ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe
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Before the trip began, we jotted down the top five places or things we wanted to see or do in Japan.
One was the Golden Temple in historic Kyoto and that was the first stop on our Sunday radar screen.
Out the night before, we were chilled to the bone. The winds picked up and the temp dropped below freezing, So, it was no surprise …
... was would be going home soon and they would still be travelling in Japan. There's always next time though, and I'm pretty sure there will a next time for me. I'm definitely planning on coming back someday.
At 18:30 the time finally came for me to begin my long journey home *sad face*. So I hopped on the train at the station and headed off to Kansai airport.
I arrived at the airport a few hours before my flight so I had a bit of time ...
... where we'd been before so we knew what was going on there. We ate and talked about last two weeks here in Japan. After we paid we realised that we had only 343 yens left (not even £3), luckily we had our rail passes so we safely returned to our hotel room in Osaka where we packed our luggage and went to bed.
Alarm set up for 6am. At 7am breakfast in hotel restaurant and at 7.48am airport express from Osaka station.
... equivalent of a microwaveable TV dinner [check out the photo for proof that this country does everything better than England!]
On Tuesday we took the train to Namba and walked to Doguya-Suji Arcade, where the whole street is lined with shops selling everything you could possibly want/need/think of to put in a restaurant! They have hundreds of incredibly realistic plastic foods to buy (which are usually displayed in the windows of cafes and restaurants here) which on more ...
... a bit of English – yey, we were saved, no chicken gizzards or intestines for us tonight, we would at least know what we were ordering! We picked some stuff by pointing again, the English speaking young man still had trouble and we were too tired to worry about it and hey, we were in Osaka, do we really care – throw caution to the wind is what I say! Bill ordered scotch on the rocks and received a big glass with coke, lemon, ice and not sure about the scotch! ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsANA Crowne Plaza Kobe
My first impression of the hotel is that it had a funny lingering smell which was a bit off putting in the room. It was a small room, but since we were only staying 1 night, it was adequate, especially since we were right next to the Shinkansen station.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.