Hyogo Prefecture

Autumn Activities in Kobe

Aug 20, 2020 By Justin Hanus

There’s always something interesting going on in Kobe, and autumn is no exception! Autumn is one of the most popular times of the year for events because of the beautiful...[ Click to read more ]

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Water Sports in Kansai

Aug 20, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Are you looking for a chance to try your hand at some water-based activities in the Kansai region? You can find plenty of lakes, rivers, and beaches where qualified instructors...[ Click to read more ]

Staying Safe During Typhoons and Storms in Japan

Aug 20, 2020 By Ray Proper

Typhoon season in Japan runs from June to December, but most typhoon activity occurs between July and September. The southern parts of Japan, such as Okinawa or Kagoshima, are particularly affected...[ Click to read more ]

Great Camping Venues in Kansai

Jul 30, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Camping is a great way to experience the outdoors in an authentic fashion. Camping is a popular pastime for those wanting to escape the crowded neon-lit urban areas of Japan....[ Click to read more ]

Best Sweet Shops in Kobe

Jul 30, 2020 By Justin Hanus

When it comes to food, Kobe isn't just famous for beef. It has also gained a reputation as the "city of sweets," which is excellent news for those with a...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Steak Houses in Kobe

Jul 30, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Visitors to Kobe steakhouses usually have one thing on their mind – the delicious taste of Kobe beef. Cultivated from wagyu cattle, of which there are around 3,000 reared in...[ Click to read more ]

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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 Kobe but the area also has a surprising number of...[ Click to read more ]

Places to Fly a Kite in Kobe

Jun 17, 2020 By Justin Hanus

There are few more pleasant ways to spend a breezy summer afternoon than heading to a nice open space and flying a kite. Although not well known, Japan has its...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Coffee Houses in Kobe

Jun 17, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is renowned for being one of the most trendy and cosmopolitan cities in the Kansai region, so it's no surprise that there are plenty of cool coffee outlets to...[ 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 you can now visit multiple museums throughout Kansai without leaving...[ Click to read more ]