LEGO Fans, Don’t Miss This Fun-Filled Event in Kobe – Japan Brickfest 2017!

Most people, regardless of age, love LEGO. This is probably because every person has a builder instinct in them – even young children can put together an easy model. LEGO has established a huge fan base around the world and this 2017, it will be holding another Japan Brickfest (ジャパン ブリックフェスト). Japan Brickfest is Asia’s…

Sample Real Japanese Rice Wine in This Sake Museum in Kobe!

Sake (酒) is one of Japan’s most well-known products, and it is famous throughout the world. Understandably, many visitors to Japan are eager to try Japanese rice wine for themselves. However, sometimes it can be hard to know where to begin; I came to Japan knowing nothing about how sake is made or which brands…

Craving Something Sweet? Try These 4 Delightful Desserts From Kobe!

Kobe, the capital city of Hyogo prefecture, is one of Japan’s ten largest cities. If you ask the locals what this city is famous for, they will probably give you three answers: world-class wagyu meat, one of the best harbour night views in Japan, and last but not least, the delicious desserts. The desserts here…

The International Wine Challenge is Coming to Japan! Who Will Win the Sake Champion Title?

The International Wine Challenge (IWC) is the most comprehensive and influential wine tasting competition in the world. It is host to many tasting challenges which give companies the chance to promote their award-winning wines. This coming May 2016, the 10th International Wine Challenge Sake Competition (a collaboration between Sake Samurai Association and International Wine Challenge)…

Looking to Attend University in Japan? Here Is Why Kobe University Is a Great Choice!

Kobe University is one of the leading national universities located in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. In the region of Kansai, it is referred to as Shindai (from another reading of the first of Kobe’s kanji 神戸 and 大学, daigaku or university). Kobe University is an institution of efficient learning. Are you looking for a place to…

Mirai Seisakujo: Help Make Your Kids Independent While They Enjoy Sweets!

Independence in children varies from country to country. Normally, in Japan, parents start to teach their children the first steps to start to become an independent child once they start their primary school years. If you live in Japan or have been here, you might have noticed how children carrying randoseru on their backs go…

Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland: Perfect for an Elegant and Classy Stay!

This elegant hotel holds a total of 70 guest rooms which have been elegantly designed and all have an individual terrace for that breathtaking view of the ocean, and vary from moderate, superior to deluxe. Accommodation l-s.jp/ The more expensive rooms have gardens and are more spacious with prices ranging from 94,000 yen to 303,000…

Wild Boars Roaming Around Kobe University Campus: Dangerous or Cute?

Have you ever seen a wild boar or like the students at Kobe University, been tackled by one? Kobe University is a public university located in Kobe, a beautiful port city in Hyogo prefecture. kobe-u.ac.jp/ The campus is located on Rokkō mountain; on a slope and deep in nature. This location is precisely the reason…

Check Out Kobe’s Epic Robot Statue and Learn Its Story

When disaster strikes, there’s nothing left to do but gather your strength and start life all over again. This is a situation reminiscent of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in Kobe last 1995. To symbolize this strength, a 59-foot statue was built in full scale and has been called Tatsujin-28. It is also believed to guard…

A Perfect Day-Trip to Explore the Beauty of Kobe and the Himeji Castle!

Osaka, Japan’s third-largest city after Tokyo and Yokohama, is a definite visit when you’re in the Kansai region. There’s the Osaka Castle, the bustling Dontonburi Street, Universal Studios Japan; the list goes on. While it is my personal opinion that Osaka is more exciting by night, Osaka is also an excellent location for day trips.…
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