Kobe City

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 ]

Great Places to See a Sunset in Kansai

May 22, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Sunsets can provide the perfect backdrop to a romantic evening or be a fitting endpoint for a nice walk. With many high vantage points across the region as well as...[ Click to read more ]

Best Capsule Hotels in Kansai

May 22, 2020 By Justin Hanus

An experience every visitor to Japan needs to have is a stay in a capsule hotel. These budget accommodation options provide you with a cubicle rather than a full-size room....[ 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 current coronavirus pandemic affecting many areas of the world, including...[ Click to read more ]

Popular Hot Drinks in Kansai

Apr 20, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Socializing in Japan is done around drinks, both hot and cold. Hot beverages are enjoyed in both winter and summertime, brewed at home or in cafes. Here is a selection...[ Click to read more ]

How Has the Coronovirus Affected Kobe?

Apr 20, 2020 By Justin Hanus

The coronavirus pandemic has had a worldwide effect like nothing since World War II with countries across the globe coming close to complete shutdown to try and stem the flow...[ Click to read more ]

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Restaurants That Deliver in Kobe

Apr 20, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Even for people who like cooking, it’s tiring to prepare your own meals day after day. Luckily, there are plenty of restaurants that deliver throughout Kobe, allowing you to enjoy...[ Click to read more ]

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The Foreign Houses of Kobe: Ijinkan Kitano-cho

Apr 20, 2020 By Justin Hanus

One of the most interesting parts of Kobe is Kitano-cho. It was in this district that the foreign merchants settled after the Port of Kobe opened to trade from abroad...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Places to Eat Kaiseki in Kobe

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kobe may be famous for its beef, but the city is a culinary center. While you’re in Kobe, you should consider having a kaiseki dining experience. What Is Kaiseki? Kaiseki...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Find the Best Beers in Kansai

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kansai is a well-known region of Japan for cuisine. What's not so widely known is that the area is also a hotbed for beer. One of the best known Japanese...[ Click to read more ]