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See the Best of Kansai’s Fireworks Displays

June 23, 2018 by Justin Hanus

One of the most exciting aspects of Japanese summers is the multitude of dazzling fireworks displays to enjoy. Originally, fireworks (花火, ‘Hanabi’) were thought to help ward off evil spirits, but the tradition is still going strong today among tourists and locals alike as a coveted summer pastime. With hundreds of fireworks festivals erupting across […]

Popular Seafood Markets and Ports in the Kansai Region

May 23, 2018 by Justin Hanus

One of the countries that’s so well known for their seafood and how they’ve gloriously incorporated it in their culture is Japan. Their sushi is a worldwide favorite and a must have in all Japanese restaurants in the world. But where else could you get the freshest and most delicately prepared seafood dishes than in […]

Day Tours for Kids in the Kansai Region

April 25, 2018 by Justin Hanus

Traveling with kids can be very tricky business because not all places adults would love to visit can be kid-friendly or even interesting to little ones. A part of your itinerary should include amusement parks, theme parks, museums for kids, zoos and the list goes on. Luckily, adults also can enjoy these tours and kids […]

8 Most Popular Hiking Tours in the Kansai Region

March 23, 2018 by Justin Hanus

One of the best ways to enjoy a new place is to walk around and visit the attractions. But if you’re up for adventures that take hours of marveling beautiful landscapes and historical sites, it calls for leisurely hikes along popular trails and pilgrimage routes. Many countries boast of the best and most scenic trails […]

5 Most Popular Festivals to Check Out in the Kansai Region

March 23, 2018 by Justin Hanus

There’s always a famous festival in every country that draws pilgrims, tourists, the one-time visitors and even locals. There’s that exhilarating energy that wafts in the air when you hear the drums booming, the music blaring, the dancing, the merriment and all the energy that is ablaze every time there’s a feast. Festivals are reminders […]

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