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FYJ Journal

3 Free and Cheap Ways to Enjoy Kobe

Jan. 5, 2018 Kobe is a wonderful city with a lot to see. Many tourists visit the place every year, so let me introduce 3 ways for foreign travelers to enjoy the city without spending […]

Nankin-machi Square and Azumaya there
Shopping

Kobe Chinatown (Nankin-Machi)

What is Kobe Chinatown like? Kobe Chinatown (Japanese: Nankin-machi) is one of the three major chinatowns in Japan, and known as a tourist spot in Kobe. It was established soon after the opening of Hyogo […]

551 Horai Ebisubashi Flagship Store
FOOD&DRINK

551 Horai (Ebisubashi Flagship Store)

551 Horai is one of the most popular chain stores that sell Chinese steamed pork buns (Japanese: buta-man) in Kansai region (the southern-central region of Japan’s main island, Honshu). The pork buns are loved by […]

the kushikatsu
FOOD&DRINK

Kushikatsu Daruma (Hozenji-Ten)

Kushikatsu Daruma is a kushikatsu restaurant chain based in Osaka. I went to Kushikatsu Daruma Hozenji-ten that is located near Hozenji Temple. You can see the restaurant manager, Katsuya Ueyama in front of the restaurant. […]

the meibutsu curry
FOOD&DRINK

Jiyuken (Namba Honten)

Jiyuken Namba Honten is a small but very popular restaurant in Namba, Osaka. It is famous for its meibutsu curry. (“Meibutsu” means “a specialty of the house.”) Many TV celebrities have eaten the curry, so […]