Toyooka Park Hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- High-speed internet in room
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Travel Blogs from Toyooka
... br> I feel really lucky because there are 4 other ALTs who have started at the same time as me (3 Americans, 1 British), and we all live between 5-10 min drive of each other and get along famously. We went out to an Izakaya last Friday night, which are like Japanese pubs/bars that are very popular for after work drinkers ;) . We socialised with a group of Japanese men, me communicating in VERY broken Japanese and ...
... pink sweet with bean paste inside. This was followed with a crab soup that had about half a crab per person and was absolutely delicious. We were then given some Tajima beef with a ponzu dipping sauce. Once again, the beef was fantastic (and we hadn't even got to Kobe yet!). This was followed by some Kara age (deep fried fish) served with some very extravagant strands of what looked and tasted a lot like prawn crackers, before ...
... was second nature to us now after the capsule hotel and the Ryokan in Kuwaguchiko. I stripped off and went for a shower, sitting on a small stool around the edge of the inside bath. After a quick dip in the scorchingly hot indoor pool (towel on my head, so it didn't touch the water), I made my way out to the cave bath outside. There were a group of Japanese lads who must have been late teens/ early twenties taking up most of the bath, but I ...
... The journey has been an emotional roller-coaster and, whilst I have never been a classroom teacher before, I have a strong passion for experiencing cultural diversity and promoting cross-cultural communication, and I can't wait to explore these interests more!
A little bit about my placement:
- I will be employed as an Assistant Language Teacher ...
We took the 12.11 JR train from Osaka to Kinasaki. The train cost £60 return and took 2.5 hours. On the train were three Japanese girls drinking beer, getting very loud and giggly and taking hundreds of selfies with their stick. It was hilarious. One thing we have noticed about Japan is that most things have started to look dated. We think it's because Japan was ahead of its time but now it definitely needs updating. The trains, subway and even ...