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If you're visiting Fukuoka, Japan, then add the amazing Nanzoin Temple to your list of things to see in Fukuoka. It's completely incredible. Here's why and how to get to Nanzoin Temple from Hakata station. Click to read it now or save it to your Fukuoka or Japan boards for later. #japanesetemples #kyushu #fukuoka #nanzointemple

Nanzoin Temple, Fukuoka – It Blew my Mind.

I can’t think of many places that have actually made me go ‘wow’ when I first saw them – but the large Buddha statue at Nanzoin Temple in Fukuoka, Japan did – out loud. And then I shut up and just stared at it, unable to believe exactly what I…
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Golden Week is a very busy time to travel in Japan, many people will tell you not to go, but what if you've booked your trip to Tokyo in Golden Week. Don't panic - so did we ! Here's our guide to a great Golden Week in Tokyo. Click to read it now or save it to your Tokyo page for later. #tokyo #goldenweek #tokyotravetips

Booked to go to Tokyo in Golden Week? Don’t Panic

Don’t go to Japan in Golden Week – say, every article, website and person who lives in Japan ever. So, imagine my horror when last year I realised I’d managed to do exactly that. Considering how many times I’ve been to Tokyo, how much time I spend reading about Tokyo…
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What Not To Do When Trying Betel Nut in Taipei

I’m standing by the side of the road in Taipei, somewhat red in the face, wondering if I’m about to have a heart attack – and a tad concerned re what the blooming heck I’m going to tell the insurance company if I do. It wasn’t quite what I was…
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If you're planning a trip to Taipei, Taipei 101 is likely to be on your list of things to see in Taipei - but, don't stop there, there are a lot of cool, fun things to do near Taipei 101. Click to read it now or save it to your Taipei or Taiwan boards for later. #taipei #taipei101 #taiwan #thingstodointaipei

Fun Things To Do Around Taipei 101

It’s one of the biggest tourist attractions in Taipei – both in terms of height and how many people want to go up it each day, as such, you might find when you arrive, all excited to head up into the sky, you have to wait a while to get…
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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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