Toyoko Inn Hankyu Jusoeki Nishiguchi
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... us that Osaka is a great place to eat fugu because it's a regional specialty there. To be clear, yes, pufferfish is poisonous, and yes, the fish has been specially prepared. It really wasn't a big deal at all, and we certainly don't consider ourselves "adventurous eaters" for eating something so tame and commonplace.
Fugu tastes like any other generic white fish -- tilapia, cod, or whiting. ...
... building and is rated as one of the best in the world – we could certainly see why!
As you will be able to see from our photos, they had a huge array of sea creatures (including some very cute seals and some very angry penguins) but also some random additions such as some sloths and capybaras.
Nat had some friendly interactions with a dolphin and a seal, and Chris really enjoyed taking pictures of ...
... line and then changed to Universal City. We made it with a bit of luck as the train actually splits in half one stop away, with one half going to Universal and one to the airport. We got lucky there.
It was quite obvious that the park was going to be busy as we started walking up Universal City walk to the entrance. There were lots of big groups of people quite obviously bought here by the opening of Harry potter world which was still in its opening month! We had been so well ...
... ever been. At first you try to make sense of it but in the end you just think...classic Japan! It'd be similar to drinking 4 bottles of Tequila, spinning around 400 times and then opening your eyes & finding yourself in the middle of a street parade. It's just so much fun! Very very very highly recommended! We had such a great time & a massive adventure.
Lots of Love & Sushi,
After a very long Friday we took Saturday off to rest and recover. We slept in and did laundry, rearranged bags since Kyoto, played some cards, and took our time to get going. When we were ready, we borrowed the bikes again and set off to explore Suminodo. We had seen a really good looking ramen shop by the station and that was our first stop. Was fun because they had a very strict order of how to do things, you went from outside to an on-deck circle type couch inside to ...