Kobe Tokyu Inn
Travel Blogs from Kobe
Carol chose the same restaurant. She enjoyed her meal, too.
I was walking in the 2nd level mall, when at about 1:20 PM, the others on our flight UA34, almost all of them from the Volendam, decided to line up early for the 1:45 check-in. Consequently, when I returned around 1:25, we ended up around 20th in line. With typical
Japanese precision, they opened seven windows at 1:45........six of them for First and Business classes. The ...
... exchange at a nearby store for money!! Not having a clue as to how you play this game wasn't enough for us to not give it a try- in typical Japanese fashion, the attendants were over-the-top friendly and did their best to give us some guidance (not particularly helpful since, even if we could hear them, they were speaking Japanese). We probably set some sort of speed record for going through our allotment of ball bearings but it was good fun and we're hoping to ...
... fantastic blue color and I look forward to sailing
through the Sea of Japan.
Once in Osaka, I don’t really have much to do. I joined an online group called couch surfers
where you can connect with people that host travelers at their house for
free. My first night I have a place to
stay with a local with the option to stay longer but I am hoping to move around
to different houses if possible. Osaka
is not ...
... of Kyoto. We came across this weird mall where we spent a bit of time. The first few floors were filled with electronics. They had anything you could possibly think of plus more. I have never seen so many electronics in my life. It was like the size of 4 future shops on each level but with 10x the amount of stuff jammed into each one. There were also levels dedicated to fashion, sports, books, etc. I also found CC lemonade in one of the vending machines, which Dani recommended. You ...
... they have inspired me -- that includes all you young cousins too by the way! -- but perhaps those are better left for another time and place. If you've read this rambling and sentimental entry all the way though, thanks for your attention. :)
Much love to all !
UPDATE: An earlier version of this blog had some details confused about my great-grandfather. Thanks Aunt Helen and Aunt Anita for helping me get them straight!