Hotel International House Osaka
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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Travel Blogs from Osaka
... ourselves. After lunch we went and saw 3 merchants houses built in the 1800's . The houses and gardens amazing. We cycled between rice and soybean fields, to temples and shrines on our way to Ohmihachima. Rural Japan with the historic villages incredible. Photos with every turn. It was pitch black by the time we made it to the train station for the trip back to Osaka We stopped for dinner and then finally made it home at 11.30 ...
... so after a bit of a hissy fit we opt for the train 30 minutes later. We arrive at Shin-Yokohama and we have 5 minutes to catch the 10:22 if we want instead of waiting 30 minutes on the platform. Cars 1-5 are for non reserved seats so we give it a go and end up running down the platform as the train pulls in with 1 minute to spare. We board and then scout about to find some free seats aaaaand relax. We pull out of the station and within a couple of miles we can see ...
... originally built in 1583 by the order of Hideyoshi Toyotomi, as it was Osaka's number 1 attraction. The castle suffered several destructions throughout its history and the current Castle was built in 1931. We walked the grounds, thought it looked modern, had a coffee and spent an hour or so enjoying the sunshine and people watching before heading on to Kyoto.
... is a great time to catch up on our blog and reading, and watch the scenery speed by. We arrive in Kyoto and our guide for the next week of adventures, Aimee, is waiting by the door as we disembark from the train. She has a bubbly personality, and has lived in Kyoto for the last six years, having grown up a short distance away in Osaka. We head to lunch for traditional Japanese shabu shabu, which is the hot pot in the center of the table where ...
... way colder than usual. Back in class, many of the kids wanted me to 'sign' all of their things. So I signed many bits of paper, many hands, many books - it was never ending! This has got to be the celebrity life for sure. Later on was school lunch, which I'll admit, I didn't really have any idea about what going to happen and how things are routinely done. Basically, all of the kids wash their hands, put on little chef hats, lab coats and masks. Then some of them are sent ...