Washington Plaza

Address: 98 Higashiekimaecho, Himeji, Hyogo, Kinki, 670-0926, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 98 Higashiekimaecho, Himeji, is near Himeji Castle (Himeji-jo), Kokoen Garden, Himeji Central Park, and Mt Shosha hiking.
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Travel Blogs from Himeji

3 suns and one star...(well it felt like it)

A travel blog entry by mattjessjapan on Aug 06, 2012

25 photos

... number of Neko (cats) strays on the ground which in typical cat fashion attracted attention but remained aloof to the prospect of being manhandled in the heat.

We walked back to the castle and stopped on our way in a department store to buy a little food before travelling back to Osaka. Pretty much all dept stores here are the same as Selfridges in that they have food courts on the basement floors but generally have more options.
We picked up ...

Shaken Not Stired

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe on Mar 11, 2011

17 comments, 9 photos

... t feel it on the train. The first we knew that something was wrong was that the shinkansen came to an abrupt halt, and we weren’t at a station. This is unheard of so we had inkling that something wasn’t quite right. Then all the mobile phones started ringing, and there were some very concerned faces as we looked around the carriage trying to work out what was going on. We managed to find one man that could speak some ...


A travel blog entry by worthj1970 on Jul 24, 2010

... br>
Anyway, we drove an hour or so north towards Ikuno and went to Yoderu. Inside they have a few things of note. One, and perhaps the most interesting, were these inflatable balls that kids got inside of and romped around in on a shallow pond. The balls are tethered, and the kids only stay in for a few minutes. But if you've read any posts up to this point you've gleaned that it's really hot in Japan, and there's nothing better on a really hot day than ...

Mt. Shosha-Engyoji Temple “The Last Samurai"

A travel blog entry by nikinike on May 07, 2010

... concentrate on breathing, tossing out of your mind all the thoughts that simply come and go while you sit,” he said.

“Negative emotions such as pain, anger and sorrow will cause much more severe pain than the real fact when you repeatedly turn them over in your mind. Zen practice will enable you not to promote those pains emotionally and accept pain as it is. You would come to realize that you are the master of your mind; the mind is not the ...

Japan - saving the oceans!

A travel blog entry by humanetraveler on May 09, 2008

... and transparency at international wildlife conservation meetings. Among other atrocities to nature, Japan is almost solely responsible for the illegal markets in ivory and tortoise shell (sea turtle shell), and for the questionably legal market in whale and dolphin meat/blubber. So, I wasn't very surprised to see tons of people wearing fur, especially trim and especially in Tokyo. I also noticed that there aren't as many wild animals (birds, squirrels, etc.) as ...