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Lemongrass salad on a white plate at Cooking With Poo, Bangkok

Why Cooking With Poo is THE Bangkok Cooking Course to Choose

There are many cooking classes in Bangkok – most of them have pretty names involving elephants, colours or spices (or some combination of the three). I choose one called Cooking With Poo, but as much as the name makes me giggle, it wasn’t the reason for my choice. In fact,…
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Woman sitting on sofa surrounded by cuddly unicorns at 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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Squiggle Pattern cake at the Vivienne Westwood Cafe, Hong Kong

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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Pint of beer with whipped cream on top - one of the fun things to do in Kuala Lumpur for foodies

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… Drink a Whipped Cream…
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Tomatoes covered in sugar at a Taipei night market

26 Unusual Things to Do in Taipei

Do you want to stay in a haunted hotel, try a massage done with knives or meet a fortune-telling bird – well, 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…
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Drinks on a table with a view of the Petronas Towers in the background. At the HeliLounge bar, Kuala Lumpur

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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Emoji Menu showing you what you eat at Gaggan Bangkok

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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Dinner of stir fry and rice served in a toilet-shaped bowl at Modern Toilet, Ximending, Taipei

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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