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…

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…

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.travel.coocan.jp/ The university is ranked as one of the most prestigious public universities in Japan. However, this university has its…

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…

2 Beautiful Kobe Illumination Events to Visit in 2015!

The end of the year is here and that means the annual nationwide illumination events. Here, I would like to tell you about two of the most beautiful illumination events held in Kobe. Kobe Luminarie   View this post on Instagram   Photo credit: Kenichi Anada #luminarie #kobeluminarie #kobe #letsgo #december #onlyinkobe #excite #illumination #prettylights…

Explore Little India in Japan – Kobe Jain Temple

The Southern city of Kobe has long been known for its diversity due to its overseas settlers from centuries ago. Kobe has churches, mosques and temples of different beliefs. The Kobe Mosque is one of the biggest mosques in Japan. There are also a Gurudwara (Sikhs’ holy place) and a Jain temple near by the…

4 Chinese Foods to Try in Kobe’s Chinatown

Kobe Chinatown is also known as 南京町 (Nankinmachi), translated as Nanjing Town from Chinese. The town is located only a 3-minute walk from Motomachi Station, Kobe. You can get to this station from Osaka by taking either the JR Tokaido-Sanyo Line or the JR Kobe Line Hanshin train from Umeda Station (this takes around 40-50…

Top 5 Attractions around Kobe’s Majestic Mount Rokko!

If you are travelling to Kobe there’s so much you can do, if you are travelling to Kansai make a day trip to Kobe because you really don’t want to miss out. The city offers beaches, city life, shopping, nightlife, famous Kobe beef restaurants, but one of the best things has to be a journey…

Experience Mouth-Watering Kobe Beef at Steak Land!

Are you a fan of premium beef but not sure if it’s worth the money to splurge it all at pricey fine-dining restaurants? Well, fear not as there is a place which would be able to satisfy your cravings and at the same time not burn a huge hole in your pocket: Steak Land Kobe!…