagram-friendly noodles for 50p – and beer with whipped cream on the top. Welcome to my slightly more unusual foodie tour of Kuala Lumpur. And it tasted really good too – well, almost all of it… Foodie Experience 1: Drink…
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Nine unusual things to do in Taipei - from quirky foods to intriguing sights

11 Unusual Things to Do in Taipei

Do you want to stay in a haunted hotel, ride the world’s 3rd fastest elevator or meet a fortune-telling bird – they’re just a few of the unusual things to do in Taipei you shouldn’t miss. It really does have something for everyone – even those who might feel the…
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Kuala Lumpur, review of Heli lounge aka the Helipad Bar

Heli Lounge Bar, Kuala Lumpur – The Best Bar View in KL

Also known as the Helipad Bar KL, the Heli Lounge Bar Kuala Lumpur is a helipad by day, drinking venue by night. Here’s all the info on hours, dress code, bar prices and, whether it’s okay if you’re scared of heights. The bar sets up at night on a working helipad…
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At Gaggan Bangkok, the menu is not works but emojis

Eating by Emoji at Gaggan, Bangkok

Gaggan restaurant in Bangkok serves amazing food and has won award after award because of it – but that’s not why there’s a Gaggan review on Destination>Differentville; it’s on here because the Gaggan menu is written entirely in emojis – and you have no idea exactly what you’ve eaten until…
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Modern Toilet Restaurant Ximending Taipei is a toilet themed restaurant. Here's what you need to know to go.

5 Reasons I Loved Modern Toilet Restaurant in Ximending, Taipei

Babies are born all over the place – aeroplanes, supermarkets, hospitals – but, Destination>Differentville was born on a toilet in Taipei. Not a real one, I wouldn’t feel the need to share that with you, but, on a toilet-shaped chair in a toilet-themed restaurant called Modern Toilet in lively Ximending. Interestingly,…
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Harry Hedgehog Cafe Harajuku in Tokyo's Harajuku lets you play with hedgehogs. Here's everything you need to know if you want to go. | Tokyo | Hedgehog Cafe | Things to do in Tokyo |

Harry Hedgehog Cafe in Harajuku: Supercuteness Alert

Recently, I had the grand sum of eight hours in Tokyo – and two things I had to achieve in that time. Buy a dress for my friend’s rabbit (yes that’s a thing) and cuddle a hedgehog at the new branch of Harry Hedgehog Cafe Harajuku. Not surprisingly as you’re…
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Destination: Differentville is a new travel website

Welcome to Destination>Differentville

Hi – I’m Helen,the passport-wielder of Destination:>Differentville and, by day, I’m a journalist who mostly writes about healthy stuff. A while ago as part of my day job I had to write a magazine article about befriending your fears. This was the start of that article… “What would you do with…
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