Travel Blogs from Kobe
... is everything that one should expect from a Chinatown. Colourful and loud, this is a great place to eat your way into a food coma, which is obviously something I love to do. I recommend trying the giant dumplings (literally as big as your face) sold at street stalls all over the neighbourhood. My time in Kobe came to a dramatic climax on my last day; it just so happens that I came to visit as the same time as the annual summer firework display! ...
... They are on a three-story pedestal, have a lady-shaped stem with a platform carrying the box with holes on all sides for the light, which is covered by something like a square hat with a pompom on another small platform. Kinda cool. There are many. Big ones and bigger ones on each side of the path. Then a river, oh and an orange bridge. A very high and very round orange bridge reflecting nicely in the water. The typical Japan holiday picture. A temple ...
... Nonetheless, we've always planned on a year, and while it's become more difficult to say goodbye here, I know the next chapter of our lives holds much promise of many good times to come in New York.
We had a 3-day weekend in February, and we took an overnight trip to Arima. It's a hot spring town, and we stayed in ryokan (Japanese Inn) which had 2 types of hot springs. The town is known for their iron and also a kind of ...
... But it was actually really nice watching the game on the TV.
Most days we don't have to be out the door until 2 or 3 PM. But when we have ECC Junior, the mornings are a bit earlier. ECC Junior is really interesting because you go into actual public schools (or pre-schools) and work with the students in their element. The past week Jack and I went to Kishiwada-Izumi for an ECC Junior visit. When we got there ...
... or at random, and you can use it yourself or with others, which makes it perfect for traveling in groups. The cost comes to 2300yen a day, which means that you need to travel somewhere that costs more than 2300 to make it worth it.
A bunch of us bought these tickets, and Caroline and I used our first one to visit Kobe. Kobe is famous for its Wagyu, or Japanese style beef, which is usually consumed in the West as tasty (pricey) Kobe steak. ...
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