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Modern Toilet Restaurant Ximending Taipei is a toilet themed restaurant. Here's what you need to know to go.

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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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 Harajuku 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 |

Harry Hedgehog Cafe in Harajuku: Supercuteness Alert

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…
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Stuck all over Sydney are these concrete skulls by sculptor Will Coles. Here's where to find more. | Sydney | Street Art | Will Coles Street Artist |

Will Coles and Sydney’s Awesome Concrete Street Art

‘What the hell is that it’s scary,’ is not something you normally want to utter when you return to your home in your dream city after a few years living abroad – but as I came home one day with a bottle of milk, I noticed my first piece of…
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Cadillac Ranch near Amarillo, Texas is one of the great things to see on Route 66. Here's what you need to know if you're visiting Cadillac Ranch including where to stay nearby, how to find Cadillac Ranch and what to do take with you. #cadillacranch #route66 #roadsideamerica

Cadillac Ranch, Texas: The Two Things You Must Take With You

Spraying graffiti onto old cars is not normally something Destination>Differentville would condone, but at Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas it’s positively encouraged – so tool up with a couple of essentials and get ready to hit one of the US Highway’s most fun stops. When I was looking for an image…
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Destination: Differentville is a new travel website

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…
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