When one is in Osaka, a definite must do besides Tokyu Hands is Shinsaibashi. It is a covered shopping street, a long stretch. We had lunch at a halal Turkish restaurant named Nazar right in the middle of Shinsaibashi. It is on the side lane which have Nike and Krispy Kreme. The street has a … Continue reading Halal food Shinsaibashi
Staying just across Kyoto Station is unbelievable. Hokke Hotel was reasonably priced. Can you imagine staying like across City Hall in Singapore, the price we have to pay? So, in Kyoto, we could walked across to Kyoto Station for the huge Isetan Mall, something like 9 levels of it. We also raid the supermarket below … Continue reading Arashiyama
First thing that come to my head when we were thinking about going to Kyoto was.......yes, that famous global green initiative milestone called the Kyoto protocol. Who wouldn't and I was actually wondering will the city be what it has lent its name to.As the airport limousine bus travels away from the Kansai Airport, which … Continue reading Green Kyoto
We somehow ended up at Kyoto Botanical Garden, decided against taking the cable train up the hill. We were famished and decided to eat at Camphora Restaurant located in Kyoto University. at 682 Yesn weak coffee anyone?
Itinerary for the upcoming Kyoto Osaka Trip June 2012. We scored a cheap return flight with AirAsia, SG to Osaka (transit KLIA) for less than SGD600 for 2, include taxes. Lets call it K.O.K.A trip, as I hope to squeeze in Kobe and a little bit of "America" in it. There is a shopping area … Continue reading our K.O.K.A Trip – Kyoto.Osaka.Kobe."America"
I saw a commercial video for the Kyushu Shinkansen. This video was supposed to be released 1 day after the March 2011 earthquake. But as it was deemed to cheery to be shown. Here it is: I wonder how many Kyushu residents are actually involved in this commercial. It can put a smile and possibly … Continue reading Kyushu Shinkansen advert