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Justin Hanus


Why Visit the Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

It may seem like a strange concept to have an entire museum dedicated to instant ramen, but the Cup Noodles...[ Click to read more ]

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Arima Onsen: Come On In, the Water’s Fine

Feb 25, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The mapmakers say Arima Onsen is a part of Kobe but it is way on the other side of Mount...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Monuments to See in Kobe

Feb 15, 2019 By Justin Hanus

There’s no better way to explore Kobe than on foot. This allows you to take everything in and feel like...[ Click to read more ]

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Road Trips in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

Road trips are a great way of experiencing the natural visual delights a country has to offer. Japan has an...[ Click to read more ]

Watch Some Sumo Wrestling at the 2019 Grand Tournament in Osaka

By Justin Hanus

Sumo wrestling is a sport uniquely associated with Japan. Although not all professional sumo wrestlers are Japanese, the sport originated...[ Click to read more ]

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Top 5 Hanami Sites Near Kobe

By Justin Hanus

Spring is just around the corner, which for many Japanese residents means Hanami time is here again. Hanami means “flower...[ Click to read more ]

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Top Japanese Pastimes to Explore for Yourself

By Justin Hanus

A great thing about Japan is there’s always something going on or something to do. By learning about the most...[ Click to read more ]

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Dance Classes in Kobe

Jan 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Whether you fancy a bit of a tango, some contemporary street dance or just want to keep in shape with...[ Click to read more ]

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A Valentine’s Date in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

Valentine’s Day in Japan is an important day, especially for girls and women. Though the customs are a little bit...[ Click to read more ]

Celebrating New Years in Kobe’s Chinatown 2019

Jan 21, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Despite its proximity to China, there are only a few Chinatowns in the whole of Japan. One of the largest...[ Click to read more ]