Mount Rokko Snow Park: Fun in the Snow!

In Japan when winter comes around lots of people enjoy heading to the slopes around Japan for a spot of skiing or snowboarding. There are famous ski resorts all over the country in mountainous areas such as Hokkaido, Nagano and Shiga where experienced skiers and snowboarders can hit the slopes in spectacular surroundings. If you…

Kobe-Nunobiki Falls: Be Absorbed in a Breath-taking view of Kobe

Kobe is the sixth largest city in Japan and is the capital of Hyogo Prefecture. Kobe is on the south coast of Honshu, between Osaka and Himeji. Kobe has a population of 1.5 million people! Kobe was historically one of the ports which were opened following the years of seclusion. Kobe’s prominence as a port…

Kobe Luminarie’s Wondrous Winter Lightshow

In Kobe, each year in December as the festive season approaches millions of people flock to the city to see the annual Luminarie festival. It’s a huge illuminated event that has been held in the city centre every year after the big earthquake that struck the city in 1995. The Luminarie is very easy to…

Play with Kangaroos, Penguins, and Capybaras in Kobe Petting Zoo

The Animal Kingdom in Kobe is a fantastic ‘petting zoo’ style place but with a fantastic twist! There are no cages here, all the animals are free to roam around their large rooms that are open to the public. You have the opportunity to walk through these rooms and interact with a wide variety of…

Share a drink with Penguins in Kobe!

Japan is famous for its variety of crazy bars and restaurants. There are Maid Cafes in Tokyo, Monkey restaurants in Utsunomiya, Prison-themed restaurants across Japan, and, my personal favourite, a Penguin Bar in Kobe. That’s right, there really is a bar in Sannomiya, only about 10 minutes walk from the station, that is home to…

Hunting Kobe Beef, Japanese Best Quality WAGYU

Kobe Cattle Kobe beef is a delight! Who doesn’t like it? Whoever eata it, I am sure they will have a temporary life changing experience! Kobe beef is a kind of wagyu that comes from Tajima beef cattle in Kobe city, Hyogo prefecture. The cattle are fed with high-quality plants and water. That’s why the…

Heartily recommended to try the delightful unique taste of Kobe’s beef!

The worldwide recognized top quality beef is something that you shouldn’t miss when you come in Japan! In fact, even if in June 2014 the Japanese government has allowed to export this beef, it is still very difficult to find and it could be extremely expensive in your own country! The beef of Kobe belongs…