the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas

16 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung is a major city on the south coast of Taiwan – and it’s fantastic. If you love street art, tiny winding streets full of traditional old shops, amazing food and fantastic temples shaped like dragons, tigers or people, it’s your dream destination! So, without further preamble, check out our guide to 16 of the …

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Outside of a Coven of Witches in Burley, New Forest

Tales of the Burley Witches (and other spooks) in Burley, New Forest

Thatched roofs, ambling ponies, ice cream, fudge and cider…. you’ll find them all in the small New Forest village of Burley – but we went there for some more mystical reasons. Witches, ghosts and dragons… oh my. At first glance, you wouldn’t suspect that there’s anything different about Burley from the other cute villages in …

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Stone figure covered in moss at a less touristy temple in Kyoto

18 Unusual, Non-Touristy Things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto, the city of over 1600 temples, including the beautiful gold-leaf clad Kinkakuji and the giant zen garden that is Ryoan-ji. Wander its tranquil streets soaking in years of …..snore….sorry dropped off for a bit there. Yes, embarrassed as I am to say it, Kyoto may be a fantastic historical city containing some of Japan’s …

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