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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

Is This London’s Most Unusual Sightseeing 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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Modern Toilet Restaurant Taipei

5 Reasons to Visit 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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The Tale of the Opera House Seal

Everyday, hundreds, if not thousands of people go to visit Sydney Opera House, but most of them, don’t realise that if they took a few steps round the back of the building toward the harbour they’d get to see another fabulous Sydney sight, Benny – The Opera House Seal. Disclosure:…
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Harry Hedgehog Cafe 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 |

Visiting Harry Hedgehog Cafe in Harajuku

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 in Harajuku. Not surprisingly as…
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How To Get to Maeklong Railway Market – The Fun Way

Joy, joy, joy and happiness – that was me back in February when I finally got to go to the Maeklong Railway Market 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…
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