Kobe sightseeing

The Best Hostels in Kobe

May 19, 2023 By Justin Hanus

If you want to spend time in Kobe but are on a tight budget, staying at a hostel may be your best option. The good news is you have some...[ Click to read more ]

The Highlights of AEON MALL Kobe Kita

Feb 24, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is a top destination for shopping due to the several large malls around the city. Although the best-known is Kobe Harborland umie, one of the biggest is AEON MALL...[ Click to read more ]

Activities for Kids Under 5 in Kobe

Oct 24, 2022 By Justin Hanus

If you have kids under 5, you’ll know how tiring it can be to keep them occupied throughout the day. Children don’t start school in Japan until the age of...[ Click to read more ]

Harvest Time in Kansai

Sep 24, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Harvest time in autumn/fall is important across the world. Each region has different rituals associated with this time of year (September – November). In Japan, the autumn harvest is celebrated...[ Click to read more ]

Visiting the Oldest Mosque in Japan: Kobe Mosque

Sep 24, 2020 By Justin Hanus

At only 85 years old, Kobe Masjid (masjid means mosque) is the oldest mosque in the country. Kobe was the obvious choice for a mosque, as the port city was...[ Click to read more ]

What to Do with One Day in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Meat lovers often plan day trips to Kobe just to try its most famous food: Kobe beef. In fact, there is much more to see and do in the city...[ Click to read more ]

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