Kansai (Kinki)

Bathe in These 14 Japanese Onsen Baths From Around the World at SpaWorld in Osaka

Japan is undeniably famous for its hot spring baths, or more commonly known as “onsen.” Did you know that in Osaka, there is a famous place that offers various onsen inspired by different countries from all around the world? This tourist attraction, known as SpaWorld, not only offers onsen; they also offer other facilities like…

Catch and Enjoy Flowing Noodles at This Restaurant in Kyoto This Summer

When I decided to visit Kyoto in the summer, I knew that I had to try nagashi somen no matter what. However, after much research, I only managed to find one restaurant in the area that serves this delicacy. If you are like me and on the lookout for nagashi somen while in Kyoto, this…

Explore 3 Unique and Impressive Realms of Himeji in Hyogo Prefecture!

Himeji. By just looking at the word, most people will only think of one thing.. Himeji Castle. Himeji Castle is a stunning castle that was bestowed the title of a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as “One of Japan’s three premier castles”. Himeji Castle is definitely worth a visit. However, despite these bold titles,…

Try These 4 Unique Japanese Cookery and Culture Courses in Osaka!

Do you want to learn and understand Japanese culture in a fun and delicious way? Sakura Cook is a Japanese cooking school in Osaka where you can learn the proper way to prepare and cook your favorite Japanese dishes, whilst at the same time learning about Japanese food, culture, and history. Because of the special…

Challenge Yourself at the Kyoto Marathon in February 2018!

Do you like running and joining marathons and competitions? Are you looking for somewhere in Japan to test your strength and endurance? Discover the charms of the city of international culture and tourism in this one-of-a-kind event. Take in the stunning Kyoto landscape as you run at the Kyoto Marathon 2018! Kyoto has been the…

Don’t Miss the Stage Adaptation of This Popular Anime in Japan!

“I met the girl under full-bloomed cherry blossoms and my fate began to change.” Relive a story of love and music. See award-winning manga Your Lie in April, performed as a stage play in Tokyo and Osaka! Your Lie in April is a very popular anime comic in Japan and has now been transformed into…

Take a Ride on This Sightseeing Ship and See Great Views of Japan’s Lake Biwa

Brave the waters aboard the newest sightseeing ship in the Kansai region – Naomasa! Sightseeing ship Naomasa started its operations in March 2017. Managed by Ohmi Marine, the ship embarks on the Chikubu Island Cruise which takes its passengers to Chikubu Island. This island is located in the northern part of Lake Biwa and is…

In Osaka and Not Sure Where to Get Good Beer? Give This Beer Tour a Try!

Have you ever headed to a new city and after settling into your hotel and maybe grabbing something to eat, you wonder where you can grab some local booze? Maybe after a long flight or train ride, you’re tired and want to refresh with a beer. This unique tour in Osaka is here to show…

This Yakiniku Restaurant in Osaka Offers a Kilogram of Meat for Just 2,030 Yen!

When it comes to food, yakiniku (grilled meat) is loved by almost every Japanese and foreigner I know. In fact, in Osaka, you will notice that yakiniku restaurants are as common as convenience stores because they are literally everywhere. If you are looking for something to eat while in Osaka, you can never go wrong…
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