Osakafu Hattori-Ryokuchi Youth Hostel

Address: 1-3 Hattoriryokuchi, Toyonaka, Osaka Prefecture, Kinki, 561-0873, Japan | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located on 1-3 Hattoriryokuchi, Toyonaka, is near Nishinomaru garden, National Museum of Ethnology, and Shirokita Park.
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Travel Blogs from Toyonaka

Hiking the Kumano Kodo

A travel blog entry by nicval on Jan 14, 2015

2 comments, 23 photos

... including your towel in a basket. Take your long skinny towel with you, find a stool at the wall of low showers. Wash and wash and use the long skinny towel to scrub your back, and wash some more. Shower off but don't spray your neighbour! Then get into the mineral water once you are clean that is HOT. AAAAH..... Then get out, rinse if required. Wash off your stool, then go out to get dressed into your yakuta (like a kimono provided by all the facilities) which ...

The making of a Maiko

A travel blog entry by cdavis0496 on Jul 29, 2014

5 comments, 15 photos

... was my first experience with a professional photographer. Playing dress-up with my mother does not count. The man was awesome. a gesture here and there, and he didn't even need to say anything to me. Turns out he didn't know English, but had worked with enough foreigners that he had perfected the gestures needed to make oral commands unnecessary. I posted some of the pictures below for your amusement.

The next part of my ...

Day 61: Kyoto Arrival - Bullet Train

A travel blog entry by mfln31 on Mar 03, 2014

4 photos

... geek. The bullet train was fantastic. It was massive, spacious, immaculately clean, and we covered the 280+ miles in just over two hours. I had more leg room than I could use and our seats reclined a long way. If we ever get HS2 in the UK you can bet it will be nothing like this. That's probably enough about the train, I guess I'll just have to look forward to our upcoming journeys in China and Taiwan. After arriving in Kyoto we set off walking towards the hotel (or so we ...

Kyoto and Osaka

A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds on Sep 30, 2013

3 comments, 22 photos

... This was just laughably not enough time; I felt like banging my head against a wall every time we got on a train, because we’d seen one thing and left nine more on the table. I could spend the whole year in Japan, easy.

On the other hand, it was a relief to be leaving Japan for a place where I didn’t have to be worried about being accidentally rude all the time. The social etiquette in Japan is unbelievably complicated; I think ...

(Day 9) Welcome Kyoto & japan Buddhist Bob Ma

A travel blog entry by mr_travel_2013 on Sep 12, 2013

12 photos

... As usually we could not check in, because we have been to early. There are 10 rules you have to follow, yes like from Moses. Some of them are ok, because the house is more then 100 years old and the walls are thin like matchstick. But one of the rules we don't understand till today, you have to be back latest till might night????? That's not a rule of the guesthouse, it's for the quarter. They don't want that drunken tourist making to much noises. Come mon ...