Kintetsu Universal City

6-2-68 Shimaya Konohana-Ku, Osaka, Osaka, Kinki, 554-0024, Japan | 3 star hotel
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Going back east

A travel blog entry by petturik on May 17, 2014

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... like to order. I placed my order and as the lady thanked me for my visit my ears nearly began to bleed. Thankfully i got away in time and the buzzing in my ears is almost gone. :-P After that it was time to take the subway to the Kaiyukan aquarium. This one had the second largest tank in Japan with amongs other things, a 6 meter long whale shark in it. The tank was placed centrally and it had smaller pacific-region themed tanks built around it. As ...

Errands in Osaka

A travel blog entry by thebartons99 on Feb 07, 2014

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We made a quick, one-night stop in Osaka in order to get our visas for Vietnam.

From Tokyo, we took the shinkansen bullet train direct to Osaka. First, we needed to exchange our JR (Japan Rail) pass coupons for our actual JR passes. It took some searching to find the right JR office for this task (in the end, there was only one counter serving this purpose among the four offices we visited at sprawling Tokyo ...

DAY 5: Hannan High School & VISH Interview

A travel blog entry by kelsi-rawinia on Jan 10, 2014

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... pulled out his coupons and discount card, just like Dad. Then we went to the video store to rent some movies. While watching the Expendables 2, my host father fell asleep - Hmmm, like Dad again! We also got dessert from the dairy, so I suppose that's the third Dad-like thing of the day! Funny how there are such similarities!

This weekend is a long weekend so I look forward to catching up on some sleep and taking a break from biking and school. ...

Betsy & Jamie take on Japan - Koyasan, Mino, Kyoto

A travel blog entry by jamiekrussell on Nov 15, 2013

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... we just walked around the corner from out hotel and found a small okonomiayki restaurant, a famous Japanese food. You can read more about it here: i The staff was really friendly and I think they stared at us the whole time because we seemed to really fascinate the waitresses. The chef also knew a little English so we communicated a little with them to tell them things like it was good or where we were from. After another long day it was ...

Kyoto in a day (or is it a nutshell).

A travel blog entry by acampen on Sep 12, 2012

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... all in blacks and it took three performers to operate one puppet! After the performance we walked back through the Gion district and caught glimpses of made-up maiko entertaining guests.
I think Kyoto doesn't quite have the modern, urban feel Tokyo has and I can certainly see why it is commonly described as 'traditional Japan'. Maybe everyone is busy trying to find the right temple/shrine for ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Osaka Station/Umeda area of Osaka, is near Universal Studios Japan, Modern Transportation Museum, Municipal Museum of Fine Art, and Suntory Museum.
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