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- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
TripAdvisor Reviews Hyoe Koyokaku Kobe
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... earthquake in 1995. It was an incredible collection and a very intimate bar experience that exceeded even what we had at Lennon bar in Kyoto. There was even a point in the evening where he just took all the stuff out of his fridge and told us what it was! The barman had been drinking with us too and the point at which he started taking stuff out of the fridge was the point that I realised that he was quite drunk too and it was probably time to call it a ...
... a minute or so changed into either very large snowflakes, or very small, light floaty hailstones. Either way the girls had a great time, and again I got some weird looks as I was standing in the snow on Osaka's main street, in a t-shirt videoing and taking photos of the weather while the locals just hurried to get out of it.
After the brief snowstorm, or whatever it was, had passed we continued onto the hotel. Since it was going to be a late one, ...
... wooden barrels!) we went to the tasting room and were pleasantly surprised at the taste. The 'fresh' (not aged) sake was smooth and had an almost dessert wine or brandy taste - Jen's favourite. The second one was much sweeter - Tom's favourite. We walked back to the station via a shallow river packed with families cooling down and took the train back to the centre of Kobe. Big dark rain clouds were starting to form in the mountains around the city. This ...
... where so much seem dolled up or over-futuristic or just crazily anime-ish, this is a place that feels real. Almost too real. The district almost seem to bleed. Drunk elderly people roam the streets. It's dirty. It's Japan's backside. And I like to come here to be reminded that Japan is more than human like robots and Harajuku girls! I have had my sushi dinner. I have had my Japanese bath (all too myself, superb). I have read ...
... I’m close to a very huge hangover, I’m heading to a castle with a stranger and I’m lugging around this big-ass coat. I can at least eliminate one of those things to ease the pain. The locker swallowed my money, and it was expensive, I couldn’t hide my annoyance at wasting money and snarled at the locker. She then realised I was probably too tired for castles right now... well durr I haven’t slept; that was mean I seem to remember her being pretty ...