Green monster outside a flower shop on Yokai Street, Kyoto

Fun Things to do in Kyoto: Hunt Monsters in Yokai Street

Kyoto is known for beautiful temples and beautiful geishas, but watch out if you’re wandering the backstreets of one area – as there be monsters! A whole road full of them in fact. Check out our guide to Kyoto’s super-cool Monster Street aka Yokai Street. It’s one of the most fun things to do in Kyoto (that doesn’t involve temples)

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Selfie with a smiling quokka on Rottnest Island, near Perth

How to Get The Perfect Quokka Selfie on Rottnest Island, Perth

Look at that face, isn’t it cute – the furry thing, not me! Well, as simple a snap as this seems, it took nearly five years, at least one close encounter with poo and about 200 outtakes to achieve. Here’s my story of attempting to get the perfect quokka selfie on Rottnest Island near Perth …

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Hedgehog being held at Harry Hedgehog Cafe in Harajuku, Japan

Mission Cuteness! How to Visit Tokyo’s 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 Harajuku. Not surprisingly as you’re reading a post about it …

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