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Between October and November, McDougall Street on Sydney's North Shore is a must stop because of the canopy of flowering jacaranda trees the span the street. It's gorgeous.

Where to Find the Tunnel of Purple Trees, Sydney

Once a year a simple residential street on Sydney’s North Shore becomes a major tourist attraction. People stand, sit or lie in the road, phones in hand – and all because the street is lined with the gorgeous purple trees that flower right now creating a fantastically picturesque tunnel that’s…
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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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There are tiny chewing gum paintings all over London's Millennium Bridge

There’s Chewing Gum Art on London’s Millennium Bridge

A tiny St Paul’s Cathedral, an ant carrying an umbrella and what looks like a tree full of people – all things you’ve probably walked past if you’ve ever crossed London’s Millennium Bridge – and they’re all painted on the chewing gum people drop there. I was a goth in…
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Wendy's Secret Garden Sydney

Why You Must Visit Wendy’s Secret Garden, Sydney

It’s taken love, loss and 25 years of dedication to create the twists and turns of Wendy’s Secret Garden in North Sydney. One visit really isn’t enough to find all the hidden treasures within it. I don’t know how many times I’d passed Wendy’s Secret Garden with absolutely no clue…
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Nine unusual things to do in Taipei - from quirky foods to intriguing sights

Nine Unusual Things to Do in Taipei

Soaking in hot springs, staying in a haunted hotel and eating (a lot) are just a few of the unusual things to do in Taipei. It really does have something for everyone – even those who might feel the need to win a fluffy penis at some point in their…
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Kuala Lumpur, review of Heli lounge aka the Helipad Bar

Heli Lounge Helipad Bar, KL – Your Questions Answered

Heli Lounge Bar aka the Helipad Bar KL is a bar that sets up at night on a working helipad located on the 35th floor of a Kuala Lumpur skyscraper – as such there’s no walls, no ceiling, no safety barrier – just a fabulous view of the KL skyline….
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A review of the London Loo Tour

Touring Toilets with the London Loo Tour

I’m standing at Waterloo station looking for a woman holding a toilet plunger up over her head. She’s my guide for the afternoon on the London Loo Tour. Yes, while most people coming to London to visit thrones are viewing gold, guilded ones in Buckingham Palace, mine are to be…
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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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Autumn sees the arrival of New Forest pigs

Pannage: Why The New Forest Is Suddenly Full of Pigs.

If you spend much time in the UK’s New Forest you get used to seeing animals wandering around – ponies, cows, donkeys all commonly appear next to your table in the pub garden, outside ice cream shops or, often, simply standing in the middle of the road surveying which bit…
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