RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka
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... until I stumble across diamond hotel. By this point I was completely soaked and didn't care where I stayed. Luckily they had a room. After paying for a couple of nights I went and dumped my things in my room. My room was basically the size or a wardrobe. No joke, I was tiny. The light switch was on the outsold which was a pain when you wanted to go to sleep. After dumping everything I went to the shower room which consisted of 3 showers and a big hot tub. There ...
... through Namba to the station where I would go home. The crowded streets of Namba at night are quite something. Many crazy people out, all young, but from what I could tell, none of them were obviously drunk or wearing little - already an improvement on New Zealand's Saturday night life. We caught the train home and when I reached my host family's house at 11pm after a long day, I was just pleased to be able to brush the birds nest that was my hair!
... was also right on our doorstep and a popular area for spotting the Japanese ‘horsemen’ who pull carriages of tourists around the Kyoto attractions, no doubt for a hefty fee this being Japan so although tempted we didn’t try this.
In the evenings we spent a lot of time strolling around and being so close to Gion were able to spot the elusive and colourful geishas, usually in taxis or on the arm of elderly gentlemen outside an exclusive establishment. ...
... Thank heavens for red lights!” Mind you, our guide tried to teach us to sing Puff the Magic Dragon in Japanese and do a couple of pieces of origami!
No internet access in the terminal again. Within half an hour of departing Osaka the ship stopped to medivac an injured crew member to hospital, rumoured to be an accident in the kitchen. As we now have five days at sea, this was ...
... enough for a full length desk, room for both of our bags to be laid down even.
Showered and refreshed and time to get outside.
Our review of the Manga Museum - unless you can read manga in Japanese give it a miss.
Amazed to find the main street around the corner form us blocked off and people just strolling down it. The further we go, the more people there are until there's squillions of people. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka
Fabulous place to stay ! Extremely customer friendly staff & great location !!
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