Author Archive Justin Hanus

Justin Hanus


Best Beaches in Kansai

Jun 17, 2020 By Justin Hanus

The Kansai region is perhaps better known for its urban life and attractions in cities such as Osaka, Kyoto, and...[ Click to read more ]

Places to Fly a Kite in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

There are few more pleasant ways to spend a breezy summer afternoon than heading to a nice open space and...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Coffee Houses in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

Kobe is renowned for being one of the most trendy and cosmopolitan cities in the Kansai region, so it's no...[ Click to read more ]

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How to Learn Zazen

By Justin Hanus

People from around the world are becoming more interested in learning zazen — the Zen style of meditation — due...[ Click to read more ]

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Museums in Kansai Offering Virtual Tours

May 22, 2020 By Justin Hanus

It’s frustrating to know that there are numerous things to see outside when you’re stuck indoors. The good news is...[ Click to read more ]

Great Summer Walks in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

Kansai is famed not just for its bustling cities such as Kyoto and Osaka but also for its many mountains,...[ Click to read more ]

Great Places to See a Sunset in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

Sunsets can provide the perfect backdrop to a romantic evening or be a fitting endpoint for a nice walk. With...[ Click to read more ]

Great Music from Kansai

By Justin Hanus

Kansai has been responsible for some great music over the years with everything from rock to electronic music to northern...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Capsule Hotels in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

An experience every visitor to Japan needs to have is a stay in a capsule hotel. These budget accommodation options...[ Click to read more ]

Finding Healthcare in Kobe

Apr 22, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Expats living in Kobe can access good quality healthcare through employee health insurance and the national insurance scheme. With the...[ Click to read more ]