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... out to a nearby covered shopping street (at least 2km long!). Here we put our names down and waited at a very cool okonomiyaki restaurant. The process here was different with the waitress actually cooking the okomomiyaki mix on our very own hot plate whilst we sat on cushions on the floor. This time we had potato, mushrooms, bacon and cheese topped with the famous barbecue sauce and fish flakes - delicious. Stayed at Hotel Il Grande Umeda, Osaka [T&J rating: ...
... walk known as Dotombori. No lack of neon or people here. The main attraction here is the the street food. Osaka is known as the 'Kitchen of Japan' for good reason. We were able to sample crab sushi, octopus dumplings, and a savory Japanese pancake (known as okonomiyaki) all made fresh as you watched! Its really too bad we only had one day in this town as I would enjoy sampling even more of what Osaka has to ...
... Once on the train, it was a smooth one hour
ride to Osaka.
I state again that I
would have had great difficulty making this trip alone. All train and subway maps are in Kanji, the
Chinese characters and also the Japanese alphabet. In the past 48 hours, I have seen my son
become much more confident in his Japanese, and have witnessed a couple of
conversations he’s had. These skills
have saved out ...
... We wandered for a little while longer, and began to make our way back to the station. We walked down a lovely traditional street, which had a constant soundtrack playing quietly all the way along. After looking in a few gift shops, we caught the train back to Umeda. It was our last night in Osaka, so we both had a couple of drinks and chatted with Eric, Trevor (another guy who was living in Japan) and a couple of others who were staying at the hostel. Tomorrow we would be going to ...
Osaka to Kobe to Gunma
We three took a day trip from Osaka to Kobe about 30 minutes by train.
Kobe in three acts.
China Town: Our first stop was Kobe's China town for lunch. This involved walking down the street and eating all kinds of delicious foods being hawked. A bright colored and yummy smelly place as it should be.
Dinner: Of course, let’s get to the meat of the matter. Kobe = beef. Rightly so. ...