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Skiing in Kansai: Day and Weekend Trips!

Dec 12, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Skiing might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of tourist attractions in Japan, but...[ Click to read more ]

The Top Onsen Resorts in and Around Kobe

By Justin Hanus

If you’re stressed out, had a tough week at work, or feel de-motivated, visiting an onsen is the perfect remedy...[ Click to read more ]

Winter Days Out in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

With many people on holiday from work, school or college over the Christmas winter period, it's an excellent opportunity to...[ Click to read more ]

Traditional Kansai Winter Drinks

Nov 25, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The winter months in the Kansai region can get pretty cold, so what better way to warm yourself up than...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Kobe

Nov 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without that celebratory festive meal – turkey, roast potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mince pies and all...[ Click to read more ]

Buying Holiday Decorations, Wrapping Paper & Lights in Kobe

Nov 19, 2019 By Justin Hanus

With Christmas fast approaching, thoughts turn to presents and brightening up the home with a few decorations. If you haven't...[ Click to read more ]

Winter Illumination in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

Don’t let the cold stop you from heading outside as there are beautiful displays of holiday lights throughout the Kansai...[ Click to read more ]

Sake Breweries in Kobe

Nov 13, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Even if you’ve never set foot in Japan, there’s a good chance you’ve tried sake, as the rice wine is...[ Click to read more ]

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The Nipponbashi Street Festa in Osaka

Oct 18, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Back in 2005, Osaka was not nearly as popular a tourist destination as it is today. The city decided to...[ Click to read more ]

Thanksgiving in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

With the growing community of American expats, Thanksgiving Day is starting to make its mark in Japan. This traditional American...[ Click to read more ]

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