Ramen

8 Most Popular Noodle Shops in the Kansai Region

August 20, 2018 by Justin Hanus

Ramen is one of the most iconic Japanese dishes the world over. Although it might not come with that luscious, silky and super flavorful umami broth and chewy noodles all the time, when you say ramen, in whatever form it is, it is synonymous to comfort food and people just adore it. Ramen noodle shops […]

Mt. Ikoma

Trekking in the Kansai Region

August 20, 2018 by Justin Hanus

Exploring the flora, fauna and historical attractions of a new place is sometimes the best way to appreciate it. Some people might think just walking around in the more populous parts of a city or country and enjoying their cuisine is good enough to experience what the place has to offer. Others find it more […]

Kobe Port Tower

Popular Landmarks and Buildings in Kobe

August 20, 2018 by Justin Hanus

Almost 150 years ago, Kobe opened its ports to the west and has since blossomed into a city of fusion and flair. Chinese influences also remained despite the influx of other cultures from far and wide and has been steadfast in nurturing their colorful and vibrant traditions and way of life. This city that has […]

Kobe Port Marine Fireworks Festival 

July 30, 2018 by Admin

The “Kobe Port Marine Fireworks Festival” is a great way to spend a hot summer night in Kobe. As many as 250,000 people will gather at Meriken Park and the surrounding areas to watch as 15,000 fireworks are launched from between Kobe Harborland and Port Island to dance in the night sky. Kobe Port Marine Fireworks […]

Summer Evening of Prayer and Peace in Hiroshima

July 30, 2018 by Matt Mangham

Let’s say you arrive in Hiroshima for the August 6th Peace Memorial Ceremony a day early. You don’t feel like sitting around the hotel room watching TV, but what feels right to do the night before attending the anniversary of the A-Bombing of this lovely little city. Anyway, it’s Sunday night, and all the most […]

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