Eating by Emoji at Gaggan, Bangkok

Emoji Menu showing you what you eat 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 the end when you’re given …

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Should You Visit Modern Toilet Restaurant in Ximending, Taipei?

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

Babies are born all over the place – aeroplanes, supermarkets, hospitals – but, 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, the toilet restaurant also …

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How To Get to Maeklong Railway Market – For Just 25 Baht

Train going down a railway track surrounded by fruit and vegetables at Maeklong Railway Market near Bangkok, Thailand

Joy, joy, joy and happiness – that was me the day I finally got to go to the Maeklong Railway Market near Bangkok and stand by the side of the tracks as a huge great locomotive thundered about three inches past my nose. However, that wasn’t the only fun bit about my day – because …

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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 your life if you know …

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Harry Hedgehog Cafe in Harajuku: Supercuteness Alert

Hedgehog being held at Harry Hedgehog Cafe in Harajuku, Japan

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 reading a post about it …

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